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    Default Re: Dior Leather Oud

    I would say Leather Oud is the skankiest between LO and Harrod's Oud. I find that both share a similar fragrance space and I love them both, but LO is something special for me and quite dirty. Love it!
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    Weird, I dont find it dirty at all, just smokey. Harrods Oud though is very filthy. Just like a horse stall at first. Sweetens up a little after a while
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    Default Re: Dior Leather Oud

    Quote Originally Posted by heperd View Post
    Weird, I dont find it dirty at all, just smokey. Harrods Oud though is very filthy. Just like a horse stall at first. Sweetens up a little after a while
    Funny how two people can have a different view...not an argument though. Harrod's Oud is for me more like a real oud (even if artificial) and has that barnyardy thing going on. Leather oud is more like an incense oud but with a healthy dose of civet. At least that is my take on the two. Both are great.Perhaps they are a different type of skank? for lack of a better term.
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    I think maybe what im doing is comparing LO to the skank of real oud, which Harrods very much smells like. I do get the civet in LO so i guess it is dirty that way. But it mixes with the smoke and i think that sweetens the civet. In any case, it is a modern masterpiece.
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    Did 4 sprays this morning of the sample so we'll see. I asked a coworker if they could smell me and they said no. Yesterday I had 5 sprays of Antaeus on and my coworkers could smell me about 10 feet away.

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    When I last tried this, it took two showers to get rid of the smell.

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    I went ahead and ordered a 125 ml bottle from the Las Vegas boutique with some money I was given for my next fragrance purchase. The Sales rep said they offer a free travel size atomizer of your choice with purchase so I picked Ambre Nuit.

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    Can anyone tell me what the honey note is that I smell ? Could it possibly be the sweetness of the cedar ? This is the most animalic scent I have tried in a long time. It also acts like a dirty musk.

    Thanks

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    Is there a synthetic oud reconstitution that has a honey note in it? I pick up a honey note in another scent that lists oud but no honey.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rev320 View Post
    I recently purchased a 5ml sample of Leather Oud and it smells great! My problems with it seems to be longevity and projection. ... I currently have Montale Aoud Cuir d' Arabie and find it amazing also but again lacking in longevity and projection.
    I'm very surprised at your results, Rev320. I own both fragrances and both last for ages. Two sprays of Leather Oud lasts me all day, only one and a half of Cuir d'Arabie as that thing has monstrous strength and projection.

    I was forced (by a single mate) to go to a crowded nightclub earlier this year. I knew the place from my uni days, and anticipated that the air was going to be thick with 1Million and other such garbage.

    Two sprays of Cd'A on my chest and I swear I could see the cloud of sickly-sweet fragrance retreating like a frightened lamb.

    I hope you're able to get to the bottom of the issue, as they're two excellent scents that I feel fortunate to own.

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    LO is excellent projection , longevity has moderate on my skin, 6-7 hours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vinramani09 View Post
    longevity has moderate on my skin, 6-7 hours.
    I'd say that is pretty amazing this day and age. I get the same thing which is even more amazing considering I complain so much.

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    Good projection and lasting power on me either. Agreed about olfactory fatigue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SculptureOfSoul View Post
    Is there a synthetic oud reconstitution that has a honey note in it? I pick up a honey note in another scent that lists oud but no honey.
    The honey just adds more of a musty, dirty quality to it. Same as it does in MFK Absolute Pour le Soir.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thatmakesscents View Post
    Can anyone tell me what the honey note is that I smell ? Could it possibly be the sweetness of the cedar ? This is the most animalic scent I have tried in a long time. It also acts like a dirty musk.

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    I clearly detected the honey in it without even reading the notes. The animalic note is due to leather IMO though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rev320 View Post
    .........My problems with it seems to be longevity and projection.....
    Seems to be everyone's problem with everything on this site. Doesn't matter if it's Kouros or A*Men, the shit just never has enough "projection and longevity". Try some Viagra.

    Leather Oud has massive radiance, oppressively so for the first hour or so. It lasts more than ten hours. Days and weeks on fabrics. Same goes for Oud Cuir d'Arabie although it lacks the Godzilla aromatic momentum of Leather Oud's first hour.
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    Quote Originally Posted by timdoeswell View Post
    I'm very surprised at your results, Rev320. I own both fragrances and both last for ages. Two sprays of Leather Oud lasts me all day, only one and a half of Cuir d'Arabie as that thing has monstrous strength and projection.

    I was forced (by a single mate) to go to a crowded nightclub earlier this year. I knew the place from my uni days, and anticipated that the air was going to be thick with 1Million and other such garbage.

    Two sprays of Cd'A on my chest and I swear I could see the cloud of sickly-sweet fragrance retreating like a frightened lamb.

    I hope you're able to get to the bottom of the issue, as they're two excellent scents that I feel fortunate to own.
    I forgot to update this thread when I received the bottle. I have only been using 2 sprays and it lasts all day. I believe as others mentioned I might have had olfactory fatigue or a bad sample. Since purchasing it probably has been my most used fragrance and most complimented.

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    Puredistance M is a nice refined leather. The leather in Leather Oud smells like the camel is still wearing it. Unfortunately the longevity is amazing - the smell of hot zoo will last forever on your skin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rev320 View Post
    My problems with it seems to be longevity and projection.
    I've been noticing this too. I almost forget I'm even wearing it. Perhaps I'm anosmic to something in it? Some folks I talk to share my opinion of the incredibly fleeting duration of this while others swear it's beast. Perhaps 3 sprays isn't enough for this? If I spray too much on I get a very pungent civet (cat butt) stink, it's like a mix of butt and mothballs

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    Just wanted to say that I sprayed one spray of Leather Oud on my wrist on Saturday, and I can still detect it today. My SotD of Fou d'Absinthe has worn off, and there's still this slightly funky leather simmering right above my skin. Yea, it's Tuesday and I've taken 5 showers since then. This stuff is ridiculous...

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    This stuff lasts forever on me too!

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    i gave it a few samplings does last forever but dnt care much about it
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    Leather Oud is a fine masculine oud and leather. The most similar to it is also from Dior, Oud Ispahan. On me Oud Ispahan is even more intense than Oud Leather and has similar oud and leather note but also has added rose, tobacco and vetiver. Both are excellent fragrances and both have a unique Dior family resemblance to each other.
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    super powerful stank. I love it...
    ...family members and friends ----not so much.

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    This scent has fantastic longevity. I once tried it at a Dior boutique, and it lasted on me for more than 10 hours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzlepuff View Post
    Leather Oud is a fine masculine oud and leather. The most similar to it is also from Dior, Oud Ispahan. On me Oud Ispahan is even more intense than Oud Leather and has similar oud and leather note but also has added rose, tobacco and vetiver. Both are excellent fragrances and both have a unique Dior family resemblance to each other.
    I immediately purchased OI after getting it as a sample with my OL purchase. Both amazing scents, but I'd say OI has this way of sticking around for days. I can always detect this faint sweet note on an article of clothing that immediately makes me do a double take. I've gotten nothing but compliments on both, and have been quite pleased with my purchase.

    One thing I have noticed with OI; the dry-down reminds me a bit of "Black Afgano", while LO just gets plain "skanky" on me. It's a very primal, or animal-esque scent that I don't mind at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonoanimoes View Post
    On my skin 10 hours straight, no issues with longevity, amazing scent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. TL View Post
    I immediately purchased OI after getting it as a sample with my OL purchase. Both amazing scents, but I'd say OI has this way of sticking around for days. I can always detect this faint sweet note on an article of clothing that immediately makes me do a double take. I've gotten nothing but compliments on both, and have been quite pleased with my purchase.

    One thing I have noticed with OI; the dry-down reminds me a bit of "Black Afgano", while LO just gets plain "skanky" on me. It's a very primal, or animal-esque scent that I don't mind at all.
    I keep coming back to Leather Oud. The skank factor in the dry down sometimes scares me, as I fear someone close to me would think I smell like, well, old urine perhaps. Wearing Leather Oud a few times again recently, though, after not having smelled it in a good while, I'm noticing two things. First, I LOVE the first several hours of this fragrance. It's warm, butch, spicy, a bit mysterious. Second, the skank effect later on doesn't always fully kick in, and I'm starting to enjoy it, as long as I don't stick my nose right in it. There's something about that spiced honey civet accord which comes across as both a bit lascivious but also warm and snuggly. Anyone else have that response to the dry down?

    One thing's for sure: I really admire this fragrance, even if it sometimes still scares me a bit.

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    To me leather AND out is way too much. To strong, overwhelming, noseblocking.

    I could easily give my sample away to someone who could offer me something of my interest.
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    yeah im not too fond of this after a few wearings. oud ispahan on the other hand is wonderful. the first oud that has earned me not just one compliment but multiple compliments.

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