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    Default Top 3 recs CDG

    What are your top 3 Comme des Garcons?

    It can be revolutionary, or just plain good.

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    So many excellent ones it is hard to choose only three...

    Avignon
    2 Man
    Wonderwood

    Are three of my favorites, but there are many, many more...
    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
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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    2 Man
    Kyoto
    Hinoki

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    Kyoto
    Zagorsk
    Wonderwood

    ( substituion avignone, palisander, cdg 2 )

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    Luxe Patchouli
    Eau de Parfum
    Odeur 53

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    I like

    Guerilla 1
    White
    Kyoto


    Well....Wonderwood and Laurel are good also.
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    Luxe Patchouli
    Odeur 53
    Tea

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    Kyoto
    Avignon
    Hinoki

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    Wonderwood
    Odeur 53
    2Man

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    2man
    Jaisalmer
    Harissa
    my current top five (always in transition)

    Dior Eau Noire
    HdP 1725 Casanova
    eau de gloire parfum d'empire
    Dia man Amouage
    comme des garçons man 2

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    Limited experience with CdG but favorite three of their Series 3: Incense lineup are

    1. Jaisalmer
    2. Ouarzazate
    3. Avignon

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    Picking up just three will be a hard task, anyway...


    Avignon
    Guerrilla 1
    Odeur 71


    With honorable mention to CDG2MAN, Stephen Jones, Calamus and CDG (Original) EDP.


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    2
    White
    2 MAN
    Original
    Vettiveru

    among others. This is a wonderful house.

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    ooooh, that would be really hard, if nigh to impossible but here it goes:

    luxe patchouli
    avignon
    cdg 2 man

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    I'm not a huge CdG fan (I tried!) but the ones that I ended up liking were Avignon, Ouarzazate, and 2.

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    Only one so far... Hinoki

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    2
    Odeur 71
    Avignon
    Last edited by null set; 5th December 2012 at 04:57 PM. Reason: typo

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    I've owned/worn Odeur 71 for years...I've gotten nothing but compliments while wearing. Awesome scent.

    Avignon is an easy choice. Kyoto is a close second to Avignon. Standard is a potent wood frag which I also love. Hinoki is also another nice one, but I can't distinguish it enough from Kyoto to warrant owning both. Even though they're "different", they're also the "same".

    2 Man is unique enough to warrant a sample, I don't find myself wearing it much anymore...but I'd still recommend it. I've had a 100mL bottle for years that's been sitting at around 85% (shows how much I wear it).

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    CDG 2 man
    Eau de parfum 2011
    Avignon

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    Quote Originally Posted by cacio View Post
    Eau de parfum 2011
    Glad to see some love for EDP 2011...


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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    I am impressed at the response to this thread. You have all added quite a few frags to my test list, and I thank you!

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    Well, I guess I'm a little off base with everyone:
    Dover Street Market-Absolutely love the stuff, a little conservative for CDG but to me it's fantastic.
    Green Play-Doesn't get much love here but if you like mint it's a good one.
    Soda-Straight up Lemon Vinyl-Great stuff.

    The incense line is great along with the odeurs, etc. I just had to recommend these 3 that I love, and have loved for a while now.

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    2.
    Avignon.
    White.

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    Kyoto
    2
    2 Man
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    (Alas. Maybe someday I'll come around to CdG 2 Man's creepy burning chemical smoke vibe. In the meantime...)

    CdG 2
    Jaisalmer
    Kyoto

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    i will have to for CDG tea because it is very wearable, or Monicle series Laurel because it is dry and peppery.
    14 sprays of DRAKKAR NOIR should do it

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    Default Re: Top 3 recs CDG

    Quote Originally Posted by lanky View Post
    i will have to for CDG tea because it is very wearable, or Monicle series Laurel because it is dry and peppery.

    Looking forward to trying Laurel since I do like the other Monocle — Hinoki.
    That little turpentine note just really zings it.

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    Avignon
    Hinoki
    Kyoto

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    2 Man
    wonderwood
    Kyoto

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    Quote Originally Posted by lanky View Post
    i will have to for CDG tea because it is very wearable...
    Huh, I find CdG Tea to be pretty far out and kind of challenging, which aren't characteristics of something i'd consider "very wearable." I do like it, but its on the strange side, even for CdG.

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