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  • Burberry London for Men (2006)

    20 29.41%
  • Envy for Men by Gucci (1998)

    6 8.82%
  • Gucci pour Homme (2003)

    4 5.88%
  • Dior Homme (2005)

    16 23.53%
  • Dior Homme Intense (2007)

    7 10.29%
  • L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme (2004)

    15 22.06%
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  1. #1

    Question Best winter for daily wear

    Hi all!
    I am thinking of buying a fragrance suitable for daily wear in my workplace during the winter.
    I work with many people, most of them young women, usually with formal or semi-formal wear,
    Im 27 years old.
    I already have (for winter) Terre d Hermes, 212 men, A*men, Rive gauche, Egoiste and Pure malt is not available in my country.
    So what would you choose (from this list) as the best fragrance for winter?


    Burberry London for Men (2006)
    Envy for Men by Gucci (1998)
    Gucci pour Homme (2003)
    Dior Homme (2005)
    Dior Homme Intense (2007)
    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme (2004)

    Thanks in advance

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    Default Re: Best winter for daily wear

    Gucci pour Homme

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    Burberry london, it has class, elegance, maturity , projection , durability and is reasonably priced. Only burberry i really care for.

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    I wore a lot, and I mean a LOT of Burberry London this winter. Last time I wore it though I found it too sweet, I think I wore it too many times and need a break from it.

    Personally I reserve Envy for special occasions, as it gives off a VERY sophisticated/formal vibe.

    Gucci Pour Homme is great, although a little unsafe IMO since it smells quite similar to pencils.

    Not a huge fan of Dior Homme, too powdery and a little TOO feminine.

    I got L'Instant sometime last week and I love it. It's spicy, gourmand, delicious but it's not an overpowering gourmand like A*Men, it's great.

    Outta those listed...I would say it's between London and L'Instant. Depends what kind of sweetness you want - London = smoky cherry, L'instant = spicy chocolate.

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    london has a tobacco, leather and wine type of smell. mature but also smells like the gingerbread man. strange but it works and i think it is a nice frag

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smeghead View Post
    Outta those listed...I would say it's between London and L'Instant. Depends what kind of sweetness you want - London = smoky cherry, L'instant = spicy chocolate.
    Thank you for sharing your thoughts (DaividBond and Hednic too)

    I tested Burberry London a few days ago and i smell cinnamon, pepper and wine. Nice frag, although it doesn´t snow here and you can't get less than 35ºF (2º C) in where I live.

    I didnt smell L'instant yet. So alredy having A*men it is bottle worthy?

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    I'd have to say Burberry London. I own most of the others, and have sampled the other few and they get much more use as evening scents as opposed to daily wear. Runner-up would get Gucci Pour Homme, which I do wear as my scent of the day fairly often, but I feel it'd get on my nerves if it were part of a smaller rotation.
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    Default Re: Best winter for daily wear

    1) Gucci pour Homme
    2) Dior Homme Intense
    3) Dior Homme
    4) L'instant pour Homme
    5) Envy for Men
    6) London for Men
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    Dior HOMME INTENSE & L´Instant pour Homme

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    Guerlain L'Instant pour Homme, but only by the slimmest of margins. The two Diors are very close runners up. Only reason I didn't pick them as #1 and #2 - they strike me as a little more spring-ish - a little sweeter in a floral sense. The cocoa in L'Instant hits me as more early and mid-winter, like something you'd wear to Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. The others are legit choices too. Overall, a tough call.

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    I have to try l'instant !!!!!!!
    Thanks again for the feedback.

  12. #12

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    All of those are evening frags IMHO, I blindly picked, it turned out Envy...

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    For me, it was a very close battle between Gucci Envy and Burberry London, both project stunningly during cold weather

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    For me, it was a very close battle between Gucci Envy and Burberry London, both project stunningly during cold weather
    Totally agree.

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    I've really only tried London out of these, and to me it's everything that Winter represents.

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    Gucci Pour Homme, definitely!

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    After smell Dior homme, dior homme intense, nice, but the lipstick smell......... I could not find the gucci´s
    I finally bought L Instant EDT and it smells fantastic, can´t wait to wear it!!!!

    Thanks for the opinions

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    You should also consider taking a look at the original John Varvatos, which works beautifully as a winter scent.

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    I think Lacoste Pour Homme is a great scent for warmer or colder months. It's very versatile in my opinion.
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    Default Re: Best winter for daily wear

    Burberry London
    Gucci Envy
    Dior Homme

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    Congrats on your new buy . I voted L'Instant too because I think it suits your needs best..


    Envy is nice but I think its too bold/macho for daily and formal wear.

    Dior is good too but its not for everyone.


    I have no experience with Gucci PH and London yet.

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    That's a tough one for me because you listed three - Gucci PH, Envy and L'Instant PH - that I love. I'd have to say L'Instant, simply because I prefer it over the others. I wear it and Envy comfortably all year round. Gucci PH is too heavy for me in warm weather, and actually smells different to me in warm weather than it does in cold.

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    I will go for Envy because more oriental and the drydown not heavy as Gucci PH... Envy work great and not overhelm for daily wear in cold or hot weather

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    From this list L'Instant though I'd highly recommend sampling Penhaligon's Endymion too.

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