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Eau de Toilette Spray

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The top note is almost cold through the presence of a fused spicy note combined with the freshness of bergamot. Then come sumptuous, silky soft notes of white flower. At the heart lies quintessentially elegant iris, a flower with woody overtones. The base opens onto a note of oak moss which is the hallmark of the elegance of chypre fragrances, associated with patchouli. Deep, vibrant and intense, patchouli accompanies the floral note to create a mysterious and exciting trail which leaves quite remarkable presence.

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Tama H asked: IS this the same scent from a decade ago? Nov 11, 2012
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Sandy@Y: Yes, though individual metabolisms change, Y remains Y. Jan 11, 2014
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A shopper asked: Is this product good? Aug 18, 2013
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Joyce B: It is excellent. I have enjoyed this scent for years. Aug 26, 2013
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Katherine asked: Why does the new Y fragrance differ from the original Y? I've been wearing Y since 1970 and the newly bottled Y differs. I'm also very disappointed that YSL stopped making the Y Body Lotion - why? Jan 17, 2015
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Hanane L: I am not sure why the discontinued it and replaced by this new one. I also have been wearing the original Y eau de parfum for over 20 years and I am very disappointment it is discontinued. I am using the new one but only until I find something I like better. The new one smells nice but not like original Y. I hope this hopes and I hope YSL brings the original perfume back! Jan 17, 2015
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Ruth L: Hi
I also have been wearing Y since the early 80's and it is the only fragrance I still prefer.
I haven't noticed a huge change in it however, it still smells the same to me.

I am guessing the lotion may have not been a big seller as to why the stoppedaking it.
I use the original Oil Of Olay lotion in the pink white and black box and it really goes well with the Y.
Jan 17, 2015
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Alice W: I find the "new" Y fragrance to be a little more complex and haunting. I like it. Only YSL can tell you why they stopped making the Y body lotion. Jan 20, 2015
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A shopper asked: Does the Y perfume collection ever had body lotion? Nov 12, 2014
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Sandy S: Y is my signature. Though I don't spray it on heavily at all, I am unable to shop withou both men and women wanting to know the name of its mystifying floral fresh smell. In fact, one gentleman asked me its name and I responded, "Y." He said, "I just like it." I caught myself and said, "Oh, it's really pronounced E buy it's spelled Y. It's E, by Yves St. Laurent." He had a sexy smile. Yum Yum. Jun 3, 2015
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jacqui J: Yes it used to and it was lovely and the perfume lasted for ages before it faded. Regrettably does not seem to be available anymore!!! Nov 20, 2014
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Kirk T: Opium body Creme if you like the fragrance and it complements your body chemistry. Important to find a fragrance that works with you. Nov 14, 2014
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A shopper asked: Is this the old "Y" from about a decade ago? Loved it - then it disappeared. Aug 6, 2012
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Phyliss S: I miss the old "Y" as well. The new one is okay - not as good, but better than any other perfume I've tried. Aug 6, 2012
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jacqui J: Who knows - seems much less potent to me Nov 20, 2014
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Christine H asked: Does this come in a Perfume (rather than an Eau De Toilette) any more ??? Dec 12, 2012
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Sandy@Y: Can't find the perfume. Very sad. Jan 11, 2014
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j l asked: I have worn Y eau de parfum for years and am so excited that it has been re-issued. It has to be the same though, can't wear new formulations- think Rive Gauche or Coco. Is the new stuff EXACTLY (apart from packaging) the same formulation? thanks for your help!
jlb
Apr 18, 2012
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Carolyn H: I too am very particular about whether a reissue smells exactly like it did--most don't. I have some new Rive Gauche and it is not the same. But this one is very close, almost as I remember,and it lasts. I like it and it brings back all the memories of when I wore it before. I think the ingredients in all fragrances are different now than in the past, and that may be why nothing is exactly the same or as good as they were when they were made in the past. But this one is way better than most. Take a chance. You might like it even thought it is not exactly perfect. I do. Hope this helps. Apr 19, 2012
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Mrs R asked: Is this an EDT or EDP? Apr 5, 2014
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V R P: This is an an EDT. Apr 5, 2014
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Ruth L: EDT Apr 5, 2014
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Janet L asked: Is this the exactly same smell as old Y Yve Saint Laurent? Nov 28, 2012
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Ruth J: i've been using Y for years. it does't have the same strength as it used to . I still buy it. why does yves st. laurent do this to so many loyal users. I would like to know if anyone can recommend another fragrance to replace Y. Feb 2, 2013
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Mandy: Dear Ruth, there is nothing to replace "Y"! I also use Crabtree & Evelyn " Nantucket Briar" and Lancome " La Vie Est Belle". I have dabbled with "Flowerbomb" and "Daisy" - but my heart belongs to the ORIGINAL Y. I think that part of the problem may lie in an ingredient which is either too expensive, rare or god forbid, morally reprehensible. If not, then why in all the saints names did they tamper with a perfect scent?? The parfum was heavenly, the body lotion a layering delight - in the summer it was delicious, the soap and talc were on my wish list for birthdays - permanently. Once, I am sure, I had bath gel. Oh, come on YSL, get your Big Girl Pants on and give us back what we desire and want, the original. You could even run it along side the new. A challenge n'est ce pas? May 21, 2015
Sandy@Y: Also dedicated to Y, I have expanded my flavors to include Guilty. Much more intense. Jan 11, 2014
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Bec D asked: Does this smell like the original champagne? I've always kept a bottle of champagne and yvresse since my mum died it was her favourite perfume. I love wearing it as it reminds me of her.... ??
I was so upset when I read you were longer making it is this true? Thanks....Bec
Nov 10, 2014
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Margaret C: This smells nothing like the original Y. I have been using Y since 1967. It is my signature scent. I had to return the new one because, while the new packaging looks good, the smell is awful, unwearable!
I hope the company reverts to the original. Then i will become a return customer.
Nov 12, 2014
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A shopper asked: Hello How are you? Oct 22, 2013
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Joyce B: I am good. How can I get Elle? Oct 23, 2013
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Gina Z asked: I guess, I have the same questions as the other ladies. Does this product have the same olfatory families as it was produced long time ago. Besides the packing, does it have the same formula? I feel really anxious for your prompt reply. Thanks. Gina May 8, 2012
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Carolyn H: This is very close, closer than others that "reissue". But nothing is the same exact smell as it was originally because the ingredients used now are not the same. But, I am wearing it and do like it. It is very much the same, just not exactly. Good luck. May 20, 2012
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A shopper asked: Many years ago, in the mid to late 70's, I wore the Yves St. Laurent fragrance "Y" and loved it. Is this new "Y" the same, and if not, would you suggest buying the original "Y" all these years later if it can be found? Jan 23, 2015
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A shopper asked: Why is this eau de toilette so hard to find? Nov 22, 2014
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A shopper asked: is it possible to get a sample of this perfume? Dec 10, 2012
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A shopper asked: Has "Y" been reformulated? Oct 17, 2012
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sherry w asked: i live in the bahamas, and i just found out that you discontinued your y fragrance? where can i purchase some. Jun 22, 2012
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Philippa W asked: Is this the same as the Y that was produced by Yves St Laurent many years ago ?
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May 4, 2012
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gail b asked: is it possible to get any samples of yves st. l products. I was shopping in Macy's and bought the body creme----and i asked for samples and they said they do not have anything. How is one to try anything else without a sample to take home? I feel when you spend a lot of money on something--the least that can be done is a customer should be able to receive the new poroduct samples. Macy's never supplies them and I KNOW they are sent them! Mar 23, 2012
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Ray R asked: How is it? Feb 29, 2012
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