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    Default Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    Found a couple of Gems today at 50% Off in my local Fenwick store. Both were around £21 for 75ml.
    Neither have great reviews, but I think they are both very good.




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    I am a big fan of Individuel, so this is now 3 of the Mont Blanc range that I am very impressed with.

    Anybody else tried/got any opinions?

    Thanks

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    Default Re: Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    Good for you. Enjoy!

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    Default Re: Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    Haven't tried these two, but I'll be the spokesman for Legend again. Great frag!!
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    Might have to give that a try then mate. I am impressed with Mont Blanc's range (well 3 of them)

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    Those are both fine scents. Worth having and wearing. My wife digs about all of the Mont Blanc range on me. The faves would be Presence and Individuel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckW View Post
    Those are both fine scents. Worth having and wearing. My wife digs about all of the Mont Blanc range on me. The faves would be Presence and Individuel.
    Yep, I love Individuel and after today, Presence aswell.

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    That is odd, my local House of Fraser has several bottles each of Presence, Starwalker and Individuel that have appeared and are about that price. I gave away my bottle of Presence recently, didn't think much of the Starwalker tester they had, but Individuel was very pleasant, just as everyone says, a smoother less potent Joop Homme.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andym72 View Post
    That is odd, my local House of Fraser has several bottles each of Presence, Starwalker and Individuel that have appeared and are about that price. I gave away my bottle of Presence recently, didn't think much of the Starwalker tester they had, but Individuel was very pleasant, just as everyone says, a smoother less potent Joop Homme.
    Individuel is very close to Original Santal to my nose

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dailey View Post
    Individuel is very close to Original Santal to my nose
    That's very true. I've owned JOOP!, OS and Individuel and they're all very close.

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    Default Re: Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    I am also a fan of Individuel and Presence. I am completely unfamiliar with Starwalker - I will have to hunt that one down and give it a try!
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    Default Re: Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    Does Fenwick stock Indivuel? I know none of the department stores do. I heard they also stock Pure Malt? I'm in England and funnily enough have never been into Fenwick but if they stock stuff other shops don't it should be worth a visit.

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    Homme Exceptionnel is probably the best from the line; a tamer version of Gucci PH IMHO..
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    If someone can smell me at more than an arm's length away, I'm probably wearing too much of whatever I applied; if she can distinctly make out the top notes, then perhaps I left the house a bit too soon..

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    Default Re: Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    Quote Originally Posted by P77 View Post
    Does Fenwick stock Indivuel? I know none of the department stores do. I heard they also stock Pure Malt? I'm in England and funnily enough have never been into Fenwick but if they stock stuff other shops don't it should be worth a visit.
    Yes they do mate and this is also 50% off. My local Fenwicks has a huge selection of frags Inc Crreed and other niches.

    No Pure Malt though

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    Default Re: Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    What is the silage / longevity on Mont Blanc?

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    Default Re: Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    Quote Originally Posted by bgoc View Post
    What is the silage / longevity on Mont Blanc?
    Individual is very good IMO. The 2 I tested today (just on my wrist) I can still smell now (9 hours later)

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    Default Re: Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    Quote Originally Posted by bgoc View Post
    What is the silage / longevity on Mont Blanc?
    I get a good 8 hours from Legend (more if I add a spray to my chest--I usually just do each wrist). It's been awhile since I've worn Individuel...but I seem to remember 6+(?)
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    Default Re: Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    Quote Originally Posted by Dailey View Post
    Found a couple of Gems today at 50% Off in my local Fenwick store. Both were around £21 for 75ml.
    Neither have great reviews, but I think they are both very good.

    I am a big fan of Individuel, so this is now 3 of the Mont Blanc range that I am very impressed with.

    Anybody else tried/got any opinions?

    Thanks
    Own and like both. Enjoy them!

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    Many thanks

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