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Paul Smith Extreme Woman Paul Smith for women
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I have it: 133 I had it: 85 I want it: 49 My signature: 2

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Introduced in 2003 as a pair to the male perfume Paul Smith Extreme Man, this fragrance brings joy of floral notes, designed by Antoine Maisondieu. A breeze of sage and freesia greets you at the top, while the heart introduces a floral bouquet of violet and heliotrope along with spicy warm notes of apricot. The base caresses with warm sandalwood, amber, cedar and sensual musk. The perfume is available as 30, 50 and 100 ml edt.   

Perfume Pyramid

Top Notes
Black Currant Mandarin Orange Green Tea Bergamot

Middle Notes
Cassia Freesia Lily-of-the-Valley Musk

Base Notes
Sandalwood Amber Patchouli Vetiver Cedar

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soft 10
 
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This perfume reminds me of  
My Queen
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Kenneth Cole New York Women
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Visit for Women
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Paul Smith Extreme Woman Fragrance Reviews

KATERINA LABROPOULOU
KATERINA LABROPOULOU

Lovely peppery perfume, quite unusual and I could say appropriate especially for summer. Long lasting and very competitive pricewise. I like it very much even if the bottle is very simple. My first Paul Smith perfume. Reminds me alot of T.M. Eau de Star.

Jun
12
2014
polly golightly
polly golightly

prime note molto pepate e altrettanto evanescenti che si assestano su un cuore verde/erboso e leggermente fiorito. l'accordo di fondo è speziato e lievemente legnoso, a base di sandalo. un piccolo gioiello quasi unisex con persistenza media. non è un profumo invasivo tantomeno "estremo" come recita il nome, adattissimo ai primi caldi. discreto, leggero, timido epperò bello.

May
07
2014
extrasensoryperception
extrasensoryperception

I agree with PastelMoon: it' a strange hybrid to be sure. I enjoyed the initial blast and was left with the lovely 'woodsy' scent I crave but can rarely find.

On the downside (being used to 'heavier' scents)I found I had to reapply frequently. I have decided it is not body chemistry but personal taste when it comes to how often one reapplies perfume. I do adore his 'Rose' fragrance!!

I will leave off wearing this until the summer when it's woody depths will remind me of Autumn leaves and play with my AP's!

Feb
26
2014
PastelMoon
PastelMoon

I don't fully 'get' this one, but i like it. Tricky, quirky fragrance but most people think it suits me very well - i think so too. It has grassy, weedy, herbal quality to it that makes it smell a bit unisex. Then, it dries down softly woodsy-powdery and sweet, sort of dry peppered heliotrope. It is edgy yet elegant, quite uncommon too, when i'm in certain mood, it smells fabulous.

Feb
16
2013
BettyNoir
BettyNoir

I tried this today having received a small bottle of it. I must say it doesn't stand shoulder to shoulder with any of the greats or even the goods. I found it sweet and synthetic, with so many different notes going on, it's as if this perfume wanted to please everyone at the same time.

It's too sweet, and there's too much going on, and it's just... well, I won't be buying a full sized bottle that's for sure.

Jan
02
2013
wattie
wattie

Sharyssa is right, pink and peppery, like don't love.

Dec
04
2012
sharyssa
sharyssa

i had a sample spray of this and at first spray it smells weird like sweet and peppery almost to the point where i didn't like it but when it dries down it smells very very nice and paul smith has lasting power in his fragrances.

Apr
24
2012
Juma
Juma

Thanks to Sumukorento who introduce me to this fragrance. After this experience, when I was almost sure to order it online without testing but on basis of reviews here, I am afraid to buy blind online again.

To me is totally masculin scent, any feminin warmness and charm. Only Casia and cedar,
I smell unfortunately any freesia, which I love and any apricot, only woods and wet leaves- No, nothing for me here.
Edit: sorry for lovers, but it reminds me, now I know, to mens aftershave.

Feb
10
2012
daniellecalvert
daniellecalvert

i have this perfume and i love it....smells like sweety's palmer violets...lush...: ) . The smell lasts for ages too...this is a regular purchase for me...xxx

Feb
02
2012
Dj_play_manson
Dj_play_manson

Powerfull SCENT!!!

I luv.

Dec
18
2011
Shelacious
Shelacious

This is one of those fragrances that my husband wears when he "wants to smell like me." The pepper is strong (which apparently is the cassia) and I love it. It's unlike most of my current fragrances, and a nice diversion. The cassia stays with me a long time before it drys down to a spicy powder. I got this from my grandmother and it's not something that I'd buy or maybe not even repurchase (I tend to not repurchase many) but I'm happy that she exposed me to this--I've enjoyed wearing it.

Dec
09
2011
boardbat
boardbat

its just like it says, floral, woody and musk. this combination smells very good with a little sharpness. it may be the black currant or freesia. its not off-putting tho. its long lasting and a compliment getter. i think it could easily be a day or evening scent in cooler weather. i like it. 7-10.

Nov
16
2011
Sumukorento
Sumukorento

First time EVER-and I'm over 40- I get "God you smell good"- compliments for two persons in same day. And I get none compliments last two years...we don't do it there in Finland:)
On my skin Extreme is soft, warm, woody and clean. Love it!

Oct
11
2011
Dollycat
Dollycat

Although not in the ingredients the only thing i smell is plain vanilla. Not my cup of tea and a very boring scent if you smell only one ingredient at least on my skin it does.

Aug
15
2011
awkwardsilence
awkwardsilence

I havent owned this perfume, but i have tried it several times. My boyfriend absolutely hates it, the only thing keeping me from buying it, but I am in love with it! To me it smells like black liquorice and somehow also reminds me of tanning lotion, so i definately connotaate this smell with summer, and it surprised me that others didnt!

Aug
14
2011
Higgibs
Higgibs

I bought this for my wife and it's my all-time favorite. Grassy and peppery with a wonderful woody base it has a soft but elegant Sillage that drives me crazy. I love it b/c it's unique and you don't smell it everywhere like Chance or Allure

Aug
10
2011
Anajuli
Anajuli

This one is perfect for everyday use, every occasion. Makes me feel refreshed, but somehow warm at the same time ;). And the bottle is pure color and fun, a pleasure to watch.

Aug
07
2011
Summer0cean
Summer0cean

If I wear this perfume, I feel refreshed =) The top might be too greenish or spicy for some people, but it is getting milder later on. Honestly, when I tried it at the first time, I thought it smells like grass lol The last is a little bit sweet, but not too sweet. So, I feel it is kind of unisex even though it is named Paul Smith Extreme Women. Spicy with a little bit sweet, really cool.

Jul
26
2011
Habanita
Habanita

I like some Paul Smith scents very much, but then again there are some I don't like at all. This is one of the latter.

Jun
03
2011
Annica
Annica

At first peppery but after an hour it passes to become very smooth and soft. It surrounds you like a light, airy cloud of spices and flowers with a small amount of wood.
You just want to inhale it deeply!
I guess that it´s a perfect scent to wear at work.
This fragrance make the same pleasant impact on me as Moschino Couture and Omnia Bvlgari, the same spicy, fluffy airiness.
I like this a lot too!
(Update September 13 : The sprayfunction doesn´t work anymore although the bottle was handled with care,arrrgh)

Jun
01
2011
FunkyTomo
FunkyTomo

Oooh , mixed reviews for this one i see !!

I like it . Absolutely not for spring or summer , but a warming , woodsy , spicy warming winter scent.

I find this very comforting in the cold months. The super charged Pepper blast of an opening really warms you up ! After that it calms down to a powdery , softly spiced scent. I was interested top read that there's no pepper in the notes! I'm just learning about perfume/notes/ect , so its good to know that its the Cassia that gives the peppery effect. ( thanks to Ouch!)

With the cold , blustery weather we are having , i have just purchased a bottle on eBay :)

May
25
2011
SheShe
SheShe

The smell is nice, at first it's a little spicy and somewhat lacquered (but not too much), I guess that's the work of cassia combined with bergamot and blackcurrant? then I smell mainly apricot. In the end it gets sweet-sour, I can't smell any wood. It's good to wear in the springtime or in summer. It could be made of better quality ingredients but wears nicely.
Kenzo-like style. I really like it.

Apr
28
2011
guest_Giiiiiiiirll!
guest_Giiiiiiiirll!

I like it very very much! the spicy smell then the sweet aroma. wow!

Sep
18
2010
Belil
Belil

I love everything about it, from the peppery loud opening, violety middle and the powdery barely there drydown. It's cute, original and bold. I think that the name and the bottle totally don't suit this beautiful fragance. I don't like the cap of the bottle most, because it looks very cheap and plastic. This perfume screams for some edgyer bottle and I'm thinking of transfering the juice to a vintage perfume crystal vial I have been saving for some special perfume.

Sep
04
2010
Annah7
Annah7

This is one of my favourite fragrances. I love the sharp peppery opening and how beautifully it changes afterwards to become warm, soft and truly sublime..
Actually the name "extreme" does not really suit this perfume.

Aug
23
2010
krishka
krishka

I love it, it is distinctive from the fuity florals out there, charming, fresh,with a touch of femininity, on me- even a bit oriental...

Jun
27
2010
katefielder
katefielder

I was a bit shocked at first by the peppery opening but this soon calms down to reveal a gorgeous soft floral fragrance. There's enough depth from the woody notes to give the scent some backbone but the overriding theme is a floaty feminine one. Something reminds me of those old fashioned violet flavoured sweets but without any sickly chypre.

I wouldn't compare this to Kenzo Flower at all. Flower has that horrible synthetic floral going on which is just yuk. This is soft, powdery and clean. I think this is my scent for this summer!

May
28
2010
beautyinthemundane
beautyinthemundane

Well I seem to be almost completely alone in saying I like this! I've owned two or three large bottles and think I'll probably buy it again in the future too. It's just that lovely peppery opening which makes me enjoy it so much. I also enjoy the vaguely 'washing powder' base as to me it smells like warm clean clothes straight out of the laundry. In a nutshell, this just smells of 'warm', if that isn't too strange a thing to say. It's definitely an everyday comfort scent, nothing special or dynamic, but I find it very pleasurable. We're all different I guess!

Apr
08
2010
perfumes_addict
perfumes_addict

very vanilla sweet and soapy, smells quite similar to amour by kenzo but it is a bit ordinary. the staying power is good, but it smells like a perfume copy, not too original.

Apr
08
2010
Ouch!
Ouch!

This is one spicy scent!! The cassia is the main culprit for this, but it smells like pepper! The tea and citrus fruits bring a freshness to the opening but the Cassia is staying put during the first 20 mins of wearing this & there's an almost overwhelming scent of pepper.
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It's a nice interesting combination but it feels slightly masculine. It's a bit too spicy in the wet stages if your looking for a sexy feminine perfume. I suppose this is why it's called "Extreme".

I can feel the feminine side of this starting to emerge as it dries, there's a kinda of powderyness that's also apparent in the original Paul Smith perfume. I own that one also and it's gorgeous!! This is more feisty version on that. More kick, more punch but with a feminine background.

I woudl say if you are a bit concerned when you first spray this, give it a chance to warm up on the skin because the dry stage (although still quite unusual and spicy) is much more pleasant.
The powder element is softening the perfume somewhat and it smells very clean.

Glad I got this, it's interesting and slightly different. It's not the longest lasting scent in the world however, it's very affordable.

Feb
04
2010
hapa
hapa

I bought this but only once. Used half of it before giving up and handing it over to a friend's teenage daughter.

They don't sell Love's Baby Soft here in Ireland but I have a feeling these two would be rather similar. They are both light and powdery as well as lacking staying power, at least on me. I thought this was actually less floral then Flower By Kenzo but that might just be me.

It is unremarkable and probably not worth buying unless you get it half off. Even then you probably won't use all the bottle.

Jan
24
2010
solocha
solocha

It is similar to Flower by Kenzo - the same synthetic floral sweetness. I can identify some floury/powdery note and creaminess of an apricot. It is pretty much the same from the beginnng to the end. Inviting to be worn in the winter - to accessorize crispy snowy weather.

Dec
11
2009
tessture
tessture

Starts out pure and screaming pepper with no relief. Dries down to an inoffensive and certainly not extreme sandal/vanilla soft oriental base. Weird experiment without impact

Dec
14
2008
Happybunny
Happybunny

Got this as a free sample - glad I didn't buy it! Smells like soap powder when it settles down!

Jan
12
2008

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