Jil Sander Simply

Jil Sander Simply

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Simply Jil Sander EdP is my current handbag sample. I carry it everywhere with me; chances are you’ll see it in an ‘all used up’ entry sometime this year.

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The sample lists the notes as ‘mandarin, musky violet, and leather. From the first second on, there is something green to it, a cool dark green, almost woodsy. I can’t really tell the opening from the heart. I don’t detect any mandarin. Don’t let the mandarin note fool you into thinking there’s anything sweet in this perfume. To me it’s mostly violet leaf and cedar. Leather on the drydown.

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List of ingredients. I think it’s the coumarin I’m picking out, when I’m trying to describe it as ‘dark green’. XD

Simply reminds me of Pharrell Williams Girl, but Simply is a more rounded composition.

I recommend it for people who are looking for a violet scent, and those who are looking for a cool and elegant perfume that is neither fruity nor sweet.

Simply was released in 2014; perfumer is Christophe Raynaud.

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