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    Default What smells like Burberry London with better longevity and silage ?

    Hey fragrance community i like Burberry London but it is gone off my skin in 15 minutes. Can you advise a similar fragrance but with better projection ?

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    Default Re: What smells like Burberry London with better longevity and silage ?

    Bogart Pour Homme

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    i might be crazy but pure malt in the first hour

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    The tobacco-boozy notes still present, but more powerhouse and most likely, less structured and smooth, Zino Davidoff

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    Smthn must be wrong with your bottle 'cause Burberry London lasts 10+ hours
    Currently wearing: Aqua pour Homme by Bulgari

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    Default Re: What smells like Burberry London with better longevity and silage ?

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    That's very strange as the same lasts on skin for over 8 hours. you can try Gucci pH

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vince23heat View Post
    i might be crazy but pure malt in the first hour
    I don't get that at all, but I absolutely love London and would love to find a niche version of it that lasts longer. London is one of my favorite neglected fragrances in my collection.

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    Bogart Pour Homme is indeed a viable option here, although the Bogart has a Cherry and Tobacco accord in addition to the spice that aren't in London

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    Nothing.
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    2. Creed Millesime Imperial
    3. Lalique Encre Noire


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    CK One Shock for Him

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zgb View Post
    Smthn must be wrong with your bottle 'cause Burberry London lasts 10+ hours
    totally agree!
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    Winter : The Dreamer & Burberry London
    Spring-Autumn : Bvlgari Pour Homme & Prada Man
    Summer : Bvlgari Aqva & Aqua Fahrenheit
    All-Rounders : Terre D'Hermes & Bleu de Chanel

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    Wow, I get monster longevity with London
    Sounds like someones having a case of the Mondays

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    London lasted for a long time on me, probably eight hours or so.

    Tried out CK One Shock to find out if it could be some sort of a substitute, but it's not. Way sweeter - and not at all my cup of tea, while I find London fantastic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dreamer81 View Post
    Nothing.
    +1!

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    It definitely does not last on my skin as I put it on at 9:30am this morning and its already gone (and this is after applying lotion before spraying my hand). I can get 8hrs of Burberry Touch by the same method. Not to mention, there was no time after the 1st hour that I even noticed it was there. By applying to my sweater/shirt, I can smell this for an entire work day, start to finish. It's also sweeter on my clothes than on my skin, which is much appreciated actually. For those whose skin devours this fragrance, try spraying your garments. The whole hot spot thing doesn't work in this case, as I've tried that also. Just doesn't work with my skin (probably a pH thing).
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    Oh and I haven't encountered anything that smells similar to London. Its spicy and boozy signature is pretty unique to my nose. I'd love to hear others suggestions though...
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    Nothing similar to Burberry London, at least for now, or at least not that I encountered such fragrance.
    Currently wearing: Aqua pour Homme by Bulgari

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zgb View Post
    Nothing similar to Burberry London, at least for now, or at least not that I encountered such fragrance.
    Baldinini Man is astoundingly similar.



    Exact same spices and tobacco, less florals, less lavender, slightly more apple/fruit.
    Currently wearing: Royal Mayfair by Creed

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    Quote Originally Posted by DULLAH View Post
    Baldinini Man is astoundingly similar.



    Exact same spices and tobacco, less florals, less lavender, slightly more apple/fruit.
    Very much obliged, sir
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    Default Re: What smells like Burberry London with better longevity and silage ?

    London's longevity is made out to be worse than it is IMO. Probably because it's such a lovely smell that people want it to last forever.

    I get about 7-8 hours where I can smell it on myself although it can be sketchy.

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    I cannot smell Burberry on my skin after 20-30 minutes. This scent is very nice but it is very strange that the longevity is very bad.

    I am surprised to hear some people have around 10 hours longevity.

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    London probably same as Gucci PH II has few different batches with extremely different longevity. People here keep complaining about longevity on both... with Gucci II I am getting 8+ hours with good sillage, but unfortunately I own bad (just carded sample for now) batch of London that doesnt project at all and lasts maybe 4 hours.
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    3. L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme
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    If Burberry London isn't working for you I think Eau Des Baux by L'Occitane and Carven Homme are excellent alternatives. They are similar, but don't smell the same, and achieve a similar effect--Eau des Baux especially.

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    Default Re: What smells like Burberry London with better longevity and silage ?

    Quote Originally Posted by sashamoss View Post
    I cannot smell Burberry on my skin after 20-30 minutes. This scent is very nice but it is very strange that the longevity is very bad.

    I am surprised to hear some people have around 10 hours longevity.
    Just because you cannot smell it on your skin doesn't mean it is not there. Unless your skin is hot enough to ignite cotton clothing, nothing should evaporate that quickly.
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    I get decent longevity with this, and people comment on it well after I think it has disappeared. If you genuinely have issues with its strength, just douse yourself with it or reapply, as this is a very affordable fragrance (I got my 100 ml bottle for a shade over $25 from Walgreens a while back).

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    I find La Nuit and Ck Shock! to be in the same vein, where la nuit is the sweetest of the three and Shock! is sort of in the middle between them.

    Oh and to get london to last a bit longer try to double-tap; as in, if you normally do three sprays, do double sprays to each normal spraypoint. Works for me.

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    Default Re: What smells like Burberry London with better longevity and silage ?

    I just got chergui today. I do love it but I don't see to many similarities. It's really sweet and definitely smell hay. La nuit seems a little closer with the dry down to me but still sweeter. London always seemed drier? If that's the the word I'm looking for. I don't think anything smells quite like London. One of my favorite scents.

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    D'orsay - Le Dandy imo has a similar vibe.
    But this is just from recollection since I dont own London or Le Dandy.

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    I would say nothing. I actually sit for an hour lastnight with it on and just kept sniffing. Ive seen some stuff come close to the peppery note and the sweetness but nothing is up there. I wish it had better longevity but I noticed when I started using Vaseline scent free for men lotion since I have dry skin it helped out a lot. Dry skin is like a sponge to anything including fragrances.

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