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    Default Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    I rarely blind buy, especially expensive decants like this one [ 30$ 10ml] but let's see what you guys think!

    I love vanilla scents, eau des baux is one of my favorites[ the notes seem pretty similar ] and it is my first encounter with le labo.
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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    no.
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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    Negative. Nice frag, but It has a smokey aspect to it that some people may not like.

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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    No. I don't really think of it as a vanilla scent. If there is vanilla in there it is offset considerably by the pepper and incense scent in there. It is a good fragrance but definitely not one that everybody is going to enjoy.

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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    IMO No.

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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    I bought it blind and like it a lot. On me it smells like Labdanum 18 with pepper notes added. If that appeals to you, go for it. As others said, I would not say vanilla is a prominent note in this scent.

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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sicktrick View Post
    I rarely blind buy, especially expensive decants like this one [ 30$ 10ml] . . . .
    Actually, this is a pretty good price for a decant of this fragrance. Le Poivre 23 costs more per ml. when bought from LeLabo.

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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    NO on a blind with Poivre 23.

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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    I think it is a safe blind buy. You may not love it but I find it hard for anyone to despise it.

    Its not very challenging like Leather Oud or le feu d'issey.

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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    I would go for it since you got a good deal. I blind bought a split and like it.
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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    I'm'a agree with the majority of the peanut gallery here and say no.

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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    I would say yes. It's my favorite Le Labo along with Patchouli 24. It's very likeable, and that's a great price.
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    Default Re: Is poivre 23 a blind buy?

    ...not if you smell it before you buy...!

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    Yes!

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