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    Gents, I'm attending a black tie event tonight. Should I wear GIT or Aventus? Thoughts are greatly appreciated.

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    GIT

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    Default Re: Black Tie Event - GIT or Aventus?

    Either one would work, but when I think black tie, I'd sooner reach for GIT than Aventus personally (although I'd probably pick something different like IB or Windsor).

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    Green Irish Tweed.

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    Git ..

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    Default Re: Black Tie Event - GIT or Aventus?

    Any other options? Not that either one is wrong but I think you could do much better (conservative).

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    Drakkar Noir.

    Or Aventus.

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    I don't like aventus so I will go with git. If i have to pick one in my collection encre noire for sure

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    I don't think either are quite right for black tie, but Aventus is much less likely to offend people.

    If it really must be one of those two, I'd say GIT. But neither are preferable.

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    I do have others in my collection--Rive Gauche, Bleu de Chanel and Himalaya. As of now, I'm leaning towards GIT. Thanks everyone for the input.

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    In my opinion, GIT has that understated elegance perfectly suited for this event.
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    Black tie implies evening (but you never know nowadays) so if I had the option I would choose something like BdP or La Nuit de l'Homme, but between GIT and Aventus, I'd choose GIT. Aventus is a bit too fruity for evening.
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    Default Re: Black Tie Event - GIT or Aventus?

    Aventus for absolutely any occasion, except perhaps a walk in the forest (then I'd pick Green Irish Tweed). One actually pulls compliments and smells uniquely, the other one is nature encapsulated in a bottle, and it's more nature, green smelling than perfume smelling. I don't want to smell like nature when wearing a perfume....obviously you can tell I haven't exactly gotten the best reception when wearing Green Irish Tweed hahaha

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    If you want to be discreet - GIT...someone else will also likely be wearing it.
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    Default Re: Black Tie Event - GIT or Aventus?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    In my opinion, GIT has that understated elegance perfectly suited for this event.
    My thoughts exactly. I was literally coming here to type exactly this, practically word for word.
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    Epic man

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    Default Re: Black Tie Event - GIT or Aventus?

    GIT ticks all the required boxes for such an occasion.
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    Default Re: Black Tie Event - GIT or Aventus?

    GIT or Aventus would be very good in that situation. You say you also have Bleu de Chanel and Himalaya - I think either of those would work very well also. Aventus is perfect in virtually every situation, but GIT may be slightly better for a formal event.


    When I think Black Tie / formal event, I first think of Ormonde Man.

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    Aventus

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    GIT. Always and forever: GIT.
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    Default Re: Black Tie Event - GIT or Aventus?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Smellin.Good View Post
    I do have others in my collection--Rive Gauche, Bleu de Chanel and Himalaya. As of now, I'm leaning towards GIT. Thanks everyone for the input.
    My vote would go to Bleu de Chanel but it looks like GIT will win. Can't really go wrong with that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlsweeney View Post
    Any other options? Not that either one is wrong but I think you could do much better (conservative).
    Yah, just recently bought Tom Ford Grey Vetiver, and they may as well have named it Tom Ford Formal Event. That's right up its alley.

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    Aventus. It just smells more unique, luxurious, and sophisticated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OctaVariuM View Post
    Either one would work, but when I think black tie, I'd sooner reach for GIT than Aventus personally (although I'd probably pick something different like IB or Windsor).
    Agree with OctaVariuM. Quietly understated would be my choice. Between GIT and Aventus, it's GIT without question. Aventus can just be too loud for me in that setting.

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    GIT over Aventus anywhere, black tie event or no.
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