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    Default Vetiver 46 smells alot like Rose 31...Do all LeLabos smell alike??

    Ive been comparing the two and I love them both. Very amazing scents with strong sillage, quality is astounding, and evertime I wear it I (literally) get a compliment but do I like the Vetiver because its so simlar to Rose 31. I do remember trying their patchoulli and saying "there's a common theme here what is it?" Anyone else experience this with Le Labo.
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    Default Re: Vetiver 46 smells alot like Rose 31...Do all LeLabos smell alike??

    Rose 31 smells like pepper with a touch of rose, and Vetiver 46 is incense with vetiver underneath. I don't find them too much alike at all other than having 'sharp' dominant notes. The commonality is that the Le Labos don't necessarily smell like the note they are named after, especially not Patchouli 24. Aldehyde 44 is only mildly aldehydic. Gaiac 10 is amazing, but I don't know how much of a true gaiac note it contains (I've never smelled pure gaiac), but I don't think it's a lot.

    Iris, Labdanum, and Vanille do smell like their names... the others I haven't tried, but that LS sample pack is on the way. Among the many I've tried none of them smell particularly alike.

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    Default Re: Vetiver 46 smells alot like Rose 31...Do all LeLabos smell alike??

    I don't think V46 smells like R31. I don't think any of the LL line smell alike.

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    Default Re: Vetiver 46 smells alot like Rose 31...Do all LeLabos smell alike??

    Vetiver 46 and Rose 31 don't have any similarities to my nose, Maybe your samples got diluted?

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    Default Re: Vetiver 46 smells alot like Rose 31...Do all LeLabos smell alike??

    They're not Perfumed Court samples are they? I got a few from them that were mislabeled.

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    Default Re: Vetiver 46 smells alot like Rose 31...Do all LeLabos smell alike??

    No resemblance whatsoever.
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    Default Re: Vetiver 46 smells alot like Rose 31...Do all LeLabos smell alike??

    I feel ya! Incense! I've always thought those two were similar somehow.

    Patchouli 24 is neither a female scent nor a patchouli scent.... and it isn't anything like those other two.

    The only other one I've tried is Oud 27, and I didn't find it similar at all to the incensy rose and vetiver.
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    Default Re: Vetiver 46 smells alot like Rose 31...Do all LeLabos smell alike??

    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    I don't think V46 smells like R31. I don't think any of the LL line smell alike.
    +1.

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