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  • Chanel Egoiste

    67 64.42%
  • Serge Lutens Chergui

    37 35.58%
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    Default Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    I tried Chanel Egoiste last week and found the drydown quite similar to Lutens Chergui.

    There is, however, a significant difference in price between the two. Especially if considering the price/ml.

    If you could get only one of these, which one would you choose?

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    I'd go with Egoiste. I don't find them that similar. I just think Egoiste is the more versatile scent.

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    The opening reminded me of Geo F. Trumper's Sandalwood, but the drydown reminds me of Chergui.

    I already own Trumper's Sandalwood.

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    completely different frags, but i like Egoiste better...

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    Completely different to my nose but i prefer the smell of Chergui although Egoiste is much more versatile

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    Egoiste - or better yet, Egoiste Concentree

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    Dont find them similar and love both. Cant choose

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    So far the poll is 5-5 although I only got comments in favor of Egoiste... (actually, fragrancman88 said he likes Chergui better, but finds Egoiste more versatile)
    Last edited by dilney; 2nd November 2011 at 03:27 PM.

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    Egoiste. Much more distinctive.


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    Both can be consider fall fragrance, but nothing similar... I go with Chergui... More sexy
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    2. Serge Lutens - Muscs Koublai Khan
    3. YSL M7
    4. Serge Lutens - Ambre Sultan
    5. Chanel Egoiste
    6. 24 Gold by Scentstory
    7. Amouage Epic Man
    8. Amouage Jubilation XXV
    9. Bond No. 9 New York Oud
    10. Serge Lutens - Chergui



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    Definetely Egoiste. I really love it. I do like Chergui too, but I didn't wanted to wear it often when I owned it. Chergui is too sweet and cloying for me. In the end, I decided to sold Chergui, but never will sell Egoiste. Still: Trust your own nose and feeling.
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    Egoiste. I donīt find them to be very similar.

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    Egoiste


    Chergui is too powdery for me.

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    Egoiste all the way.

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    Have to go with Egoiste on this one.

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    Egoiste.

  17. #17

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    Egoiste every day of the week.

  18. #18

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    I love both but my vote is for Egoiste.

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    Egoiste

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    Both are great but Egoiste is superior IMO. There's a woman where I work who wears it though, so I am restricted to wearing it when she is on holiday. It would be like us both wearing the same dress (so to speak). Chergui is more macho, due to the tobacco. I think I am safe with that one

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    Egoiste.

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    egoiste

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    Chanel Egoiste

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    Egoiste is winning 25-11 now!

    I'll go and smell both tomorrow and post pics of the chosen one
    Last edited by dilney; 2nd November 2011 at 08:44 PM. Reason: corrected score

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    Egoiste

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    Egoiste, though Chergui would also be a magnificent addition to any wardrobe.

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    Quote Originally Posted by JON RODGERS View Post
    Egoiste, though Chergui would also be a magnificent addition to any wardrobe.
    agree ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Minaj View Post
    completely different frags, but i like Egoiste better...
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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    Thanks for your votes.

    Result: Egoiste 33 vs. 16 Chergui

    I actually thought Chergui would be the winner when I created this poll. I really like the smell of both, but I find that (at least to me) Chergui may be difficult to wear and I only buy fragrances to wear... Photos of the winner will have to wait for my order to arrive

    Anyone knows how to close the poll?

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    where do you purchase egoiste now?

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    I give my vote to Chergui, I personaly like it better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gg_monogram View Post
    where do you purchase egoiste now?
    I'm really curious about Egoiste, something I definitely wanna give a go
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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    It's available in several stores (both physical and online) here in Spain. As I wanted to get something else, I ordered from www.outletbelleza.com (just checked and they will only ship to Spain & Portugal).

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    I prefer Chergui.

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    I voted Chergui, which is very similar to Back to Black from By Kilian which I prefer over Chergui.

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    Egoiste
    my current top five (always in transition)

    Dior Eau Noire
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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    If someone already owns Geo F. Trumper Sandalwood, owning Egoiste might seem a little redundant...since Egoiste is very sandalwood prominent and also has that sweet-candied-fruits aura that the Trumper has. Whereas the Lutens isn't sandalwood prominent at all (IMO) and it's much more about the sweet hay, tobacco and woods.

    Both are wonderful, but I voted for Egoiste. A real classic.
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    Crazy fruit vs smooth honey/hay? Chergui! I choose you!

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    This is a no-brainer: Egoiste.
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    Egoiste yesterday, today and tomorrow.

  42. #42

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    I just sold my bottle of Egoiste... but that's because I just acquired a bottle of the Cologne Concentree version.

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    I didn't realize that there's a concentree version cos Egoiste itself is pretty strong; would imagine that the concentree version might end up being too cloying.

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    The concentree version of Egoiste is very rich. Much more rich and less dry than the EDT. Reminds me of the difference between Opium PH EDP versus the EDT. I love it.

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    Im not a fan of either. Im no fun.

  46. #46

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    Save confusion and second guessing in the future, and get both. You know you want to.

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    Actually, instead of Egoiste, I would get Black Orchid instead.

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    Chergui. I love Chanel, but Egoiste smells like bug spray to me.

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    I think both Chergui and Egoiste should be in your wardrobe. I voted for Egoiste but I own both of them and like them so much.

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    Not similar, but Chergui by a hair.

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    For me, Chergui by a mile. Egoiste has this bitter note I can't seem to like

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oupavoc View Post
    For me, Chergui by a mile. Egoiste has this bitter note I can't seem to like
    Just goes to show how different tastes can be - I like Egoiste but find Chergui sickly sweet.

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    Default Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    Egoiste, no contest.

  54. #54

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    Definetely Serge Lutens - Chergui.

    Chergui modern, sexy, exotic and fantastic.

  55. #55

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    Chanel Egoiste is one of the best designer houses by far.

    I do not vote here, because they are so adorable.

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    I voted for Chergui. However, I agree with the others that Egoiste is a great scent and is more versatile than Chergui. I do have more than enough fragrances that I don't need a single one to be versatile and I already own Jacomo #8 which is somewhat similar to Egoiste. And I've been cravind a bottle of Chergui for several years now...

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    Love and have both, but in my world there is only one obvious winner

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