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  • 28 La Pausa

    4 2.84%
  • 31 Rue Cambon

    11 7.80%
  • 1932

    1 0.71%
  • Beige

    1 0.71%
  • Bel Respiro

    3 2.13%
  • Bois des Iles

    13 9.22%
  • Coromandel

    38 26.95%
  • Cuir de Russie

    13 9.22%
  • Eau de Cologne

    2 1.42%
  • Gardenia

    1 0.71%
  • Jersey

    1 0.71%
  • No.18

    0 0%
  • No.22

    4 2.84%
  • Sycomore

    49 34.75%
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  1. #1

    Default Les Exclusifs by Chanel - Pick your favorite!

    What's your favorite fragrance of the Les Exclusifs line by Chanel?

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    Own all 14 of them but my preferred is Sycomore.

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    Sycomore is my signature scent. Just amazing. Also love and wear Coromandel, Eau de Cologne, Cuir de Russie, Bois des iles and 31 Rue Cambon

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    Haven't sniffed all of them, but Coromandel is my favorite so far.

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    Tough choice - but I went with Sycomore. Certainly would have gone with Eau de Cologne, if it lasted more than 20 minutes.

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    I love 31 Rue Cambon.

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    For me a tough decision between sycomore, bois des iles, cuir de russie and coromandel. I finally picked coromandel as the most unique. Sycomore has similarities with other vetivers (i do consider it as one of the best though), bois des iles has some similarities with egoiste. I don't know anything thatnis similar to coromandel though.

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    Cuir de Russie, but love many of them.

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    31 Rue Cambon, although I wish it had a deeper, denser base.
    Eau de Cologne and Bois des Iles are great too.
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    ...Sycomore...!

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    31 rue cambon and sycomore are standouts for me:-)
    Then 28 la pausa,

    And cuir de russie, has good performance
    Eau de cologne just too expensive....
    Coromandel is good too,but i can live without it


    Others are too thin, or too synthetic

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    Default Re: Les Exclusifs by Chanel - Pick your favorite!

    Jersey is a bit of a dud, but otherwise many worthy contenders - especially love 31 Rue Cambon, Coromandel, Bois des Iles, Cuir de Russie, Eau de Cologne. Vote goes to Sycomore.

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    31 rue Cambon for me. But I'm not surprised to see Sycamore pulling ahead as it is popular here on BN. But I doubt if every Sycamore voter has actually tried the rest of the line.

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    My favorite is Bel Respiro, but it was a tough choice. I wished Coromandel smelled good on me, I really wanted to love it, but it is a no go. I also love Bois des Iles, La Pausa, No. 18, the Eau. I actually like Jersey for a casual Sunday afternoon. 1932 is very nice, but I need to spend more time with it before I know if it is just nice or I love it.
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    I've only worn 4 of these. But of those Sycomore is my favorite.
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    I own Bois des Iles, Cuir de Russie in EDT & Extrait, both absolute classics, as well as 31 Rue Cambon but I'll vote Coromandel - seldom wear it but it is such a masterful take on patchouli that it is something of a modern classic to me.

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    Very expected poll results so far - Sycomore followed by Coromandel, both are my choices for 1 & 2 as well...

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    Bel Respiro.
    Frederic Malle likes this perfume either.
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    i love the Chanel exclusifs range and i only have some of them
    (Sycomore, Bois des Iles, Coromandel, 28 La Pausa, Cuir de Russie and Eau de Cologne)

    Sycomore and Bois des Illes are my personal fav.
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    Default Re: Les Exclusifs by Chanel - Pick your favorite!

    I like most of them. Favorites are Sycomore, 31 Rue Cambon (beautiful thing), Eau de Cologne.

    Cuir de Russie and Bois des Iles are extremely good but used to be a lot better. Nothing smells much better than vintage pre-Exclusifs Cuir de Russie.

    Serious quality in all of these fragrances and raw materials second to none (as good as Guerlain's best).
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    Quote Originally Posted by pluran View Post
    ...Nothing smells much better than vintage pre-Exclusifs Cuir de Russie.
    Agree. True Holy Grail stuff for me.
    I understand why Chanel reformulated it (if it can even be called a 'reformulation'), but I'll never forgive them for it.

  22. #22

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    Sycomore - fantastic scent!

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    Sycomore anytime, anywhere, perfect...

    then Coromandel and Eau de Cologne
    Well, it's cheaper than therapy... edit: No it's not...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mick_Trick View Post
    Sycomore anytime, anywhere, perfect... then Coromandel and Eau de Cologne
    Absolutely agree - that's the three Exclusifs I own. I voted Sycomore as it's the most intriguing and compelling one... but I find that I wear the Eau de Cologne far more often than the other two...

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    I chose Cuir de Russie because I think it's the best soft leather, but 31 Rue Cambon is my runner up.
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    Sycomore or Coromandel and just acquired Curi de Russie this weekend and have to test that one out.

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    I first fell in love with Coromandel and it's the first one I bought. Someday, I would love to have Cuir de Russie and Bois des Iles. Maybe 31 Rue Cambon and Chanel 22

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    This is, by far, my favorite "line" in perfumery. I own many of them, but have not smelled Jersey, Gardenia, eau de cologne or Beige. If I had to stop in my perfume journey at this point, I could easily just wear this line and get rid of most of my other bottles.

    I voted Bois des Iles, but I actually think 31 rue Cambon is the standout in this line.

  29. #29

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    for me Bois des Iles

  30. #30

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    Easily Bois Des Iles parfum (it's the clear star of the collection in my opinion) followed by Coromandel & 31 Rue Cambon.

  31. #31

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    Quote Originally Posted by badarun View Post
    Very expected poll results so far - Sycomore followed by Coromandel, both are my choices for 1 & 2 as well...
    Reversed order for me, but these 2 by far. Both have permanent residency in my wardrobe. Sycomore is more wearable, but on those cooler days/eves that Coromandel is hitting its stride it is just MAGIC.

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    Hands down Sycomore is #1 for me. Never "got" the popularity of Coromandel, to me it smelled like mosquito repellant. I'll dig out my sample some time and give it another try.

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    Own and love Bois des Illes EDT and Parfum, Sycomore, Coromandel, 31 Rue Cambon and used to own Cuir de Russie.
    I'd say my favourite overall "smell" is Bois des Illes Parfum. But my favourite to wear would be Coromandel.
    Sycomore is wonderful too, but I don't really wear it that much these days.

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    31 Rue without question. I wear it from time to time. Much lighter application than my lady wears.
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    Coromandel for me followed by Bois de isles .
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  37. #37

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    Sycomore, but it is close with several others.

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    Sycomore and Coromandel
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    Well, one more for Sycomore and Coromandel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrcologneguy View Post
    Haven't sniffed all of them, but Coromandel is my favorite so far.
    +1....Coromandel, out of all ive tested.

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    I was recently given a miniature with my Coromandel purchase & must say Beige is quite beautiful indeed.

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