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    This was my pick for a while, but I'm looking for something better. What's your pick?

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    Guerlain SdV.

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    Opium PH EDP is a very nice vanilla frag.

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    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
    Mona di Orio Vanille

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    Parfumerie Generale Felanilla
    Parfums de Nicolai Vanille Tonka
    JPG Gaultier2

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    La Maison de Vanille Absolu de Vanille.... $100

    Mona di Orio Nombres de Vanille..... $175

    Also try L'Occitane Eau des Baux I just purchased this stuff Sat and wearing it today and it is amazing the dry down is a great balmy vanilla....$50.

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    Tobacco Vanilla
    Guerlains SDV
    Mona di Orio Vanilla
    Diptyque Eau Duelle
    Molinard Vanilla

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    For a simple, creamy vanilla dry down, and a very good price to go with that, I would recommend L'Occitane's Eau de Baux.

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    +1 Eau des Baux by L'Occitane (affordable, but quality frag -- my current favorite)
    +1 Tobacco Vanille by Tom Ford

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    Les Nombres d'Or Vanille by Mona di Orio
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)

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    I second especially Jaipur.

    Very unisex, in spite that it may be marketed for a non-male customer base: Vanille Noir by Yves Rocher, actually, a very dark and leathery vanilla.

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    Guerlain SdV.
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    Mona di Orio Vanille
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    Mona di Orio Nombres de Vanille
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    Guerlains SDV
    Mona di Orio Vanilla
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    Les Nombres d'Or Vanille by Mona di Orio
    those 2, forever


    mostly SDV

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    Default Re: What is the best vanilla fragrance?

    The TV I'm wearing right now is very heavy on the vanilla, so I'd go with that.

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    Musc Maori
    Tea
    (Comme Des Garcons - although I'm not sure if it even has vanilla in it but I get the impression strong in the drydown and I love it, although it's hardly a vanilla fragrance...)
    Lys Soleia

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    Guerlain - Jicky.

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    Caron offers two choises: Pour un homme (which is nice) and Le Troisieme Homme (which is great). Great value for a small price.

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    Tobacco Vanille is the one that does vanilla the best imo.

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    Tobacco Vanille

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    hands down!!!!!!!
    1. Dior Homme Original
    2. Musc Ravaguer
    3. Portrait of a Lady
    4. Noir de Noir
    5. L Instant Guerlain pour Homme Extreme
    6. New Haarlem
    7. Pure Coffee
    8. Blu Mediterraneo Sicilian Almond
    9. Rose 31
    10. Spiritueuse Double Vanille

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    Vanille Extreme

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    I prefer Guerlain's S. Double Vanille over Mona Di Orio.

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    Bvlgari Black
    +1 Tobacco Vanille
    Top notes of... sweat, gasoline, motor oil; a heart of deer musk and gunpowder, resting on a base of sex and testosterone... Mandom.

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    Jaipur EDP is a Vanilla BOMB, no other masculine vanilla fragrance stands up IMO.

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    no doubt, hands down

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    All of them, but especially Spiriteuse, yes indeedy.

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    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
    Guerlain Spiritueuse Double Vanille
    Creed Sublime Vanille
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Dior - Vetiver
    4.
    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    5. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
    6. Puredistance - Black
    7. Tom Ford - Plum Japonais
    8. Neela Vermeire - Trayee
    9. Creed - Royal Oud
    10. Chanel - Egoiste

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    A lot of interesting recommendations here... Some modern, some old school, others just plain weird lol

    As a 27 year old who likes modern compositions that push the envelope but smell great, I'd go with either Spiritueuse Double Vanille, Patchouli 24 or Eau Duelle.
    Sales thread here

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    Tobacco Vanille
    Le Male
    Going on lower price and the higher end

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    Guerlain Shalimar.

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    This!

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    Shalimar Parfum (possibly vintage). No doubts.


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    Default Re: What is the best vanilla fragrance?

    Many, many greats. Here's a few of my favourites:

    Guerlain's Jicky & Cuir Beluga
    Parfumerie Generale's Felanilla 21 & Aomassai 10
    Le Labo's Vanille 44
    Martine Micallef's Vanille Aoud
    L'Artisan Parfumeur's Havana Vanille
    Profumum's Acqua e Zucchero
    Frederic Malle's Musc Ravageur
    Diptyque's Eau Duelle
    L'Occitane's Eau des Baux
    Tom Ford's Tobacco Vanille


    However, Guerlain's Spiritueuse Double Vanille is my favourite take on vanilla.
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    Default Re: What is the best vanilla fragrance?

    There is no 'best'. It depends on how you like your vanilla. With resins and spices? Go with Shalimar. Or straight up? SDV or Eau Duelle. Creamy slightly toasted? Maybe try Un Bois Vanille. With a little skank perhaps? Try Jicky.

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    SDV and Tobacco Vanille are great.
    Current top 10 (No order):


    1. Pure Havane
    2. Menthe Fraiche
    3. Tobacco Vanille
    4. L'Air Du Desert Marocain
    5. Green Irish Tweed
    6. Fahrenheit
    7. Musc Ravageur
    8. Tonka Imperial
    9. Gucci Pour Homme II
    10. Dior Homme Intense

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    i forgot all about musc!!! such a good one
    1. Dior Homme Original
    2. Musc Ravaguer
    3. Portrait of a Lady
    4. Noir de Noir
    5. L Instant Guerlain pour Homme Extreme
    6. New Haarlem
    7. Pure Coffee
    8. Blu Mediterraneo Sicilian Almond
    9. Rose 31
    10. Spiritueuse Double Vanille

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    For me, it's either Eau Duelle or Raw Vanilla.
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    Rive Gauche Light (2004)
    Fahrenheit (1988)
    Paul Smith Man (2009)

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    Les Nombres d'Or Vanille by Mona di Orio
    +1 for this one.

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    Guerlain Spiritueuse Double Vanille imo.

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    Double Vanille is for women though, right? Does it smell feminine?

    I'm not sure if anyone else has smelled, but Vanillary by Lush was real good. That smelled very nice and smooth.

    Anyone else tried it?

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    Double Vanille is for women though, right? Does it smell feminine?

    I'm not sure if anyone else has smelled, but Vanillary by Lush was real good. That smelled very nice and smooth.

    Anyone else tried it?
    Vanillary is nice. Dark smokey vanilla. I don't find DV feminine, but I also don't find vanilla a note that only women should enjoy wearing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baller View Post
    Double Vanille is for women though, right? Does it smell feminine?

    I'm not sure if anyone else has smelled, but Vanillary by Lush was real good. That smelled very nice and smooth.

    Anyone else tried it?
    Not feminine and very wearable, IMO. After the MdO, this would be next on my list of favorites...
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)

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    R by Revillion is a really nice vanilla fragrance. Delicious vanilla drydown.

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    Does Le Male count as vanilla frag ?

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    SDV for me

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    Vanilia by l artisan, discontinued, its so delicate sandalwood-yilang ylang- vanilla frag, took me 6 months to start enjoying this fantastic take on vanilla,

    Suppose shalimar vintage too, this new one is empty cold, hay like, nothing like creme brule

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    Vanilia by l artisan, discontinued, its so delicate sandalwood-yilang ylang- vanilla frag, took me 6 months to start enjoying this fantastic take on vanilla,

    Suppose shalimar vintage too, this new one is empty cold, hay like, nothing like creme brule

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    Beat me bloody, but I didn't enjoy Mona Di Orio Vanille.

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    hands down!!!!!!!
    Yessir!
    My current top ten:
    1. Spice and Wood
    2. Epic Man
    3. Tonka Imperiale
    4. Noir de Noir
    5. Bois d'Argent
    6. Musc Ravageur
    7. Apple Brandy
    8. Dior Homme Intense
    9. Aoud 1
    10.Tobacco Vanille

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    Quote Originally Posted by rafikz View Post
    Does Le Male count as vanilla frag ?
    of course it does, that's the main player in the notes

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    Shalimar Parfum (possibly vintage). No doubts.
    agreed, totally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by comfortablynumbbg View Post
    of course it does, that's the main player in the notes
    ok, thanks

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    Vanilia by l'artisan parfumeur! no doubt about it!

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    Double Vanilla, Bulgari Black, Creed Royal Delight.

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    Straight up vanilla? Molinard Vanille, Inexpensive too.

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    Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain.

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    Easily Boucheron Jaipur and it's not close.

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    For pure vanilla? Spiriteuse Double Vanille. End of story.

    If you want a different take, Eau Deuelle is interesting. But not pure vanilla.
    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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    even though it's not all about the vanilla & there are more pure "vanilla" frags out there, Tobacco Vanille is probably my favorite. I just love the "darker" vanilla, as I'm generally drawn to more "masculine" frags in the first place and TV finds a way to still remain very masculine while incorporating a good amount of vanilla IMO.

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