Silver Mountain Water 
Creed (1995)

Average Rating:  249 User Reviews

Your ratings


Overall

Longevity

Sillage
Silver Mountain Water by Creed

Fragrance Overview Where to Buy Reviews Community Ownership

About Silver Mountain Water by Creed

People & Companies

Creed
Fragrance House
Pierre Bourdon
Perfumer

The adventurous Silver Mountain Water evokes sparkling streams coursing through the snow-capped Swiss Alps, a bracing landscape in which Olivier Creed, a championship skier, finds relaxation and renewal.

Fragrance notes.

  1. Top Notes

  2. Heart Notes

  3. Base Notes

Where to buy Silver Mountain Water

Some of the links we use are affiliate links, meaning if you click the links and make a purchase, we may receive a commission, which helps us keep the site running

Reviews of Silver Mountain Water by Creed

There are 249 reviews of Silver Mountain Water by Creed.


What I find remarkable is that over half of the neutral and negative reviews seem to list "short duration" as the number one complaint with this fragrance. Every Creed I have tried, including GIT, have suffered from this deficiency. Really like the scent, the black currant is really unique, the citrus is juicy and musk soothing - but only for a short time. I really enjoy SMW, but the price and short life make this a no-go for me.

Despite the large volume of reviews for this one, I saw virtually no mention of alternatives. Armaf Club de Nuit Sillage is an incredibly close copy. Bergamot, black currant, tea, musk, amber - it is all there. But unlike SMW, it is a beast. I put a single shot on my forearm at the office, and within a minute my two co-workers in the next room were opening their windows and saying that the scent was overwhelming. (Note to self: apply at home at least a half hour before getting to work). Creed can't touch this. And duration - ACdNS is at least double SMW. Price? Around $30.

So if you are one of those who said that SMW was "nice, but too fleeting" or "great smell but not worth the price", give Armaf Sillage a try.


Had this for a while now,rarely worn. Likely acquired for the acclaim and reference.

This is really strong and sweet to my nose. Lots of musk and tangy, juicy and tart fruitiness, dunno.... "clumsy" or "teensy" is the best I can put it. Everything is dialled up to 11. Cordial like sweet tang and syrup. Wince.

TBYB = Try before you buy

Confession: have scrubbed this off numerous times.




A great summer fragrance between an Eau de toilet and an EDP, simple but complex with
a refined blend of citruses, musk, rooty vetiver, celery, fennel seeds, woody notes, and ambergris. The rooty vetiver gives a coffee feeling to the nose. It seems each bach is different so mine has a sour/coffee side blended with the citruses. Not a feminine fragrance but a sophisticated scent for any occasion and time of the day, long-lasting on the skin and on fabrics, also not loud or weak. I wonder if the name ''Silver Mountain'' has any relation with the ''Silver Mountain'' in Huerfano, Colorado, US ? Did the ''Sangre de Cristo Mountains'' (Blood Of Christ Mountains) and the Crystal Fall in Colorado, both close to each other, inspired Oliver Creed to create Silver Mountain Water?


Green tea & black currant with strong metallic notes...on my skin, I get mostly metalic black current with a little green and citrus. Fairly linear. Stronger than VIW, but nowhere near Aventus.

Not a fan of the metallic note and something about the dry down doesn't agree with my kin. Pretty meh, especially considering the price.


7.0/10


Pleasant and fresh but nothing special considering the price. In fact close up something jars which seems to be a sour citrus mix. So I would not buy it. Would I wear it if someone gave me a bottle? Only if I ran out of Milesime Imperial!

Fragrance: 7/10
Projection: 7.5
Longevity: 7.75


SMW really was the spark that revived my sense of smell and made me realize just how much I had neglected it for decades. My job required me to visit homes, thousands of them and I subconciously became anosmic. Food, mold, pets of all sorts will do that.

Silver Mountain Water(1995)
Tea, Blackcurrant, musk. Those notes stand out to me and the metallic/inky reference is there. It isn't macho, isn't bright and loud, but has a sophisticated subtle depth. It is a unique unisex fragrance that isn't for everyone, but deserves to be experienced. Thumbs up

Show more reviews of Silver Mountain Water...

Add your review of Silver Mountain Water

You need to be logged in to add a review.

Log in here, or register

Required.

in the Community

From the forums

Recently Viewed on this device

Whatever your taste in perfume, we've got you covered...

catalogue your collection, keep track of your perfume wish-list, log your daily fragrance wears, review your latest finds, seek out long-lost scented loves, keep track of the latest perfume news, find your new favourite fragrance, and discuss perfume with like-minded people from all over the world...

Top