They're two entirely different scents, there's nothing to compare but the name.
Which do you prefer?
Last edited by afraafra; 1st August 2008 at 03:34 PM.
PE, without a doubt. Wearing it right now.
"As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round."
I prefer Egoiste Concentree
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I prefer and really got to like egoiste. Using the egoiste concentree though.
PE is good but I say Egoiste is far better,
There's something about the dominant spice note in Egoiste - nutmegish - that doesn't mesh with me.
Thus, Platinum gets my vote.
I love the original. Rosewood, spices and a lovely oriental base. IMO, the Platinum version has nothing to do with the original; it's way too mainstream.
Last edited by Kevin Guyer; 1st August 2008 at 04:30 PM.
They're two totally different beasts.
I'd take Egoiste.
I voted for Platinum Egoiste.
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My vote is for Egoiste.
I love Jasmine.
They both get sour and sweaty on me.
I don't understand why people like this so much...
Because when I smell it on other people, it also smells sweaty.
212 Men by Caroline Herrera does the same thing to me.
Egoiste is the better / more interesting scent... Platinum Egoiste is more versatile though...
Platinum Egoiste for me.. The other is too stuffy
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I got both, but Egoiste would be my choice, if I only can choose one. Chanel is a great house!
Égoïste, by far.
As far as I'm concerned, however, Jacques Polge could piss in a bottle, and I'd probably wear it. Well, not quite, but you get the idea...
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Platinum Egoiste by far! It is my main scent I wear and the amount of compliments I get is just unreal.
Egoiste smells like Christmas in Candyland or something, it's a heavy scent that reminds me of gingerbread cookies.
Although both are nice scents to me, Egoiste is the clear winner.
I`ve got both but if i had to choose one it would be Egoiste.
Only tried PE so far, and that was only off a paper strip. I wasn't blown away, but I rarely am when smelling something that isn't on me.
I wear both, but Platinum Egoiste is my preferred fragrance by a country mile. As someone else said, it's more versatile - and woman always remark on it when I wear it, which they have never done when I've worn Egoiste.
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Except for the sweetness and the name, there's nothing in common between the two - as many others have pointed before me.
PE is more versatile, I agree, but the original is so much more interesting. I owned PE for a while but I got bored with it and swapped it away - instead I got myself a bottle of Egoiste, which I think is a keeper.
PE because I draw the line at smelling like flowers.
Egoiste is the scent for me......absolutely adore it. Platinum is totally different to the original. I think Chanel should remove Egoiste Platinum from the bottle and market it as Platinum. The two scents are not similar at all.