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    It is wonderful stuff. I think one of the keys is not to use too much. The sillage is intense on DHI. One spray is perfect for me. I can smell myself all day and it's not overpowering with one spray. More than that makes me feel like I've overdone it.

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    Beyond any doubt, standing out amongst so many designer releases, this one succeeding to be rather unique where so many other scents may fail and/or remain too generic.
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    Actually boys, ADG is the king of designers. Just ask the sales associates at any fragrance outlet who has sold the most. DHI bows it's pretty little head in shame at the one true king.

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    Each to his own...personal taste rules, after all. Glad for you. Wear it proudly!
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    I dont think so....I hate it
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    I own it... and kinda like it as a guilty pleasure - but I would be a little reluctant to wear it in public.

    I wonder what Tropics would say about this thread.


    Anyway, I would have to agree with this:
    Quote Originally Posted by mesaboogie View Post
    Actually boys, ADG is the king of designers. Just ask the sales associates at any fragrance outlet who has sold the most. DHI bows it's pretty little head in shame at the one true king.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    <snipped>... I wonder what Tropics would say about this thread.
    That's not a secret; we all know how he feels about DHI. :-P




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    DHI is a good scent, I'll give you that, but it is still NO Chanel …goÔste or Dior Fahrenheit for that matter...
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    dh is good but only to most of the fragrance enthusiast, if you where ask a guy on the street if they liked it they would probably say its too sweet and not a pastry sweet but like a wet smooch sweet. its great but it takes the right person to appreciate it. i am guessing this would sell better to women but its good to know this is marketed to men and not to many wear it.
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    Chanel Antaeus is No 4 on the list
    Dior Homme Intense is No. 5 on same list

    Should not Antaeus then be your favorite designer scent ?

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    Last edited by JonnyLeMale; 8th January 2013 at 06:47 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cameron View Post
    I suggest this for all fragrances. Smelling it with wrist pushed up against nose is not the correct way of assessing a fragrance IMO.
    I agree. Unless you walk around with your nose in your wrist and ask others to do the same. This isn't wine testing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stanmar View Post
    Chanel Antaeus is No 4 on the list
    Dior Homme Intense is No. 5 on same list

    Should not Antaeus then be your favorite designer scent ?
    The number beside the fragrance is not a rating but simply a quantity. My opinion on the order of my top ten changes so often that I don't bother to change the order. I suppose it would be more accurate to eliminate the numbers and just list them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sol invictus View Post
    Actually, I think you'll find that Gucci pour homme II is the best designer ;-)
    will have to disagree DHI is better :P

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    By what authority do you make this decree?
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    "The Great Way is not difficult for those who do not pick or choose."
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    I've not yet smelled DHI and from reading the many comments about it I am curious.
    The best designer fragrance I've ever tried is Third Man by Caron. And if you don't count Caron as a designer house, Gucci Nobile, though not currently on my signature list, is my favorite.
    I don't have a signature fragrance. My signature changes a little bit every day, why shouldn't my fragrance?

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    Imo the original vintage Dior Homme is better than DHI. But the reigning king of designer is indeed AdG.

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    AGREED

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stayclose View Post
    dh is good but only to most of the fragrance enthusiast, if you where ask a guy on the street if they liked it they would probably say its too sweet and not a pastry sweet but like a wet smooch sweet. its great but it takes the right person to appreciate it. i am guessing this would sell better to women but its good to know this is marketed to men and not to many wear it.
    I don't know about that. They have a movie star in the ad campaign, they've got Guy Ritchie to do a mini-commercial, and I've seen ads (sometimes two page spreads) in GQ for DH, DHI, and DHS. I'm willing to bet Dior did the market research and the numbers were favorable. Just sayin'...

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    DH is pretty close to the top on that spreadsheet from the most complimented thread...

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