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Lovely scent. Color would be dark olive green. It opens a little woody to me, but behind it is a green smell. The more it dried the better it smelled. It was dusty, yet, fresh. Story: your an alchemists assistant in the middle ages. You have your leather bag of dried herbs from the forest tucked under your arm as you walk in to the dusty, dim alchemists tower. The scent of dried candles and herbs wafts about you as you climb the cobblestone stair case.
By   - Accountant from Clinton on 9/27/2019
Reminded me a lot of Knize Ten: entering the Gentleman’s Room at a Playboy Club In 1974 where they’ve just replaced the urinal cakes. And also like Knize Ten, a scrubber for me.
By   - Fragrance Noob from El Segundo on 7/5/2019
Dryad conjures the ghost of Coty Chypre and maybe even out-does it. If I can help it, I will never be without a bottle of this beautiful scent.
By   - tech industry from Seattle on 5/24/2019
I'm only on the first hour....but seriously, where is the forest?!? I get moss and what I'm guessing is the galbanum, but it's very musty, this smells like a middle class woman's powder room circa 1935 when she hasn't opened the windows in a few days rather than anything outdoors. I'm learning to appreciate what would be considered "retro" scents and notes these days but this scent was just such a shock considering that on me it doesn't smell anything like the description.
By   - Chef from Vancouver on 5/1/2019
Dryad is quite possibly the most glorious compendium I have sampled so far from LS. You sense the perfumer's deep understanding of each component--everything about this speaks to her integrity and skill. A juicy citrus opening segues smoothly into what I can only describe as a gorgeous, seamless, sun-warmed portrait of a deciduous forest floor replete with moss, humus, dried grass, herbs and flowers. It is rich and grand and complex, but gracious and intimate as well, with an especially intoxicating, deep, leathery oakmoss-galbanum-costus-tobacco sort of smell that characterizes the drydown for me. Long-lasting, with golden, floury-soft sillage.
By   - Publishing from Chapel Hill, NC on 12/16/2018
Oh! I like it! Green and wild yet elegant—I assume galbanum because it reminds me of why I first fell in love with Chanel No 19. But these days No 19 is a little too sterile on me somehow, whereas this is alive and warm, while at the same time cool and fresh. Summer in the shade of the forest. Completely lovely. Becomes subtle on my skin after a couple of hours, but lasts longer on my clothes.
By   - writer from Seattle on 3/1/2018
Stunning scent. LS's description is right on. Oakmoss plus so many subtle notes - i can pick up the orange blossom, lavendar, bergamot, light tobacco (that must be the deer tongue plant) and apricot, all finely blended into a mysterious, bucolic symphony. Even though my FB collection is now 100+, I can't think of any other scent that resembles Dryad or even comes close. As the description says, it is outdoorsy and sexy at the same time. Sample before you buy, but if you are looking for a complex green scent, this could be it. It is described as unisex, and I think it could work very well for a man or a woman. However, in response to the comment below, I don't see any resemblance to Lauder's Azuree, however.
By   - Attorney from New York City on 1/15/2018
Reminds me a bit of Estee Lauder's Azuree from the 70s, but more natural smelling. Starts off beautifully green and foresty. Drydown is surprisingly musky.
By   - Teacher from Chi on 8/9/2017
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