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  • UNGARO I

    10 38.46%
  • UNGARO II

    7 26.92%
  • UNGARO III

    9 34.62%
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    Default UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    ....and why?

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Thanks for the poll! I like I and III but not II. Voted III and i have a vintage version of it and it's simply best smelling to my nose though I is good as well. In III i love this combination of kind of depressing and haunting but still beautiful and mysterious aura it creates - that's mentioned in so many reviews.
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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Own all three original releases in large bottles and love all, but my preference is for Ungaro II

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    Ungaro II myself.

    Something about that lovely fecal note (lol) and lemons.
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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Ungaro II is terrifically animalic, but Ungaro I's bitter green wormwood honey patchouli is my favorite. And one of my all-time favs.

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Ungaro II
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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    vintage U III > U II > U I

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    I didn't like Ungaro I. Very generic and forgetable to my nose.

    Now Ungaro II is something special. One of the most memorable openings for me. I get a lot of fresh citrus and don't get fecal from this. I can detect the fecal note in Jicky and Mouchoir de Monsieur and I love these two quite a bit too. I guess I am a fan of civet.


    Have not tried Ungaro III.

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    I own all three but prefer the darkness and the wormwood/artemisia-driven power of Ungaro I.
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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Ungaro II for me

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Francois Demachy's Ungaro 1

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Never tried Ungaro I, but Ungaro III is my absolute preference, due to the dark, boozy male floral note, with some chypre and even powerhouse elements, followed by Ungaro II, a fragrance somehow in the same style, yet it's notes and their overall association being even more raw, basic, overwhelming and shamelessly direct (all this in a positive way), while retaining a certain powdery and slightly leathery suaveness.
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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Haven't tried I, am so-so about III, but have multiple backups of II which I think of as a more synthetic smelling Jicky.

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    UII > UI > UIII, imo
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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    I've heard great things about Ungaro I-II-III, maybe it's time I take the plunge. Are all 3 of these still available, and are the current formulations essentially the same as original?

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Number one. Not sure why Ungaro or anyone else would be bothered with the other two.

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    III > I > II.

    Ungaro III is probably my favorite masculine rose.

    I'll admit, I find the fecal note of Ungaro II strangely compelling, but I can't imagine a time when I'd want to smell like that.
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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    I don't like dihydromyrcenol so Ungaro III is a no-go, and yes I've tried vintage

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Quote Originally Posted by MonkeyBars View Post
    I don't like dihydromyrcenol so Ungaro III is a no-go, and yes I've tried vintage
    Ohh, good that you mention that. I really dont like that ingredient either.

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Quote Originally Posted by df91 View Post
    Thanks for the poll! I like I and III but not II. Voted III and i have a vintage version of it and it's simply best smelling to my nose though I is good as well. In III i love this combination of kind of depressing and haunting but still beautiful and mysterious aura it creates - that's mentioned in so many reviews.
    I have issues with longevity with III. I do like vintage UIII much better than the bugspray they are calling III now. I have actually never tried I or II, but given the longevity issues I have with III I'm in no hurry to spend big money to get my hands on I or II.

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Love this poll. Looks like the masterpiece is finally winning out!

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    seems there is not a clear winner until now

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    ungaro 3 is literally the worst designer fragrance i've ever tried

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Considering how long it's been since Ungaro I was readily available, I bet there are a lot of votes by people who have not smelled all three.

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    I take it back.

    Ungaro I is amazing.

    Particularly like the tonka-tobacco accord.
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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Now I shall have to try I and III. I liked so much after smelling a sample in a blind sniff that I bought myself a full bottle. It has to be good for me to do that.
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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Ungaro III was totally uninteresting to me, a standard and a bit heavy handed masculine. Never smelled I.

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Own all three original releases in large bottles and love all, but my preference is for Ungaro II
    Same here

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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Quote Originally Posted by mumsy View Post
    Now I shall have to try I and III. I liked so much after smelling a sample in a blind sniff that I bought myself a full bottle. It has to be good for me to do that.
    just make sure to do a little reading on BN about formulations and packaging. I believe there are at least 2-3 different versions between box and cap colors and the juice is quite different for each, especially with III.
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    Default Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    Ungaro II, then I

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