Escada 2005 Keeps You Guessing With Patchouli, Amber & Musk…Why Do People Buy and Wear Those Things?

Escada 2005.

Escada 2005.

Fresh liberating citrus and teas begin this version of Escada quickly tempered by light musks. This is an Escada I do enjoy. It’s fresh, it’s an outdoorsy scent, it’s crisp.

Amber relaxes this fragrance throughout, making Escada soft as cashmere and billowing clouds. Its’ patchouli is exceedingly light and stays with the fragrance throughout with unusual citrus and greens mixed in.

A very mellow perfume this Escada is. It sits fairly close to the skin for a fair number of hours. I love the creamy mix of bare florals that lay low with delicious vanilla. Escada is neither sweet nor floral, but just the right mix of amber, musk and patchouli for me when it drys down with its greenery. A wonderful chypre floral, Escada has designed over fifty perfumes since the 1990’s.

Although there are quite a number of mixed notes that seem at odds, this perfume is so well-mixed it’s a creamy blend that makes it difficult to  pick out the notes easily. It takes quite a few wearings to ascertain them, and that’s good. This is great to wear year-round, although I feel it might be better in the slightly cooler weather. And it’s most definitely a cozy scent to go to bed with and dream away.

This Escada was developed in 2005 and is no longer available on the current market but is available on the secondary market. It’s worth looking for if you’re a fan of patchouli and musk. This Escada mixes these notes perfectly.

The bottle is well made of a heavy glass and is easy to hold. Sprays easily out of one hand. The nose behind Escada 2005 is Pierre Bourdon.

It’s not about where you came from with this perfume, but about where you’re going. It keeps you guessing. Today’s perfumes don’t seem to have that old-time flavor of mystique and Escada delivers it.
Top Notes: Black Currant, Nectarine, Green Leaves, Cassia, Cucumber, Bergamot, Lemon.
Middle Notes: Peony, Magnolia, Orange Blossom, Lily-Of-The-Valley, Freesia, Jasmine, Rose.
Base Notes: Iris, Sandalwood, Amber, Patchouli, Musk, Vanilla, Tangerine.

Other Escada scents now on the market can be found here on their website: . Accessing their website also gives you the opportunity to order a free sample, depending upon your country. Currently available is Especially Escada Elixir Eau de Parfum Intense.



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