Avoid both, imo
Well. I was going to get another backup bottle of Le Male, but my current bottle is pretty much still full and i have a back up waiting, so here goes this:
My friend says if i give him my Acqua Di Gio(which i got for a gift that i barely use becaues i simply reach for Allure Homme Sport and L'eau D'Issey more often), he'll by me 212 Men.
The question is simply. whats better
212 Men or Acqua Di Gio?
Avoid both, imo
Personally, I would take Aqua di Gio, but it sounds like 212 is what you prefer, so go with what you like!
Aqua di Gio is way better then 212 Men if you ask me. The big problem with it is that it is as mainstream as you can get and there are probably millions of people who wear this. 212 is a headache inducing scrubber for me and it smells unpleasantly synthetic.
idk. i do like ADG, but lately ive been noticing a weird nail polish kinda note.
Anyway, I would say that 212 is more unique and actually seems to smell quite nice IMO.
If he's buying you a bottle in trade for your AdG, why is he restricting you to 212? Establish a price range, and pick something for yourself.
They are both equally dreadful.
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I'd keep the Adg....but just wondering why you were considering buying a second backup of le male? It's not like they are discontinuing it or are they?
damn. 212 an ADG really arent as liked as they once were
at the moment, the thing i would want if i was swapping ADG would be 212 Men. im just trying to make the choice of whether i really like 212 better then ADG
But I doesn't make sense to check the opinions of others for that. I know it's an overused phrase but nontheless it's true: go with your own nose! Now you've heared all kinds of opinions and still don't know wether you'll be happy with your choice in the long run. In case you are not, just sell or swap it again...
Both is boring as h*ll
212 for sure. AdG is too played out.
ADG is the better of the two, IMHO.
Last edited by JON RODGERS; 28th September 2014 at 07:31 AM.
Why don't you go to the store and spray some 212 men on your arm and let it be there for a day? In that way you can decide which you like best since you own AdG and have already worn it.
Acqua di Giò is my guilty pleasure. What's yours?
I'll echo the above sentiments:
avoid them both lest you smell like every other 20 year old kid on campus
i prefer ADG, for scentimental values as well.
have him buy you 5 bottles of grey flannel instead
Aqua di Gio
212 can, at times, remind me of a chemical toilet on a bus
Sell the AdG and buy something you like. I don't care much for either of the two options.
I'm a colognosaurus. Rawr!
I've never liked ADG much. 212 Men I've always thought a marvellous stand out scent.
can someone elaborate on 212 Men? obviously theres the talk of the cut green grass, but i also see talking about a hint of sweetnes in this fragrance? i see grapefruit in the notes. d&g the one also has grapefruit. i know they arent similar scents, but do they have a similar sweetnes?
Of the two - Acqua Di Gio
There's a whole bunch of youtube reviews of 212, check those out. And like someone said, go to a sephora and get a sample of it and see if you like it.
yeah ive seen all the youtube reviews. just wanna get your guys' opinions too. u seem like an educated bunch haha
Another reason I prefer 212 is that it seems more dynamic. Green/citrus opening, spicy floral heart, and then a very enjoyable woodsy drydown. I love the drydown.
I'm all for getting advice here, but damn....im just trying to make the choice of whether i really like 212 better then ADG
Forget both. Take cash instead and buy some samples. Expand your horizons! I;m glad I did.
John aka Easykiller
the thing is, the deal is going down because he has a sephora gift card..and 212 is one of the things id want that is at sephora since i cant find it at any other places.
I'm totally confused why there is mention le male here in the first place (in two bottles, no less) but that is besides the point.
Also, the nail polish smell is a good indication of fragrance going toxic and you should take a note of that.
All else being equal, I would choose adg of the two.
If you already own Issey Miyake then I think you should try the 212 men.
You guys realize the last post made in this thread up until 30 minutes ago was almost four years ago right?
Well, the O.P. has probably not only decided which to buy but used it up by now
The personal attacking post has been deleted as it's against the rules in case anyone else reads this thread & thinks we're all a bit confused here!
Last edited by lpp; 28th September 2014 at 08:18 AM.
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