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    Talking Guerlain Vetiver vs Green Irish Tweed [Gonna make a purchase in an hour]

    I like citrus and floral tones.

    Is GIT worth the extra.

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    Yes GIT is wonderful and a classic for good reason and would be my recommendation. I find Guerlain Vetiver to be unpleasent and dated though Tom Fords Grey Vetiver is a good modern interpretation on Guerlains offering.

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    The violet note in GIT is very nice, but that's all that's good about it to my nose. Guerlain's legendary offering is good for what it is - a scent from the 1960s. It is outdated and has too much tobacco for my liking. I would vote for GIT but only because it's the best of a bad bunch!

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    Apples vs. Oranges

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    GV isn't floral. You can try LaCoste's Challenge (aftershave formulation) for strong citrus and violet/lavender, if you want to save some money. GIT isn't especially citrusy, at least beyond the top notes.

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    Default Re: Guerlain Vetiver vs Green Irish Tweed [Gonna make a purchase in an hour]

    Those are interesting choices considering your stated preferences... That said, of those two Green Irish Tweed is the far superior scent, IMO.
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    GIT without a doubt.

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    Guerlain's Vetiver is a great scent and a must have. Make sure you enjoy vetiver though. Never tried GIT.

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    Such very different scents.
    I wouldn't pay the extra for GIT but if I was more affluent then maybe..

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    Default Re: Guerlain Vetiver vs Green Irish Tweed [Gonna make a purchase in an hour]

    they have nothing in common but both are worth it
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    Default Re: Guerlain Vetiver vs Green Irish Tweed [Gonna make a purchase in an hour]

    Quote Originally Posted by PersianWaters View Post
    I like citrus and floral tones.

    Is GIT worth the extra.
    IMO Yes.

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    Yes, GIT is the better option. Especially since Guerlain Vetiver is a shadow of its former self.

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    I like both but vote for Guerlain Vetiver, a timeless classic. But I expect you made your purchase by now!

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    If the citrus and the floral tones are the main point, I'd say Vetiver has, at a lower price, even a richer variety of tones and notes (this being said, GIT is still an outstanding fragrances, however, not so heavy on these notes, as GV is).

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    Guerlain's Vetivert was the best Vetivert ever. It has been reformulated and is no longer the same.

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    Default Re: Guerlain Vetiver vs Green Irish Tweed [Gonna make a purchase in an hour]

    Quote Originally Posted by PersianWaters View Post
    I like citrus and floral tones.

    Is GIT worth the extra.
    Yes.

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    GIT by a mile, even for the money. I never have liked GV and think it is much less wearable.
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    I would go with GIT. Guerlain Vetiver is a good fragrance, but there are better vetivers out there IMO.
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