Zara EDT Oriental Review

by Smriti S
4 minutes read

Zara EDT Oriental Review: Zara is a Spanish clothing and accessories retailer based in Arteixo. It is the main brand of one of the world’s largest apparel retailer. They have men’s clothing, women’s clothing, kid’s clothing. Apart from all this, they have accessories and perfumes. The products from Zara are supplied based on consumer trends. Its highly responsive supply chain ships new products to stores twice a week. They have a wide variety of perfumes and me being new to the brand Zara, I purchased a few dresses and 2 perfumes. Read on to know whether Zara Oriental Eau De Toilette makes a way to your wardrobe or not!

Details about Zara Oriental Eau De Toilette

What is it?

The Zara oriental eau de toilette is a perfume from the day collection. The main accords of this perfume are woody, caramel and vanilla. It is basically a fragrance for women. The top notes of the product include rose and freesia, the middle notes include cedar and sandalwood, the base notes include vanilla and caramel. As already mentioned, Zara oriental is an eau de toilette, which means it is a product that is ideal to be used only during the night. Zara believes in breaking the stereotypes and hence this eau de toilette is a part of their day collection which means it can be used during the day as well.

Zara Oriental Eau De Toilette 2

Price: Rs 790 for 100ml
Shelf life: 36 months from the date of manufacture

Sensitive skin alert: No

Natural/ vegan/ organic? No

My experience with Zara Oriental Eau De Toilette

Packaging: the packaging of Zara perfumes is extremely classy, yet simple. I loved the packaging. It is packed in a beige colored paper box and the perfume comes in a glass bottle with a black cap. 1/1 for the bottle as well. The words “Zara oriental” is written in bold on the bottle and the ingredients are written on the package.

Color and texture: it is colorless and has a liquid consistency

Fragrance: it has a pleasant vanilla and caramel smell. It just smells so sweet, just amazing.  It is not too strong, it has just the perfect notes and is extremely comforting.


I visited Chennai and it is the huge metropolitan city has many malls which have shops from international brands and one of it is Zara. Zara basically specializes in apparels but they have perfumes and accessories as well. I shopped for a few Zara dresses and while billing, I saw these cute little perfumes and tried them. I instantly fell in love with this perfume and decided to purchase it. They did not have the biggest bottle so I settled down for the 100 ml bottle. The smell is sweet, woody and simple. It contains caramel and vanilla and has no hints of alcohol (even though it does contain alcohol). It sometimes smells citrusy as well. It is a beautiful girly scent and has woody notes with it. It smells expensive and sophisticated and is extremely affordable which makes it a huge plus point. It is a warm, elegant scent that has clear notes of sandalwood and caramel as well. I have always gotten compliments wearing this perfume but the only problem is that it fades away after a few hours. It is expected that a perfume stays for a good 8 hours at least without the need to reapply it. But this one stays for a maximum of 5 hours depending on the body type.


Overall performance of Zara Oriental Eau De Toilette

  1. Mild smell
  2. Smells sophisticated and expensive
  3. Affordable
  4. Stays for 3 to 5 hours
  5. Easy to carry
  6. Great packaging
  1. Doesn’t stay really long

Would I repurchase or recommend?

A big yes. I definitely recommend this product to everyone, and of all age groups. It is not too strong and can be used during any time of the day or night. I am not going to repurchase this perfume, but will definitely try out other fragrances from this beautiful brand.

Rating: 5/5

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Leave a Comment


Deepsikha October 27, 2017 - 11:25 AM

It has such an elegant packaging.
Great Review Smriti! :love

Sreeparna Ganguly October 27, 2017 - 12:18 PM

Wow such a nice review 🙂
And the perfume seems to be good as well..

Mallika October 27, 2017 - 12:20 PM

This is probably my favorite perfume from zara !

Smriti October 27, 2017 - 3:34 PM

Mine too. .One of my favs

Smriti October 27, 2017 - 3:35 PM

Thanks sreeparna

Nikhita Ferreira October 29, 2017 - 10:13 PM

Zara perfumes are bomb