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Ostara Penhaligon`s for women

Ostara Penhaligon`s for women
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In spring 2015 fans of the British house of Penhaligon's will be thrilled by the new fragrance Ostara inspired by daffodil flowers! Just like this floral scent which is one of the first signs of spring, fragrance Ostara carries bright yellow color and an optimistic composition full of character and cheerfulness. Characteristic style of perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour comes as the seal to the new edition reinterpreting ‘blooming of daffodils, from bud to full bloom’. The fragrance is characterized by a modern version of strong flowers refreshed with aldehydes and luminous green notes.

Composition of the fragrance Ostara opens with a blend of bergamot, clementine, juniper, red berries CO2, mint, currant buds CO2, violet leaf absolute, green leaves and aldehydes effect. The heart adds floral notes of daffodil, hyacinth, cyclamen, ylang-ylang, hawthorn and wisteria along with intense accords of beeswax. Base notes combine styrax resin, vanilla, benzoin, musk, amber and blond wood.

“An iconic feature of the British countryside, the daffodil symbolises the optimism and revival of spring. In 1802, the distinguished poet William Wordsworth wrote about a sea of daffodils in his poem, ‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud’. Excerpts have been included on the outer packaging of the fragrance to reflect the radiance of the flower.”

Perfume Ostara will be available from spring 2015 as 50ml and 100ml Eau de Toilette. Besides the official photos of Penhaligon's, illustration by artist Mellise Bailey also presented the announcement of the new edition.

Perfume rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 254 votes.

Perfume Pyramid

Top Notes
Bergamot Clementine Juniper Red Berries Mint Black Currant Blossom Violet Leaf Green Leaves Aldehydes

Middle Notes
Narcissus Hyacinth Ylang-Ylang Cyclamen Hawthorn Wisteria Beeswax

Base Notes
Styrax Vanilla Benzoin Musk Amber White Wood

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Ostara Fragrance Reviews

MadLynne
MadLynne

I was very happy to get a 100ml bottle from this discontinued fragrance. It opens with Easter Narcissus but dries down to a kind of pepper spray. It's not listed but I detect black pepper.

Apr
23
2017
ramin1215
ramin1215

The Talisman -- Paul Sérusier

Mar
25
2017
tandaina
tandaina

An absolutely stunning creation. Very sorry it has been discontinued, but I bought a 3.3oz bottle so hopefully I'm set for a long while.

If you grew up in the North where winters are brutal and spring is quite a celebration this fragrance is likely to be nostalgic. It smells like a Northern spring, the flowers are all there, mixed up together with dew and cool breezes.

The scent is heavy with pollen, very rich. It's undeniably floral, but the drydown is more than floral, though I can't really identify exactly what is mixed in there. Daffodil really is the star here, but there's hints of all sorts of other flowers, the whole garden gets in on the fun.

The bottle is very simple and retro, the box is gorgeous. And I love that the name harkens back to ancient celtic rites of spring. It's the perfect name for a fragrance that absolutely smells like spring. What better to name something like this?

Update after a couple weeks of wear. This is still lovely as ever but I think the drydown has become my favorite part. The opening is like sticking your face right into a patch of blooming narcissus it is so realistic. But the drydown is far more evocative. You know those wet spring days where you go for a walk, and the air is cool and breezy. And on that breeze there is this lovely sweet fresh floral scent? You can't quite tell where it's coming from but you find yourself breathing deeply, totally enchanted? That's Ostara's drydown. :)

Mar
03
2017
lemonzest
lemonzest

Today at the grocery store I smelled yellow daffodils. Ostara smells exactly like yellow daffodils. I see the other notes, but the greenness, beeswax, hyacinth, ylang-ylang, vanilla, and wisteria are all components of the smell of daffodils, so in a way these other notes are just augmenting reflections. Beeswax and honey smell like the nectar/pollen of flowers...wisteria comes close to daffodils but with a grapey difference...while hyacinth and daffodil differ only in that hyacinth is greener and spicier.

Long story short: if you love spring, the color yellow, and the first blooms of the season - and want a perfume to reflect that passion - you can't get any closer than Ostara.

[The name is a little off-putting. Ostara is the name of a pagan festival, and critics of organized religion love to point out that the word Easter is related to it, as if that's somehow proof that there's something amiss about celebrating Easter. Whatever. I just love this scent.]

Feb
20
2017
luxbuyer
luxbuyer

OSTARA

آغاز بهار و عبور از سیاهی و سرمای زمستان؛در همه ی فرهنگها و برای هر قومی ایام محترم و خاصی به حساب میاد.
انواع و اقسام مراسمات و آیین ها در گرامیداشت فصل رویش و زندگی برگزار میشه که Ostara نام یکی از همین رسوم هست.
یکی از جشنهای ویژه ی اولین روز بهار که ریشه ی اون رو کلمه ی Eostre که از خدایان بهار در فرهنگ ژرمن هاست میدونن.
خانه ی پنهالیگونز هم از این رویداد بزرگ طبیعت الهام گرفته و هیاهوی سبز و پر از شکفتن زندگی در افسون بهار رو به استاد افسونگری با نام برتراند دوشافو سپرده تا ایشون هنرمندانه عصاره ی این همه اعجاز و شکوه رو در عطری با نام Ostara جمع کنه.

Ostara سبز و گیاهی شروع میشه که در کنار این سبزی؛رایحه ی بسیار طبیعی و با کیفیت نرگس و سنبل با قدرت حضور دارن.
همین شروع زیبا منو مسخ کرد و با خودش برد...
کوچه باغهای بارون خورده تو یه صبح بهاری.
هجوم سبز گل بوته ها و غنچه های نیمه باز؛شاخه ها و شکوفه های سرخ و سفید نشسته بر اونها؛حجم انبوه گلهای سفید و علی الخصوص نرگس که همگی روایح زیباشون رو در این هوای ناب پخش کردن.
عطر هر شاخه؛بوته؛شکوفه و گلی در نهایت کیفیت قابل استشمامه و وقتی در اون مسیر قدم میزنی؛ترکیب این روایح شامه نوازی میکنه و زمین و زمان رو از این سمفونی بهاری؛سر مست.

جناب امیر حسین به درستی اشاره کردن که شروع این عطر ممکنه پس بزنه شما رو؛اما اگر به طبیعت و روایح طبیعی علاقمند باشید و یا مثل من دیوونه ی اون باشید؛این شروع بسیار رویایی و فوق العاده خواهد بود.
عطری سبز و گلی که حسی بسیار طبیعی از گلهای سفید روی بوته و البته غنچه های اونها رو به نمایش میذاره.

این فضای غالب عطره و به مرور اون بوی چرکین و رو به پلاسیدگی گلها که در اثر تابش خورشید ایجاد میشه رو هم بخوبی حس میکنم.اما این بو خیلی زود محو میشه و به مرور حسی خامه ای و کرمی مانند که احتمالا از یلنگ و صندل ایجاد شده پشت سر فضای سبز و گلی به حرکت در میاد و عطر رو بسیار با شکوه و با عظمت میکنن.
به مرور این فضای خامه ای و نسبتا شیرین قویتر میشه و در نهایت با رایحه ی نرگس و فضای گلی-سبز به تعادل میرسن.
این لحظه؛بی تردید بهترین لحظه ی عطره که امکان نداره کسی از بوییدنش لذت نبره.رایحه ی نرگس در کنار فضایی سبز و حسی که کمی پودری و خامه ایه.همچنین حس بسیار خفیفی از کهربا هم در این لحظات حضور داره.
این بوی دلنشین تا مدتها روی پوست شما خواهد موند و روز بی نظیری براتون خواهد ساخت.

Ostara یک عطر گلی فوق العادست.
جادوی جشن جوانه و جوشش.عطر بهار و افسونگریهای طبیعت بهاریه.
سمفونی باغ و گلهای باغی به نمایندگی از هر آنچه که با شروع بهار حیات دوباره پیدا می کنه.
عطری روشن و درخشان که جاودانه خواهد بود و فراموش نشدنی.
وقار و متانت و نجابت آمیخته با نشاط و سرزندگی بانویی جذاب رو ساطع میکنه که در هاله ی این عطر؛نگاه کردن به چشماش خیلی سخت تر از همیشه خواهد بود...
کامنت: م.ع
(سایت لوکس بایر (با امکان تست سمپل

Feb
08
2017
SuzanneS
SuzanneS

In the midst of the winter blues, I reached for Ostara.

A discontinued Narcissus fragrance that kept creeping up in my searches. I love narcissus fragrances, and can wear them well. It opens with a mandarin juniper freshness supported by aldehydes to give it an airy lift, but make no mistake these arent your vintage aldehydes. Soon the green current bud and violet leaf take over with the narcissus beginning to bloom, then hyacinth, and wisteria. The ylang and beeswax adds a thick honeyed creamyness to everything so in essence it boarders on a very exquisite soft floral gourmand from its mid to end. The honeyed beeswax, amber, vanilla and benzoin keep this plush and sweet.

The white musk could have been toned down and echoes much like it does for Carnal Flower and Stephane Humbert 777 Generation Femme. I wish perfumers would scale back on this with the cashmeran wood accord as its so dominating to a fragrance. On me, its mostly linear with a good majority coming up at me at once.

Ostara manages to bottle the warmth and optimism of spring when the air is more crisp and the daffodils (id say paperwhites) herald the beginning of spring. A definite mood lifter, and optimistic perfume. A great fantasy narcissus. Perfect to chase away the blues.

Especially for:
Narcissus fans
Experiences in a bottle
Sweet, creamy floral fans
Remember in dealing with Narcissus, less is more.
Over spray can lead to headaches and nausea.

Feb
07
2017
Black_Swan
Black_Swan

I really liked the opening of this fragrance - it's a super fresh and authentic, realistic and natural flower smell, which I prefer to a concentrated, artificial flower smell that I get from a lot of floral perfumes. I'm not really a fan of florals because of this, and it's also why I appreciated the opening of this one, and it's also the reason I like Cartier Baiser Vole. I did not, however, like the dry down of this. I guess I don't like the beeswax and/or the resin - it was an icky kind of sweetish smell on me. If you are like me and you like the opening of this better, try Chanel No. 22 if you haven't already. The dry down of 22 smells very much like the opening of Ostara to me.

Feb
05
2017
Objections
Objections

The sun is shining! Fresh cut grass, dandelions, a cool breeze, the warm sun, and mostly DAFFODILS! What a beautiful scent. Received in a swap, I fell in love. Such a hyper realistic yellow floral. A perfume it is not, its the essence of spring, bottled. Reminds me of when I would go to the park as a kid with my friends. My first experience with Penhaligons, it will not be my last. The bottle is adorable too, as expected.

Jan
19
2017
lada1947
lada1947

I have been testing Ostara from a roller ball, with a little at neck and wrist. It immediately strikes me as a yellow floral fragrance that stays close to the skin with little or no projection, even on first application. I am aware that this could be partly due to the method of application, and that sprayed, rolled and dabbed samples of the same fragrance can smell very different.

It certainly reminds me of daffodils, but not strongly. It is more like sniffing a forced early daffodil that has been refrigerated overnight in a florist's shop and hasn't had time to recover, rather than the beautiful scent of daffodils freshly picked from a sunny spring garden. Almost the ghost of a daffodil... Perhaps Ostara also needs a warm sunny day to shine. Today, in the middle of a British winter, there is no sun and the air is damp and chill. Not really a day for daffodils

After about four hours the main yellowness has faded away, leaving a creamy, musky, slightly sweet skin scent. It is pleasant, and I can just smell it on myself without actually sniffing my wrist, but it is not the most interesting of drydowns. I think I need to test this one again in the spring, when it will have a chance to do itself justice.

Jan
17
2017
Winter Sweet
Winter Sweet

When I first sprayed it,the smell reminded me of some kind of yellow chewing gum with cinnamon and/or mint. Within seconds,it was all about dry and sweet yellow pollen as well as powdery yellow flowers in my mind. Yellow is written all over this perfume.
It was a familiar scent from the first spray, but as time passed by,I was more and more convinced about my feelings toward it. Yes,this is the unknown odor that I have always hated and couldn't stand on other people! I'm pretty sure that there are other perfumes with the same smell as this one out there. It is officially torture for me; makes me gag and gives me headache and bad vibes due to the animalic beeswax note. I have washed it off twice so far and it has still stuck to my skin. Very long lasting!

It is the second time that Penhaligon's house shows me its animalic chemical face!

Dec
09
2016
JMSG
JMSG

I have never been much of a springtime scent girl, with the exception of vintage Vent Vert. But this was a surprise. Thank you, Kafkaesque and Bois de Jasmin blogs.

It is rich spring. Deep, deep spring. Ungiddy, almost solemn, reverent spring-- the spring you greet on bended knee. I never especially noticed the scent of daffodils before, but now I realize I was missing a lot.

What I like best about Ostara is it smells completely real.

So often in some other fragrances there is tinniness somewhere, a rattling. Correctly or not, I have always believed that's caused by using a cheaper molecule (or two or seven) than the composer might have liked.

Whereas on some really high-end new BMW and Mercedes cars (for example), the doors shut with a thonk as perfect as a single musical note. You know endless engineering went into it and that the thonk is comprised of hundreds of expensive elements, and yet you hear just the one unique sound.

So it is with Ostara. It is seamlessly lovely. And, again, deep and rich; always the daffodil theme, but never boring. It is one of those scents that make you marvel at the perfumer's genius, because the idea is so simple, and yet the execution is breathtaking.

Update at 18 April 2017: the long drydown is just magnificent. Beautiful. What an evolution from beginning to end, over hours and hours and hours.

Dec
07
2016
yukaori
yukaori

full froral ...
She is yellow spring garden

Oct
01
2016
Angeldaisy
Angeldaisy

tempting to recall Wordsworth's famous poem or to tell you that yellow is my all time favourite colour.

i happen to live in the same area as Wordsworth (don't be too in awe, it rains virtually every single day here in The Lake District, Cumbria.
Plus my home was flooded last December and the insurers still haven't set the builders to work on it!) i digress.

oh what the heck....
"I wandered lonely as a Cloud
That floats on high o'er Vales and Hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd
A host of dancing Daffodils;
Along the Lake, beneath the trees,
Ten thousand dancing in the breeze."

on initial spray, Ostara is a host of daffodils on a Spring day flowering outside my house on the Green, where we hang our washing and have neighbourly chats.

i was sitting outside my house this March, waiting for the loss adjuster, when i first tested this scent. the chest deep water in December must have washed around a few seeds. primroses and double headed narcissi scattered from their pots, seeded in between pebbles, bursting from the layer of nutritious dirt the flood water behind. yellow is all over. My front door is yellow and apparently has been since folk can remember.

Ostara smells of Daffodils, their thick green stems, therefore it smells of Spring. oh joy, oh rapture. oh yellow. The Hyacinth comes next (it does in the garden) Wisteria later, when the daffodils are pretty much past their best.
now i didn't enjoy the dry down the first few times i wore this, but then i got it. the dafs on the village green, they don't last for long and i am as equally sad when they wither as i was rapturous when they nodded to the start of Spring. Yes they died, but Summer's coming, with its warmth, its amber sun as the kids come in for their tea. The golden start of something else altogether, the blossoming of everything all bathed in light here in Cumbria.
The dry down is the summer night, honeyed, viscous and warm, but you know what, Ostara is always Yellow.

I love it, but wonder as i stroll down the street, whether i smell marginally floristy. But who cares? i don't. i am yellow, like the Sun, the Spring, smiley faces and my home.

Sep
06
2016
scain54
scain54

Love this so much! Fresh fields of daffodils, I imagine acres of them growing in The Netherlands when I wear this. It's the whole flower, stem, leaves, petals and pollen. An oustanding yellow floral with great sillage and longevity. Alas, hard to find in US now, except at greatly inflated prices. Penhaligon's Rockefeller Center shop told me it has been discontinued. I found a great deal at Penhaligon's UK website, but my debit card was declined due to "The Patriot Act". OMG! Well, maybe next spring.....

Aug
25
2016
glamgirl
glamgirl

I just randomly found this fragrance in Barcelona, and I can tell you exactly what it smells like: the Sharry Baby orchid, also known as the chocolate orchid.

I can see where there are echoes of daffodils in there, but if you ever smell that orchid, you will agree with me. I've been wearing it for a couple of hours now, and it still smells exactly like the orchid!

Aug
25
2016
EsmeCrowfoot
EsmeCrowfoot

Hi folks,
If, like me, you read descriptions and reviews on here when you see a bargain in T.K. Maxx which you can't have a smell of, please let me help you.
I would totally recommend that you try to have a smell of this one before you buy it.
I read reviews on here and blind bought it.
I don't want to sound mean but phwoar! I really wasn't a fan. Perhaps this particular bottle was "off" but to me it smelt like vinegar-y tyres! Rubber and vinegar in an unholy alliance!
For all you fans out there though, it's in a lot of T.K.Maxx stores in East and Central London, going pretty cheap!!

Jul
19
2016
Sherri81
Sherri81

I was sent a sample of this by a lovely Fragrantica member.

The initial spray made me gag. There was something so green and bitter in it that it turned my stomach. I'm not sure what note it was that caused this. I'm positive it isn't the aldehydes as I am a fan of them in other perfumes.

Even though it turned my stomach a bit, I could appreciate how true to life this smelled. It smells just like you are outside after the rain, smelling a bunch of daffodils. When the initial bitter notes faded away, I was left with a sweetish smelling bouquet of flowers. It isn't overly candy sweet, but it helps to counter the sharpness.

When I tested Bluebells, I had the same reaction to the sharp, bitter, topnotes. As with Bluebells, Ostara is drying down to a very nice perfume. I'm not sure if I would purchase a full bottle, as the opening is just a bit too much.

Jun
07
2016
mrsg34
mrsg34

British springtime in a bottle! Daffodils, so freshly picked that you can smell the juice from the stems ( wisteria?), gloriously sunny morning vibe about it. Silage excellent, longevity excellent, I wore this to go to a morning medical appointment today, I sat looking around the gloomy waiting room and suddenly got a waft of a bouquet of flowers, I looked around for the vase containing it and then realised I was wearing it!

May
18
2016
scain54
scain54

Love it. Discontinued. Damn.

May
02
2016
amirdoust
amirdoust

She's got a smile that it seems to me
Reminds me of childhood memories
Where everything
Was as fresh as the bright blue sky

Now and then when I see her face
She takes me away to that special place
And if I stared too long
I'd probably break down and cry


Imagine the most flirtatious fine woman, a woman with beautiful lips and a smile that drives you crazy. A woman that you have the world's biggest crush on. The woman that you try to chase but may never have. This woman has hair that you would like to drown in. The woman with the perfect curves and body. The woman that gazes at you and makes your heart skip a beat. This woman isn't a woman but an elegant lady. This lady smells of Ostara.

A moment of silence for this magnificent fragrance please. This fragrance is as emotional as they get.
Peace.

Apr
16
2016
courant
courant

Different. Unique. Kafkaesque and Bois de Jasmin have comprehensively reviewed Ostara with my experience being closer to Kafka's than Victoria's. She gave Ostara 5 stars; such bounty, from a fully trained perfumer and critic that it behoves us to examine Ostara as potentially great. I am bothered by the musk in the mid phase, as is Kafka, but overall it is a charming fragrance with a soaring opening. Imagine a perfect spring day, a fresh breeze on a hilltop, the grass a little too long and daffodils swinging their heads at the edges of a pond. You begin to run, kite in hand, and the heady scent of the grass mixes with the remaining headless narcissi stems. Up she goes and you stand to gain control, feeling the kite dip and surge higher. You smile broadly, compelled to by the sun on your face, eyes creased at the glare, and realise that you are giggling, no, gurgling, with pleasure.

Apr
09
2016
Thesheppardswife
Thesheppardswife

Ostrara is a dream on my skin. I get narcissi, then hyacyth, then wisteria, and fresh greenery. I don't pick up the listed sharp notes at the top. I do eventually perceive vanilla and a little amber but the spring flowers never completely go. Ostrava is going on my wish list.

Mar
19
2016
Megamind
Megamind

It is not a perfume for me but rather a room ambiance fragrance. I cannot imagine to waer it on myself. The scent is not bad but does not really resembles to a perfume. It's more like presious oil scent rather than eau de toilette. In no way it is a fresh fragrance. Maybe only in the beginning but with the time becomes too heavy and intense for my liking. I put it on clothes today but several hours later it was just too much. My husband said that it resembles to funeral flowers and slightly outdated. I do not think so but cannot keep it as a perfume. And it is too expensive to keep it as a room ambiance fragrance.

Mar
05
2016
originaldeftom
originaldeftom

One of the best soliflores of late. If course this concoction, being a masterpiece of the Great Master Msr Duchauffour himself, is an intricate and skillfully interwoven fabric of everything floral and spring: you have the "broken tulip stems" moment, the woodsy-ylang-ylang one, the sharp and bitter green one, the aldehydic-hyacinth, the fresh and paper mache vanillic wafer moment, and everything else that conjures up the olfactory picture and expectation of an egg-yolk yellow burst of sunshine that we are currently experiencing here in London.

I remember when it was released last year, I was so desperate and yearning for its launch, but it came too late in the year, meaning all daffs had already gone by the time it was ready for the market.

This year I can fully indulge in being on time and in season and it is so wonderful! There is also a slightly medicinal note in there that reminds me of my early childhood visits to the "Reformhaus" in Germany (a mixture of Holland & Barret meets pharmacy), where my mother would reward me for good behaviour with some honey-herbal lozenges or some wafer fingers full of organic berry paste.

Concluding, this is a very poetic release, meaning you feel as if you are in an old exhibition place of the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) on a cold and stormy, typical unpredictable London weather day with recitals and book signings as it is that sophisticated.

It is somewhat sharp but not unpleasantly so, as there is enough vanilla-papery-waffle-esque sweetness without any cloying.

It is just an ode to the humble daffodil that is such a hero in bringing this charming dash of lovely yellow onto the lawns, the meadows, the forrest peripheries, the flowerbeds, the gardens all over the country.

OSTARA I love you forever and unconditionally!

A 'solifleur' masterpiece and a text book example of what abstract perfumery with lyrical content really is meant to be

10/10. Leaning towards the XX but can be easily worn by a charming (if slightly dandy inspired) XY.

Feb
25
2016
Planet_X
Planet_X

My narcissus hunt is keep going on...
If I wouldn't have already got another faaar too similar combination from Duchaufour - Seville a l'aube and Onde Sensualle - I would be hooked, but..I recognised absolutely same trick-note combination that bring this spicy loud bewitching night-flowery accord, based on Juniper, beeswax, benzoin and-ylang-ylang this time. Its far too similar with those two, more like each is an interpretation of the previous one and for full narcissus satisfaction it must run a ten thousand miles yet...Don't get me wrong, I adore Duchaufour and would get Ostara FB for good price anyway, but it is not that amazing narcisse I am after. Green flowery ylang-ylang. Instead of narcisse name u can put hyacinth, neroli or jasmine with tuberose , - beautiful , but not there...

Feb
13
2016
scain54
scain54

Fresh, uplifting.....all of spring in a bottle. Impossible to be down in the dumps wearing this!

Feb
10
2016
meysam vazifeh
meysam vazifeh

سلام دوستان

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بوی اون گیاهان ،به همراه یه شیرینی گلی با نت پیشتاز یلانگ یلانگ قابل حس کرده . که کمی پودری و تند و تیز هست
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کیفیت رایحه : 8/10
پخش بو : متوسط
ماندگاری : خوب
ارزش خرید :9/10

Feb
05
2016
TaleOfTheRose
TaleOfTheRose

This perfume conjures an image of walking in a field of daffodils on a sunny day. Light citrus cuts through the scent of freshly crushed green stems. The beautiful journey ends in the warm comfort of sweet vanilla and white wood. Moderate longevity and sillage.

Jan
31
2016
SumoTigerCat
SumoTigerCat

I've been wearing mostly Orientals and Spicey scents of late, due to the cold and snow. I recently received a bottle of Ostara, and thought a "change of Season" might do me some good.

Well, I was right. This Penhaligon beauty took me today from dirty, icey sidewalks to (in my mind, anyway) sitting in a proper English Conseratory, amidst all the beautiful greenery and Spring flowers.

The Hyacinth, Narcissis and Ylang-Ylang are the big players in this beautiful scent. However, Ostara is not only about flowers and greenery.

There is a little bit of wiccan conjuring going on here. Did you know that "Ostara" is a name for the Vernal Equinox or Spring? Well I can tell you that Mr. Duchaufour did a wee bit of magic with the ingredients and notes. Just the right sparkling touches of sweet, spice, everything nice.

This is a somewhat sweet green-yellow fantasy floral. On my skin projection is moderate. Dry-down is something to snuggle your nose into. Longevity is quite good. Sweeter than say, Chamade, but just as gorgeous!

Jan
28
2016
Jamiljames
Jamiljames

I guess it's time to revisit this fragrance as there are certain elements I love in it. I really like the dry down on this fragrance. To me the opening really does take away from how beautiful this fragrance really is. Once the vanilla and the ylang ylang come through this really is something special. I have still not bought a bottle of this as I feel it is a fragrance that is only suitable for certain days. It's spring time in a bottle. Interesting but I guess it's not to everybody's taste

Jan
12
2016
RubyBirdy
RubyBirdy

The sales agent in the Penhaligon's NYC store told me this is going to be discontinued. It is discounted on Hautelook.com and in the shop (but apparently only for today).

Even for about $50, I can't decide if this is full-bottle worthy, as it suffers the typical Penhaligon's soft sillage and relatively poor longevity. It vanished completely from my skin within three hours. The first hour is a lovely burst of sunshine, but I may find lovelier lovelies.

Jan
10
2016
ivyheel
ivyheel

This is my favorite soliflore.

A true daffodil (narcissus, jonquil...whatever you prefer to call it!). Yes, I consider this to be daffodil with a big dollop of daffodil and very little else to muddle the scent. It's green and clean with no sharp edges. The leafy note is most prominent at the beginning, and then a very subtle vanilla peeks through to add some warmth. When used in perfume, daffodils can be somewhat bitter and cloying (to me). This is as far from cloying as one can get. It's like putting your nose in a freshly-picked bouquet of daffodils and deeply inhaling, and then repeating that experience continuously for hours.

For such a sunny and gentle fragrance, the longevity is excellent. It's not overwhelming, so I'm going to spray to my heart's content. And my heart is definitely content when I wear this. :)

Jan
07
2016
SuSué
SuSué

Entering florist shop along side the cemetery. Cut flowers exhale their souls, some rotten leaves in the botton of giant vases besides funeral wreaths made out of evergreens. Waxandels in plastic pots and depressing thoughts.

Jan
07
2016
Kmam
Kmam

Green, green, green to start with (I agree with others who have said the opening is a bit masculine) and then slowly blooms into flowers and woods. The aldehydes are just present enough to balance it out as it develops. I don't find it fresh on me; it's much more a warm and enveloping scent. As it dries down more, the amber really starts to come out. It really smells like...outside. In a good way.

As an aside, the packaging is gorgeous.

Dec
16
2015
Amélie Amélie
Amélie Amélie

Une vraie sensation de fleurs fraiches. Un parfum qui sent la nature et l'absence d'artifices. Léger, fleuri, frais!La bonne humeur assurée ,c'est un parfum qui évoque des sensations, qui nous embarque dans sa poésie.

Un parfum joyeux qui me donne le sourire un frais fleuri !
Une agréable surprise se parfum , rafiné et fleuri qui tient trés bien et se fait sentir toute la journée sans être pourtant "Fort en odeur".

J'aime l'idée de porter ce parfum frais et fleuri (oui oui c'est possible) l'automne et l'hiver pour ensoleiller les journées froides et grises.

La marque Penhaligon's est une valeur sûre pour celles qui recherchent autre chose que les parfums du moment...

Dec
01
2015
LYV
LYV

Bought it in London last spring, actually a breezy March afternoon, it immediately lifted my spirits! I must agree with the general opinion- daffodil has never smelt better! light, soft and to me- warm. Must try for lily of the valley and violet lovers!
Usually I wouldn't go for a sweet floral scent, but this is something else. I don't feel the sweetness as much as the general sunny aura this scent provides.
but for now, I've put it down for the next spring.

Oct
21
2015
christianne1
christianne1

The best narcissus I have ever smelled. I'm usually not a fan of daffodil unless it is sort of buried and not prominent but I could sniff this all day long. It is a perfect creation. Smells very "yellow" but very warm and comforting. All the beeswax I think. Masterfully blended. Just beautiful! Lasts forever. Can't think of a single bad thing to say. This is a floral that could change a person's opinion of overtly floral fragrances.

Oct
13
2015
Jamiljames
Jamiljames

Although this is a female fragrance I have found myself wearing it during spring time. I have worn this from the rollerball. It is a heavy floral creation. I think it can be made more masculine by layering it with Penhaligon's Quercus cologne.
There is a smell of the stems of daffodils. The opening is dominated by florals and then some of the other notes come through. To me the issue with this fragrance is that it is definitely a seasonal fragrance that is best worn during spring time.
I guess overall its the type of fragrance aimed at floral lovers. I appreciate the dry down to this a lot more than the highly floral opening that is presented from the first spray

Jul
17
2015
rossyegio5
rossyegio5

Solare trionfo di giacinti e narcisi, aspersi di foglioline di menta.
La potenza della piena, dolce fioritura su un letto di muschi e miele.
La nota verde svanisce presto, resta una fragranza fiorita tout court, semplice e fresca, romantica.
Gradevole per chi ama i solifleur senza diverse sfumature.
Evoluzione dolcissima, quasi stordente.
Tre ore di tenuta sulla pelle.
Non il mio genere.

Jul
06
2015
rosecat
rosecat

This is so beautiful, the opening is pure true and natural Daffodils, the green stems, earth and all. So delicate, so pretty! How amazing this has been captured so well. The drydown however, is quite sweet, vanilla..but more like vanillan sugar. I wish the top and middle notes had stayed put, i think this creation would be fine with no base notes. Anyway, definately worth trying and falling for.

Jun
02
2015
becuille
becuille

This really showcases the best of both Bertrand Duchaufour and Penhaligon's. The mastery is in making something so complex seem so simple. The blending is wonderful.

I was expecting this to a a fiery, tangy floral. I was surprised to find instead something green and delicate that whispers rather than shouts.

Don't worry if you find aldehydes difficult. They're very restrained here, not a problem at all.

It opens as lavender, juniper and freshly cut grass. It really succeeds in bringing Wordsworth's poem to life. It gradually becomes a soft floral - I mostly notice the ylang ylang, but the blending is so well done that it's hard to pick out particular notes. The feel is green meadows, hummingbirds and fluffy clouds.

The dry down offers up the vanilla and there's an almost Guerlanaide feel to it. Not in a rip off way, it's just a nice nod. The vanilla is slightly creamy, while everything else stays powdery.

The sillage is soft, but the longevity is insane. I put this on mid afternoon and could still smell it when I woke up the next morning.

Definitely full bottle worthy. I think this one will go down in history. It's the perfect spring scent and an instant classic.

May
29
2015
chayaruchama
chayaruchama

This is simply glorious!
I'm a sucker for hyacinth and narcissus...
Of course, I'd beg for an edp - but I think I'm going to be wearing this a great deal <3

May
07
2015
nexangelus
nexangelus

This is spring in a bottle. In my front garden there are daffodils (narcissus) and hyacinth in abundance. I don't know what they smell like, but this is like walking through a green space where there are flowering trees, warm cut grass, humid spring afternoon blooms. I have not sampled a Penhaligon's so spicy, warm and potent. It does become a skin scent after an hour or so, but the first hour is full on yellow, sunny spring day. Birds chirping in the background for added effect...

Apr
21
2015
slapdash
slapdash

Ostara may well be the best indication yet of Penhaligon's recent upturn in fortunes.

Bertrand Duchaufour's aesthetic is all over this, an almost exhaustive number of notes that belie a fragrance of simplicity at its heart. In that spirit, there's only one thing you really need to know about Ostara: the humble daffodil makes for a splendid floral.

It's bright and vivacious, pleasantly tart yet sensibly moderated with the introduction of some honeyed undertones mid-way through (in the form of vanilla, benzoin and beeswax). Some will perhaps find it a little too 'on the nose' during its peak, but we're only talking about a minor misstep here.

Ample projection and good longevity.

Ostara skews feminine. No problem - I love smelling it on my leading lady as much as she loves wearing it.

Sunshine in a bottle.

Apr
17
2015
Zerrax
Zerrax

I 'm a big fan of Bertrand Duchaufour creations, but this fragance is really something very special. I have never smelled a fragance like this before...
I smelled this fragance in the Penhaligon's shop in London, and in the beginning I did not know what to think about it, it's very mystique, strange but appealing smell
I liked it a lot, and I think it could also be a unisex frangance.
I hope it will have a good lasting power, i'm certainly looking forward for this one!

Mar
01
2015
KrisCGis
KrisCGis

I received a free sample spray vial from House of Fraser Oxford Street. However, it is not due for release until March.

Top notes are berries, violets, aldehydes and a dash of - to my mind,masculine - lavender and juniper.

Then, all too soon, comes a somewhat discordant garish hyacinth middle note that took me aback. Duchaufour possibly intends evocation of bulbs and earth in the spring story.

This gives way to piquant greens - the rising saps - together with a spring bouquet of daffodils, violets, and posies on a base note of light woods and vanillas.

I have enjoyed other Bertrand Duchaufour creations, such as L'Artisans Perfumer Timbuktu and Penhaligons, so I am intrigued by this.

The jury is still out. Whilst I'd be happy to receive this as a gift (hint, hint) I am not sure I will rush out and buy it.

Although I probably will.

Feb
17
2015
Bankung
Bankung

This is a very fresh, flowery perfume. The first hour on my skin was quite straightforward, dominated by juniper, but taking deep breathe, I can smell some interesting stuff. Three hours passed, it is quite floral but at the same time retaining the acidity which balance out the aroma so well. The greener side is fading away, giving more of the warmth. Exquisite.

Feb
12
2015
PureIce
PureIce

I would've preferred an EDP, but I'll definitely test it as soon as I can! I love Penhaligons and celebrating the spring with a perfume inspired in the daffodil flower is beautiful.

Feb
06
2015

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