Essential 2005 Eau de Toilette

Essential (Eau de Toilette) by Lacoste
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Essential (Eau de Toilette) is a perfume by Lacoste for men and was released in 2005. The scent is fresh-green. It is being marketed by Coty.
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Main accords

Fresh
Green
Citrus
Woody
Fruity

Fragrance Pyramid

Top Notes Top Notes
TangerineTangerine Tomato leafTomato leaf BergamotBergamot BlackcurrantBlackcurrant
Heart Notes Heart Notes
Black pepperBlack pepper RoseRose
Base Notes Base Notes
PatchouliPatchouli SandalwoodSandalwood Woody notesWoody notes

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Scent
6.4172 Ratings
Longevity
6.0129 Ratings
Sillage
5.6118 Ratings
Bottle
6.4130 Ratings
Value for money
7.454 Ratings
Submitted by DonVanVliet, last update on 17.03.2024.

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8 in-depth fragrance descriptions
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Maxxeretro

15 Reviews
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Maxxeretro
Maxxeretro
Helpful Review 7  
My youth was Essential
I have as a teenager then to some occasion this perfume from my parents get.

I had at that time actually no great reference point to fragrances.
Here and there there was as a gift the one or other fragrance like Bruno Banani About Men or just this Lacoste here.

Me really hurt these bad reviews. Probably he is not a masterpiece, but for me he has shaped my youth.

I knew myself of course not with the most diverse fragrance nuances, as today perhaps, however, the overall package was coherent for me at the time. Sporty fresh I would describe him from my memory.
I had really ewig what of this fragrance, because he came only on special occasions to use and as a student you had to make the 40 € loose.

I like to remember the time back.

Whether I would still wear it today? Perhaps for the sake of nostalgia and not because of the complex fragrance composition.

Would really like to have it back in my collection, just for the memory.
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DerDefcon

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DerDefcon
DerDefcon
Helpful Review 6  
Smells worse than that
I got this fragrance a few years ago for Christmas and used it regularly and at any time of the year. At that time my interest in fragrances was not as strong as it is now. I didn't worry about fragrances, the right season or anything. I would probably also have been someone who, if he had bought perfume himself, would have been taken in by the usual head note blenders and would have plunged my savings into them - you were still a student. That's why I always found it quite comfortable when my grandparents gave me a fragrance for Christmas or my birthday, and this fragrance from Lacoste has shown me that such a gift process does not always have to be a total flop. It really doesn't have the most exciting fragrance, an outstanding durability and it doesn't smell extraordinary either.

The beginning is very invigorating and bright. The bergamot cannot be smelled. Particularly with the top note, it is more than just complicated, at least in this case, to smell out the individual components. As already mentioned, I notice the bergamot, but at the same time I notice that there are other components in the game which are mentioned in the product description, but which I would not have blindly sniffed. Let's agree that we have a start dominated by the bergamot, which is already green. This prelude lasts only a few minutes, because now comes the rose, a component of the heart note, which is supposed to be accompanied by black pepper. However, I do not perceive this in any way. But the bergamot still jumps around between the rose and all the other green stuff that makes up the top note
As quickly as the top note was supplemented or overtaken by the heart note, as quickly the components of the base note are added. Now the fragrance is actually starting to unfold all its green. The fragrance becomes light - really light - creamy. The woody notes now contrast with the bergamot, while the rose was already unspectacularly saying goodbye. This fragrance image is created - attention - within just fifteen minutes and decorates the wrist for about four hours. The Sillage is here quite small, why one does not really have to exercise caution with the dosage.

Conclusion: The fragrance is nothing spectacular, but also nothing with which one can really do a lot wrong. As someone who had little experience in perfumery at the time, I could have been much worse off with the fragrance gift. This product from Lacoste is really not a real flop, and I find it much more pleasant and wearable than the currently often sweet and sticky fragrance landscape alà Paco Rabane and Co., which is overloaded with an excessive amount of vanilla and tonka bean. (this side blow had to be simple).
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Sirbennyone

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Sirbennyone
Sirbennyone
Helpful Review 3  
Teenager meets croc....
Hello everyone,

a few words about the Essential Eau de Toilette at a late hour today.

You are not TOLL of the performance and it is synthetic ... but can it be good?

Ultimately, these are all attributes that make you think yes and from today's point of view with the knowledge I have today, I would say NE it is not, BUT back then around 17 years ago and for the price I was more than satisfied and I loved it...

It was light-hearted and didn't get on my nerves, suited every occasion, every season and this fresh - green - fruity scent with woody aspects in the drydown... a really great fragrance and I honestly think back to that time very often and with pleasure.

I recently got this "by chance" from the souk when I bought a fragrance as a "vintage" version from 2012 and BÄÄÄM, it immediately catapulted me back to that time!
Thank you Lacoste!

For my performance requirements at the time, it was really ok (in the sense of 6h or 7h), as it is nowadays..., I don't even know if I want to know ;)

He always came very well (!) and on every occasion!

If you are a friend of a certain "nostalgia" and enjoy it = try it out and at the price for 125ml you can almost BLINDLY strike (at under 30€) and you really don't do much wrong - my opinion!
And now have a nice day/evening, or whatever you read this review, LG the Benny
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7.5
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7.5
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7.5
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Kannan

37 Reviews
Kannan
Kannan
Helpful Review 2  
Summer Blast
Fresh Very Fresh , Clean Very Clean... This is enough for Summer. This will get u lots of compliments. Girls will Love it. It as good projection & Good Longevity.
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Oske7

7 Reviews
Oske7
Oske7
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Nice but doesn't last
Tried out my sample of this yesterday, and in general it's a really nice fragrance. Nothing out of the ordinary, a very safe and fresh citrus. Opening reminds me slightly of Montblanc Legend Spirit. However, not even two hours into this I couldn't smell it on my skin at all. Even holding my wrist right up to my nose there was nothing. Nice basic citrus fragrance but for me absolutely no longevity.
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TolochukTolochuk 1 year ago
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Classic Lacoste.

Good for everyday use for value for money. A solid EDT.
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FatihkarlFatihkarl 3 years ago
A fragrance that is definitely worthy for summer. It has a different and fresh-green aura. Not suitable for blind buying but worth a try!
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ElysiumElysium 5 years ago
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Albeit my bottle is empty since a while I still remember the tomato leaves green, fresh, herbal accord that captured my attention! Excellent
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