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    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    The EdP is what opium is meant to be. The EdT to is just a watered down version for people who are sensitive to cologne in general
    At one point I owned 3 bottles of EdP, now down to two. Not sure if I can handle any less than that
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  2. #32

    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    none of them...only Opium for Women is woth buying

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    Thank you, Morning Star! All due respect to those who love it, but to me Opium PH is near vomit-inducing in its horror. It has been my Most Despised Fragrance since it launched. I'm just thankful that it never caught on in the U.S.

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    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    Remember- Lp9 for men is quite close to the Opium PH EDP. It would be worth your while to try it out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oslo-Fjord View Post
    Strange, because I actually get better sillage and longevity with the EDT..
    me too
    my current top five (always in transition)

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    HdP 1725 Casanova
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  6. #36

    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    I own only EDP. Its close to the skin, on me.
    Quite nice, but i want something that project more. I will try EDT.

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    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    go with the vintage EdP....

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    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    Opium Homme EDP is richer, denser - but the EDT wears better in warmer climates.

    The oriental base of balsam/vanilla/cedar is more rounded in the EDP, and melds better with the star anise and blackcurrant notes. The EDT focuses more on the peppery-spicy heart and lacks density.
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  9. #39

    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    Is it even made anymore? Is the Opium Homme line going to be discontinued? Why don't they revamp that bottles?

  10. #40

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    I don't think that it is being discontinued.
    The EDT and the EDP are in every store here.

    The EDT and the EDP are both great.
    The EDT is more versatile though.
    The EDP is probably the strongest fragrance that I own.
    It beats Joop! Homme and Kouros easily.

  11. #41

    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    I prefer Opium EDP. EDT is also nice, but EDP feels more complex, richer, dangerous (in a positive way) and better quality to me. I also like the smell of EDP better. Sometimes I find EDT a little bit harsh and synthetic though it is great scent still. My choise is clearly EDP. I suggest you to try it!

  12. #42

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    i have the edt and secret de parfum... i like both. the edt is more wearable (ie. just in case there are people around u who are sensitive to strong scents) and kind of "airy" but still very spicy and incensy. very decent longevity.

    The sdp is super strong. Great when u are not in an enclosed space (as the sillage can be a bit overpowering for people not crazy about scents like us). i like to spray some on my bedsheets... u can smell it for 24 hours. scent-wise, sdp is more rounded, smoother... less effervescent. All in all, i cannot choose between the edt and sdp - simply need to have BOTH!!

    incidentally, i find the sillage and longevity for the sdp to be even better than the parfum. part of the reason could be because my sdp is a spray while my parfum is a dab on (tend to use less and dabbing generally leads to weaker sillage).

    btw.. i just realised this thread could be talking abt the pour homme... my comments above are for women.

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    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    Actually, I prefer the flankers- slightly lighter EDT, but with the same richness of Oriental notes
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    Quote Originally Posted by Le Grand Duc View Post
    I actually don't like the EdT, I get an 'old man vibe' from
    the EdT, which I don't get from the EdP.
    totally agree!
    my current top five (always in transition)

    Dior Eau Noire
    HdP 1725 Casanova
    eau de gloire parfum d'empire
    Dia man Amouage
    comme des garçons man 2

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    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    The EDT has good strength for about 9 hours.
    The thicker EDP has good strength for over 15 hours on me. I tend to wear the EDP mainly in colder weather.
    The crisper EDT I preferred the rest of the time. Lately though, in summer I've been going for the Opium summer flanker with the chinese theme on the package.
    Renato

  16. #46

    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    So if you don't really like the minty crisp in the fragrance (I own the EDT pour homme), would the EDP really be much different in that respect?

    Anyway I'm 20 this year and I don't find it to mature really, a bit maybe...

    Also been checking the flankers here on basenotes....seem interesting. I'm not a big fan of the start of the EDT, nor the end of it (the Tolu Balm which is what was it cinnamon-like? Im a bit dazed and confused ATM...anyway something starting with C I'm sure of it ;p).... So which one of those would be best there for me ya think? Running out of my bottle need help!
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    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    Opium EDT > EDP
    Opium pour Homme EDP > EDT

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    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    I prefer the EDT myself!

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    I prefer EDT

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    Opium Femme EDT (vintage) - 5/5
    Opium Femme EDP (vintage) - Never Tried

    Opium pour Homme EDT - Never Tried
    Opium Pour Homme EDP - 4/5

    I tried and own the hits here at basenotes.
    Am I missing so much?

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    Hey Hasupk, im glad youre back

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    Thats a long time my friend!

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    Hey Zgb.

    I'd like to know if you had chance to sample EDP yet, and see how you like it. Right now I am on YSL streak (wearing YSL only this week) and want to buy all bottleworthy YSLs till they are ***ked up by Loreal. I also own only sample of Opium EDT which I like (bit mature smelling but has lot of personality) and would like to buy 1 of Opiums but cant decide between EDT and EDP.
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  24. #54

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    Anybody still see Opium Homme EDP in the market anymore?

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    Yes. I've seen the refill in spain. If you want one let me know.
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    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    I've seen the edp on the net going for $60-$150. This use to be my favorite. I have the edt, but it's a joke compared to the edp, which is sublime! Smells dark, balmy and expensive. Addictive.

  27. #57

    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    Have and like both. The EDT is nice and can be had cheaply, making it a good day to day scent. The EDP is worth the extra money though.

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    Both are worth owning. Anyone else also smell cherry in the EdP?
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    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    Wore the EDT today for the first time in ages.
    1 spray and I can still smell it 12 hours later.
    It's a very good frag in my view.
    EDP sounds great.

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    Default Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    I adore Opium Pour Homme edp. It is such a clean, sweet, vanilla scent. I do not detect any old man vibe in the edp. Quite to the contrary, I think it smells as if it could have been introduced this year. The edt version is more woodsy with less longevity and projection. I really, really like this fragrance. It is one of YSL's masterpieces. I will always have a bottle in my fragrance wardrobe. Difficult to get the edp version.

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