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    Default Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    Mine is Allure Homme.

    Top Notes: Mandarin, Begamot, Coriander

    Middle Notes: Pepper

    Base Notes: Cedar, Vetiver, Tonka Bean

    Allure Homme is very elegant, love it !!

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    Default Re: Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    From the standard line, probably Antaeus... but you can't beat Coromandel and Sycomore from the Exclusifs. In fact nearly all of the Exclusifs are unisex - Bois des Iles, Cuir de Russie, 31 Rue Cambon, Eau de Cologne and 28 La Pausa are all great choices. It's pretty rare when a house has such an overwhelming number of high-quality, wearable fragrance.

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    Pour Monsieur is my first choice. I like Allure Edition Blanche, too.

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    I always liked the Egoiste Platinum. It has this dry woody note that I like alot.

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    Égoïste
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    Egoiste Concentree.
    Spring/Summer Wardrobe: vetiver extraordinaire, rose 31, terre d'hermes!

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    I have yet to try PM and concentree
    but for now
    Antaeus
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    Pour Monsieur & Antaeus for a tie

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    Pour Monsieur Concentree.


    will try Pour Monsieur soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by supracuhz View Post
    Egoiste Concentree.
    Now you're talking my language. Egoiste Concentree trounces the others.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thebeck View Post
    Now you're talking my language. Egoiste Concentree trounces the others.
    Yea, and I swapped it blind, of all things.

    It is currently my favorite. This thing is a beauty, too bad it is hard to find as hell.
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    Default Re: Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    I do not know what is with Allure but women love it.
    I think mine will be Egoiste Platinum
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    Antaeus with AHEB as a strong second.

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    Allure Homme Blanche is very nice...the regular allure is a runner up...followed by the lighter Allure sport.

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    Antaeus

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    Egoiste has been my favourite since I got a sample in a trade (thanks bbBD!) but I've recently fallen for Pour Monsieur. Shame it doesn't last

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    Cuir de Russie
    Bois des Iles
    Pour Monsieur (1955)
    Antaeus
    Egoiste
    Sycomore
    .... all masterworks!

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    If I had to pick one it would be Pour Monsieur. The funny thing though is that I don't really like any of the Chanel frags I've tested.

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    Default Re: Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    Egoiste first
    Antaeus second

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    I like most of them, but if i ever have to choose only one, i'd choose Égoïste.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sables View Post
    Cuir de Russie
    Bois des Iles
    Pour Monsieur (1955)
    Antaeus
    Egoiste
    Sycomore
    .... all masterworks!
    Ditto, I was going to list the same five six fragrances!

    I love them all, but I love Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955) just a little bit more.
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    Default Re: Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    Simple....Egoiste!
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    They're an Evil Drug to Make You Lose Your Mind --- Dio

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    I'm with Ruggles on this one, Allure Edition Blanche.

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    Antaeus

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    Quote Originally Posted by tigrushka View Post
    Égoïste
    By far, my favorite, too!

    (The Platinum version seems a bit more sparklier and not as intense as Egoiste.)

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    If I had to have one I'd have Antaeus, as my brothers above have picked.
    That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.

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    I like no Chanels frags to this point, hopefully Sycomore can change that, when I get the chance to sniff it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jathanas View Post
    Pour Monsieur & Antaeus for a tie

    You took the words right out of my mouth!!!!

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    Default Re: Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    I haven't tried any of the Exclusifs but of the originals: Egoiste and Antaeus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strollyourlobster View Post
    Antaeus
    Antaeus !! very good !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jathanas View Post
    Pour Monsieur & Antaeus for a tie
    Pour Monsieur ???? MmMmM...

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    Egoiste Platinum

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    Quote Originally Posted by tigrushka View Post
    Égoïste
    I have not smelled Egoiste

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    Egoiste, then Allure Edition Blanche
    Evenstar

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    Mine is Antaeus, closely followed by Pour Monsieur.

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    Pour Monsieur. Wish it would last longer on the skin..

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    Egoiste Platinum trounces Egoiste (I have both).

    Platinum reduces women's knees to water when I wear it. I feel pretty damned sexy wearing it too.

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    Antaeus is great !!

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    Antaeus. Allure is 2nd

    Egoiste I can't stand on myself, but I like the smell of it when others wear it.
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    Default Re: Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    Allure Sport.

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    Default Re: Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    sycomore

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    Egoiste
    Bois des Iles
    Cuir de Russie
    Coromandel

    I need to sample PM and Anteus one of these days...

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    Default Re: Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    Allure Homme Edition Blanche is stealing my heart from Chanel Allure Homme Sport Cologne and the original Allure Homme. I do love Platinum Egoiste, but mostly for special occasions. I really do need to sample the Exclusifs series...
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    As I could not say Cuir de Russie (my fav!) is definitely masculine, so I choose Sycomore from Exclusifs and Antaeus from regular line.
    Vetiver The Great!!!

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    I can't be without any of these Chanels
    Antaeus
    Egoiste Concentree
    Allure homme Edition Blanche

    To a lesser extent, I still love
    Allure Homme
    Allure Homme Sport
    Platinum Egoiste

    I would love to try these
    Boise de Iles
    Bois Noir

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    Good: Egoiste

    Gooder: Antaeus, Pour Monsieur Concentree, Sycomore

    Goodest: Pour Monsieur (1955)
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    Platinum Egoiste is my favorite scent from Chanel. I like all the others too but this one smells like money and so refreshing.
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    2. A*Men Pure Malt
    3. L'instant Extreme
    4. Nasomatto Duro
    5. CDG - Kyoto

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    Platinum Egoiste, tried it when I was very young on the advice of an "older" lady I was trying to impress. Didn't like it on my young skin. Now that im a little older I love this stuff.

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    Although I don't own any Chanel at this point in time, I did wear both Allure Homme and Platinum Egoiste each for a few years and find it hard to choose one over the other. Should my arm be twisted, I'd probably say Allure Homme.
    As much as I like Pour Monsieur and Antaeus, they both give me headaches these days :-(
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    Quote Originally Posted by Snafoo View Post
    Good: Egoiste

    Gooder: Antaeus, Pour Monsieur Concentree, Sycomore

    Goodest: Pour Monsieur (1955)
    I concur.

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    Default Re: Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    When I started here on BN I hated most Chanel fragrances.

    I fell in love last year with Egoiste. This year, it was Sycomore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moon_fish View Post
    as i could not say cuir de russie (my fav!) is definitely masculine, so i choose sycomore from exclusifs and antaeus from regular line.
    idem!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    When I started here on BN I hated most Chanel fragrances.

    I fell in love last year with Egoiste. This year, it was Sycomore.
    10,000 WHAT AN ACHIEVEMENT! And all well considered comments that make scents! Congratulations Mike!

    Also, 28 La Pausa is a very fine Chanel that I am enjoying most right now!

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    Default Re: Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    Antaeus
    pour Monsieur
    Egoiste

    Did not have the chance of trying the Excusif line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by richard d View Post
    sycomore
    Yup. It was love at first sniff...for both me and my lady.

    I also love that it comes in a big, solid, unpretentious bottle. The magnetic cap is an interesting touch, too.

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    Egoiste is amazing!
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    Egoiste
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