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    Default Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    I dont know why but I think they smell very similar to me.

    They both have that initial burnt piece of wood smell


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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    IMO quite different.

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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Nope. Not at all similar. I love the Turkish Delight that hits you in Royal Oud for the first minite or two. Other than that it is a nice middle of the road Oud for the time it lasts. (not long enough) Sycomore is a dark, smokey, dry masterpiece of a vetiver.

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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Not even in the same spectrum. There may be a blast of the same chemical that you are smelling, that is common between the two, but similar, no.

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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Not at all similar - except both great fragrances.

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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Chalk and cheese.

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    Totally different.

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    And another - no similarities I can discern

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    The 'warmth' in the beginning is maybe similair not in smell but in presence/concept/feel. If that makes any sense.

    They are both awesome!

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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Never noticed any similarity and quite prefer the Creed.
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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Other than neither having much sweetness, they're pretty different.

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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sticky Threads View Post
    Sycomore is a dark, smokey, dry masterpiece of a vetiver.
    I sometimes wonder whether I really got Sycomore in my sample decant. It has a little smoke in the opening but seems to be mainly bright citrus (which may be my nose confusing part of the vetiver for grapefruit) and dry vetiver and woods. The citrus keeps it a little lush, and I'd describe it as bright...
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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    No.

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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Quote Originally Posted by Darjeeling View Post
    I sometimes wonder whether I really got Sycomore in my sample decant. It has a little smoke in the opening but seems to be mainly bright citrus (which may be my nose confusing part of the vetiver for grapefruit) and dry vetiver and woods. The citrus keeps it a little lush, and I'd describe it as bright...
    Sounds right to me. Bright and dark are so subjective.

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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Quote Originally Posted by Darjeeling View Post
    I sometimes wonder whether I really got Sycomore in my sample decant. It has a little smoke in the opening but seems to be mainly bright citrus (which may be my nose confusing part of the vetiver for grapefruit) and dry vetiver and woods. The citrus keeps it a little lush, and I'd describe it as bright...
    You got the right sample, Sycomore was reformulated , the burnt leaves not is no longer there its more of a creamy citrusy vetiver sandalwood combination not dry and burnt.


    As for the thread question, Royal Oud is totally different from Chanel Sycomore.

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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Not at all.

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    No, not similar. Sorry to be of no help.
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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    oh wow.
    not one person agrees?
    I thin I should get my nose checked. or maybe its my sinus infection lol

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    Im going to dogpile on this one. Not only are these two fragrances extremely dissimilar but one is composed way better than the other. Sycomore is a far better fragrance in my opinion!
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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Do we need to search for your posts on BB.com, Attila?

    OK, I'll just play it straight then............

    Sycomore and Royal Oud? Not close.

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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    Ok they're both woody but very different.

    Sort of like how a 4x4 is different from a sedan.
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    Default Re: Do you guys think Chanel Sycomore and Creed Royal Oud is similar?

    OP was probably picking up on certain aromachemicals present in both fragrances. I don't find them all that similar but I too get those 'burnt wood' vibes from both fragrances from time to time.

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