No. 5 L'Eau 
Chanel (2016)

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No. 5 L'Eau by Chanel

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About No. 5 L'Eau by Chanel

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Olivier Polge

No. 5 L'Eau is a women's perfume launched in 2016 by Chanel

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There are 18 reviews of No. 5 L'Eau by Chanel.

I love Chanel No. 5 L’eau!!! So then I also purchased the same in the red bottle, for some reason the scent only stays for not even 5 minutes and you can’t even smell it. Not sure why. Maybe just a faulty portion of parfum in the bottle I received. Either way I really love Chanel’s line.

I am often torn on which modern No°5 I enjoy more… Eau Premiere created by father Jacques Polge, or this one… L’eau created by son Olivier Polge. They really do both bring a modernized take to one of the most classic and recognizable fragrances ever created. And L’eau, feels like the most stripped down and minimalistic version. But in no way do I mean that as a negative. I think this fragrance is insanely gorgeous, and just so easy to wear and love. It’s light and effortless. Aldehydes are presented in a way that I think could make them trendy again. The aldehydes, the citrus, the clean florals and woody notes… this is just perfection.

This smells wonderful....the Chanel #5 heart without the blast of aldehydes. Wonderful drydown with a sandalwood note. I wish this came in an eau de parfum or parfum form. This does not strike me as unisex.

Two thumbs way up

The smell of romantic love.soft, airy, modern and wearable version of the classic.the colour of the juice and the bottle elegant's Chanel lines says it all;pastel, elegant,'s crisp and fresh like the arctic and is very white. but there is something about it that makes it quite sensual as well.the aldehydes are tinged with a neroli, bergamot accord, the florals are signature N.5 and the base is soapy and vanillic.that's what resolute grace with nice manners and a calm, gentle smile would be like,i think,if grace had a scent.

It opens up with citrus freshness and the clean opening of the aldehydes the bergamot starts the unhurried floral heart and surprisingly even-tempered aldehydes lighting altruistically from within,a broadcast of silky glow over a base of moonlight. it's glorious flowers the ylang ylang, roses and jasmines are so well end up in it's fine talcum powdery has a very floral/ soapy feeling, very fresh and clean as if you just stepped out of the shower.i would have liked a bit more signature in the dry down though, it really moves far away from the original in that stage;but still compared to recent launches and terrible flankers of masterpieces,No 5 L'Eau is a lovely addition.sillage is moderate at around arms length and longevity seems moderate at around 4-6 hours.

I truly adore this scent! Just got a full bottle 2 weeks ago and I've already used one third of it...
Absolutely perfect combo of fresh floral, sweet powder, and soft citrus. Unisex in style, but I would say a bit femme for most men-- as a 50 y.o. male dandy, however, it's right up my alley! Superb!

Citrus-infused aldehydes. The aldehydes seem less toxic than original No. 5. This is fresh and it sparkles. The rose and jasmine bounce around, as ylang ylang adds a little bit of "earthy" bits and fresh-rain sweetness, I'd guess I'd state...
Ylang becomes more pronounced for me, as it settles.

The base is rather gentle. Whiffs of cotton and light vetiver appear. It's a lovely flanker of the original! It's suitable for a work environment, as it is a bit more delicate...
Light cedar later, which mixes with cotton and then, the cedar remains awhile.

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