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    Default Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Design, quality, sprayer etc..

    Which perfume house uses the best quality overall?

    Design: Chanel and Dior wins it for design & style (especially Bleu de Chanel bottle with magnetic cap. it doesnt smell all that great but the bottle is a work of art)



    Worst Design: Carons. God are they ugly!! who designs these garbage bottles?



    Best Sprayer: Dior bottles are unmatched. Each spray feels so smooth and very gentle on the finger. You dont even have to press hard. It almost does it for you as soon as you place your index finger on the sprayer.

    Worst sprayers: Micallef and Creed (Especially Micallefs. It sprays so misty, I almost have to hold it an inch away from my skin otherwise it sprays everywhere but on myself.)

    Best quality: Dior, Chanel, Tom ford, YSL and Aqcua di Parma

    Worst quality: CREED. (Price tag vs. quality of the bottles) Amazing perfumes bottled in absolute garbage. period. loose caps, labels peeling, boxes are crap. Not to mention my windex sprayer sprays better.

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    Best design bottles: Mona di Orio (great looks and very functional as well).
    Worst design bottles: Bulgari (I love the look of many of them, but storage/use is difficult due to their odd shaped design choices).
    Best sprayer: 212 Men by Carolina Hererra. (I can't stand the juice, but the sprayer is easily the best I have ever come across).
    Worst sprayer: Due to the bottle design issues mentioned above, Bulgari fragrances are difficult to target and spray properly.
    Best packaging quality: Mona di Orio, By Kilian, O'driù (all three provide top-notch packaging).
    Worst packaging quality: Creed (like the juice inside, extremely inconsistent and unacceptable quality).
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
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    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

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    Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
    9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
    9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
    9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
    9) X for Men (Clive Christian) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
    Currently wearing: Soul by Costume National

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    Most bottles aint that good imo.

    Always been a fan of Lubin designs

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    Quote Originally Posted by drseid View Post
    Best design bottles: Mona di Orio (great looks and very functional as well).
    Worst design bottles: Bulgari (I love the look of many of them, but storage/use is difficult due to their odd shaped design choices).
    Best sprayer: 212 Men by Carolina Hererra. (I can't stand the juice, but the sprayer is easily the best I have ever come across).
    Worst sprayer: Due to the bottle design issues mentioned above, Bulgari fragrances are difficult to target and spray properly.
    Best packaging quality: Mona di Orio, By Kilian, O'driù (all three provide top-notch packaging).
    Worst packaging quality: Creed (like the juice inside, extremely inconsistent and unacceptable quality).
    CdG bottles. Not functional at all.

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    Creed = worst sprayer? Really? You can say anything you want about batch variations, and slam them for being over priced, yada yada. But bad sprayers they do not have. Loose caps? Maybe if you buy the grey market stuff, you run into these problems i guess.


    Worst sprayer to me has always been Bond No. 9. I really don't know what the hell they were thinking.

    Worst bottle design and tackiest look is easily Le Male. I uses some super cheap and thin glass. I barely knocked a bottle into the corner of a wall and the whole bottle shattered.

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    Neela Vermiere bottles are soooooooooo poor.
    for swap/sale:



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    I don't like Penhaligon's bottles. As for the worst packaging, Creed wins the title. I had problems with three ones I love from them between losse cap, gold color sprayer turning silver in color and making the first few sprays of my MI smell bad.

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    Creed = worst sprayer? Really? You can say anything you want about batch variations, and slam them for being over priced, yada yada. But bad sprayers they do not have. Loose caps? Maybe if you buy the grey market stuff, you run into these problems i guess.


    Worst sprayer to me has always been Bond No. 9. I really don't know what the hell they were thinking.

    Worst bottle design and tackiest look is easily Le Male. I uses some super cheap and thin glass. I barely knocked a bottle into the corner of a wall and the whole bottle shattered.
    the reason why I said creed is because everytime i spray myself, i always end up getting perfume on my fingers and hands because it leaks thru the sprayer. its just a poor quality bottle overall. cheaply made.

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Amouage bottles are gorgeous, especially if you consider the stylistic difference between their men and women line up.

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    Worst- probably, too many to mention
    Best- strictly from what I know and in my personal opinion alone, those limited edition Guerlains etc. in Baccarat crystal flacons, as well as some EDC bottles by Acqua di Parma, with very traditional, Old School sprayers

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Quote Originally Posted by kimo View Post
    Amouage bottles are gorgeous, especially if you consider the stylistic difference between their men and women line up.
    Bottles are okay but the boxes they come in, yes very impressive..

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    All Clive Christian Limited Pure Parfum Crystal Bottle fragrances & Baccarat Rouge 540 - just superb!
    Last edited by hednic; 7th May 2015 at 10:12 PM.

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    One of the best IMO are Jovoy bottles.
    Yes they do look quality


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    As far as atomizers, Creed, Dior, and Chanel seem the best, IMO. Guerlain too.

    But Creed bottles with their loose caps and flaky paint suck.

    Agree with the poster that dislikes Penhaligon's bottles.

    As far as atomizers, I've had my worst experience with Tauer perfumes. Crooked, odd angle sprays, kind of 'leaky.' And those rubber stopper caps are a pain in the ass. If anything they further screw up the atomizer every time you use them. It's like they get stuck to the atomizer. A few times, they've pulled the atomizer right off. Don't like 'em.

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    Worst - Nejma (very poor bottle / spray) & CdG 2 man (can't stand on its own & i made a mistake of buying the tester) / Nasomatto's (2 were leakers)

    best - Guerlain bee bottles / Guerlain extrait cases for Jicky & Shalimar / Amouage / Mona di Orio

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    As far as atomizers, Creed, Dior, and Chanel seem the best, IMO. Guerlain too.

    But Creed bottles with their loose caps and flaky paint suck.

    Agree with the poster that dislikes Penhaligon's bottles.

    As far as atomizers, I've had my worst experience with Tauer perfumes. Crooked, odd angle sprays, kind of 'leaky.' And those rubber stopper caps are a pain in the ass. If anything they further screw up the atomizer every time you use them. It's like they get stuck to the atomizer. A few times, they've pulled the atomizer right off. Don't like 'em.
    How can you put creed's atomizer in the same level as dior and chanel?

    I do three sprays on me with a creed bottle and I have just as much perfume on my finger and you can see it running down the bottle. Its not my particular bottle because I experience the same thing from a couple of them. they spray like windex.
    their boxes, bottles, spray caps and labels suck as you agree. their sprayers are just as bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Attila View Post
    How can you put creed's atomizer in the same level as dior and chanel?

    I do three sprays on me with a creed bottle and I have just as much perfume on my finger and you can see it running down the bottle. Its not my particular bottle because I experience the same thing from a couple of them. they spray like windex.
    their boxes, bottles, spray caps and labels suck as you agree. their sprayers are just as bad.
    Guess I got lucky. I own Aventus and Millesime Imperial. And owned GIT. The sprayers are excellent, if a bit powerful. But I don't get any juice running down the side or anything of that nature.

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    The overall quality of creed bottles (cap, box, bottle, label) suck and the atomizer is a part of that.

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    Caron's "urns" are very well balanced and hand-friendly. Nautica's heavy glass bottles are quite handsome and have a pleasant heft. I like Eau Sauvage’s iconic deco-ish design. Elsa Peretti's pinch bottle for Z-14 is a nice hold.

    Many Chanel bottles are rather utilitarian and meh. Calvin Klein's medicine bottles for the One line are ugly, though easy to hold. Fragonard’s light-proof aluminum flasks, though effective, are uninspiring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Attila View Post
    The overall quality of creed bottles (cap, box, bottle, label) suck and the atomizer is a part of that.

    You asked me how I can put Creed "Atomizers" in the same category as Chanel and Dior. I never said anything about the "overall quality of Creed bottles." Actually, I did. I said other than the atomizers, they suck.

    So who are you arguing with?

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    Thierry Mugler
    That rubber flask is so annoying to use. I'm still yet to master it. Sometimes, I only get spurts. Then if I do another spray, it's gonna put out too much juice. So hard to control.

    Chanel
    Am I the only one who thinks it sprays too much juice? Too powerful in my opinion.

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    You asked me how I can put Creed "Atomizers" in the same category as Chanel and Dior. I never said anything about the "overall quality of Creed bottles." Actually, I did. I said other than the atomizers, they suck.

    So who are you arguing with?
    you really dont have to get all worked up for something like this. really.

    I m not olivier creed so i wont be arguing about something like this. besides just like how you like them, my personal opinion is that they suck. atomizers, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Attila View Post
    you really dont have to get all worked up for something like this. really.

    I m not olivier creed so i wont be arguing about something like this. besides just like how you like them, my personal opinion is that they suck. atomizers, too.
    Seems to me like you're mad that my experience with Creed hasn't been the same as yours.

    Sorry.

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    Best bottle design: Guerlain and Creed.
    Best Bottle quality: YSL, Guerlain and Hermes.
    Best Sprayer: Hermes and Guerlain.

    Worst Bottle design: Aigner, Gucci and Rochas.
    Worst Bottle quality: Jacomo and Fendi.
    Worst Sprayer: DEFINITELY Thierry Mugler, with any type of bottle! (I have both the Metal Flask and Rubber ones)
    My all time favorite:

    Dior Fahrenheit

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    Seems to me like you're mad that my experience with Creed hasn't been the same as yours.

    Sorry.
    okay

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    Quote Originally Posted by nfn1983 View Post
    Best bottle design: Guerlain and Creed.
    Best Bottle quality: YSL, Guerlain and Hermes.
    Best Sprayer: Hermes and Guerlain.

    Worst Bottle design: Aigner, Gucci and Rochas.
    Worst Bottle quality: Jacomo and Fendi.
    Worst Sprayer: DEFINITELY Thierry Mugler, with any type of bottle! (I have both the Metal Flask and Rubber ones)
    Yea, flankers could be a pain in the butt spraying. especially the rubber ones.

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Quote Originally Posted by nfn1983 View Post
    Worst Sprayer: DEFINITELY Thierry Mugler, with any type of bottle! (I have both the Metal Flask and Rubber ones)
    Metal flasks still doesn't spray properly? Hmm and I was planning to get one 'cause I thought it will be more consistent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SevenDays View Post
    Metal flasks still doesn't spray properly? Hmm and I was planning to get one 'cause I thought it will be more consistent.
    Its better than the rubber for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SevenDays View Post
    Metal flasks still doesn't spray properly? Hmm and I was planning to get one 'cause I thought it will be more consistent.
    Sure it's better than rubber flasks, but still sprays very sub-optimal to me comparing with other brands.
    however if you use just the refill bottle itself without placing it in the flask it'd be best and somewhat normal.
    My all time favorite:

    Dior Fahrenheit

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    Best design bottles: Bvlgari
    Worst design bottles: Jean Paul Gaultier
    Best sprayer: Dior Homme Intense
    Worst sprayer: Angel men
    Best packaging quality: Xerjoff(from what ive seen.)

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Best sprayer: Dior. Smooth, consistent. Top notch.
    Worst sprayer: Creed. Not all of them are terrible, but 2 of them that I own make a grunting sound and misfire 1/3 times, drip liquid out along with spraying, etc. I love the design and packaging however.


    Best bottle design: Chopard / Lubin / Paco Rabbane (zippo lighter, staple gun, etc. -- not classy really, but quite cleaver, and pretty solid construction despite the atypical design). Chopard Noble Vetiver & Noble Cedar bottle are amazing for the price.

    Worst bottle design: Jean Paul Gaultier

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    Default Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Best sprayer: Dior. Smooth, consistent. Top notch.
    Worst sprayer: Creed. Not all of them are terrible, but 2 of them that I own make a grunting sound and misfire 1/3 times, drip liquid out along with spraying, etc. I love the design and packaging however.


    Best bottle design: Chopard / Lubin / Paco Rabbane (zippo lighter, staple gun, etc. -- not classy really, but quite cleaver, and pretty solid construction despite the atypical design). Chopard Noble Vetiver & Noble Cedar bottle are amazing for the price.

    Worst bottle design: Jean Paul Gaultier
    exactly my experience

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