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    Default Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    EDIT: I bought it this morning. It was actually $91 with free shipping from FragranceNet's Amazon store.


    Hey everyone, so I was graciously given a sample of New Haarlem by a friend of mine on site, and after wearing it today it's definitely something I could see having in my collection. Naturally I'd like to wear it a little more, but I came across a pretty good deal where I can get 50 mL's for $92 plus a few dollars shipping from a reputable place.

    My main thing is that I hear stuff like Rochas man and MJ Legend are similar, but would it be worth getting this stuff now? I have the money available, so would you say that it is worth getting the NH at this price and not something else? I've never smelled the other stuff either.

    Thanks.
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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    Seriously? That's a very reasonable price for an amazing juice.

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    IMO No.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    If you enjoy the fragrance significantly more than Rochas Man, then yes.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shaheen View Post
    If you enjoy the fragrance significantly more than Rochas Man, then yes.
    I've never smelled Rochas, but I'm not really a fan of lavender in fragrances, which I hear it has.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    92$ ??? Yes it is!

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shaheen View Post
    If you enjoy the fragrance significantly more than Rochas Man, then yes.
    Agree.

    Only you can decide if you like it enough to purchase. If so, then yes, the price is right.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    IMO yes. I own both RM & NH & find them different enough to enjoy & have both. RM is definitely more versatile & casual, but NH is very high quality juice IMO & can easily find its place in a collection.

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    IMO, no i can get Rochas Man and get the same result, thats my 2€

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    It's time to try out the other stuff as it may save you cash. I prefer Rochas Man over NH which I find too sickly sweet like someone pouring maple syrup on your skin and then sprinkling coffee on top.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    It is certainly worth it IMO. I am not sure I would buy it from a place selling it that low however -- it would make me worry about the bottle itself. But if you are sure it was stored properly, and that it was authentic then it would be a great deal.

    I own NH myself -- not because I love it (I think it is nice), but because my wife LOVES it. One of her 5 favs for sure. It is very long-lasting and a well made fragrance.
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Brückner - Aoud 1
    4. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    5. by Kilian - Incense Oud
    6. Dior - Vetiver
    7. Les Nez - Turtle Vetiver Back
    8. Neela Vermeire - Trayee
    9. Amouage - Jubilation XXV
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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    It is certainly worth it IMO. I am not sure I would buy it from a place selling it that low however -- it would make me worry about the bottle itself. But if you are sure it was stored properly, and that it was authentic then it would be a great deal.

    I own NH myself -- not because I love it (I think it is nice), but because my wife LOVES it. One of her 5 favs for sure. It is very long-lasting and a well made fragrance.
    That's what I hear as well (it's a compliment getter and women love it). It turns out my mom really loves it, and wants my step-dad (who cannot smell much of anything) to wear it for her. So, it seems like I'll end up getting it for myself and for her to spray on him on occasion. I guess that gives it more value, right?

    By the way, the place is beautyencounter, which, from the reviews online and on here say is a very reputable place to get stuff from, so I am not really worried about their storage.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    Easily worth it.

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    Deal!!!
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    Yes. A bargain.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    Definitely worth it...I bought it for more than that and I felt that price was worth it. I personally smell a huge difference between Rochas Man and New Haarlem...I never get why people are always saying they are basically the same. I don't like Rochas Man and I love New Haarlem so thus, to me at least, there must be a huge difference. New Haarlem is far better quality and is definitely worth $92. If you love it, go for it...by the way, my wife absolutely loves it too.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    Only you can say.

    At that price, it's a bargain, and in my opinion it's way worth it. I don't wear New Haarlem much, but when I do, I love it.
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    6. Thierry Mugler Pure Havane
    7. Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme
    8. Bulgari Blu
    9. Bond No. 9 New Haarlem
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    For sure at that price.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    Thats a very good price

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    It's worth it, it's probably the best gourmand

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    Not bad, not bad at all.
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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    keep in mind that 50ml of New Haarlem will last you longer than 125ml of the average fragrance.

    Because one spray of New Haarlem is all you need for the day. Unlike most fragrances where you need 3+ spray.

    Easy answer: Go for it!

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    For coffee I like Play Intense and for a sweeter/greener version I prefer Rochas Man. Personally I'd at least sample these first, but if you enjoy wearing NH then go for it.
    My current favorites:

    Bleu De Chanel, Creed Green Irish Tweed, Zino Davidoff, Dior Homme Intense, Creed Royal Oud, M7 (all versions), Chanel Egoiste, Dior Homme Sport, and Thierry Mugler Pure Malt.

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    im in the minority but i thought this stuff was terrible. the longevity is beast so it made the experience even worse for me. smells like a syrupy sweet waffle grafted onto a generic cologne base. even the bonbon atomizer itself was putting off the stink so i had to take it outside and toss it down into the gutter.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    comes out to $78.20 before 1% cash back on BE after my 15% birthday coupon. Might pull trigger soon..

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    Quote Originally Posted by Vince23heat View Post
    comes out to $78.20 before 1% cash back on BE after my 15% birthday coupon. Might pull trigger soon..
    Cool? That doesn't really help me.

    To everyone else: thanks for your input. I'll think it over and potentially get it tomorrow.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    I think it's worth it. Great fragrance.
    Current top 10 (No order):


    1. Pure Havane
    2. Menthe Fraiche
    3. Tobacco Vanille
    4. L'Air Du Desert Marocain
    5. Green Irish Tweed
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    Yes it's worth. I think it is good price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silentrich View Post
    For coffee I like Play Intense and for a sweeter/greener version I prefer Rochas Man. Personally I'd at least sample these first, but if you enjoy wearing NH then go for it.
    I agree.

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    Get it

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    I bought it this morning. It was actually $91 with free shipping from FragranceNet's Amazon store.

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    Default Re: Is New Haarlem worth $92?

    That is a fantastic price. I would certainly buy it.

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    New Haarlem is the stuff.

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    To me, it is.

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    I think that is about as cheap as you'll get it.

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    It most definitely is!
    My current top ten:
    1. Spice and Wood
    2. Noir De Noir
    3. Musc Ravageur
    4. Bois D'Argent
    5. Aoud 1
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