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  • TDH

    30 56.60%
  • AHS

    23 43.40%
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  1. #1

    Default Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Hi Everyone, this is my first post and I am searching for my second Summer fragrance in my collection. I have never liked Summer fragrances because the majority of them sour on my skin, and have always used Cool Water (getting my flame suit on).

    Anyways, I'm trying to choose a second summer fragrance and have narrowed it down to Terre D'Hermes and Allure Homme Sport. I can find them each for about 70 dollars (please let me know if there is a cheaper place), and was wondering which would you guys recommend? I know they're not very similar, but I have a mild form of Pica which makes me love Terre, but Allure Homme Sport has also grown on me and both smell great on my skin.

    Thanks a lot for any advice.

    - Yamin

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Allure Homme Sport, by a wide margin

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    For 21 old I would go with CHanel. It also has some sweetness so it should not go sour on your skin.
    TOP 5 hot weather:

    1. Gucci Pour Homme II
    2. Creed Aventus
    3. Creed Millesime Imperial
    4. Lalique Encre Noire
    5. Azzaro Chrome Sport

    TOP 5 cold weather:

    1. L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme
    2. Chanel Coromandel
    3. Dior Homme Intense
    4. Dior Homme
    5. Byredo 1996

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Although TDH is one of my favorites and definitely in my top 5 scents, but I find it somewhat heavy for summer even for night times. No difference EDT or Pure Parfum.
    I prefer to go with lighter and cooler scents in the summer...

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Quote Originally Posted by nfn1983 View Post
    Although TDH is one of my favorites and definitely in my top 5 scents, but I find it somewhat heavy for summer even for night times. No difference EDT or Pure Parfum.
    I prefer to go with lighter and cooler scents in the summer...
    This.

    Except that the TDH Pure Parum is deeper & darker than the EdT.

  6. #6

    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    TdH.

  7. #7

    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    AHS. TdH just makes me wanna gag..
    Current favourite: Spiritueuse Double Vanille

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Both are great, but I'd go for TDH (AHS would do great too, but TDH is less commonly worn as a summer frag).

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    I personally prefer TdH.

    I own both and I'll choose TdH for more formal occasions where you want to feel clean and smart. AHS on the other hand, for something more casual and fun. Both work great in the heat.

    Why not try Dior Homme Sport??

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Aventus pairs CW really nice!

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    I'd go with AHS. Beautiful smell

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Terre d'Hermes for anyone regardless of age of the two.
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Terre d'Hermes Pure Parfum

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    ...Terre...!

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Voted for Terre d'Hermes





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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Terre D'Hermes

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    I own and love both. nfn1983 stated exactly what I was thinking...

    Quote Originally Posted by nfn1983 View Post
    Although TDH is one of my favorites and definitely in my top 5 scents, but I find it somewhat heavy for summer even for night times. No difference EDT or Pure Parfum.
    I prefer to go with lighter and cooler scents in the summer...

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    TdH by a wide margin. It's not the norm, smells fantastic in all seasons so you can continue into next fall and winter and has great longevity and sillage. I wear the EDT. I find the citrus/orange shines in warm weather and the woods comes out in cooler weather
    "As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round."
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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    AHS no questions asked. I went through a 2.5mL sample and finally purchased it yesterday, wearing it as my SOTD, amazing fragrance.

    With TdH one day I like it a lot, the next day I don't like it. It all depends I guess.

  20. #20

    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    I would go with AHS. A little more versatile IMO.

  21. #21

    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    The Chanel in the Edition Blanche.

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    Based upon what you already have I would say TdH. Cool water is a safe scent IMO and not soooo unique. TdH is a little more unique, it has substance. Is warm and woody enough to be masculine and project but is citrusy enough to wear in warmer weather. If you don't go with this I would say Chanel Blue over Allure homme sport.

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Quote Originally Posted by ToughCool View Post
    TdH by a wide margin.
    TdH's EDT is all year round frag, will end up in the top 50 easily IMO...The TdH Pure Parfum, is excellent as well, but is a diff beast, suited IMO only for colder days

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Allure Homme Sport because it is a fresher smell.

    I'm still on the fence with Terre, I'm not sure whether the earthy vibe would be good in summer.

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    if i had to make a choice i'd go with terre but there are much more suitable scents for summer.
    Seasonal favorites :

    Winter : The Dreamer & Burberry London & La Nuit de L'Homme
    Spring-Autumn : Aqua Fahrenheit & Bvlgari Pour Homme
    Summer : Bvlgari Extreme & Bvlgari Aqva & Bvlgari Aqva Marine
    All-Rounders : Terre D'Hermes & Bleu de Chanel

    Indispensible : The Dreamer & Bvlgari Extreme & Bvlgari Pour Homme & Bvlgari Aqva

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    TDH has more complexity and style. Do buy both one at the time.

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    Thanks for the responses everyone!

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    honestly TdH is NOT a summer fragrance, nor is it a 21 year old fragrance. though, if you like it, it may be fine. But still not great for summer. I see it as a 3 season fragrance. Summer night is a maybe. summer day, especially the hot ones, need something fresher like AHS

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    Default Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    TdH, i think the Iso E makes it smell different than your typical citrus scents

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