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    Default Is it me or does Pal Zileri "Sartoriale" smell similar to Rush

    I checked this out today, as I was wearing the last of my Gucci Rush Pour Homme, and noticed how similar it was to this. Definently check this out if you can.

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    Default Re: Is it me or does Pal Zileri "Sartoriale" smell similar to Rush

    I have it and actually think it smells more like a refined Envy.
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    Default Re: Is it me or does Pal Zileri "Sartoriale" smell similar to Rush

    I never thought of it that way. That is an intresting and accurate perspective on the fragrance. I plan to buy and bathe myself in this soon due to its excellent sillage. Even when I was sleeping, I could still detect it. If only they made a shower gel and not a deoderant stick; my skin is sensitive to alot of deoderant sticks so I never use the fragrance deodrants. The shower gels and aftershaves are the only things that work for me. Although, the Gucci Pour Homme deoderant stick is fantastic on my skin. Why did they have to discontinue it. Why!!!!

    I think this particular fragrance, is an underground scent that nobody knows about. Just pray they don't discontinue to this one too.

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    Default Re: Is it me or does Pal Zileri "Sartoriale" smell similar to Rush

    I received my bottle just yesterday.And I tend to agree with the reviewers:that's a copy of Gucci Rush/Lacroix Tumulte (it happens to have both).Refined,yes,but not as "outdorsy" as Rush and its longevity/sillage are TOO poor if compared to Tumulte.Likable,but redundant for sure...
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    i agree too...must have to do with the cedary/sandalwood accord. however, i relate Sartoriale to a lighter, woody version of Encre Noir... but now that you mention... it's rush + Encre Noir

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    Default Re: Is it me or does Pal Zileri "Sartoriale" smell similar to Rush

    Sorry to resurrect this OLD thread, but I'm specifically seeking this out as I hear Sartoriale is a 'cheap' alternative to Rush...yet I'm really struggling to find it for sale anywhere in the UK. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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    Default Re: Is it me or does Pal Zileri "Sartoriale" smell similar to Rush

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    Does anyone have any suggestions?

    Don't bother.

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    Default Re: Is it me or does Pal Zileri "Sartoriale" smell similar to Rush

    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    Don't bother.
    In what sense?
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    Default Re: Is it me or does Pal Zileri "Sartoriale" smell similar to Rush

    Quote Originally Posted by slpfrsly View Post
    In what sense?
    I don't think it's very good. It's a boring sandalwood fragrance that lacks character and offers nothing to really sink your teeth into..in my opinion. Its performance is mediocre as well. I blind bought a bottle years ago and was completely underwhelmed. I think a lot of my issues with it stem from the performance, which never really gives whatever nice, interesting notes might be there any chance to shine. I thought I had bought a bottle that was stored poorly or something, its performance was so bad and the scent was so...blah, but I believe other people have the same issue.

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    Default Re: Is it me or does Pal Zileri "Sartoriale" smell similar to Rush

    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    I don't think it's very good. It's a boring sandalwood fragrance that lacks character and offers nothing to really sink your teeth into..in my opinion. Its performance is mediocre as well. I blind bought a bottle years ago and was completely underwhelmed. I think a lot of my issues with it stem from the performance, which never really gives whatever nice, interesting notes might be there any chance to shine. I thought I had bought a bottle that was stored poorly or something, its performance was so bad and the scent was so...blah, but I believe other people have the same issue.
    Thanks for the reply.

    Yep, that was my fear - and that's why I don't want to pay the 40-odd it's selling for on amazon.

    I tend to take negative reviews as much better reflections of a scent than the positive and even the ebullient, and there are too many negative reviews saying similar things to make me want to rush out and buy it. For 15-20 though? I'd try a bottle and see how it goes.
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    Default Re: Is it me or does Pal Zileri "Sartoriale" smell similar to Rush

    I gotta agree with Buysblind. Performance is definitely lacking.
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