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    Default Like Shalimar EDP which Habit Rouge?

    I really enjoy my wife's Shalimar EDP. Based on this, which version of Habit Rouge would I most likely prefer, the EDT or the EDP? Which smells most similar to Shalimar?

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    Default Re: Like Shalimar EDP which Habit Rouge?

    I love both.
    Your choice should be the vintage EDT, definitely not the EDP.

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    Default Re: Like Shalimar EDP which Habit Rouge?

    Quote Originally Posted by easyfish View Post
    Your choice should be the vintage EDT, definitely not the EDP.
    Agree with this.

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    Default Re: Like Shalimar EDP which Habit Rouge?

    Quote Originally Posted by easyfish View Post
    I love both.
    Your choice should be the vintage EDT, definitely not the EDP.
    Quite right. Look for the EdT in the gold cap. Or just wear Shalimar EdP (lots of men do).

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    Default Re: Like Shalimar EDP which Habit Rouge?

    I'd rather go with Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan instead of any Habit Rouges!
    Definitely more chick and not dated at all, and similar enough at the same time to Shalimar EDP...
    Any idea?
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    Default Re: Like Shalimar EDP which Habit Rouge?

    As an alternative, you could also go for Vol de nuit, which is the other main oriental from Guerlain.

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    Default Re: Like Shalimar EDP which Habit Rouge?

    Quote Originally Posted by saminlondon View Post
    Look for the EdT in the gold cap.
    This one.
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    Default Re: Like Shalimar EDP which Habit Rouge?

    EDT for sure...the Habit Rouge EDP has a lot of oud and smells quite different than the EDT, IMO. To me, the current formulation Habit Rouge EDP smells similar to vintage M7 by YSL.

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    Default Re: Like Shalimar EDP which Habit Rouge?

    Habit Rouge EdT. If you get a chance give Jicky pure perfume a try.

    Have you tried Shalimar Ode a la Vanille Sur la Route du Mexique? This one can be found on Fragrancenet for around $45 and is a very nice version of Shalimar.
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    Default Re: Like Shalimar EDP which Habit Rouge?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rev320 View Post
    Habit Rouge EdT. If you get a chance give Jicky pure perfume a try.

    Have you tried Shalimar Ode a la Vanille Sur la Route du Mexique? This one can be found on Fragrancenet for around $45 and is a very nice version of Shalimar.
    What he said ^

    Or just wear Shalimar EdP.
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