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    Default whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    seeing the other thread on the best creed fragrance for summer got me wondering what is the best fragrance for fall/ winter. I will be purchasing my winter fragrances soon so would love to hear what you all think.

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    IMO anyone could be used for those seasons, but I'll choose Bois Du Portugal.

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    Aventus works well for me in the winter (as well as other seasons). Likewise, GIT is great in cooler weather.

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    Royal Oud.

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    Speaking for me, I like Silver Mountain Water and Himalaya in winter. They have a coldness about them that lends itself to that time of year.
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    X2 on royal oud. I like smelling warm and spicy during fall and winter evenings

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    Get some samplers on eBay and pick the one you like. We can't know what would best reflect the winter you. That said, Green Irish Tweed has a nice warm sitting by the fire in tweed feel to it and all my favorite old movie stars wore it...bespoke of Carry Grant.

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    Royal oud

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    Another vote for Royal Oud. Although Baie de Genievre is excellent as well. And I agree that Aventus would work well in the fall/winter.
    Current top 10:

    1. L'Artisan Dzing!
    2. Lorenzo Villoresi Yerbamate
    3. Guerlain Bois d'Armenie
    4. L'Artisan Al Oudh
    5. Bond No. 9 Andy Warhol Silver Factory
    6. Parfumerie Generale Bois Blond
    7. Andy Tauer L'Air du Desert Marocain
    8. Guerlain Derby
    9. Geo F Trumper Eucris
    10. Parfum d'Empire Ambre Russe

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    Royal Oud
    Bois Du Portugal
    Original Santal

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    Quote Originally Posted by PradaG View Post
    X2 on royal oud. I like smelling warm and spicy during fall and winter evenings
    This

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    Royal Oud
    Bois Du Portugal
    Original Santal
    +1.

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    Original Santal

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    If I had to choose one only

    Royal Oud

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    Looks like royal oud is the clear winner so far, just a shame that it has a higher price tag! I think I may stick with original santal and GIT this winter

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    aventus comes alive with warmth and freshness in the fall winter.. Himalaya also goes great on a cold day. I find smw goes great in hot weather .. However git is my dressy scent all year round .. My wife grades them as 1. aventus 2 git 3 smw 4 himalaya. I find the bigest complement getter is smw and aventus .. they are tied.. I work in health care and women just go crazy for smw and aventus. All four scents are my favorite and are very clean. Surprisingly Himalaya gets a lot of complements from women saying how mellow it is and unique. I love them all!!

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    Original Santal
    Aventus
    GIT
    In that order.

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    Royal Delight
    Baie de Genievre

    Bois du Portugal

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    Spice and Wood can also be considered

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    Royal Oud
    Spice & Wood
    Aventus

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    In no particular order:

    Aventus
    Spice & Wood
    Original Santal
    Royal Oud
    BdP
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Ormonde Jayne - Black Gold
    4. by Kilian - Incense Oud
    5. Puredistance - Black
    6. House of Matriarch - Blackbird
    7. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    8. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
    9. Creed - Royal English Leather
    10. Brückner - Aoud 1

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    Quote Originally Posted by dollars&scents View Post

    Baie de Genievre
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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    I like GIT in the summer, but it's a nice changeup in this cooler weather. The OS sample I had was nice enough a couple weeks ago. But if I could only pick one (of the ones I've tried), I'd go with Bois du Portugal. Very, very nice.
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    1. GIT.
    2. Royal Oud.
    3. Baie de Genievre.

    But I also occasionally wear VIW and MI in the dead of winter, for a fun break. They smell too good to relegate to summer.
    Current Top Five:

    1. Creed Green Irish Tweed
    2. Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
    3. Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte
    4. Bond No. 9 New Haarlem
    5. Creed Original Vetiver

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    In no particular order:

    Aventus
    Spice & Wood
    Original Santal
    Royal Oud
    BdP
    I would add Tabarome Millesime to this list as well.
    If I Could Only Have a Dozen:
    1. Creed Green Irish Tweed
    2. Creed Silver Mountain Water
    3. Guerlain Vetiver
    4. Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa
    5. Creed Bois Du Portugal
    6. Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree
    7. Creed Tabarome Millesime
    8. Guerlain Heritage
    9. Penhaligon's Sartorial
    10. Creed Royal Oud
    11. Chanel Egoiste
    12. Creed EROLFA

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    OS is the obvious choice. Aventus may be a sleeper.

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    Himalaya leaves great scent trail when walking through the door during the holidays..! always grabs complements.. It has a nutmeg aroma to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jasonsicilia View Post
    Himalaya leaves great scent trail when walking through the door during the holidays..! always grabs complements.. It has a nutmeg aroma to it.
    Cant say I get nutmeg in Himalaya.

    +1 for another vote for Taberome Millesime...TM anytime!

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    Tabarome and Bois du Portugal

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    Absolutely, positively 110% agree with this. OS is the ish mane.
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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    Royal Oud
    Bois du Portugal
    Spice and Wood
    Original Santal

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    REL, BdP and my favorite, BdG!

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    No love for Acier Aluminium?

    Some are turned off by the topnotes, but the drydown is pure heaven. This was the first niche/high-end fragrance that I've purchased, and I have yet to find any fragrance that has a better drydown, especially in the winter.

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    Quote Originally Posted by rollzst View Post
    seeing the other thread on the best creed fragrance for summer got me wondering what is the best fragrance for fall/ winter. I will be purchasing my winter fragrances soon so would love to hear what you all think.
    I finally topped off my Creed Fragrances. So here is my list with winter first being that it's December 22.

    Original Santal
    Royal Oud
    Aventus
    Green Irish Tweed
    Erolfa

    My lineup is well balanced. All I have to do is reverse the lineup in the warmer months. A sixth is in process, that choice will play out for a while. Acier Aluminum is being considered being that I'm pushing 50.LoL

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    Royal Oud ... my personal fav.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuffman View Post
    No love for Acier Aluminium?

    Some are turned off by the topnotes, but the drydown is pure heaven. This was the first niche/high-end fragrance that I've purchased, and I have yet to find any fragrance that has a better drydown, especially in the winter.
    I can not get past those top notes

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    none of them I'd say are top notch choices for the colder seasons. But Aventus still in 50 degree Fahrenheit weather lasts a while and is noticeable through the cold

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    Default Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    This is another opportunity for me to plug Himalaya as an awesome, under-appreciated Creed.

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