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  • Aramis - Aramis

    8 4.68%
  • Armani - Cuir Améthyste

    3 1.75%
  • Chanel - Cuir de Russie

    25 14.62%
  • Creed - Royal English Leather

    13 7.60%
  • Dior - Leather Oud

    15 8.77%
  • Etat Libre d'Orange - Rien

    6 3.51%
  • Guerlain - Derby

    15 8.77%
  • Heeley - Cuir Pleine Fleur

    7 4.09%
  • Helmut Lang - Cuiron

    13 7.60%
  • Knize - Knize Ten

    28 16.37%
  • L'Artisan Parfumeur - Dzing!

    11 6.43%
  • Montale - Aoud Cuir d'Arabie

    8 4.68%
  • Parfum d'Empire - Cuir Ottoman

    15 8.77%
  • Puredistance - M

    14 8.19%
  • Robert Piguet - Bandit

    4 2.34%
  • Santa Maria Novella - Peau d'Espagne

    1 0.58%
  • Serge Lutens - Cuir Mauresque

    6 3.51%
  • Tom Ford - Tuscan Leather

    50 29.24%
  • Xerjoff - 17/17 Homme

    5 2.92%
  • Other

    24 14.04%
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  1. #1

    Default Your favorite leather?

    Leather scents seem to be enjoying a bit of a sudden renaissance these days with recent years having seen scores of exciting new releases, rereleases and, not least, renewed interest in the fabled classics of this very old and distingished fragrance category. But which one is your favorite leather interpretation?
    I enjoy a lot of the fragrances on the list (and certainly classics like Knize Ten and Cuir de Russie), but having to pick my favorite at the moment I'd go for a much newer one; my vote goes to Dior's dirty civet-heavy Leather Oud. Which one(s) do you enjoy or admire the most? It might not even be on the list...
    Last edited by Dane77; 3rd December 2012 at 10:38 PM.

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    From the list, my personal favorite are:

    Guerlain Derby
    Puredistance M
    Dior Leather Oud
    Knize Knize Ten
    Chanel Cuir de Russie

    another newly favorite leather scent is Naomi Goodsir Cuir Velours
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    Tuscan Leather.

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    Default Re: Your favorite leather?

    Chanel - Cuir de Russie

    L'Artisan Parfumeur - Dzing!

    Santa Maria Novella - Peau d'Espagne
    ***My favourite from my collection***

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    ------ Serge Lutens: Ambre Sultan
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    ------ Amouage: Fate Man
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    ------ Tom Ford Private Blend: Noir de Noir
    -------- Terre D'Hermès Pure Parfum
    ------ EDP FM: Carnal Flower
    -------- Neela Vermire Creations: Trayee
    ------ Dior: Leather Oud
    ------- Hermèssence: Ambre Narguilé
    Currently wearing: Incense Oud by By Kilian

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    My favorites are:

    Tuscan Leather - For its realistic take on leather.
    Leather Oud - For its take on a smooth smoky saddle leather.

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    Aoud Cuir d'Arabie
    Cuir Ottoman

    Adding a favorite of mine that's not listed - PG's Cuir d'Iris.
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    Default Re: Your favorite leather?

    I don't really have much leather experience, but so far I think I like Nostalgia best with Leaether Oud a close second.

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    Haven't sniffed all on the list, but Creed Royal English Leather is the one I picked. It's just great stuff.

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    Creed Cuir de Russie, Knize 10, Farina Kölnisch Juchten.

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    Tuscan Leather
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    Leather Oud
    Derby

    Very tough to choose. Glad I can have more than one.
    Currently wearing: Rose 31 by Le Labo

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    Default Re: Your favorite leather?

    Derby
    Royal English Leather

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    I prefer old fashioned, sweet, ambery leathers. Creed Royal English Leather is probably my favorite, but others are Chanel Cuir de Russie, Knize 10 and 10 Golden Edition.

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    Cuir Ottoman
    Current favorites_____Black Tourmaline_____Gucci Pour Homme II_____Memoir Man_____Tuscan Leather______Montale Aoud and Pine_____Sel Marin_____Invasion Barbare_____Tonka Imperial____Dior Homme Intense_____L'Humaniste____Santal 33_____Bois d'Argent_____Nio_____MFK Oud_____Lumiere Noire_____Bois d'Encens_____Cuir Ottoman

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    Default Re: Your favorite leather?

    Favourite - 17/17 Homme.

    Highly rate - Cuir Mauresque, Cuir de Russie, Derby, Cuiron, Royal English Leather, Tuscan Leather.
    Last edited by JON RODGERS; 3rd December 2014 at 06:44 PM.

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    From this list, Knize Ten, closely followed Creed REL and Aramis, still having to test Tuscan Leather and Cuiron.
    Currently wearing: Worth pour Homme by Worth

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    Default Re: Your favorite leather?

    My top 5 leather:-

    Helmut Lang Cuiron
    Tom Ford Tuscan Leather
    Chanel Cuir de Russieb
    Creed Royal English Leather
    Heeley Cuir Pleine Fleur

    I have trouble classifying Puredistance M as a leather fragrance. It's much more complex than that.

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    Give it a try to Bel Ami by Hermes.

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    Give it a try to Bel Ami by Hermes.
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    Default Re: Your favorite leather?

    My favorite is Cuiron, with honorable mentions to Cuir Pleine Fleur and Puredistance M.
    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)
    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6)
    Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
    9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
    9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
    9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
    9) X for Men (Clive Christian) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
    Currently wearing: Quadrille by Balenciaga

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    Miller Harris Cuir D'Oranger

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    Default Re: Your favorite leather?

    Knize Ten gets my vote, although I find it too strong for me to wear. It's an authentic leather though and that's why I chose it.

    Why isn't Chanel Antaeus in this list? Or Fahrenheit even?
    Currently wearing: Green Irish Tweed by Creed

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    Quote Originally Posted by rum View Post
    Why isn't Chanel Antaeus in this list? Or Fahrenheit even?
    Thanks for those questions. I left Antaeus out because I try to put just one fragrance per house in these polls and Chanel is represented by Cuir de Russie instead. Same goes for Dior with Leather Oud over Fahrenheit. With one poll slot reserved for the "others" option there is only room for a maximum of 19 entrants, so for the sake of variation I try to enter as many houses as fragrances...

    On a side note, I think I'd probably classify Fahrenheit as more of a gasoline/petrol scent than a leather, and certainly compared to Leather Oud...

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    Default Re: Your favorite leather?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dane77 View Post
    Thanks for those questions. I left Antaeus out because I try to put just one fragrance per house in these polls and Chanel is represented by Cuir de Russie instead. Same goes for Dior with Leather Oud over Fahrenheit. With one poll slot reserved for the "others" option there is only room for a maximum of 19 entrants, so for the sake of variation I try to enter as many houses as fragrances...

    On a side note, I think I'd probably classify Fahrenheit as more of a gasoline/petrol scent than a leather, and certainly compared to Leather Oud...
    Ah thanks for clarifying this so promptly. I see what you mean. Actually, I think Leather Oud is probably Dior's best offering out of any of the mainstream (masculine) scents they've done. I like J'adore, but that's a different story altogether!

    I still stand by my vote for Knize Ten.
    Currently wearing: Green Irish Tweed by Creed

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    Default Re: Your favorite leather?

    with the exception of Tuscan Leather and Cuir Amethyste, I love all the others with Puredistance M, Knize Ten, Bandit, Derby and Chanel's Cuir De Russie forming my top five (in no prticular order).


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    Puredistance - M

    Tom Ford - Tuscan Leather

    Cuir Ottoman

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    Puredistance - M

    Tom Ford - Tuscan Leather

    Cuir Ottoman

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    Tuscan Leather for me. I just received another 4 mil sample of it yesterday. Great stuff

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    I have only tried 5 - 6 of that list, but I love Chanel's current EDT of Cuir de Russie (leather, iris and other interests) and also Heeley's Cuir Pleine Fleur, for it's dry, austere take on soft leather and florals.

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    ...my favorites from this list: Dzing! and Knize Ten...!
    ...other: Habit Rouge and Or Black...!
    Last edited by Trauerkraut; 5th December 2012 at 03:24 AM.
    Currently wearing: Sandalwood by Floris

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    Default Re: Your favorite leather?

    My favs are:

    Cuir de Russie (Chanel)
    Knize Ten
    Gomma
    Tabac Blond
    Puredistance M
    Lonestar Memories
    Cuir de Lancôme
    Diorling
    Arsène Lupin Dandy
    Bandit

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