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    Default Fragrances that remind you of another...

    Have you ever smelled a fragrance that instantly reminded you of another fragrance? Maybe not identical, but has similar elements.

    For example, I tested Hugo Boss Dark Blue today, and I swear it smells a lot like Lacoste Pour Homme (both of which I don't like very much).

    It also happened when I had a sniff of Givenchy Pour Homme (red bottle). It has something in it that reminds me of that vile medicinal scent that is prominent in M7, only in Givenchy PH it is more muted, but enough for me to draw a comparison.

    Anyone agree with this? And have your own to throw in?


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    Default Re: Fragrances that remind you of another...

    This sounds a little like the multiple threads on similar smelling scents
    I'll say it again anyways, most prominently, every time I spray on XS or Himalaya, I am instantly reminded of the other. Same goes for Aramis Havana and Montana (red box).

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    Default Re: Fragrances that remind you of another...

    Lacoste Land reminds me a lot of Ignis by Omar Sharif

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    Default Re: Fragrances that remind you of another...

    Salvador Dali's Black Sun smells like a drier & sweeter version of Armani Code.
    And the drydown from Givenchy Gentleman is very much like that of Azzaro pour homme.
    To my nose at least.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that remind you of another...

    When I wear Hermes Rocobar it reminds me of Guerlain Heritage. Although not the same ingredients, somewhat similar, yet I still prefer Heritage.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that remind you of another...

    some from top of my head...

    Cartier Decalaration has some in common with > ST Dupont PH which in turn has some in common with Sean John Unforgivable which in a way would remind one of Creed Millesime Imeprial.
    DKNY Black CAshmere has some in common with Costes by Hotel Costes which in tun bears a distant resembalance to Miller et Betaux' Spiritus Land #2
    Man.Aubusson smells like Nikos Sculpture
    Capucci Punjab and Nina Ricci Phileas has some in common
    Lubins Le Vetyver would remind one of Guerlains Vetiver
    Giorgio for men would remind one of Givenchy gentleman which in turn would remind one of Parfumerie Generales Corps et Ames
    Tom Ford Noir de Noir would remind one of a softer version of Montale Black Oudh..
    Tom Fords Moss Breches smells some like Van Cleef & Arpels Ph
    Guetlains Heritage EDP would remind one of Serge Lutens Arabie and Pd' Empires Ambre russe
    CDG Zagorsk resembles Villoresi Spezie
    Villoresi Garafano has some in common with MPG's Secret Melange
    CDG Hinoki has some in common with Durbano's Black Tourmaline & Gucci Pour homme
    Sonoma Scent Studio's Fireside Intense smells like Gucci ph Intense and is distantly comparable to Tauers Lone Star Memories

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    Default Re: Fragrances that remind you of another...

    Quote Originally Posted by big punisher View Post
    roflmao + 12

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    Default Re: Fragrances that remind you of another...

    I tried Creed Original Vetiver for the first time today. The first hour it smelled exactly like Chanel Allure Homme Sport Cologne (except that the Chanel won't last that long).

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    Default Re: Fragrances that remind you of another...

    There is a certain similarity between Chanel pour Monsieur and Ungaro II.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that remind you of another...

    Escada Pour homme -> Rive Gauche.
    But maybe that's just me.
    LF: CAP/LID for Creed Original vetiver and Creed Millesime Imperiale, 75ml. Please pm me.. Thanks!

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