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    Default Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    hesitating between the two... which do you recommend and why?

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    I've sampled both and I would go with New Haarlem. That's only if I was forced to pick between the two. I'm not sure if either is bottle worthy for me.

    New Haarlem is basically just maple syrup. I don't get any other notes from it.

    ILNY4All smells like Coco Puffs cereal with milk. There's a strong milk note that many are not fond of.

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    Absolutely without a doubt I Love NY. It's beautiful

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    Ny for all. Great cocoa and crazy longevity/ projection

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    They're both good, but if I had to choose it would be NY.

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    i love ny for all

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    i love ny for all

    +5 NY for All

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    I <3 NY For All

    It smells deelish, plus it's cheaper.

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    I like NY For All....but it doesn't come close to New Haarlem IMO. New Haarlem is great stuff.
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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    I owned both.

    ILNY For All is unique, and it smelled good on my wrist, but actually wearing it all day was abolutely disgusting. Cloying. smells like fake butter caramel beverage flavoring. I sold it asap.

    New Haarlem on the other hand, is a beauty. Highly complimented, tons of projection and longevity, and sweet, but just transparent enough to be highly wearable. Don't hesitate, NH by a country mile.

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    Own and love both. For caramelized coffee go for NH. For cocoa + vanilla + marron glace go for ILNYFALL. I think NH lasts more while ILNY projects better.

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    new haarlem.
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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    New Haarlem. I really, really don't like NY For All.

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    Sample for yourself and choose. Your buying the stuff not us. New Haarlem!

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    What is up with all the I love ny for all??? That stuff is putrid to me! New Haarlem recommended from me.

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    New Haarlem is one of the best gourmands out there, so I'd go with that one.

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    New Haarlem easily for me. NY is like hot chocolate or coffee where someone dumped in far too much cream.
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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    I thought I liked them both, but New Haarlem is much better. I have a hard time with the opening ofI Love NY for all...it has a smell of milk that is about to go very sour but is not quite there yet. After that wears off it becomes OK, but the opening is challenging, not in a good way for me.
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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    New Haarlem

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    thanks for all your opinions.... seems like the majority seems to prefer New Harlem and am thinking of purchasing it..

    Before so, since im kinda new to Bonds and do love them, is there other that you find are the best smelling on men?

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    New Haarlem
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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    I sprayed some Andy Warholl Success is a job in New York last evening after shower to go out and believe me: besides very nice smell it´s alive as we speak (not just a trace, I mean I can take sniffs of it here sitting as I type). Very incensy and vanilla. But it´s unisex I think. Not a real Macho Man smell. I like all Bonds I know. And I own maybe 8 ou 10 of them.

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    New Haarlem.

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeZ View Post
    thanks for all your opinions.... seems like the majority seems to prefer New Harlem and am thinking of purchasing it..

    Before so, since im kinda new to Bonds and do love them, is there other that you find are the best smelling on men?
    From the 2 that you have been considering, I would go with I Love NY for All. I just don't like New Haarlem very much.

    However, if you want to sample others from the line, you could try:
    Andy Warhol Silver Factory
    Saks New Orleans (black bottle)
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    Harrods Oud
    Saks 5th Avenue for Him

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    Absolutely without a doubt by miles New Haarlem.

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    I like NY4A but I LOVE New Haarlem!!! Love it, yep yep yep!!

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    Nh
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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    New Haarlem is much much sweeter. That maple is just overwhelmingly sugary; I can't do it. I Love Ny for All is my bedtime scent, it's comforting and warm without being too sweet.

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    Isnt New Haarlem cheaper than I love NY for all? I have a sample of I love Ny for all and really enjoy it and was thinking about purchasing it, havent tried new haarlem yet so might have to sample it first and make a decision, since i love gourmands.

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    Default Re: Bond no. 9: new harlem or i love ny for all?

    New Haarlem by far. No contest.
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