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View Poll Results: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances?

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  • No. 5

    22 15.83%
  • No. 19

    27 19.42%
  • No. 22

    9 6.47%
  • Cuir de Russie

    18 12.95%
  • Gardenia

    3 2.16%
  • Bois des Îles

    23 16.55%
  • Chanel Pour Monsieur

    31 22.30%
  • Cristalle Edt and EdP

    8 5.76%
  • Antaeus

    41 29.50%
  • Coco

    21 15.11%
  • Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentrée

    16 11.51%
  • Égoïste / L'Égoïste / Bois Noir

    45 32.37%
  • Platinum Égoïste

    22 15.83%
  • Allure EdT and EdP (and variations)

    9 6.47%
  • Allure Homme (and variations)

    21 15.11%
  • Une Fleur de Chanel

    1 0.72%
  • Coco Mademoiselle

    16 11.51%
  • Chance

    5 3.60%
  • One of the Six 'Les Exclusifs'

    10 7.19%
  • My favorite Chanel is not listed

    2 1.44%
Multiple Choice Poll.
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  1. #1

    Default Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Last month, I asked about your favorite Guerlain fragrances.

    Lets see if I can do any better picking nineteen Chanels to choose from.
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler, long I stood and looked down one as far as I could to where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, ...... I shall be telling this with a sigh somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost

  2. #2

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    You should also post this on the women's board. Or post a thread there inviting the chicas here to vote.
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  3. #3

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Quote Originally Posted by MiaKulpa View Post
    You should also post this on the women's board. Or post a thread there inviting the chicas here to vote.
    Hey, no spanish here, please...lol.

    I chose Egoiste, btw.
    Last edited by knightowl; 14th November 2007 at 11:06 PM.
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  4. #4

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    though I voted for Egoiste, it is only because of the cologne concentree.

  5. #5

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    It's a hard choice between Antaeus and No. 5 but I went for No. 5, as hard as it is for me to wear, I must acknowledge that it's about as perfect as perfume can get.

  6. #6

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    I selected the multiple choice option when setting up this poll.

    You can only vote once but, when you do vote, you can vote for as many fragrances as you wish!
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler, long I stood and looked down one as far as I could to where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, ...... I shall be telling this with a sigh somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost

  7. #7

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Great idea for a poll, but I wish you had separated out the various Allures. For instance, I like Allure Sensuelle better than Allure and the new Allure Homme Sport Cologne better than the other Allure Hommes and think they are sufficiently different from each other not to be lumped together. I hate to quibble when you went to the effort to set it all up. So, disregard and thanks.

  8. #8

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Quote Originally Posted by fool View Post
    .... but I wish you had separated out the various Allures. For instance, I like Allure Sensuelle better than Allure and the new Allure Homme Sport Cologne better than the other Allure Hommes and think they are sufficiently different from each other not to be lumped together. ....
    I agree with you, but these polls are limited to 20 choices. I picked 19 fragrances and 1 for 'other'.

    If I had separated them, I would have had to delete up to 5 other fragrances.

    Maybe we should do a poll on just the Allures.
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler, long I stood and looked down one as far as I could to where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, ...... I shall be telling this with a sigh somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost

  9. #9

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Quote Originally Posted by knightowl View Post
    Hey, no spanish here, please...lol.
    hahaha



    Go No. 5 and No. 19 and Coco, let's win this horserace; I have money on you for the trifecta!

    :: pumps arms in the air whilst holding wad of crumpled bet tickets ::
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sestra View Post
    Kelly Caleche smells like Beelzeebub's urine to me...

  10. #10

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    I voted for several but my favorite is Pour Monsieur with No. 5 a close second followed by Antaeus.

  11. #11

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    So close it's hard to tell!

  12. #12

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    I went with Cuir de Russie. Whereas there are several that I enjoy a great deal, CdR is the only one that still haunts me.
    You are not your perfume.

  13. #13

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Coco and Égoïste are past signatures and have been wardrobe staples since they were launched. Voted also for Bois des Îles, Cuir de Russie, No.5 and Antaeus.
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."

  14. #14

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    I voted for Bois des Iles since to my mind it's just perfect, but it would be really a tie between BdI and Coromandel.
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  15. #15

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    After 59 voters, Antaeus has a slim lead.

    The top five are:

    19 - Antaeus
    18 - Egoiste
    14 - Chanel Pour Monsieur
    14 - No. 19
    11 - Bois des Îles

    Five others are tied with 10 votes each!

    MiaKulpa may have to rally her troops if she hopes to pull this one out - Looks like a photofinish to me!
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler, long I stood and looked down one as far as I could to where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, ...... I shall be telling this with a sigh somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost

  16. #16

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    I have been staring at these poll options for some time now - only to finally realize that I am NOT a Chanel girl

    OK, I will vote for Allure, since I like Allure Sensuelle...
    Everything passes. Everything changes. Just do what you think you should do.
    --Bob Dylan

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    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    For me, my love of Chanel's is very dependent upon the formulation / strength.

    It is a rather underrated fact that Chanel No.5 EDT / EDP / Parfum are actually three different scents. Same core pyramid but different notes given emphasis. I love and can wear the EDT especially in vintage formulation but the EDP is tortuous to wear...

    Chanel No.19 is a fresh, green floral in the EDT, similar to Ivoire de Balmain but in the EDP it is a deep, green leather based chypre - luckily I can wear both formulations but much prefer the EDP.

    Chanel Coco EDP is wonderful - in spring / summer. This appears to be the only time that I reach for most of my (feminine) Chanel's due to the acidulous aldehydes that are a signature of this house. Cristalle EDT is a great lemony citrus chypre that shines in spring / summer also. It is quite similar to No.19 EDT but more citrus / less floral.

    Bois des Iles parfum is wonderful and a iconic / definitive interpretation of the sandalwood 'soliflore' theme. I actually prefer Egoiste (vintage) as it has greater depth / woodiness and lacks the annoying aldehydes.

    Chanel Antaeus is a sublime fougere, which happens to be my hubby's signature, but I wear it rather well also!

    Chanel Pour Monsieur / Concentree is just pure 'Gentleman's Club' in a bottle. I adore this... on myself! And I cannot guarantee the safety / innocence of a man who chooses to wear this around me... :eye roll:

    For someone who doesn't 'love' Chanels I seem to own & love an awful lot of them... LOL! :brolly:
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  18. #18

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    It's always been all about Égoïste for me...

  19. #19

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    I chose Egoiste followed by Antaeus.

  20. #20

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Quote Originally Posted by TwoRoads View Post
    I selected the multiple choice option when setting up this poll.

    You can only vote once but, when you do vote, you can vote for as many fragrances as you wish!
    It makes a poll better that way. You don't have to limit youself to just one choice.
    I went for pour Monsieur, Coco Madem, No. 5...
    Last edited by EnvYuS; 15th November 2007 at 05:23 PM.

  21. #21

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    I only chose one. Égoïste. It's just on another level. Timeless. Still modern and relevant now. Definition of classic.

    I like the Allure Homme and Platnium Égoïste as well, and I know that one day, I will probably learn to love Anteaus, but for right now, I had to give my props to the one and only Égoïste.

  22. #22

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    I voted for Chanel no. 5 (and resonate with Moondeva's observations about the three versions, I find the edp rather difficult to wear, but love the edt and parfum) Chanel no. 19 (only know the edt, but have been lucky to try several different formulations of it, all beautiful) Antaeus, (the first male scent I had secret rendevous with all by my lonesome, glad to learn it is a fougere, like Jicky) and somewhat reluctantly, voted for Coco (an undeniably gorgeous fragrance, but I always have to apply very lightly, it is quite flamboyant otherwise, not as easily wearable for me as some other loves)
    Last edited by rtamara41; 15th November 2007 at 11:14 PM.
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  23. #23

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    It's No.5, No.22, Bois Des Isles & Egoiste for me

  24. #24
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    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Quote Originally Posted by moondeva View Post
    Chanel Antaeus is a sublime fougere, which happens to be my hubby's signature, but I wear it rather well also!

    Antaeus is a leather chypre. It has almost nothing to do with a fougère regarding notes or smell.


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    Base Notes: Patchouli, Leather, Castoreum, Beeswax, Labdanum, Oakmoss, Musk


    Last edited by pluran; 16th November 2007 at 03:34 AM.

  25. #25

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    I have not sampled any of the Exclusifs yet, but hope to very soon.....and I'm sure that one of these or maybe a couple would have my vote.......Gary

  26. #26

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Egoiste. A desert island scent.

    Jacques Polge is the f*cking man.

  27. #27

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Antaeus and Egoiste are the best, when it comes to choosing something stylish and sophisticated.

  28. #28

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Quote Originally Posted by Circa1905 View Post
    Egoiste. A desert island scent.

    Jacques Polge is the f*cking man.
    I agree. Egoiste is good sh*t. Pluran would agree .
    Last edited by knightowl; 16th November 2007 at 07:43 AM.
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  29. #29

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Quote Originally Posted by TwoRoads View Post
    After 59 voters, Antaeus has a slim lead.

    The top five are:

    19 - Antaeus
    18 - Egoiste
    14 - Chanel Pour Monsieur
    14 - No. 19
    11 - Bois des Îles

    Five others are tied with 10 votes each!
    Friday morning update

    After 95 voters, Egoiste has taken the lead.

    Coming down the stretch, it is still a horserace but Egoiste and Antaeus have put a couple of lengths between them and their nearest competitors.

    The top five currently are:

    35 - Egoiste
    33 - Antaeus
    25 - Chanel Pour Monsieur
    21 - No. 19
    17 - Bois des Îles (tie)
    17 - Allure Homme (and variants) (tie)
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler, long I stood and looked down one as far as I could to where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, ...... I shall be telling this with a sigh somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost

  30. #30

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Nice house but I cannot love any of them unconditionally.

    I once believed Cuir de Russie EDP was their best for a man. But they do not make it like they used to! Fortunately Antaeus has not been diluted - full of character, rich, and dark! I can't bear that often, but I hope they will not modernize it ever!

    Final remark : Chanel has not yet arrived in the new century!
    Last edited by narcus; 16th November 2007 at 01:33 PM.
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  31. #31

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    I voted for Antaeus,
    my favorite hands down!

    Although I do like Egoiste,
    only not as much .
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  32. #32

    Default Re: Multiple Choice - What are your favorite Chanel fragrances

    Quote Originally Posted by TwoRoads View Post
    After 95 voters, Egoiste has taken the lead.

    Coming down the stretch, it is still a horserace but Egoiste and Antaeus have put a couple of lengths between them and their nearest competitors.

    The top five currently are:

    35 - Egoiste
    33 - Antaeus
    25 - Chanel Pour Monsieur
    21 - No. 19
    17 - Bois des Îles (tie)
    17 - Allure Homme (and variants) (tie)
    Although, the poll is technically still open (I did not impose a time limit on voting) it looks like no one has voted for a few days - so,

    I want to thank everybody who participated.

    I am happy that with 104 voters, no one had to select "Other" as their favorite Chanel.

    Egoiste barely kept its lead down the stretch and took it from a gallant Antaeus in a photofinish.

    Those in double digits are:

    37 - Egoiste
    36 - Antaeus
    26 - Chanel Pour Monsieur
    24 - No. 19
    18 - Bois de Iles
    17 - Allure Homme (and variations)
    16 - No. 5
    16 - Cuir de Russie
    15 - Chanel Pour Monsieur (Concentree)
    15 - Platinum Egoiste
    14 - Coco
    12 - Coco Mademoiselle
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler, long I stood and looked down one as far as I could to where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, ...... I shall be telling this with a sigh somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost

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