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    Default Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    Which is the better scent? Are these two similar enough to compare?

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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    These are very distinct fragrances. I would never think to directly compare them, apart from describing them against each other since there's such a contrast. Chanel Sycomore is a smoke-touched rich vetiver, with a hint of sandalwood in the base. It's mysterious autumn. Terre d'Hermes is citrus, cedar, and flint, with a bit of vetiver. It's a summer day stretching from mimosas to a warm evening rain. Entirely different experiences, both.

    If you like both, both are worth owning. However, Sycomore gets the edge as being one of the very best fragrances for men (or adopted by men) out there. A must, in my opinion.
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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    The two have a vetiver note in common, although it's much less prominent in TdH. I prefer TdH by quite a lot, but that's mainly because I'm not a big fan of vetiver. If you love vetiver, the odds are good that you'll enjoy Sycomore a lot.
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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    I dont find them related. I thing they re both worth having but of the 2 i would say Sycamore, but then again im a Chanel whore lol

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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    Two different frags

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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    Different.
    TdH may perhaps be more complex but sycomore is better.
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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    As others were saying, TdH is a citrus with a mineral background, Sycomore is a big vetiver (fresh/grassy) with touches of wood and smoke. I am a big fan of Sycomore. But they are very different and there is space for both.

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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    I like both but if I had to choose, I will take TdH. From Chanel I will most probably pick Coromandel but since youre comparing Sycomore, TdH is my choice!
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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    Both great. Prefer Terre D'Hermes

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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    I also prefer Terre D'Hermes

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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    Two of my favourites. Sycomore is miles ahead of just about anything.
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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    There are so different as apple & orange.

    I prefere Sycomore for formal event and Terre D'Hermes for casual time.
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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    Both are great and different

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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    different fragrance of the same class IMO

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sticky Threads View Post
    Two of my favourites. Sycomore is miles ahead of just about anything.
    +1

    TdH smells like pine to me then is gone in 15 mins.
    Sycomore is very smoky and beautiful. It's a vetiver fragrance but it isn't really vetiver-y to me like VE.

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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    Sycomore is a masterpiece in its genre (woody-vetiver with just a tad of incense), TdH is an unpretentious, yet good smelling concoction of grapefruit and geranium on a strong synthetic base. The main difference bewteen the two is that Sycomore is worth owning, TdH no.


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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    Quote Originally Posted by onethinline View Post
    These are very distinct fragrances..... If you like both, both are worth owning....
    this ^^^^^^^^^^

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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    Terre d'Hermes is good.

    But you want the one with the most quality and personality. There's no comparison there: Buy Sycomore.

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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    TdH is really nice! But Sycomore is amazing! I own and love both, but Sycomore is a masterpiece, imho.

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    Sycomore all the way...

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    Default Re: Chanel Sycomore vs Terre d'Hermes

    It really depends on what you're looking for. If it's a true vetiver scent then Sycomore. If not then Terre d'Hermes.




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