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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    it's win win. Let us know what you decide. I have all three and they're all nice for summer.

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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    And the winner is....MI - for me.

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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    MI is the one Creed I have tried that almost lives up to the hype. Having said that, it's a bit of a gamble in that there seems to be some real inconsistencies from one batch to another. "On" batches smell great, "off" batches lack top notes and seem to smell extra salt watery. I have not experienced this myself but I've heard of many people being put off by the bad batches. For MI's considerable price tag, this inconsistency is pretty outrageous if true. My initial suspicion was that the people complaining of these batches had bought fakes but I know of at least one person who bought off of FragranceNet (which I think is very reliable) and got a bottle from an off batch.
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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    Quote Originally Posted by amw9490 View Post
    Millesime Imperial lasts about 5 seconds on my skin. AHS and Bleu De Chanel = winners.
    + 1. Although I really like the smell, MI just isn't worth the price.
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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    All smell great but im gonna go with allure gimme sport.

    Longest lasting and most sillage for me. I can't see myself spending all that money on the creed when it hardly lasts 4 hours on me

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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    MI for me as well. No contest here.
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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    MI smells good but seriously not unless you want to wear "niche" then Unforgivable is a cheaper alternative.

    AHS and BdC are good.

    Wearing AHS as SOTD from a sample, may be a possible buy, seems very fitting for summer.

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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    Millesime Imperiale by a mile
    Summer rotation:
    Xerjoff Uden
    Creed Virgin Island Water
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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    I have all 3 and whilst I like both the Chanels MI is far above them quality wise.
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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    Bleu de Chanel

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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    For me - MI murders the other two easily. I'd also suggest trying GIT and CW back to back - they're very different if you let 10 minutes pass.

    I own and enjoy Bleu De Chanel as well as Millesime Imperial, but there is no real contest there for me. I tend to use MI when it's warmer, Bleu when it's colder - but MI is miles ahead when it comes to quality - at least for me.

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    I'd go with Bleu de Chanel. MI is the better overall smell but just doesnt have the staying power to jusitfy the price IMO. Bleu last a long time, its popular with the ladies and cost much less. Like someone else has said if you want the MI smell just get Unforgivable, to the average nose its almost exactly the same.
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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    Don't think much of Millesime Imperial or Allure Homme Sport so i go with bleu de chanel ..

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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    I think you need to try MI.
    I wouldn't spend that amount of cash on it personally.
    I do think that Allure Homme Sport is the worst male scent Chanel have ever come up with so that would be out of the question for me. I don't think Bleu is wonderful either but I think it's a pretty decent scent that most would be quite happy with for the summer.

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    MI is worshiped like a god around here, so I am in the minority, but It is kind of generic smelling, costs a fortune, and doesn't last 2 hrs so I would go with Chanel.

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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    AHS would get the honorable mention. Bleu De Chanel would be a Top 20 contender. MI is the champ.

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    i like MI the most out of these

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    Millesime Imperial is one of the most pleasant smelling frags out there. Its sexy, sophisticated, and fresh.

    I got sick of hearing about all the comparisons with sean john. i bought a used bottle of unforgivable off of ebay for about $15. It smells like a rotten, sour version of MI. Not pleasant in the least.

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    I much prefer Millesime Imperial to the others. Bleu De Chanel is too fruity, screechy and just annoys me. Allure Homme Sport just comes across as uninspired and umbitqotous to me.

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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    MI is more unique

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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    Millesime Imperial blows them both out of the water.

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    Default Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    Go with GIT! Doesn't smell like cool water to my nose. MI is prob one of the only creeds I dislike can't stand that fake synthetic melon In it. Just try out frapin l'humaniste, my favorite summer scent!!!

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    ...all three too generic to wear...!

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