Escada fragrance notes

  • Head

    • blackcurrant, green leaves, cucumber, lemon
  • Heart

    • magnolia, jasmine, lily of the valley, rose, orange blossom, peony
  • Base

    • amber, musk, nectarine, vanilla, iris, patchouli, sandalwood

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Crispy fresh white floral-muguet and clean white musk-ambrette scent, cool and collected. Smells like sun-dried freshly washed skin and cotton clothing plus it reminds me somehow of those cold frozen days with snow and bright sunshine. A well made and skillfully 'on-a-budget' blended perfume.
13th June 2019
Escada 2005 could be the separated-at-birth twin of Victoria's Secret's discontinued gem, Very Sexy 2. There's less sweetness and the juice here is blue, asserting an upscale aquatic vibe, but they are essentially twins. This is great for fans–such as me–of one of the last of VS's fragrance creations, before they traded in daring sophistication for cocktail cacophonic ‘fumes of late. Come to think of it, Escada could be accused of casting the same fate to their collection, too.

I'm not a fan of chypres but this is a pleasantly calm one. It's not bombastic like most chypres that come to mind, but it has staying power comparable to any classic one, like Aromatics Elixir or Magie Noire. The sillage and projection are subdued for a chypre but it lets the wearer's friends and acquaintances know you are wearing something lightly floral and somewhat leafy. Speaking of leafy, this is cassia-laden (and I love me some cassia). The blue color implies this is a weak, watery summer scent but Escada is perfect for any weather, any time of day or night.

If more chypres were like this I'd be a bigger fan of them.
17th May 2012

I absolutely LOVE this perfume. On British perfume sites it's known as Escada Signature, so it's slightly confusing that it seems to have a different name in America and some other countries!

Anyway, it's a wonderful perfume. Very classy smelling, light, fresh, clean and sexy at the same time. It also lasts on me for ages. It's entirely different to some of the other Escada perfumes, such as Magnetism, which tend to be very sweet and, to me, cheap smelling! My sister who, like me, is fussy about perfumes also loves this perfume.

The packaging of this perfume is also very nice. The bottle is simple and classy and the perfume is a lovely sea green color!

This gets a massive thumbs up from me!
18th February 2011
Im disappointed with this one, attractive packaging, but doesnt last 5 seconds on my skin :(
27th March 2010
Buying this cured me of having to buy something in a duty free rather than wanting to. I bought this before I realised that perfume manufacturers changed ingredients because I used to have this maybe 15 years ago and there was nothing else that I wanted. The initial few moments are enough like the original then it's just horrid. A bit like those nasty fakes you can get on market stalls.
12th April 2009
Escada (2005) is sweet & pretty but not a fave of mine. I applied it just 1 hr ago & I can barely smell it now. Hey, but it has a nice bottle & cool cap. It's a no for me.
16th December 2008
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