L’Eau d’Issey Homme Sport Review: Does What It Says On The Tin

Brand new perfume by Issey Miyake. One noticeable thing is the didactic approach of Miyake’s ad campaign (pic below), which makes it easier on the reviewer. This homme Sport edition of L’Eau d’Issey Homme has a piece of wood, a nutmeg, and a lemon. And that will be exactly what you’ll get.   It opens fresh, but warm. Woods are there right out of the box, and they’re backed up by fragrant citrus. They’re sort of kept in the background, […] Read more »

Issey Miyake l’Eau d’Issey Eau de Toilette For Men

I tried this Issey Miyake perfume for men twice before looking at the list of notes, and when I finally saw the sheer number of ingredients in it, I couldn’t but notice the contrast with how simple it felt under my nose.   L’Eau d’Issey for men is aquatic and floral to the core, with a light and pale sweetness in the background. The floral feels very natural, mainly soapy, but with also denser moments, which, along with musk, smudge […] Read more »

Issey Miyake l’Eau d’Issey Eau De Toilette Spray

Perfume l’Eau d’Issey was one of the first fragrances for women to use calone, a synthetic compound that gives out the feeling of sea breeze. That is probably the main reason why it is often described as a fresh floral.  To me though, it’s not that fresh at all.   True, in the (quite interesting) opening, the florals are carried by a marine ozonic breeze with also soft fruity melon notes, but then the freshness gradually disappears. Not that you’ll […] Read more »