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    Default Body Kouros: Discontinued?

    hi guys i was at a store today and when i asked about body kouros, they told me it has discontinued same with Rochas Man. Does anybody have any info about Body Kouros being out of the market? They had it last year, i bought a bottle in the same place.

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    There are many bottles in online shops of both fragrances and Body Kouros got new bottle so I doubt that they are discontinued... Probably just in your local store.
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    I believe in Spain it is indeed discontinued, so probably in Portugal too. You can still find it at online retailers though.
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    Not that I'm aware of.

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    Officially still in production, and sold at discount price in many stores.
    Not a big success right now, wonder if it will be discontinued soon.

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    I still see it on the shelves. But hopefully it will be discontinued and something else will replace it, as its an awful fragrance.

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    Officially still in production, and sold at discount price in many stores.
    Not a big success right now, wonder if it will be discontinued soon.

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    Its been rebottled , I highly doubt they will discontinue it, it sells quite well still in duty free shops.

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    It's one of my faves, I really become sad if so.
    Lately they have just redesigned the bottle, so I doubt it'll be discontinued soon.
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    Rule of thumb: Don't listen to SA's in fragrance stores !
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    Default Re: Body Kouros: Discontinued?

    Well, what sometimes happens is that certain countries stop supplying some frags and then the panic follows. For a short time Kouros and Body Kouros were not supplied in Croatia but that soon changed. Now they can be found in most perfumeries along with all the L'Homme line and Opium, whilst M7, M7 Fresh, Jazz and Live Jazz are not available. Some less experienced might jump to conclusion that these are in fact discontinued.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros: Discontinued?

    As said in another thread, it's the same story of YSL M7:
    it was re-bottled in early 2008, and discontinued in september 2009.

    My suggestion is to pile up bottles now, the last old ones are very cheap (and the juice is very good).

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    Default Re: Body Kouros: Discontinued?

    As far as I'm concerned, the disappearance of Body Kouros would be no no loss.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros: Discontinued?

    Body Kouros is discontinued, though the demand is low so it's existence isn't endangered and only small perfume shops carry it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHSeifert View Post
    Rule of thumb: Don't listen to SA's in fragrance stores !
    And if they are telling the truth, there should be on-line stock that's in need of shifting.

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    I sent them an email, so I will see, but they just rebottled it a year ago. Kouros and its flankers still generate profits, otherwise they would have relegated body kouros to the HIM collection. In the event, they do discontinue it in the future, I would not mind. I feel it has been reformulated, I do not get musky nag champa drydown with the 2010 bottle I have in comparison to my 2003 tester bottle. I don't know how the Revlon made Body Kouros compares.

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    There was even a rumor about a year ago that Kouros itself would be discontinued, which proved flat out wrong (though some say that the new formulation is so far from the vintage that it's as if the original was discontinued).
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    I'd rather Kouros be discontinued.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vinramani09 View Post
    Its been rebottled , I highly doubt they will discontinue it...
    Quote Originally Posted by nfn1983 View Post
    ...Lately they have just redesigned the bottle, so I doubt it'll be discontinued soon.
    Agreed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Erok32 View Post
    I'd rather Kouros be discontinued.
    No no no !!!
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    I was speaking to my local YSL consessions lady on Saturday. The YSL range for men is now the L'Hommes, all Kouros (including Body Kouros), Opium PH, and "La Collection" m7, Jazz and RGPH. Which means m7 Fresh AND Live Jazz are both discontinued.

    Although this may only be in the UK. Chanel counters in the UK used to tell me Egoiste was discontinued, even though it was still sold in Selfridges and has reappeared in the last month.

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    Default Re: Body Kouros: Discontinued?

    My suggestion is always the same: grab a couple of bottles of each fragrance you like: discontinuation, reformulation, re-bottling...... there is a lot of uncertainty.
    In Italy -just for example- you can find Rive Gauche pH 125 ml old bottle at 30 euros (39$), and Body Kouros 100ml (old bottle) at 40euros (about 55$), discounted in stores.

    At those prices....bargain!

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    Quote Originally Posted by andym72 View Post
    I was speaking to my local YSL consessions lady on Saturday. The YSL range for men is now the L'Hommes, all Kouros (including Body Kouros), Opium PH, and "La Collection" m7, Jazz and RGPH. Which means m7 Fresh AND Live Jazz are both discontinued.

    Although this may only be in the UK. Chanel counters in the UK used to tell me Egoiste was discontinued, even though it was still sold in Selfridges and has reappeared in the last month.
    I think many representatives use phrases like "discontinued" and "unavailable" to denote purely local or national statuses, not to really mean that a fragrance is no longer being manufactured. I'd be surprised if Live Jazz was discontinued, for example -- it seems to be a pretty consistent seller.
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    Default Re: Body Kouros: Discontinued?

    from YSL official :

    Thank you for your interest in Body Kouros Eau De Toilette Spray.

    This product is available exclusively on our website and at YSL boutiques. It has not been discontinued. Please click on the link below for more information about this product.

    http://www.yslbeautyus.com/Body-Kour...agrance-kouros

    We hope this information is helpful.


    Sincerely,
    Mary
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    Thank you for the information.
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    Has anyone tried the L'Oreal bottle version , how does it compare? Body Kouros had a prior reformulation in 2009, as I dont get that nag champa musky dry down with the bottle I purchased in 2010. I have a 2003 tester and the 2009 bottle.

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