If you did not know this, you should – Etro makes good perfumes. They’re hard to come by unless you live in a place with an Etro boutique, but they’re good. I think they’re worth the search. Etro Greene Street was launched last year to celebrate their Soho location in New York City. This one is marketed as a masculine but it’s coming from a line that makes hot pink paisley shirts for men. We’re throwing their gender classification right out the window, mmm-kay.
Greene Street opens as a spiced acrid incense (think pink pepper, myrrh and frankincense). It becomes a talcum powder barbershop violet. The base is a surprising “green” amber. It has all of the attributes of a classic amber but it has a green acridness. With time it dries down to this cuddly, soft and somewhat sweet amber. The base is one of those, “I smell good, what am I wearing” perfumes. And then I remember it’s Greene Street.
For some reason I have to try all of the ambers. And yes, I like Greene Street. It’s a familiar amber but has enough differences to be unlike the more spiky or vanilla ambers that I already own.
Notes listed include basil, nutmeg, pink pepper, incense, resins, violet, geranium, talcum, musk, labdanum, and ambergris. Launch date 2012.
Give Greene Street a try if you like amber perfumes. Or if you like perfumes like CREED Green Irish Tweed, Penhaligon’s Sartorial, Juliette Has a Gun Citizen Queen, Histoires de Parfums Ambre 114 and/or Montale Blue Amber. Greene Street is marketed as a masculine but I find it unisex. I feel comfortable wearing it.
Greene Street is an EDT but wears much more like an EDP. I get 8+ hours of wear from it.
Greene Street EDT is available at Etro boutiques and online at The Perfume Shoppe. It retails for $170 for 3.4 oz.
Victoria’s Final EauPINION – Barbershop “green” amber. Hey, I don’t really need another amber. Ever. But, I like this one.
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2 thoughts on “Etro Greene Street EDT Perfume Review”
Green Irish Tweed and Blue Amber discussed in the same sentence. This one sounds interesting.
You should try it! It’s marked to men so I’d like to know what a man thinks of it!
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