Very different to me.
Do you find these fragrances similar or even the same? I have just tried Ambre Narguile once but it really reminded me of Pure Havane. Does anyone else share the same opinion or am I being tricked? Haven't done side by side comparison but on different not distant days of wearing both are close to each other.
Very different to me.
If you try hard, you can detect some of the warmth that both carry, I guess. Other than that, I'd have to disagree with the similarities. I own both and like both, but they're not much the same. I'd rather compare Back to black and Pure havane, where it's a classic "throwing more money at something makes it better, but not absurd amounts of better".
not particularly although they are both syrupy sweet
I definitely don't see the similarity as I like Ambre Narguile but despise Pure Havane. With one you get sweet apple pie and the other you get sweet tobacco and cough syrup/cold medicine. Just IMHO. For the record I like the other flankers.
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Both are very sweet, although you can definitely feel the quality in AN when compared side by side to PH.
With that said I love the vibe of PH, and it's much better in terms of projection, longevity and sillage.
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Something is amiss if you believe these smell alike. As different as can be. But both very nice fragrances, which I enjoy.
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1. Creed Millesime Imperial
2. Serge Lutens Chergui
3. Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte
4. Creed Virgin Island Water
5. Chanel Eau de Cologne
6. Thierry Mugler Pure Havane
7. Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme
8. Bulgari Blu
9. Bond No. 9 New Haarlem
10. YSL Kouros
I suppose they are simmilar in a sense, but not close.
I found 24 gold to be close!
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Pure Havane and Animale Animale share commonalities in their openings. Ambre Narguile is a much richer and denser fragrance.
Pure Havane is one of the best fragrances on the market. Ambre Narguile is OKAY to me.
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1. Pure Havane
2. Menthe Fraiche
3. Tobacco Vanille
4. L'Air Du Desert Marocain
5. Green Irish Tweed
7. Musc Ravageur
8. Tonka Imperial
9. Gucci Pour Homme II
10. Dior Homme Intense
I see no similarities whatsoever. Ambre Narg is often not compared to anything, however 24 Gold smells A LOT like it, at a fraction of the price. The only major difference to me, is 24 Gold, has more amber in the dry down.
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Don't see any similarities at all with PH and AN, except they're both hella nice frags.