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    Default Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    I received my CK Obsession from a swap today.
    At the first smell, i saw a younger Antaeus, more youth, synthetic, sweet and cheaper.

    Anyone else find this similarities?

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    I've never smelled Antaeus, but Obsession and youth aren't really two words I'd put in the same sentence.

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Categorically No! ;')

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    not unless in the sense that they are both fragrances for men.
    very very different.

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Nope.

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    They are like night and day from each other -

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Sorry, NONE.

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Perhaps if the OP isn't used to frags with any sweetness, there may seem to be clear similarities. I find that if you get used to one type of frag, it changes the way you perceive other types of frags. Antaeus has strong beeswax and even stronger castoreum, neither of which is even in Obsession.

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    It doesn't matter if they share the exact same ingredients. Similar accords can be formed through different combinations of notes. But if you're looking for Antaeus' brother, try Krizia Uomo.

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    In my opinion, they are very very different.

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Maybe not Antaeus's younger brother. But perhaps his cousins friends ex-boyfriend ? I think that is a possibility
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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?



    Obsession for men, as far as I'm concerned shares a vibe with YSL La Nuit De L'homme, but it's the vibe because of the spicy sweetness.

    But Chanel Anteus has nothing to do with CK Obsession and vice versa.

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    The honour of being Antaeus' younger brother belongs to 273 for Men by Fred Hayman.
    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Not at all.

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Quote Originally Posted by Surfacing View Post
    Maybe not Antaeus's younger brother. But perhaps his cousins friends ex-boyfriend ? I think that is a possibility
    I think more like his cousin's friend's ex-boyfriend's hairdresser.
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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Lol, only me find the similarities!
    Srry guvs

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Quote Originally Posted by scentimus View Post
    They are like night and day from each other -
    exactly! very , very, very different.
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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Can someone please delete this thread to stop my shame?

    Joke, but im still feeling similarities =(
    Maybe im tooo newbee into the fragrance world!

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Quote Originally Posted by Surfacing View Post
    Maybe not Antaeus's younger brother. But perhaps his cousins friends ex-boyfriend ? I think that is a possibility
    LoL
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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Uh, nope.

    Maybe Obsession and Pour Monsieur Concentrée....
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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Quote Originally Posted by d4N13L View Post
    Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?
    No, it isn´t ... if you´re searching for Antaeus younger brother, try Fred Hayman 273 Rodeo Drive http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120027.html I´ve got both of them and there is certain similarity, anyway Antaeus is smoother and more complex...I like them both

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grottola View Post
    Uh, nope.

    Maybe Obsession and Pour Monsieur Concentrée....
    I can´t find either similarity between these two.
    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: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Not similar, and not very good.. Very dated, and hasn`t passed the test of time. Unfortunately.

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Obsession for me is still good, even post-reformulated age.
    my current top five (always in transition)

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

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    Default Re: Is CK Obsession a Antaeus younger brother?

    Quote Originally Posted by blackened View Post
    I can´t find either similarity between these two.
    I find Pour Monsieur Concentrée to be like Tiffany for Men, or vice versa.

    That being said, I find Obsession for Men to be a cruder version of both, even though it came first.
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