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  • Body Kouros

    49 54.44%
  • Bvlgari Black

    41 45.56%
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    Default Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Which do you prefer and why? They're both urban, sexy and sweet with a vanilla tinge
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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    I think Bvlgari Black is more interesting, but Body Kouros is much more wearable.

    Black will get you confused glances, Kouros will get you touched.
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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Wow. This one is a tie for me. Can't pick one over the other. Kind of both live in the same place for me.

    I guess Black is a bit more of a classic; BK a bit more modern.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Bvlgari Black.

    If you define chic as something that doesn't incommode others but within that can be as weird as it wants....that's Black. That's probably why Bono wears it. Beyond that, it's just a hell of a fragrance who's quality is best understood by smelling it on others

    It's a decent fragrance for sure, but he blunt cotton candy radiance of Body Kouros become
    tiresome fairly rapidly, and there's definitely nothing mysterious (nor particularly urban) about it.
    Last edited by pluran; 28th August 2010 at 01:16 PM.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Quote Originally Posted by Master-Classter View Post
    I think Bvlgari Black is more interesting, but Body Kouros is much more wearable.

    Black will get you confused glances, Kouros will get you touched.
    1+ Whatever this man said

    My vote goes for Black

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    Quote Originally Posted by Master-Classter View Post
    I think Bvlgari Black is more interesting, but Body Kouros is much more wearable.

    Black will get you confused glances, Kouros will get you touched.
    +2. Black is better.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Voted for Bvgari Black.

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    I voted for body kouros although black is good too. Its really a toss up.
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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    I don't get Black. Some rubber and a tiny bit of vanilla.

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    Bvlgari Black is nice, but it's one of those "unstable" fragrances that smell significantly different on me every time I put them on. Body Kouros is not as an interesting of a scent, but it's still sexy, strong and lasts very well compared to Bvlgari black. I would say Body Kouros wins in every category, except originality I guess. That is not to say Body Kouros is generic, or Bvlgari black smells better than it in anyway, it's just something hard to compare to many other fragrances, it doesn't even smell the same everytime I put it on as I said.

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    I personally refer BK because the black tea accord in Black kinda gets on my nerves. Plus, Black is a "close to the skin" scent and I don't like my scent to be anything near subtle.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Quote Originally Posted by JonB View Post
    I don't get Black. Some rubber and a tiny bit of vanilla.
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    Keep a nose out for the birch tar, something vivid plush green, the smile of a big solid amber, and the bitter-dust of fresh rubber.
    Last edited by pluran; 28th July 2010 at 10:41 PM.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    I had bought Black but it smelled too feminine. Gave it to a girlfriend. Vote goes to BK.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Body Kouros!
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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Quote Originally Posted by pluran View Post
    Bvlgari Black because it smells better, more mysterious, more intelligent (it's "buzzing with brains"). And even though its design is unique in that it isn't supposed to have top notes and basenotes, Black's overall structure is on par with some of the best fragrances ever made.

    If you define chic as something that doesn't incommode others but within that can be as weird as it wants....that's Black.

    I like BK, but its blunt cotton candy radiance becomes tiresome, and there's definitely nothing mysterious about it. It can be a nice comfort type fragrance, and while I think of BK as modern, I don't really perceive it as being all that urban, or polished.

    I even find BK too sweetly non-descript / non-compelling on my girlfriend, but it makes a particularly great room spray.

    Either way, BK is a quality fragrance. One of the best of its kind. I prefer it to Guerlain's Bois d'Armenie (also by Menardo) which is similar and uses some of the finest materials available.
    this exactly. I'm a bit biased though because I can't stand unchecked sweetness.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    I prefer Bvlgari Black for most of the reasons that have already been stated.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Quote Originally Posted by blas View Post
    Body Kouros!
    +1. By a mile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JON RODGERS View Post
    +1. By a mile.
    Exactly.

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    Body Kouros

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Bulgari Black without a doubt.
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    Wow! This really IS split down the middle....my vote for Body Kouros just made it 20 to 20!

    Incidently, if this poll had been about regular Kouros vs. dog poo, I would have voted for dog poo.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Black, no contest: mysterious, urban, polished and still playfully sexy.

    Body Kouros does not work on my skin at all. I can handle the gourmand sweetness, but somehow I end up smelling a bit of baby products. I actually have an aversion to this one. For this type of scent, I much prefer Lolita Lempicka au masculin.

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    Oh yeah just tied it back up with a vote for Body Kouros. I have owned both and definitely prefer BK to Black.

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    Body Kouros is the winner for me.
    I didn't like Black in such a way that I didn't even want to test this on my skin. Smelling it on paper was enough.
    But I see Bulgari Black is a popular one on the forum, so this will get a skin test.

    I also have to add that I find Body Kouros sexy, but in a dirty way.
    It's the smell of a pimp or a "player".

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    Bvlgari Black for me.....Gary

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    I enjoy both of them, Here are my opinions:


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    Body Kouros for me! It was my signature scent many years ago and I really like(d) it. Like it still. Very enjoyable soft, warm, sexy smell and nice memories...
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    I voted for BK as I find BB hard to detect after a few hours.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Black!

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    Bulgari - Black
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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    The rubber note that Bvlgari Black has, never sat well with me, however, time I tried Bvlgari Black was quite long ago when I was less experienced, or to be more correct - inexperienced whatsoever, thus mayhaps this time my opinion might change as it has changed about Fahrenheit.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Quote Originally Posted by Dennard View Post
    I prefer Bvlgari Black for most of the reasons that have already been stated.
    Ditto

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Out of these two, I prefer Bvlgari Black for the more complex, mature and classy edge

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    I have no use for Bulgari Black's rubber note. Body Kouros in a walk.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Battle of the Annick Menardos, I pick BK as it was my signature scent for a few years, received nothing but positive feedbacks from this one through the years.
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    Body Kouros cause it's more sexy and pleasant to me.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    Body Kouros for me. The leather note in Bvlgari Black's drydown is annoying to me.

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    Bvlgari Black by faRRRRRRRRRRRR

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    Default Re: Body Kouros Vs Bvlgari Black

    I voted for Body Kouros... Classic!

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    Black is more challenging, no doubt. My vote goes for it.

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