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View Poll Results: Nicolai New York VS Amouage Dia man.

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  • Nicolai New York

    25 55.56%
  • Amouage Dia man

    20 44.44%
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  1. #1

    Default Parfumes du Nicolai New York VS Amouage Dia men.

    IMO these two fragrances are very refined, classy, and elegant. New York is very close to be my "holy grail" fragrance, and the price is much better than the Amouage. I tried Dia man for the first time today, and I`m impressed. It smells like a rich person! Which one do you prefer, and why?

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    I have both. I find Dia preferable. I find it smells richer and more refined with better longevity than New York on me.

    New York is fine scent, I just don't like it as much as Dia Man.

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    They're both among my very favorites. New York gets the nod for being more original and complex. There's something magical about its progression.
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    Top-to-bottom, New York is probably my favorite fragrance. Dia, though excellent, gave me a splitting headache the last time I wore it.

    I did not realize this when sampling both in cooler weather but both have vetiver-prominent drydowns on my skin.

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    Default Re: Parfumes du Nicolai New York VS Amouage Dia men.

    I honestly cannot pick, as these are perhaps my top two. Maybe, I like the Silver cologne a touch more, which might lead me to New York.

    ave you compared vintage New York to new?

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    Default Re: Parfumes du Nicolai New York VS Amouage Dia men.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hillaire View Post
    I honestly cannot pick, as these are perhaps my top two. Maybe, I like the Silver cologne a touch more, which might lead me to New York.

    ave you compared vintage New York to new?
    I didn`t know there was a vintage New York.

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    Default Re: Parfumes du Nicolai New York VS Amouage Dia men.

    Dia

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    Default Re: Parfumes du Nicolai New York VS Amouage Dia men.

    Own and love both. If I'm forced to choose - Dia by a VERY small margin.
    Last edited by JON RODGERS; 22nd May 2010 at 07:19 AM.

  9. #9

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    Someone know where to buy Amouage in Rome Italy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oslo-Fjord View Post
    Someone know where to buy Amouage in Rome Italy?
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    Default Re: Parfumes du Nicolai New York VS Amouage Dia men.

    New York, by far...........
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  12. #12

    Default Re: Parfumes du Nicolai New York VS Amouage Dia men.

    I much prefer Dia myself
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  13. #13

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    I think only the NY bottle changed- never heard about a new version.

  14. #14

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    Tough call, but for me Dia, preferably the new bottle version, that one is better,scent and longevity wise.
    Last edited by eric; 22nd May 2010 at 03:34 PM.

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    I used to prefer New York, but I think Dia may have surged slightly ahead after my last two wearings. May have to change the order of my Top 10.
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    Ok. Came back from my Rome holiday today, with a new bottle of Dia in my bag! -Very classy and luxurious stuff! I think my favourite is still New York, but Dia is very close.. Staying power could be better.

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    Default Re: Parfumes du Nicolai New York VS Amouage Dia men.

    Nicolai New York

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    It`s great if the longevity/sillage on the new bottle of Dia is better. I didn`t know they have improved it.

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    Dia by far. It is a wonderful, classy perfume. New York makes me sick to my stomach, literally. I'm not joking here, and I can understand that many people would like New York, but I have a physical reaction to this perfume that verges on repulsion, and I don't know why. Perhaps there is some ingredient in there that just does not agree with me.

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    I sampled NY recently, after swapping a bottle off several months ago, and I'm surprised at the comments here. I don't find it especially rich (compared to a frag like Shalimar Light, for example), but I did find it to be simple. It's natural enough, but there is no "magic" there for me at all. I did find the drydown a bit similar to Lalique Pour Homme (lion), EdT, but that one is more "masculine" and complex. It was also too vanillic for my current tastes. I do think it is "full" (rather than rich), and by that I mean that there may be a nice initial blast of a great blend (with lots of orange blossom) but I didn't think there were enough notes to call it rich, nor did the notes have especially interesting interplay, with little if any contrast.
    Last edited by Bigsly; 28th May 2010 at 07:36 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by imai View Post
    Wow! That`s a impressive assortment. I bought mine at Castelli, which is also very nice, with very good service.

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    I like both!
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    Default Re: Parfumes du Nicolai New York VS Amouage Dia men.

    Apples and oranges, so I can't even imagine the point of the comparison. I strongly prefer Dia, even though it's a much more costly scent.

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