Eau de Rochas (1970) Eau de Toilette

Version from 1970
Eau de Rochas (1970) (Eau de Toilette) by Rochas
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Eau de Rochas (1970) (Eau de Toilette) is a popular perfume by Rochas for women and was released in 1970. The scent is citrusy-fresh. It was last marketed by Procter & Gamble.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesBasil, Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lime, Mandarin, Lemon
Heart Notes Heart NotesCarnation, Jasmine, Coriander, Narcissus, Patchouli, Rose
Base Notes Base NotesAmber, Oakmoss, Musk, Sandalwood

Ratings

Scent

7.7 (134 Ratings)

Longevity

5.8 (99 Ratings)

Sillage

5.5 (97 Ratings)

Bottle

7.6 (102 Ratings)
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Leimbacher
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Leimbacher
Leimbacher
Very helpful Review    8
Morgentau has gold in his mouth
The men's pendant is one of my all-time summer favorites. What can the original, classic women's version, from which I got a bottle with a few residual drops "inherited", do? A lot, too.

"Eau de Rochas" is a lovely citrus scent with floral, light, transparent undertones. Absolutely unisex, I think. Especially with a green-mossy base that's ready to lay down. It looks more like a Guerlain ala "Eau de Guerlain" or "Eau de Coq", very soft, very easy to wear, very high quality. It is reminiscent of summer morning, slightly cool and yet already radiantly beautiful. A day you like to get up for, a day that gives you hope and where anything is possible. It looks as if classic colognes with a fine chypre have made a cool, timeless baby. Oak moss doesn't look prettier. Wonderful!

Flacon: haptically very valuable and generally quite pretty. I have a bulk bottle.
Sillage+durability: clear deficits here, after-spraying unavoidable, but is also due to the midsummer fragrance. 3 hours

Conclusion: a cooling summer rain with an icy heart and a mossy hairstyle - a classic for June to August!
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WildGardener
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Clone de Ô
Despite containing lime, mandarin, lemon, grapefruit and bergamot, this doesn't feel like a cologne.
The structure is confused; lacking coherence, the various blocks do not pull together and somewhere between the citrus, dry powder and a sour floral note it loses its way.
In the modern version the result is well described as 'queasy' by RachelGrigg on another fragrance review website.

Appearing a year later than the simpler and superior dark mossy citrus of Ô de Lancôme in a virtually identical bottle, it is tempting to speculate that this was a 'me too' version that copied the form but didn't understand the spirit of the thing. It just doesn't work.
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Helpful Review    5
...parfait...
About the vintage version of EAU de ROCHAS:
I could wear this day after day, but it's too precious (a vintage!). It fits like a well-worn white shirt.
This is not for women only/for men only, not for summer or autumn nor winter only, but for every season.
I recognize myself in it, early days, teenage days, student days - today.
Maybe after years of sniffing and testing of other fragrances, the moment will come when all other scents will be washed away from my collection and only "Eau de Rochas" will prevail. The perfect EAU.
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Smellsogood
Smellsogood
Smellsogood
Helpful Review    5
The Scent of Water
Imagine a clear stream of water bubbling over large smooth black pebbles, with lush green banks on either side, the grass and herbs trailing in the water. Now bottle it, and voila you have Eau de Rochas. This is a staple spritz for hot weather or feeling under the weather. Refreshing, uplifting and totally great!

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Jazzy76 10 months ago
Citrusy-aromatic , it 's quite similar to O de Lancome , but maybe more classic and quite unisex. Not bad, but a little "old style cologne"+2
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