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    Default JPG Le Male or PR 1 Million?

    Jean Paul Gaultier's Le Male and Paco Rabanne's 1 Million are 2 of my favourites, they're both really sweet, rich and long lasting, great for fall and winter wear. But I currently only own Le Male, not 1 Million - I find it really quite expensive!

    Which of the 2 do you prefere? If I have La Male already, is 1 Million still worth getting? Out of my collection, the sweet fragrance I have Body Kouros, A*Men and Joop Homme also.

    I'm in college btw.

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    Hmm...I'm starting to think that 1 Million is getting the new Le Male over here actually. It's selling like crazy over here and I seem to smell it quite often.

    Out of those 2, I'd probably go with 1 Million, just because Le Male is so played out (I still like it though).

    But you might wanna check out Rochas Man or Dior Homme Intense, also great sweet frags, and more versatile imo.

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    I'd go for the 1 Million just based on the bottle alone. 1 Million is a gold bar and Le Male is an almost naked man. I'll take the gold bar, thanks. Why couldn't they have put the Le Male in a naked woman bottle? Would have been a better choice... I won't even consider buying the Le Male because of it.
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    Both colognes are uniquely superb in their own right... I have both and I think both are too good for you to only have one or the other. If 1 Million is one of your favourites along with Le Male, I don't there should be any hesitation to buy 1 Million too... you'll keep kicking yourself if you don't buy 1 Million - its certainly worth the money!

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    Which of the 2 last longer on your skin?

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    Default Re: JPG Le Male or PR 1 Million?

    Quote Originally Posted by Handsome Toad View Post
    I'd go for the 1 Million just based on the bottle alone. 1 Million is a gold bar and Le Male is an almost naked man. I'll take the gold bar, thanks. Why couldn't they have put the Le Male in a naked woman bottle? Would have been a better choice... I won't even consider buying the Le Male because of it.
    That is quite possibly the stupidest reason not to buy a fragrance. Unless you have all your bottles out in a full display, then you see the bottle for about 5 seconds while you pick it up, give yourself 2-3 sprays and put it back into wherever you store it. Fragrances are about the juice, not the bottle. The bottles are a bonus; you don't go around with the bottle taped to your head, do you? No, you spray the juice inside the bottle to make yourself smell nice.

    Even if you do display your bottles out in the open, are you so immature that you think "lol ew naked man thats so gay"?

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    1 million is way to popular where I'm from. I have Le Male and am quite satisfied with it, so are girls And to others that hate that bottle - you wear a scent it contains, not the bottle.
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    I would have to go with 1 Million. I LOVE the entire fragrance from start to finish...and the gold bar is really nice.

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    Default Re: JPG Le Male or PR 1 Million?

    Quote Originally Posted by Handsome Toad View Post
    I'd go for the 1 Million just based on the bottle alone. 1 Million is a gold bar and Le Male is an almost naked man. I'll take the gold bar, thanks. Why couldn't they have put the Le Male in a naked woman bottle? Would have been a better choice... I won't even consider buying the Le Male because of it.
    Quote Originally Posted by Smeghead View Post
    That is quite possibly the stupidest reason not to buy a fragrance. Unless you have all your bottles out in a full display, then you see the bottle for about 5 seconds while you pick it up, give yourself 2-3 sprays and put it back into wherever you store it. Fragrances are about the juice, not the bottle. The bottles are a bonus; you don't go around with the bottle taped to your head, do you? No, you spray the juice inside the bottle to make yourself smell nice.

    Even if you do display your bottles out in the open, are you so immature that you think "lol ew naked man thats so gay"?
    I would go with Le Male because I think it smells better - plus I prefer naked men.
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    I prefer the Le Male bottle and the smell of 1 Million.

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    Le Male for me is the better frag as I find 1 Million only slightly more interesting than the average generic sweet frag. As your preference is for sweet frag I say go ahead and get 1 Million.

    Le Male lasts much longer with better sillage than 1 Million through my own personal experience.
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    Default Re: JPG Le Male or PR 1 Million?

    I prefer Le Male for its fragrance. Could care less about the bottle.

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    Hmm.. perhaps I've just been smelling Le Male for too many years on too many people so I have scent fatigue. I'm pretty sick of it really. It seems like everyone wears it around here, whereas no one wears 1 million where I live, so it is much more interesting to me.

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    I like Le Male better, but find 1 Million a long lasting sweet fragrance, which is similar to Diesel Fuel for Life. If you haven't tried the Diesel, you should try and see if you like it? It's cheaper than 1 Million though.
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    1 Million didn't impress me. It struck me as a lighter version of Cool Waters. Perhaps I need to try it again, because it didn't seem sweet at all.
    JPG all the way.

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    Le Male............and Fuel for Life for example

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    I would go with Le Male because I think it smells better - plus I prefer naked men.
    I adore the Le Male bottle...and heartily agree with petruccijc--it smells better! ;D
    You need to understand the fashion design house of Gaultier...and its take on masculinity/femininity/aesthetics. (I adored the launch ads of Fleur du Male...a teasing ad of an attractive man in a perfumed bath with white rose petals...)

    Fuel for Life is also a nice, sweet scent.

    Honestly, if one goes only by the marketing, I don't like the skinny dandy in the Rabanne One Million ads at all...and the gold ingot bottle is tacky...

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    What about le male vs black xs? Trying to decide on my next
    purchase.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robat19 View Post
    What about le male vs black xs? Trying to decide on my next
    purchase.
    Le Male, of course.

    Well, got a funny story. My friend wore Paco 1 Million yesterday and as he walked pass 2 aunties, one of them said...

    "What the f....! What fragrance is that? Smells so f......g horrible."

    LOL, that was really rude. She said loud enough that my friend heard it clear.
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    Default Re: JPG Le Male or PR 1 Million?

    I prefer Le Male, both the bottle and the scent. One Million smells very decent actually, in fact it is above average, but the bottle looks cheap. I don't consider one million a breakthrough scent, purely based on personal taste; Le Male however common or passe, is/was a contemporary/modern classic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrclmind View Post
    Hmm.. perhaps I've just been smelling Le Male for too many years on too many people so I have scent fatigue. I'm pretty sick of it really. It seems like everyone wears it around here, whereas no one wears 1 million where I live, so it is much more interesting to me.
    in Balkan region 1 million is way more popular, can't remember if I smelled Le Male on anyone. Joop! Homme gets by a lot also, Armani Code no need to mention. Hugo Boss...ugh

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    Quote Originally Posted by Handsome Toad View Post
    I'd go for the 1 Million just based on the bottle alone. 1 Million is a gold bar and Le Male is an almost naked man. I'll take the gold bar, thanks. Why couldn't they have put the Le Male in a naked woman bottle? Would have been a better choice... I won't even consider buying the Le Male because of it.
    I noticed somebody has already commented on this, but seriously, cologne is purely and simply for smelling nice, why should it matter what the container looks like?

    Your avatar would indicate your a fully grown man, but that comment was something i'd expect to hear from a prepubescent!

    I own le male as well as many other frags, including 1 called 'very sexy for him', the name may suck but if the juice smells good i'll buy it!
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    ^I do get an impression that Handsome toad's comments were made purely tongue in cheek/in jest!
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    If that's the case, i apologise!

    It's harder to tell if someone is being serious when your reading txt as opposed to face to face conversation!
    Seemed genuine to me =P
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    Quote Originally Posted by Le_Male View Post
    If that's the case, i apologise!

    It's harder to tell if someone is being serious when your reading txt as opposed to face to face conversation!
    Seemed genuine to me =P
    seemed real to me too...

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    Default Re: JPG Le Male or PR 1 Million?

    1 Million is fruity, loud, and flamboyant. I only feel like wearing it if I'm going to a party or clubbing. Any other time, to me, it feels out of place. Le Male, to my recollection, sure, it's a little brash with it's orange blossom synthetics, but boy does it have that sexy edge to it. That dry down is pretty impressive. My skin's able to tame this to moderate sillage, so it's just right for me. I haven't worn it in 2 years and I remembered being disappointed that this just didn't have enough pop. Looking back now, it's actually pretty nice if you get a slight hint of it in the air, instead of being abused by the masses.

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    If I'm honest, neither, I think they're both ghastly.
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    There is 1 million people wearing 1 million from PR ( especialy in Balkan ) .. Le Male would be my choice always , there are many many reasons in my eyes

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    Quote Originally Posted by robat19 View Post
    What about le male vs black xs? Trying to decide on my next
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    I had Black XS and I have Le Male...............IMO and experience...........Le Male by far

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    Quote Originally Posted by Handsome Toad View Post
    I'd go for the 1 Million just based on the bottle alone. 1 Million is a gold bar and Le Male is an almost naked man. I'll take the gold bar, thanks. Why couldn't they have put the Le Male in a naked woman bottle? Would have been a better choice... I won't even consider buying the Le Male because of it.
    Wow.

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