This is an amber floral fragrance for women from Versace. Antoine Lie created the Crystal Noir and launched it in 2004 as a sensual, delicate, and long-lasting essence with solid sillage. According to Donatella Versace, it is a rare essence meant for the woman who likes to be mysterious and distinct.
It’s a warm spicy scent, highlighting the fragrance of pepper, cardamom, and ginger. Its central notes were reproduced by ‘headspace’ technology. They brought together a mysterious yet pleasant scent of coconut, gardenia, orange blossom, and peony before fading into the deep, dark, and mysterious scent of amber and musk and sandalwood.
It’s a popular scent, but if you want alternatives to the Crystal Noir, here are some Versace Noir Dupes you may consider.
Perfumes Like Versace Noir (Similar Scents)
Amó Chamego by Natura
Like Versace Noir, this is an amber fragrance. It was created by Verônica Kato and Stephen Nilsen under Natura. The perfume was classified as a limited edition Oriental Spicy fragrance with moderate sillage and longevity when it launched in 2010.
The perfume boasts of warm spicy fragrance mixed with a citrusy scent given off by pepper, ginger, bergamot, and cardamom notes. It also blends with the aroma of spices and wood, thanks to the heart center notes from cinnamon, cedar, clove, and jasmine. The perfume lingers to give off the balsamic powder scent with hints of bitterness at its base, giving off the deep aroma of amber, musk, sandalwood, and tonka bean.
White Diamonds Legacy by Elizabeth Taylor
This limited edition floral perfume was released in Eau de Toilette (EDT) concentration by Elizabeth Taylor last 2021. It’s a relatively new scent with above-average longevity and moderate sillage. At present, it is currently being marketed by Revlon Inc.
Though it highlights the same spicy scent of pink pepper mixed with the citrusy aroma of bergamot, and the thick scent of sweet honeysuckle, the perfume smells a lot like Versace Noir as it lingers. Thanks to the same blend of fragrance (gardenia, jasmine, and orange blossom) packed in the heart of this perfume. The perfumer used musk, amber, and sandalwood blend in its base notes to create the same dark, sensual powdery scent at the base to polish it off.
Black Opium Nuit Blanche by Yves Saint Laurent
Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) created yet another limited edition amber vanilla perfume in 2016. It has a sweet-gourmand scent inspired by the lively and electric nightlife of the city that never sleeps and was introduced as the third edition Black Opium packed in a bottle designed by Fabien Baron and Stefano Pilati.
This perfume was part of the collection created to celebrate the dark and mysterious side of YSL. However, it highlights the warm to the warm-spicy scent of rice, anise, and bourbon pepper blended with the energy of coffee and the citrusy scent of orange blossom, peony at the heart center, and coriander. It’s an exciting blend of aroma softened by the creamy base notes of vanilla, caramel, milk, white musk, and sandalwood. It is, indeed, a perfume blend meant to showcase sensuality, audacity, and femininity in a bottle.
Botica 214 Violeta & Sândalo by O Boticário
It’s a limited edition perfume of woody floral musk fragrance released in 2018 and launched in 2019. This perfume is classified under floral-leather fragrance and is currently marketed by Grupo Boticário.
The opening fragrance unfurls with the same fruity and citrusy opening notes from bergamot, kiwi, and pear. It is laced with hints of white pepper. It fades into a floral fruity heart center with notes of violet leaf, osmanthus, gardenia, peony, and cyclamen. Boasting of a deep and leathery base, it brought about the scent of leather, musk, sandalwood, and amber. It’s an exciting combination of fresh, green, and fruity notes with hints of animal wildlife that evoke many fresh and comforting yet sensual sensations.
5th Avenue NYC Love by Elizabeth Arden
Elizabeth Arden created this new limited edition perfume, along with perfumer Caroline Sabas in 2022. It boasts of moderate longevity and intimate sillage. At the moment, it is marketed by Revlon Inc.
It highlights green, citrus, and fresh scented tones from Sicilian mandarin and pear, bringing a fresh, sensual, and pleasant perfumed sensation. It is layered with the fruity floral fragrance of freesia, orange blossom, peony, and gardenia before fading into the earthy, woody, and musky scent mix of patchouli, sandalwood, and musk at its base.
Zara Woman White by Zara
White is a limited edition perfume released by Zara in 2017. It is listed as a fragrance with a floral-fresh scent classification. It boasts of floral and warm-spicy accords, with moderate sillage and longevity, to highlight the fresh spicy scent of a sensual Zara woman.
As a perfume, it highlights the delicately sweet yet spicy Zara woman at first contact with the aroma from a unique blend of lychee, ginger, and pepper. There is a nose-tingling lovely freshness with a hint of fruits and citrus notes with freesia, magnolia, and jasmine. The fragrance fades off to light, bright and comforting feelings emanating from fresh, floral, and woody hints of musk and amber at the base.
Diesel Green Special Edition by Diesel
This is a limited edition perfume with a woody floral musk fragrance. It was created by Arturetto Landi and launched by Diesel in a collector’s bottle for women in 2003. It has a soft sillage with a longevity strength described as low with a lasting power of 1-3 hours.
It opens with a warm-spicy citrus scent at the top, with blends from lime, ginger, and cinnamon, bringing a calming and pleasant sensation at first contact. Its middle notes are carnation, orange blossom, jasmine, and rose, evoking a subtle balmy and spicy fragrance mixed with a heady, floral-animalistic note.
The scent then fades to the comforting base notes of cedar, sandalwood, amber, and musk, best worn during the summer season by women aged 19 to 25, as it holds a bright, fresh, and deep essence.