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    Default Are there any Clive Christian knock-offs?

    I'm just curious.

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    Default Re: Are there any Clive Christian knock-offs?

    or anything that smells close to their offerings?

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    Default Re: Are there any Clive Christian knock-offs?

    I do know of any off hand, but I'm sure someone here will chime in with something.

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    Default Re: Are there any Clive Christian knock-offs?

    They are not special enough to be copied.

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    Default Re: Are there any Clive Christian knock-offs?

    some have said Ormonde Jayne man smells like one of the CC frags. I have not smelled CC so I cant comment. I do like the OJ man.

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    Default Re: Are there any Clive Christian knock-offs?

    Well, it is said by some that Ormand Jayne Men smells a bit like X for Men.
    Tuscan Leather and Clive Christian C for Men smell similar to me.

    I would not call either of these "knockoffs" and they are not inexpensive.

    If you're looking for a cheap smell alike that costs $30, forget it. Why are you looking for a "knockoff? Do you like the CC scents, or do just want to buy something cheaper and try to pass it off.

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    Default Re: Are there any Clive Christian knock-offs?

    Quote Originally Posted by StylinLA View Post
    Well, it is said by some that Ormand Jayne Men smells a bit like X for Men.
    Tuscan Leather and Clive Christian C for Men smell similar to me.

    I would not call either of these "knockoffs" and they are not inexpensive.

    If you're looking for a cheap smell alike that costs $30, forget it. Why are you looking for a "knockoff? Do you like the CC scents, or do just want to buy something cheaper and try to pass it off.
    I said I was just curious. I'm not looking for anything.

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    Default Re: Are there any Clive Christian knock-offs?

    I have not heard of any that's for sure!!!
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    I find gs02 to be perilously close to Clive Christian X. gs02 trades the spicy topnotes of X for a greener, fizzier set of topnotes; but gs02 actually amps up the delicious middle and basenotes of X that I like so much. I think there are certain components that Geza Schoen felt were necessary in something marketed as a $700 bottle of perfume; and I imagine that when he went on to make gs02, he made the juice he really wanted to make. (That is pure speculation, of course.)

    I own both but find myself reaching for gs02 far more frequently than X. Not bad for a frag that costs $500 less than its predecessor.
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    Default Re: Are there any Clive Christian knock-offs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Brian Chambers View Post
    I find gs02 to be perilously close to Clive Christian X. gs02 trades the spicy topnotes of X for a greener, fizzier set of topnotes; but gs02 actually amps up the delicious middle and basenotes of X that I like so much. I think there are certain components that Geza Schoen felt were necessary in something marketed as a $700 bottle of perfume; and I imagine that when he went on to make gs02, he made the juice he really wanted to make. (That is pure speculation, of course.)

    I own both but find myself reaching for gs02 far more frequently than X. Not bad for a frag that costs $500 less than its predecessor.
    Interesting. thanks for your input guys. I guess I was curious because it seems to me that copycats of expensive perfumes are a commonplace thing (as the easiest example, witness Creed) and I never noticed anyone mention this phenomenon in relation to Clive Christian and I wondered why. But I also know that Clive Christian is considered more or less a big waste of money by most BNers so, I thought I'd ask.

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