The Dreamer (1996)Eau de Toilette

The Dreamer (Eau de Toilette) by Versace
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The Dreamer (Eau de Toilette) is a popular perfume by Versace for men and was released in 1996. The scent is sweet-floral. It is being marketed by EuroItalia.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesJuniper, Artemisia, Tarragon
Heart Notes Heart NotesIris, Lily, Flax
Base Notes Base NotesAmber, Tobacco flower

Ratings

Scent

7.8 (537 Ratings)

Longevity

7.5 (442 Ratings)

Sillage

6.9 (430 Ratings)

Bottle

7.9 (460 Ratings)
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8.5
Scent
8
Longevity
8
Sillage
9
Bottle
Dan81

17 Reviews
Dan81
Dan81
   1  
90s night out
Versace Dreamer captured my heart immediately back in 90s. At the time I had just purchased Versace blue Jeans, but the Dreamer smelt more mature and carried a "let's go out in the night" vibe that I loved. Fast forward 20 years later and with my rejuvenated enthusiasm for scents I purchased a new bottle of Versace dreamer. This fragrance is also subject to debate about reformation; I frankly cannot tell how much of a difference there is from memory alone. I do feel the top notes and lily used to be stronger in the opening with the amber and tobacco dry down, but it may be figments of my imagination that the floral impression was stronger before. I get the Iris and lily right away with tobacco scent cloud growing rapidly. Most importantly, I still get the overall vibe of synthetic playfulness as the name of Dreamer crowns. It makes me think of summer nights, late summer nights when the temperature has gone down slightly but there is still lingering warmth in the air, people still wanting to hang out and continue to have fun. Light up a cigarette, have a drink or two and explore the possibilities that summer encounters can provide.

Versace Dreamer is definitely a 90s child and it is dated. I'd say it is dated due to its own success instead of the fragrance composition itself becoming old. It still has the extra something that lingers in my heart. Along with my bottle of Egoiste, the Dreamer has a spot in my collection.
8.5
Scent
8
Longevity
7
Sillage
Bleudeheiko
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Bleudeheiko
   2  
A positive surprise...
The fragrance has found its way to me, as I have heard almost nothing but good things about it in some YouTube videos and the reviews on Parfumo have also voted for it. I was also surprised by the low price for the bottle, even though it's a brand like Versace.

So I bought the fragrance here as a bottling in SOUK and was accordingly curious.

I can anticipate right away, I wasn't disappointed either.

Already with the first generous application, I was immediately surrounded by a very pleasant, flowery and slightly sweet scent. At the beginning it also brings a certain freshness that I did not expect.

As the fragrance progresses, the initial sweetness settles a little and a continuing floral impression remains. But not in such a way that it is disturbingly floral. Thank God, because such fragrances do not really appeal to me.

In my eyes the smell becomes very "pure" when the sweetness subsides. The fragrance then has a slightly powdery note for me, which I find quite pleasant in the long run.

I classify the fragrance as an all-rounder, because in my eyes it suits every occasion and season. From the age group I would rather classify this fragrance for men around 30 and upwards, a "teenager scent" is it in my eyes rather less
It is definitely suitable for the office, even if it reflects well at first, it is not in the disturbing measure.

I would rate the sillage and durability as good, especially considering the price. The scent lasts for a good 5-6 hours. The last few hours then rather close
Even if the fragrance is a bit older, it is by no means outdated or does not fit into the present day.
I will certainly continue to wear the fragrance and can only recommend it to anyone who feels addressed by the fragrance pyramid to give the fragrance a chance.

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7.5
Longevity
7.5
Sillage
Classydude

3 Reviews
Classydude
Classydude
   0  
Un sung Hero of the 90s
as i continue to relive my journey of fragrances of the 80s, 90s, This is one of the best fragrances of that era with an amazing and unique dry down. i actually reach out for this when i remember how fantastic and unique this smells. I do think it was reformulated at some point.. but still a a very good smell with good longevity just spray more.
Solid
8.5
Scent
7
Longevity
7
Sillage
9
Bottle
Shahmr
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Very helpful Review    6  
Surprisingly outstanding
When you think of the big fragrance houses and popular perfume brands, Versace is rarely mentioned at the beginning. After all, most fragrances of this brand are felt to be permanently on sale. However, I had never seen one in a store: The Dreamer receives virtually no attention from Versace, although it is produced regularly
So I had imagined that he would probably rather smell stale or cheap. Rarely have I been so wrong: The Dreamer is sporty! When I spray it on, I smell a strong freshness and plenty of flowers, but they diminish a little bit in the course of time. In terms of style it goes in the direction of "Le Male" by Jeal-Paul Gaultier and "Pegasus" by Parfums de Marly, but is not as sweet as those two. One takes the fragrance in the environment, but I never had the feeling to have applied "too thick".

The Dreamer is a fragrance that has the potential to become a classic like "Acqua di Giò pour Homme" - both were released in 1996, by the way. Similar to Armani's blockbuster, The Dreamer is a timeless all-rounder that is suitable for all age groups. I personally could imagine that with a good remake it would become a box office hit. Why Versace doesn't put more emphasis on this fragrance in her portfolio remains a mystery to me.

Actually, I'm glad: After all, you can get 100 ml for less than 30 Euro, although it smells much more valuable. The bottle is also impeccably finished and makes a chic impression with a light 90s vibe. All in all, The Dreamer is one of the big surprises for me, which you can buy blind as a fan of Invictus, Le Male and co.
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9.5
Scent
8
Longevity
8
Sillage
9
Bottle
Flaviu12

4 Reviews
Flaviu12
Flaviu12
   1  
Versace Dreamer- Gianni really knew what to take out!
Hello folks! First, this is my signature scent! I simply love it! It was love at the first sight! this a perfume created for gentlemans, for tho who inspire and being inspired, for true romantic souls! In the beginning this superb frag start with the super fresh tobacco leaf, with superb touch of lavender and citric notes. That ll stay for about 20-30 minutes, than the frag development its outstanding: the florals join the love and start to kick some good punch, Lili, juniper and iris, very good quality of those. The base is of course that gourgeous leafy tobacco flanked by tonka and some good amber, oh God! That smell and that vibe that this fragrance gives to u its....I have no words.
I simply love this scent and this is a trully statement in the masculine parfumery, very solid tobacco/lavender parfume, of the t last creations of Gianni Versace, may he rest in peace.
The name its simply chosen perfectly, This fragnace it takes you through the dreams of wonderful Italy, Mediteranean, and the strong vibe of 90”s.
I give this frag a strong 9.5 out of 10!
The bottle its super nice, with that superb meduza carved in glass.
Age 20+/ wearabillity?: everywhere but avoid heat waves and gyms.
10
Scent
6
Longevity
7
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9
Bottle
CanTheManOri
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CanTheManOri
   4  
Short love poem
As the title suggests, the performance of this fragrance is not the best.
Which I find very unfortunate, because the fragrance is a true experience that you won't find anywhere else like it.
If you spray it on and smell the top note you would put this fragrance away and look for something else.
But as soon as he has let off some steam on his skin and it has mixed with his own body odor, a very attractive floral but also seductive scent is created I have received many compliments for this fragrance that I would never have believed before.
And the name of the fragrance "The Dreamer" is in my eyes a philosophy of life.
From dreamer to doer
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6
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6
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GewoonBB

58 Reviews
GewoonBB
GewoonBB
   0  
The Dreamer (@Nose.Knows.No.Notes)
VERSACE THE DREAMER •

This is a tough one: Loved by many, hated by many. Especially the opening can be notoriously harsh and I can attest to that. Versace's The Dreamer arguably has the worst opening I've smelled in my journey so far.

To me, it smells like a powdery variant of nail polish remover. There's an overload of lavender and sage at first and sweetness from the vanilla joins the party, but it's caught in a strong, alcoholic, gluey cloud. It takes almost and hour for the harshness and the cleaning product vibe to fade away. After that, a pretty interesting tobacco note takes charge. Combined with the left-over vanilla, it becomes a nice scent that I enjoy wearing.

If you can get over the opening, this is actually a really unique fragrance, especially for the pricepoint (I picked up my 100ml bottle for 20€). The Dreamer is one of the most accurately named fragrances in my opinion. This is a fragrance that you wear for yourself, for artists, for creative people. I don't feel like this is a crowd pleaser and definitely not an office scent either. In my current rotation, The Dreamer won't get a lot of wears, but I do think it's worth a try, especially if you're looking to add a unique fragrance to a small collection, without spending a lot of money •

Please follow my IG @Nose.Knows.No.Notes for more reviews and fragrance photography.
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8
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7
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9
Bottle
Ethylglyoxal
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Ethylglyoxal
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Soap with a beautiful name
I wish the fragrance would smell as good as it is called and as the composition of its notes suggests. In the beginning he surprised me a little bit, which I consider as positive, because unexpected and not necessarily corresponding to what I would have smelled before. But unfortunately I only smell old, albeit distinguished soap. At least it lasts. Can't imagine who would wear it and on what occasion. In fact, I could see him with a woman.
Some say cold season, but I spontaneously think of 20 more suitable scents. It's a real pity, the pretty bottle would have made a really good addition to my collection, but no, it's really going back.
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9.5
Scent
8
Longevity
8
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8
Bottle
Volker1964
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My first evaluation
A great Versace fragrance/EdT at a more than fair price. I see it as an office fragrance. According to many a rating on the Internet, it is supposed to be for ladies and gentlemen. You could put it that way. It has mMn no rough edges. It's well rounded. Fresh and elegant at the beginning, then subtly spicy. The elegant note remains until the end. The durability is quite good. With me it lasts a good 6-8 hours. At no time intrusive or too intense. A modern fragrance for the warmer days.
I really like that scent
With kind regards

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8
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7
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8
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pudelbonzo
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Top Review    13  
Soporific
Today I discovered a package with the inscription " The Drummer " at my fragrance dealer.

This fits perfectly with my drummer friend, who already has Gebby in January - as soon as Christmas has passed.

But the Versace fragrance reminds me of the upcoming cradle celebration of my dear friend.

This Versace will please my Little Drummer Boy.

But when I take the cartouche in my hand, I decipher " The Dreamer ".
But I'm also right about that, because the friend is a dreamy nature - a dreaming drummer so to speak.

Dreaming and calmly a pleasant lavender note welcomes me - nice old school.
Also appropriate, because my friend is a gentleman of the " old school ".
To every visit he brings flowers - very chivalrous.

Tarragon and juniper appear discreetly spicy.
Delicate flowers are mixed in - but rounded off by soft amber.

An unusual fragrance for men - gentle and masculine at the same time.

The calm that The Dreamer radiates also makes it a good bedtime treat - which will help you sleep.

Maybe The Dreamer will also give you nice dreams ?
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Statements

Dan81Dan81 48 days ago
8.5
Scent
8
Longevity
8
Sillage
9
Bottle
Summer night Dreamer. First encounter in high school and loved this synthetic ode to night life. No longer modern and cheap, but I love it
Flaviu12Flaviu12 73 days ago
9.5
Scent
8
Longevity
8
Sillage
9
Bottle
PERFECTION! Serious, this is my signature scent, a super solid frag, very complex, manly, and timeless!
HubertGHubertG 134 days ago
9
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8
Longevity
7
Sillage
9
Bottle
Top 10 lifetime fragrances, unique oriental but brighter, iris has turned rare nowadays, love it so much, almost perfect, distinguished
KimJongKimJong 10 months ago
9
Scent
7
Longevity
7
Sillage
9
Bottle
Le Male for a heavy smoker who's wearing tight jeans and red converse shoes, drinking bourbon whiskey at a wooden bar.
Carlitos01Carlitos01 12 months ago
8.5
Scent
8
Longevity
7
Sillage
8
Bottle
It's as intense as an EDP, very aromatic, with an unusual fougére blending and a manly scent. It smells expensive and classy! Go for it!
JoaoMartinsJoaoMartins 22 months ago
1
Scent
1
Bottle
Disgusting fragrance
ElysiumElysium 22 months ago
9
Scent
7
Longevity
7
Sillage
9
Bottle
It's something of a hybrid between fougère, oriental, and gourmand. It's remarkably light, yet crisp, with hints of sweetness and richness.
H27H27 3 years ago
2.5
Scent
7
Longevity
7
Sillage
7
Bottle
Not safe blind-buy.
I really like tobacco, iris, etc...maybe I don't like the lilly...this scent is not for me.
IanFriedrichIanFriedrich 3 years ago
5
Scent
7
Longevity
6
Sillage
6
Bottle
Too bad the scent is not my taste, but I respect the uniqueness of this fragrance. For those who like flowery perfume should give a try!

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