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    Default Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    What's up? I am trying to decide on whether or not to re-visit Terre D'Hermes and I was wondering if the Pure Parfum or EDT was going to be a better fit for my taste. Please feel free to check my wardrobe. I am kind of leaning towards the EDT for the better projection. However, I am still on the fence so any advice would be greatly appreciated.
    Last edited by MJM_77; 2nd May 2013 at 04:35 AM.
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or EDP?

    I'd go with the Pure Parfum. Not aware of an EDP.

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or EDP?

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    I'd go with the Pure Parfum. Not aware of an EDP.
    Thanks Hednic for the correction. I didn't know that TDH wasn't available in EDP. I thought the Pure Parfum version was an EDP.
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    polls like these aren't fair as i love both

    voting for edt as its a yr round frag compared to pure parfum which i leave for slightly cooler temps...

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or EDP?

    Quote Originally Posted by MJM_77 View Post
    Thanks Hednic for the correction. I didn't know that TDH wasn't available in EDP. I thought the Pure Parfum version was an EDP.
    You're quite welcome.

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    I'd go with the Parfum. The EDT has too much of a sharp citrus/pine note for me and the Parfum is more earthy. I also think the Parfum has better longevity.

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    As with most edt/edp comparisons, my vote is for the edt. I prefer Dior Homme over DHI, L'instant over LIDGE, Opium over Opium edp etc.. TdH Parfum seems muddled and clunky to me. The edt is blended perfectly and wears beautifully.

    I've recently been wearing Guerlain L'eau Boisee and it really reminds me of TdH. Imagine the Guerlain Homme lime Mojito accord with TdH's iso e super base. Check it out for a variation on the same theme, very nice stuff!

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    Parfum

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    All valid points before - I recommend getting both and layering, then you have the best of both worlds!
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    The EDT for its versatility.

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    Although I own both and LOVE them, I'd go with Pure Parfum if only one choice I have.
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    It is nearly a tie in my case and I probably would have voted "toss up" if the option was available. That said, I have an extremely slight preference for the edt. Both are masterpieces, IMO.
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    Both are very good, but I'd lean more towards the EDT. Less is sometimes more and in this case I just find the EDT a bit easier to wear due to the sharper citrus and less earthiness.
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    Though choice. An almost "equal match" for me, since I like and even enjoy the EDT for its everyday classy simplicity, easy to be worn and accesorized, but still prefer Pure Parfum only slightly more, due its additional depth, complexity, edginess and individuality.

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    EDT. Both are great but I have only worn the EDT vs sampling PP. I like the sharpness and edge the EDT has and found it really shines in any season and in any circumstance...work, date, weddings, etc. but you can't go wrong either way.
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    For me Parfum.

    For you (after checking your wardrobe) also Parfum.
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    I own the Parfum. I like it slightly better. I don't think you can go wrong with either IMO.

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    Same here parfume

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    I was once in the same position you are in and I bought both. When they ran out I only rebought the EDT, the EDP feels very muddy in comparison and doesn't have the same balance and projection.

    Less is definitely more in this case.

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    I stuck with the EDT. The Parfum was close to the skin lacking projection, and didn't have that flinty sharp accord i really enjoyed and originally fell in love with in TdH.

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    I own the Parfum. I like it slightly better. I don't think you can go wrong with either IMO.
    Same here. Most of the time, I wear them together.

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    The Pure Parfum didn't work on my skin, it lasted for only 3-4 hours with no projection.

    I'd go with EDT.

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    While I appreciate the depth of the EDP, I prefer the EDT.
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    Both are good but I would prefer the EDT. The parfum is very rich but the EDT is more versatile IMO.

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    The difference between the two, to me at least isnt great. I picked the larger bottle and the lower price.
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    Tried both, EDT works just fine for me

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    I personally like EdTs more than EdP's and P's: I find these ones oppresive - they linger on and on and notes feel complez but "shrunk".

    I have both, I enjoy the EdT better than the P. I concur with observations on the sharp feeling of the EdT and easiness of wearing, sillage and versatility. I usually wear them together: one spray of the pure P, three of the EdT.

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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    Love both, but prefer the parfum.

    And I've owned both. The EdT has more of a light mineral feel to it, while the parfum is richer and more complex. Still, one cannot go wrong with either the EdT or parfum.
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    The more I wear TdH EDT, the more I dislike it. It really has a nice opening, but the dry down just smells like soggy, sour oranges that have been sitting in old wet soil. I really don't like it at all. I prefer David Beckham Homme to TdH EDT, because it reminds me of the dry down of TdH EDT, but with much much more woods, much less of that old soggy orange smell, but they are certainly very similar.

    But, this thread is about the EDT or EDP TdH. I used to love the EDT, but again, the dry down has really been grinding my gears lately. The EDP version is so much better. Granted there's less orange, there's also less "spoled orange", because that's the note that I get in the EDT. The vetiver is turned up. It's more sharp and woody. More of that excellent opening from the EDT, of course with less orange.

    I just can't see how I wore the EDT for so long without noticing how foul the dry down was, no wonder people gave me such dirty looks sometimes. The EDP, although it feels more simple, is classy and gorgeous, may even have to get a bottle soon.

    I bumped this thread because I was wondering, if anyone agrees with that assessment. Also if there is anybody else who can't stand the dry down of the EDT, like myself.
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    I like both but the sharpness of the citrus and dry spice of the pepper and vetiver from the EDT is definitely my preference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Cologneist View Post
    The EDP version is so much better. Granted there's less orange, there's also less "spoled orange", because that's the note that I get in the EDT.
    I didn't mind the drydown of the EDT so much, but much prefer the EDP. The EDP has perfected the scent, from my perspective, and although I've only recently gotten around to sampling it and getting a small decant, I find I'm reaching for it a lot. I'm pretty sure I'll get a full bottle once my decant is gone.
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    Parfum for me

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    Quote Originally Posted by drseid View Post
    It is nearly a tie in my case and I probably would have voted "toss up" if the option was available. That said, I have an extremely slight preference for the edt. Both are masterpieces, IMO.
    I agree with you.
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    Default Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    Really can't go wrong with either of them. I currently have a bottle of the EDT but will probably get the PP when my bottle runs out.

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