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    name the best Givenchy cologne for men in your opinion

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    Gentleman

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    This is a pretty unremarkable house. I haven't found anything by them that I want to wear.

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    Monsieur and Gentleman.

    Edit: Both in their vintage versions - they have been reduced in their complexity.
    Last edited by Pollux; 27th June 2010 at 02:04 PM.

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    Gentleman and Insense
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    I have a big bottle of Givenchy Blue Label that I like quite a bit.

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    Vetyver - by far.............
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    Vintage Gentleman.

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    It would be a toss-up between Vetyver and Insensé were it not for Givenchy III, which narrowly edges both of them out as my favorite from the house. (I don't care whether they market it as a "men's" scent or not.)

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    Insense.

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    Insense

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    I've only tried Monsieur Mythical (re-release) and I love it.

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    Vintage Gentleman and Insensé are amazing.
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    I am supposed to like my vintage Gentleman best. But I love my Pi Neo. It's like a sickness. I can't help myself. I could be loving an amazing classic, but I succumb to the urge for a roll in the hay with a woody/aquatic/spicy/vanilla/musk scent. I need fragrance rehab!
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    Play Intense. I'm addicted.
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    I don't know about a favorite but I have to stick up for Xeryus. It hasn't been spoken for yet and is a fantastic scent.
    That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.

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    Vintage Gentleman
    Vintage III
    Vetyver
    Vintage Insense

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    3 and gentleman. vetiver and insense are great too. i've smelled them all in vintage and in the new edition, except insense. how does the new insense compare to the old? i only know the vintage version.

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    Vetyver
    Monsieur Givenchy
    Insense
    Greenergy
    Xereus
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    Vetyver.

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    So far, Monsieur, but still looking forward to test Vetyver
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    Gentleman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vulcan View Post
    This is a pretty unremarkable house. I haven't found anything by them that I want to wear.
    Wow ... it is one of my favourite houses!

    Xeryus Rouge is easily their best frag for men
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    Default Re: What Givenchy cologne you think is the best?

    No single best as far as I'm concerned as it all depends on style/genre.

    My top 3 choices for Men:-

    Gentleman
    Vetyver
    Xeryus Rouge

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    Default Re: What Givenchy cologne you think is the best?

    Vintage Gentleman - a paragon of blending
    Vetyver - one of the best vetivers
    Vintage III - but I never wear it
    Insense - excellent, but suffers from the tiresome affability of spices
    Monsieur - newer stuff is more detergent-like with cheaper citrus and less animalic base ingredients (which used to give it more smoothness).
    Last edited by pluran; 27th June 2010 at 01:26 PM.

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    Default Re: What Givenchy cologne you think is the best?

    Vintage Gentleman

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    I would add vintage gentleman as well along with play intense. How could I forget VG; its the best p.patch around!
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    I cannot seem to generate a viable interest in most of the aforementioned releases. I do however have a few bottles of Vintage Gentlemen because it's excellent.

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    Vetyver

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    Pi, especially the edp edition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DustB View Post
    I don't know about a favorite but I have to stick up for Xeryus. It hasn't been spoken for yet and is a fantastic scent.
    Agreed, as it's one of the few scents I've bought a backup for... and the Art Deco bottle is cool.

    I've tried Gentleman. At first it's great, but after a few short hours that patchouli overpowers the civet and it becomes a "scrubber" for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Vetyver - by far.............
    I agree. I didn't like it at first, but it certainly wasn't because it wasn't good, it's just VERY unique in the world of vetivers, very nutty and smoky, and not as fresh or grassy as one would expect. It deserves to be considered among the few best vetivers out there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dreamchaser View Post
    Pi, especially the edp edition.
    I was gonna post this exact thing .
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    Another vote for vintage Gentleman. The current is pretty good still, but I'd buy the vintage if I could choose. Givenchy III is also very good, but it is discontinued and not those most available.

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    Xeryus!
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    Another vote for Vetyver!
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    Default Re: What Givenchy cologne you think is the best?

    Gnetleman, Pi and Xeryus Rouge

    Gentleman is great fragrance, but not quite my cup of tea, at least not yet.
    Last edited by Zgb; 28th June 2010 at 01:22 PM.

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    Insense, Gentleman, Monsieur de Givenchy and Vetyver
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    I need to explore more of this house, but so far my vote would be for Gentleman.

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    Jumping on the (vintage) Gentleman love train.
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    I never smelled the vintage Gentleman, but the new one is magnificent (the vintage from all accounts must have been awesome).
    + 1 for Gentleman.

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    Blue Label, Monsieur de Givenchy and Vetyver IMHO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pollux View Post
    Monsieur and Gentleman.

    Edit: Both in their vintage versions - they have been reduced in their complexity.
    I agree!!!!

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    Xeryus Rouge

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