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    Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir by Versace is a Oriental Woody fragrance for men. This is a new fragrance. Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir was launched in 2013. The fragrance features leather, agarwood (oud), oriental woodsy notes and spices.

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    About time Versace joined the oud wagon, following the pack. I dont mind this if it actually proves that the fragrance will be good enough, as Versace regular line is well placed in terms of price paid and quality received (compared with other designer houses).

    From what i saw in a picture, its going to be an EDP and apparently aims towards the Middle East market. So I hope it wont be a Oud fragrance with just a small touch of oud, which smells like a dozen other generic synthetic new crap releases (example CK - Encounter).
    Last edited by Sylver; 8th January 2013 at 09:13 PM.

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    Sounds good

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    Quote Originally Posted by sylver View Post
    about time versace joined the oud wagon, following the pack.
    lol!

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    Wow. Thought this was a joke at first, but interested to try it. Soon to be followed by Chanel Oud Homme Sport Eau extreme?
    Current favorites_____Roja Dove Amber Aoud_____Montale Aoud Musk_____Gucci Pour Homme II_____Avignon_____Armani Prive Oud Royale_____Lumiere Noire_____Memoir Man_____Tuscan Leather______Sel Marin_____Invasion Barbare_____Tonka Imperial____Dior Homme Intense_____L'Humaniste____Santal 33_____Bois d'Argent_____Nio

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    Well Oud is not a trend in Eastern perfumery, its an institution. I doubt this will be like CK Encounter, which is horrible. I do like Pour homme by Versace, so I have hopes for this. The bottle is nice.

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    The bottle is beautiful, hope the juice inside wont be bad. Does anyone know when it will be available worldwide?

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    I've read on other boards that those who have bought says it lacks longevity.

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    I wonder which will be better: Davidoff Hot Water Nigtht (featuring OUD) or Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir?? As miniscule as I know the OUD will be in these, I'm still looking forward to sniffing both.
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    Default Re: Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir Versace for men (2013)

    Oud...ah well, oud it is.

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    I think it will be in the same ranks as Encounter. Both Ck and Versace seem to be making similar quality fragrances.
    Any opinions I post here about frags only reflect MY PERSONAL TASTE and only my personal preference which could change at any moment.

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    With this new one, if Versace can go back to basics and pick up where the likes of L'homme and Versus Uomo left off. We could be looking at a great new fragrance for the coming year.
    I have yet to try Eros and wonder what people are saying about it ?......

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    double post....oops
    Last edited by stanmar; 10th January 2013 at 11:13 PM.

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    Anyone try this yet?
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    looks like it's "available exclusively to Middle East"

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    Just curious about it, naming a clean fresh scent with oud and noir...!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawk View Post
    looks like it's "available exclusively to Middle East"

    It's available at Harrods in London. I haven't had a chance to go and try it yet though

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    I tried out their other recent release "Eros", the bottle is amazing and the juice crappy. Again, here the bottle looks amazing, is the juice ----???

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    smells nice BUT AVOID , it virtually vanishes within an hour.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vinramani09 View Post
    smells nice BUT AVOID , it virtually vanishes within an hour.
    Thanks for the update. I am assuming it's now available in the US?

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    Now that would be a hell of a flanker
    Quote Originally Posted by Jridgen View Post
    Wow. Thought this was a joke at first, but interested to try it. Soon to be followed by Chanel Oud Homme Sport Eau extreme?

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    Guess it's not limited to the Middle East anymore, saw it available at the Bay (department store). I tried it and have to say I really enjoyed it, nice oud note (despite it's somewhat recognizable syntheticness) deep, dark, a hint of leather and some spices to keep it interesting, i swear I smelled rose in there even though it's not listed. I forgot to ask for a sample but will next time I'm there as I think it's a winner and would certainly enjoy a bottle.

    What shocked me though was the price of a 100 ml bottle. It was going for $175, even though they offered me a coupon which would save me $10, and what made me laugh was that it's going for much less then that on Ebay. It's a really solid scent but there is no way in hell I can justify paying that much for a Versace scent.

    That really pissed me off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by canuck21 View Post
    Guess it's not limited to the Middle East anymore, saw it available at the Bay (department store). I tried it and have to say I really enjoyed it, nice oud note (despite it's somewhat recognizable syntheticness) deep, dark, a hint of leather and some spices to keep it interesting, i swear I smelled rose in there even though it's not listed. I forgot to ask for a sample but will next time I'm there as I think it's a winner and would certainly enjoy a bottle.

    What shocked me though was the price of a 100 ml bottle. It was going for $175, even though they offered me a coupon which would save me $10, and what made me laugh was that it's going for much less then that on Ebay. It's a really solid scent but there is no way in hell I can justify paying that much for a Versace scent.

    That really pissed me off.
    Did you try it on your skin? What was longevity like?

    I see a lot of very negative comments about this one due to extremely poor longevity. But i can't help but think about the recent influx of bottles on ebay selling for around 45-50$. I'm wondering if they're fake, and a good majority of folks are getting their hands on those and forming their opinions based on that.

    There was a chap that got a bottle from the USA that got a bottle when it first launched from Universal Perfumes (which are legit). he said longevity was excellent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    Did you try it on your skin? What was longevity like?

    I see a lot of very negative comments about this one due to extremely poor longevity. But i can't help but think about the recent influx of bottles on ebay selling for around 45-50$. I'm wondering if they're fake, and a good majority of folks are getting their hands on those and forming their opinions based on that.

    There was a chap that got a bottle from the USA that got a bottle when it first launched from Universal Perfumes (which are legit). he said longevity was excellent.


    I got about 8-10 hours from a bottle i bought from my local mall... so its average longevity for me. Definitely cant say its poor. But take into consideration that i am in the tropics with summer and high humidity all year around.

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    Great fragrance, reminds me of Versace Man. Just great, longevity on me is 6-8h

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    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    Did you try it on your skin? What was longevity like?

    I see a lot of very negative comments about this one due to extremely poor longevity. But i can't help but think about the recent influx of bottles on ebay selling for around 45-50$. I'm wondering if they're fake, and a good majority of folks are getting their hands on those and forming their opinions based on that.

    There was a chap that got a bottle from the USA that got a bottle when it first launched from Universal Perfumes (which are legit). he said longevity was excellent.
    No I didn't try it on my skin, just on paper but it didn't seem like it was radiating to much. I have yet to form a proper opinion on this so I need a sample and will give it a try/wearing when I can at home.

    I haven't seen prices that low. I've seen them going for between $90-100 plus shipping around about $115-125. Which is somewhat more reasonable considering it's hard to get and apparently limited.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    Did you try it on your skin? What was longevity like?

    I see a lot of very negative comments about this one due to extremely poor longevity. But i can't help but think about the recent influx of bottles on ebay selling for around 45-50$. I'm wondering if they're fake, and a good majority of folks are getting their hands on those and forming their opinions based on that.

    There was a chap that got a bottle from the USA that got a bottle when it first launched from Universal Perfumes (which are legit). he said longevity was excellent.
    I tried it at Hudson's Bay in Canada, it has poor longevity and pretty much everyone on Fragrantica says the same thing. No its too recent to be faked, the ones online are from Indian/Pakistani distributors who bring obscure fragrances from the GCC to the US, like Versace Oud, Ferrari essence series, Charriol , Panouge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by canuck21 View Post
    Guess it's not limited to the Middle East anymore, saw it available at the Bay (department store). I tried it and have to say I really enjoyed it, nice oud note (despite it's somewhat recognizable syntheticness) deep, dark, a hint of leather and some spices to keep it interesting, i swear I smelled rose in there even though it's not listed. I forgot to ask for a sample but will next time I'm there as I think it's a winner and would certainly enjoy a bottle.

    What shocked me though was the price of a 100 ml bottle. It was going for $175, even though they offered me a coupon which would save me $10, and what made me laugh was that it's going for much less then that on Ebay. It's a really solid scent but there is no way in hell I can justify paying that much for a Versace scent.

    That really pissed me off.
    The pricing in Canada is insane, they were selling Ferrari Essence series there for 134 + tax which is about 150 dollars.
    Fragrancenet is selling the tester for one of them for 21 dollars lol. .

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    Wow this looks exciting
    I called my department stores here in the states and it seems no one has heard of it

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    This has been on my radar for a while. It is on my list to blind buy soon, but keeps getting pushed back (was going to order it from UniversalPerfumesAndCosmetics). But if it may be making it's way to the North American distributors, that would be great!

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    I bought this stuff in October last year. It has a amazing leather, spice, oud-ish opening also with some freshness in it and I bought it based on the first impression alone. On me it works well for about 3-4 hours but then it dies down to a skin scent. Of course I wish this great scent would last longer and project stronger but I don't regret buying that full bottle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vinramani09 View Post
    The pricing in Canada is insane, they were selling Ferrari Essence series there for 134 + tax which is about 150 dollars.
    Fragrancenet is selling the tester for one of them for 21 dollars lol. .
    It sure is and the taxes, especially in Ontario, are outrageous.

    That's why I rarely buy scents at retail. If this was $90 then I probably would've purchased it on the spot but when I heard the price I didn't know whether to laugh, cry or flip out.

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    It smells nice , but its all an illusion,within 30 minutes it disintegrates into blah, its not worth 90 dollar even.
    Stick to FragranceX. My parents reside in Toronto , so I visit them frequently.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    This has been on my radar for a while. It is on my list to blind buy soon, but keeps getting pushed back (was going to order it from UniversalPerfumesAndCosmetics). But if it may be making it's way to the North American distributors, that would be great!
    That's exactly how I feel about it. I've been itching to buy it, but I think I'll wait a little longer now!

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    Dan did a very good review.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BF9pOAwSlYI

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    I heard that it had poor performance but a great scent. I have yet to get my hands on it though.

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    If anyone has this and wants to sell it, get a hold of me

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    Maybe we should hold out for the Intense version?

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    Just saw this is "new arrival" on the Macy's website. Hope they have it in the store to test.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hyde65 View Post
    Just saw this is "new arrival" on the Macy's website. Hope they have it in the store to test.
    Thanks for the heads-up! Yep - it is on their website. It says it's not available in the store near me, but hopefully they will have it soon.

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    Finally showed up online at the The Bay (Canada). To bad its not in store for testing. I really want to check this one out but I am very hesitant for blind buys.
    Beauty is in the nose of the beholder.

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    I smelled this on a friend recently who got it overseas. I thought it smelled amazing. Reminded me of a Tom Ford fragrance. He said longevity hadn't been an issue. Definitely pickup on the oud and leather. Very rich and smoky smelling.

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    Got a friend to blind buy this for me in Thailand. He is expected back from holiday in a few days, and I can hardly wait. Really looking forward to try it. I’m a little worried on the reports of the limited longevity, but I am crossing my fingers. Not a cheap fragrance to blind buy.

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    I can't find it on Macy's site. What gives?

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    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    I can't find it on Macy's site. What gives?
    Huh. I saw it there a few weeks ago. They must have pulled it down. Either change of direction, or they jumped the gun by making it visible on the site prematurely. I hope they do start carrying it.
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    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Brückner - Aoud 1
    4. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    5. by Kilian - Incense Oud
    6. Dior - Vetiver
    7. Les Nez - Turtle Vetiver Back
    8. Neela Vermeire - Trayee
    9. Amouage - Jubilation XXV
    10. Creed - Royal English Leather

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    God I'm so sick of the bland boring oud train. Terrible note, smells like stale wet cardboard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeyondTheBox View Post
    God I'm so sick of the bland boring oud train. Terrible note, smells like stale wet cardboard.
    I'm pretty sure no one is forcing you to buy it?

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    Versace Oud Noir is a very compelling fragrance, unexpectedly chic, refined and alluring. The bashing appears to be completely unjustified and/or disproportionate.

    Oud? There are not so much. Just the right amount, in fact. Versace Oud Noir is primarily a qualitative woody-spicy scent wherein the vetiver and the nagharmota delicately enliven a robust core made of black pepper, pink pepper and elemi.

    After reading so many negative feedbacks, I really had low expectations. Now I am totally under the spell of this designer oud fragrance, much better than (too) many niche renditions.

    Sillage? Longevity? Not an issue if you take care to have the correct dosage.

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