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    Talking which oud scents are more easy to wear?

    I see mostly of oud scents seems to be so loud that makes them quite dificult to wear. Can you tell me some oud scents that are easy to enjoy and wear? I like m7 by the way, even if people say its not a good oud.

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    Default Re: which oud scents are more easy to wear?

    I can't think of any quiet oud scents. Some of the attars (Al Haramain, Swiss Arabian, etc.) are nice, but the oud is either upfront or buried under tons of roses and spice. I happen to like oud, but in the summer heat and humidity, it can be a bit much. It's fine in the dead of winter. I'm sure there is one that you'll like out there, somewhere. It's just a matter of trail and error to find it.

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    Montale Aoud Purple Rose is pretty tame for their oud scents.

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    Leather Oud by Dior. Beautiful and Subtle.

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    Creed Royal Oud

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    Default Re: which oud scents are more easy to wear?

    MFK Oud, Tom Ford Oud Wood, and Creed Royal Oud are all reserved in the oud note and pretty wearable.

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    Oud Luban and Bruckner Aoud 1.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hobbes22 View Post
    MFK Oud, Tom Ford Oud Wood, and Creed Royal Oud are all reserved in the oud note and pretty wearable.
    Absolutely these 3, also Bond No. 9's NY Oud and Noir de Noir.

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    Kilian's Cruel Intentions is not overly loud if you don't overspray. Notes of bergamot and rose, and a little neroli blend well into the oud so that it isn't overpowering.

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    Rakaan by Swiss Arabian is one of the few FRESH GREEN oud fragrances out there. You should definitely read up on it . One review on fragnatica thrashes it but I would not rule it out. I sampled it then ordered a bottle. You get a strong citrus and greens mixed with a westernized oud. Very nice and very affordable.

    Chances are no one else will have it or have heard of it.

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    Of the ones I've tried:

    Tom Ford Oud Wood
    Tom Ford Noir de Noir
    Creed Royal Oud
    Bond no 9 New York Oud
    Montale Black Aoud
    by Kilian Amber Oud
    Last edited by CaliDude; 16th June 2012 at 07:05 AM.

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    +1 Creed Royal Oud
    Dior Fahrenheit Absolut
    Xerjoff Fars

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    In my experience, TF Oud Wood and Creed Royal Oud are both relatively easy to wear and perhaps a little more easily palatable than other stronger or more concentrated ouds. It's also my opinion that Dior's Leather Oud is about as subtle as a flying brick and absolutely poison in the wrong hands.
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    MY favorite oud, By Kilian Pure Oud, is very wearable, light and altogether charming. I imagine some people who love big in your face ouds would consider it wimpy. But really it smells a lot like my Cambodian oud oil. Very similar. I love it. L'artisan Al Oudh is very wearable. There are other ouds that are wearable, some of them don't smell much like oud

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    Having passed on most of the oud-trend I'd recommend you the one that has become some kind of legend: Black Aoud by Montale. If you get the juice without the "turbo boost" extra concentration it certainly "ain't misbehaving". In my perception Black Aoud is widely regarded as one of the most successfull creations of Montale; and many people reported a lot of positive feedback from others.

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    M7 to me but I dont consider it to be oud centered fragrance. Everything else with oud (montales, juliette has a gun) that I tried is just too oudish.
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    Mona di Orio's Oud is very wearable and warm - but not cheap.

    I agree with Shiny Beast about Dior's Leather Oud. On the right person it might be subtle, and the oud note isn't as medicinal as in some other ouds, but it can be insanely BO-style skanky too.

    I recently discovered The Body Shop's Amber Oud, which is a nice oud without being overpowering (and for the record, I'd categorize NY Oud, TF Oud Wood, Creed Royal Oud, and Montale as overpowering for the OP's purposes). Very cheap too, if you can find it.

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    Default Re: which oud scents are more easy to wear?

    Quote Originally Posted by Akahina View Post
    Oud Luban and Bruckner Aoud 1.
    Agree with both of these, as well as the MdO.
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    I find these Oud frags easy to wear as long as you do not overapply:

    Dark Oud
    Tom Ford Oud Wood
    Creeds Royal Oud
    Oud Stars Mamluk
    Diors Leather Oud ( perfectly fine as long as you do not wear it in the heat where the civet can come out more)
    Monas Oud

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    Dark Rose from Czech & Speake is a beautiful rose based scent with a very wearable oud note.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shiny Beast View Post
    In my experience, TF Oud Wood and Creed Royal Oud are both relatively easy to wear and perhaps a little more easily palatable than other stronger or more concentrated ouds. It's also my opinion that Dior's Leather Oud is about as subtle as a flying brick and absolutely poison in the wrong hands.
    Totally agree - I see nothing subtle about Leather Oud. Extremely skanky to me.
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    Pure Oud by Kilian.

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    I don't like heavy, skanky oud but own and very much enjoy Maison Francis Kurkdijian's Oud, Mona di Orio's Oud, M7, Khaliji by Al Rehab and Jil Sander Man Absolute, which has an oud note in it's composition.

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    Red Aoud and Golden Aoud by Montale

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    Eau de Cartier Essence de Bois by Cartier.

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    Agree with the Maison Francis Kurkdjian recommendation and the L'Artisan also...those seem almost like they were made for people who don't like oud.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fraghead View Post
    Jil Sander Man Absolute, which has an oud note in it's composition.
    D'oh! Didn't notice the oud in this, gonna give it a whirl soon enough.
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    I hate 98% if Oud's fragrances out there, but over the past few weeks have fallen for Tom Ford Oud Wood.

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    Tom Ford Oud Wood and this guy

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    R'Oud Elements by Kerosene +1

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    AL HARAMAIN - Marwah

    Western nose-friendly and light and wearable.
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    Wonderwood is wonderful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shiny Beast View Post
    In my experience, TF Oud Wood and Creed Royal Oud are both relatively easy to wear and perhaps a little more easily palatable than other stronger or more concentrated ouds. It's also my opinion that Dior's Leather Oud is about as subtle as a flying brick and absolutely poison in the wrong hands.
    This, exactly.

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    Easily Mona di Orio's Oud.

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    My STOD, Harrods Swarovski Crystal Oud Edition by Bond No. 9.

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    R'Oud Elements by Kerosene +1
    Where can this be bought?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hobbes22 View Post
    MFK Oud, Tom Ford Oud Wood, and Creed Royal Oud are all reserved in the oud note and pretty wearable.
    This.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shiny Beast View Post
    In my experience, TF Oud Wood and Creed Royal Oud are both relatively easy to wear and perhaps a little more easily palatable than other stronger or more concentrated ouds. It's also my opinion that Dior's Leather Oud is about as subtle as a flying brick and absolutely poison in the wrong hands.

    Couldn't agree more. I love Royal Oud, just an incredible scent! I'm looking to pick up Oud Wood after sampling in Atlanta last month. I hope other Ouds are not as abrasive as Dior Leather Oud, I'm just now regaining consciousness from that very brick...

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