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    Default DHI vs LIDGE

    I finally own two of the most coveted fragrances in the fragrance community and they definitely live up to the hype. With that being said I think LIDGE edges out DHI because it has more depth and sensuality. What are your thoughts?

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    Couldn't agree more!

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    Another one on the agree wagon. DHI is sexy smooth cocoa and vanille but L'Instant extreme has better ingredients and depth and is just more satisfying. Love both but DHI loses ground overtime and the vanille/cocoa combo begins to feel slightly watered down and thined out. Where L'Instant extreme still has the glorious rich vanille/cocoa combo going on to the bitter end.

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    The good thing about LIDGE is that it's readily available at some Guerlain boutiques!

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    Love them both!
    DHI for special occasions and LIDGE for night out

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    Neither appeal to me. Of the two I prefer LIDGE.
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    Love both, but I'd say for me Dior Homme Intense is the vastly more sensual one. LIDGE is fantastic, but of the two I'd say Dior is the one with the more romantic quality (or at least more in your face about that particular quality). I get more elegant and stoic, than sexy from LIDGE. Kinda the opposite for DHI.

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    Glad that you love them both. They're both great.

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    I like both. Also, I like the original Dior Homme (vintage) even more than these two.

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    Own both, Love both and couldn't live without both

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    Default Re: DHI vs LIDGE

    While I do love DHI, haven't tried LIDGE, I can't imagine they possibly live up to the obscene amount of hype they get. DHI to me is a better than average scent. I love it enough to keep, I'm very happy with my purchase.

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    2 of my best designers...

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    I own both as well as the original versions and I'll go for LIDGE b/c it's cocoa note smells almost edible. DHI is also very nice though. Two very classy fragrances for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mesaboogie View Post
    I own both as well as the original versions and I'll go for LIDGE b/c it's cocoa note smells almost edible. DHI is also very nice though. Two very classy fragrances for sure.

    Beautiful photo...and I agree, LIDGE.
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    Default Re: DHI vs LIDGE

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    Both are amazing

    LIDGE is more versatile IMO
    Last edited by Vince23heat; 8th April 2012 at 03:23 AM.

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    l'instant smells more formal
    dhi smells more sexy

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    Vintage DHI (silver ring) > LIDGE > DHI fist formulation > DHI second formulation.

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    Wow! All of this love for a scent that doesn't project or last more than 4 hrs! LMAO! DHI is the better scent IMO.
    My current top ten:
    1. Spice and Wood
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    Obsessed with LIDGE and have been thinking about testing out DHI but skeptical about it as I have vintage DH and from what I've read the reformulation DHI is very simliar to vintage DH.

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    Quote Originally Posted by killerloop View Post
    Obsessed with LIDGE and have been thinking about testing out DHI but skeptical about it as I have vintage DH and from what I've read the reformulation DHI is very simliar to vintage DH.
    I just had my order get cancelled from Fragrancenet! Now, I don't know what to think? Both of these fragrances are near impossible to get so I am not going to let my frustration get the best of me. I really liked the drydown of DHI but disliked the opening. I thought the opening on LIDGE was ok but it just didn't project. I am not going to chase either of these fragrances. There are far better scents to become obsessed with. Especially, since with DHI there are 4,000 different reformulations and everyone is giving a far different opinion. To me it is not worth the effort.
    My current top ten:
    1. Spice and Wood
    2. Tonka Imperiale
    3. Dior Homme
    4. Pure Malt
    5. Oud Wood
    6. Ambre Nuit
    7. L'air Du Desert Marocain
    8. Noir de Noir
    9. Apple Brandy
    10.Straight to Heaven

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    Quote Originally Posted by mesaboogie View Post
    I own both as well as the original versions and I'll go for LIDGE b/c it's cocoa note smells almost edible. DHI is also very nice though. Two very classy fragrances for sure.

    Me want!

    LIDGE is only one that I have not tried so far and I promised myself that I wont blind buy anymore but after topics like this its hard to resist!
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    LIDGE is a patchouli bomb so not a big fan but it's 1000000 X better than Dior's horrible, offensive, synthetic mess.

    Easy verdict. LIDGE is a decent wearable masculine and i can understand it's popularity.

    DHI is an embarrasment to the house of Dior. Shame on them and their tacky viral marketing tactics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tropics View Post
    LIDGE is a patchouli bomb so not a big fan but it's 1000000 X better than Dior's horrible, offensive, synthetic mess.

    Easy verdict. LIDGE is a decent wearable masculine and i can understand it's popularity.

    DHI is an embarrasment to the house of Dior. Shame on them and their tacky viral marketing tactics.
    I don't know what you have been smeling but DHI is one of the best designer fragrances out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by limaaa View Post
    I know what you have been smelling and DHI is one of the worst, most sickly synthetic designer fragrances out there.
    Fixed for you.

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    Well, everybody has their own taste in fragrances but it is hard for me to imagine such a hate towards DHI because it is a masterpiece!

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    DHI and "masterpiece" could never possibly appear in the same sentence. I never met anyone in real life who actually liked it.

    Dior Jules is a different story. One of my all time favourites.

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    If some fragrance is or isn't masterpiece is a matter of a personal opinion. To me it is a masterpiece

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    Quote Originally Posted by killerloop View Post
    Obsessed with LIDGE and have been thinking about testing out DHI but skeptical about it as I have vintage DH and from what I've read the reformulation DHI is very simliar to vintage DH.
    I have vintage DH and the new DHI and they are not even close. Vintage DH has a big dose of iris, whereas the new DHI has very little and goes straight to cocoa. I prefer the new DHI to vintage DH.

    Quote Originally Posted by dreamer81 View Post
    Me want!

    LIDGE is only one that I have not tried so far and I promised myself that I wont blind buy anymore but after topics like this its hard to resist!
    LIDGE is amazing! You know you want to blind buy it
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    I do not own LIDGE... but I have heard it is compared to JPG kokorico can u guys shed some light on this. I smelt the edt version and wit the citrus notes I could kinda see it Oh and I LOVE DHI!

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    Youtube and basenotes hype made DHI what it is today. When I wear the stuff, those around me (non fume heads) have mixed feelings for it. For those who bust a nut over this cologne either A) haven't experienced enough scents on the market. or B) Cant make their own decisions without BN or Youtube reviews. Yes, I like the stuff too but c'mon already.

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