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  • Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    17 50.00%
  • 3rd Man

    3 8.82%
  • Both

    14 41.18%
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    Default Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    I wore Rive Gauche Pour Homme today from a sample for the first time. I thoroughly enjoyed it, so I'm thinking about buying a full bottle. The one thing which makes me think again is that Caron's 3rd Man is already on my wishlist, and they're fairly similar frags and cost about the same. So, should I get both, or just one, and if so, which?

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    If you can swing for both, get both. They're both great.

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    rive gauche is a nice purchase

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    Both are fantastic, so get both.
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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    both

  6. #6

    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    both, personally i dont see that they are similar. I have 3rd man, planning on buying rive gauche

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    If money is no object get both of them.

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    Rive Gauche is more versatile and classy imo.

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    You should get what you like, even both.

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    A Sephora's Choice. Get 'em both!
    'Those who grow too big for their pants will be exposed in the end'--anon

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    Rgph

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    not similar at all... get both.

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    I voted both only because to me, they're totally different and I would say both are worth owning. If you were to choose one, however, I would absolutely vote for the Caron. It's a masterpiece and much more of a standout scent. I think RG is great but I didn't replace my bottle when I ran out.

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    I have both and wear each occasionally, but it's difficult to suggest a choice because they seem so different to me. I guess if you like a lavender floral with some vanilla, go for the Caron; if you like anise and patchouli with a bit of sweetness, go for the Gauche. I guess I would say that the Caron is a bit more conservative than the YSL, if that makes any sense, but both are fine fragrances.

    I think you really need both.

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    They're not similar other than that they are both fougeres.

    Buy both, or else you'll never know.
    Last edited by pluran; 8th October 2010 at 06:14 AM.

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    If possible I always get both.....Gary

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    They're both inexpensive, so if you were head over heels about both, I would get both. I own 3rd Man, but if I had to choose, I would go with Rive Gauche. I NEVER wear my 3rd Man, and would actually like to get rid of it. Sometimes I feel I should just keep it just because. But, I don't wear it, and after occassional wearings, I just feel like it isn't "me".

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    You should take Rive Gauche first. It is the scent that I get the most good compliments. 3rd Man is a good scent, too. But to compare to Rive Gauche, I think Rive Gauche will be the scent that you think about first whenever you wanna smell more than good.

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    While initially I found 3rd man to be more pleasant I have quickly forgotten about it and do so after every revisit.
    Rive Gauche, however, haunted me until I owned a bottle.
    I wear I rarely but always with immense enjoyment. It's distinct.
    So I'd get the RGPH, but if you like both, get both.
    Smellin good

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    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    I'll be one who sticks up for 3rd Man alone. You've got to get only, and think of no other option. Get it exclusively or you'll be miserable for certain.
    That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.

  21. #21

    Default Re: Which should I buy: 3rd Man, Rive Gauche Pour Homme or both?

    Can't go wrong with either one, get 'em both!

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    CARON' s Third Man, absolutely
    Have I told you about the scent of jasmine? Have I spoken about the smell of the sea? The earth is scented. And I perfume myself to enhance what I am. That's why I can not wear a perfume that bothers me. Perfuming is an instinctive wisdom. And like all art, it requires some knowledge of yourself..."
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