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    Question Chanel Antaeus Question(s)

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    How does it smell ?
    How much does it last ?
    How many sprays should you use ?
    The vintage Antaeus compared to the reformulation. Which one is better ?
    Is this your favourite male Chanel ?
    Your rating for it (1 to 10)

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    You know, you already have more than a hundred opinions in the link in your post...

    Last edited by tott; 16th March 2010 at 03:25 PM.

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    Jimi- this one has been beaten to death. In addition to the many, many reviews, the "similar threads" box at bottom of page brings up tons of discussions.

    It's not super pricey. Sample for yourself and don't get hung up on the reformulation issue.
    Last edited by StylinLA; 16th March 2010 at 03:11 PM.

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    It's most definately not for 14 year olds!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Le Grand Duc View Post
    It's most definately not for 14 year olds!
    That's what makes me buy it

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    Paco Sweet thinks it's a masterpiece, IIRC, so that should hold a lot of weight here. Seriously now, perceptions can change over time. I liked it at first but now I'm not so sure (vintage formulation). I don't ever find myself itching to wear it, and that's a bad sign, because I even feel like that about my "super cheapos" at least once a month, usually. It does seem like it's got quality ingredients that are blended nicely, but it may be that it's one of those "I want to smell like a man" frags, which I generally do not like, because they are mostly for other people, rather than the wearer. I will give it a little more time before deciding if I want to swap or sell it.
    Last edited by Bigsly; 16th March 2010 at 07:18 PM.

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    do not wear Vintage Antaeus, until your at least 20, trust me.
    as for the new stuff, its fine as long as you don't spray more than 3-4 sprays over your body
    its pretty much a masculine floral with leather and beeswax (smells alot better than it sounds)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimi Hendrix View Post
    That's what makes me buy it
    Sample it first, maybe you think it'll make you feel grown up
    or something, but I'm sure you will think it smells grandpa'ish!

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    There's no reason to put on an age limit on fragrances. Some people like heavier scents, some people like lighter. I don't see why Antaeus (vintage or reformulated) would be wrong for a teen. You might argue that heavier scents require a bit more maturity and sophistication, but I say either you have it or you don't. Regardless of chronological age.

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    Default Re: Chanel Antaeus Question(s)

    Like Le Male or A*men would smell strange on an 80 year old,
    so would Antaeus smell off on a teen ...

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    I wouldn't be surprised if someone older happened to be wearing a modern scent. Why shouldn't they? Why would it be inappropriate...?

    I can certainly understand why someone would be wise to dress age-appropriate, but not why they should smell age-appropriate. Whatever that is... Fragrance doesn't define us in the same direct way as our appearance does.
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    I believe that each person embodies a fragrance (or a few), you just naturally think of an individual when you smell the fragrance, because it reflects a characteristic or feeling they emit when your around them.
    its a journey, and I have yet to find this fragrance!
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    I guess so, I still think Jimi should test it first.
    Antaeus has a huge fanbase, sure, but there
    is also a huge group who dislike it very much.
    It smells like an old man, to me if not else,
    and very, very out-dated!

    But hey, to each his own!

    And who am I to speak? I wear more female
    scents, than male ...
    Last edited by Le Grand Duc; 16th March 2010 at 10:03 PM.

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    Default Re: Chanel Antaeus Question(s)

    I've been wearing Antaeus for the past 4 days. It's warm, dark and wonderful. Way more approachable than Kouros.

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