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View Poll Results: Which do you prefer? Derby or Sous Le Vent?

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  • Derby, a dry chypre with leather

    11 45.83%
  • Sous Le Vent,a green classic made in the 1930s for women

    9 37.50%
  • I love them both and can't decide

    4 16.67%
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  1. #1

    Default Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Just asking which some prefer over the other.

    Also an option if you can't make up your mind.
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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Derby

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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    I've only tried Sous le Vent once while I was also testing Vol de Nuit parfum. For me, Vol de Nuit parfum overshadowed Sous le Vent (much preferred VdN's drydown compared to SLV's drydown), but I'm sure more extensive testing is in order.

    For now, my vote is for Derby.

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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Love both but prefer Sous Le Vent
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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    3rd option for me...


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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Derby for me.

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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Love to smell Sous le Vent on others. Like to wear vintage Derby.

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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    I love everything about Derby.

    Sous le Vent smells great, but is too fleeting IMO.
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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Sous le Vent.

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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Sous le Vent by far. I don't like Derby for myself.

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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Quote Originally Posted by Larimar View Post
    Sous le Vent by far. I don't like Derby for myself.
    +1

    Also a Guerlain which shares the same DNA as Sous le Vent is Philtre d'Amour, another favorite of mine.
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    You begin to awaken"

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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Derby by Guerlain

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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Almost even split but Derby ahead by a nose.
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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    I just slightly prefer Sous le Vent. Derby is wonderful, but its drydown isn't as inspiring as Sous le Vent to me.

    Derby is wonderful, though.
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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    That a difficult question, I like em both

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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Derby guy here.

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    Default Re: Guerlain's Derby or Sous Le Vent: Which do you prefer?

    Quote Originally Posted by Primrose View Post
    Almost even split but Derby ahead by a nose.
    Just because Derby is more popular IMO.


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