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    Default Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    If we are looking for a sumptuous, smooth and nice vanilla scent for night (not cloying), which of these fragrances would you recommend?

    Ignition - Lomani
    Sculpture - Nikos
    Midnight in Paris

    ..any others?

    Please keep it to mainstream. Something not "in your face" vanilla but a more well done, careful and thought out vanilla would be nice. Thanks

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    Midnight in Paris (the only one from your list that I've tried) is great for a night out, but does not contain any vanilla.

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    Caron, Pour Un Homme. The notes only list Lavender, vanilla and musk, but clearly that's wrong because there's no way to miss the ambergris in this one. And I mean that as a good thing. It's excellent and can be had on the cheap online.
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    Default Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    midnight in paris, edp.

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    If it's a hot evening, and you like lemon also, Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche is tough to beat.

    Mainstream. Not "in your face vanilla". Not cloying.

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    Sublime Vanille by Creed is the best smelling well blended vanilla I've found. It's a bit expensive but if you're looking for quality......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Awakening950 View Post
    Sublime Vanille by Creed is the best smelling well blended vanilla I've found. It's a bit expensive but if you're looking for quality......
    I agree completely with this. Definitely one of the best. However, I think the OP was looking for something less than straight-up vanilla. And also something "mainstream" (which I took to mean not Creed Royal Exclusives price).

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    Safanad by Parfams de Marly
    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
    Sublime Vanilla by Creed

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    Default Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Baller View Post
    If we are looking for a sumptuous, smooth and nice vanilla scent for night (not cloying), which of these fragrances would you recommend?

    Ignition - Lomani
    Sculpture - Nikos
    Midnight in Paris

    ..any others?

    Please keep it to mainstream. Something not "in your face" vanilla but a more well done, careful and thought out vanilla would be nice. Thanks
    Own all of these three and from this list I would pick Ignition by Lomani

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    Dior Homme Intense has a nice smooth vanilla accord and is mainstream.

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    I'd suggest Baldessarini Strictly Private .
    "Le parfum est la musique du corps"
    (Marcel Rochas)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hunter View Post
    Dior Homme Intense has a nice smooth vanilla accord and is mainstream.
    This

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    Default Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hunter View Post
    Dior Homme Intense has a nice smooth vanilla accord and is mainstream.
    I must admit. Jack Hunter has made another excellent recommendation. DHI. A little piece of heaven in the bottle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by senore01 View Post
    I must admit. Jack Hunter has made another excellent recommendation. DHI. A little piece of heaven in the bottle.
    Are we talking about the current DHI in stores now? The "black collar" around the sprayer I suppose.

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    Bond. no 9 I Love New York For All

    Absolutely amazing, scrumptous, amazing amazing amazing vanilla.

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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    Caron, Pour Un Homme. The notes only list Lavender, vanilla and musk, but clearly that's wrong because there's no way to miss the ambergris in this one. And I mean that as a good thing. It's excellent and can be had on the cheap online.
    +1 for this.

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    Default Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Baller View Post
    If we are looking for a sumptuous, smooth and nice vanilla scent for night (not cloying), which of these fragrances would you recommend?

    Ignition - Lomani
    Sculpture - Nikos
    Midnight in Paris

    ..any others?

    Please keep it to mainstream. Something not "in your face" vanilla but a more well done, careful and thought out vanilla would be nice. Thanks

    If you want well-done, careful, and not in your face vanilla then you need to check out Eau Duelle by Diptyque. It's cedar, vetiver, a little smoke, and a restrained vanilla--present, obviously the center of the fragrance, but never 'too much.'

    It's really good. I just got a bottle and could not be happier. It's quickly made its way into my top five. It might not be as mainstream as you like but it's easy to find and well worth it. Try to sample it if you can.

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    Default Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    MNiP is great but not really a vanilla frag.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    If you want well-done, careful, and not in your face vanilla then you need to check out Eau Duelle by Diptyque. It's cedar, vetiver, a little smoke, and a restrained vanilla--present, obviously the center of the fragrance, but never 'too much.'
    Agrees with this, Eau Duelle has a very good top to base development.
    To OP, from your list, I'd pick MIP. For something more mainstream, I'd recommend Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin and Eau des Baux.

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    Mainstream: Dior Homme Intense

    Niche: Musc Ravaguer

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    Technically not vanilla, but has a great dry vanilla vibe: L'Occitane's Eau des Baux

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    Default Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    Shalimar, Jicky, Bulgari Black. I hear Vanilia was one of the best, but I never got the chance to smell it.

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    From the above suggestions, I'd fully second especially DHI and Caron pour un Homme.

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    Quote Originally Posted by df91 View Post
    I'd suggest Baldessarini Strictly Private .
    ...this ...!

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    DHI or Tobacco Vanille as other BN have already suggested...

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    Default Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    Of the list ignition is the most cloying. I would go for midnight in paris ar allure pour homme

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    Default Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    Is there any Kiehl's store/counter/pop-up near where you located?
    They have one named Vanilla & Cedarwood and it is very close to what Tobacco Vanille smells like.

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    Default Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    I agree completely with this. Definitely one of the best. However, I think the OP was looking for something less than straight-up vanilla. And also something "mainstream" (which I took to mean not Creed Royal Exclusives price).
    My thoughts exactly.

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    You guys are talking about DHI, is this the current formulation or the one before it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baller View Post
    You guys are talking about DHI, is this the current formulation or the one before it?

    I was talking about the vintage DHI that has the smooth vanilla accord. I only smelled the current one very briefly some time ago, maybe someone can chime in and compare the vanilla in both.

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    Jaipur EdP

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hunter View Post
    I was talking about the vintage DHI that has the smooth vanilla accord. I only smelled the current one very briefly some time ago, maybe someone can chime in and compare the vanilla in both.
    I've never smelled the vintage but the vanilla in the reformulated definitely isn't as prominent. However it does have more of a cocoa powder vibe to my nose. Still good juice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baller View Post
    Are we talking about the current DHI in stores now? The "black collar" around the sprayer I suppose.
    The black stem (reformulation) is pretty darn close to the vintage and does contain vanilla in the drydown.

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    Default Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    Many great suggestions already (Jicky, Caron Pour un Homme, DHI, Eau des Baux, Eau Duelle, Bulgari Black). I would add Chanel Egoiste to the list.
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    For a combination with leather, Creed's Royal Delight.

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    Midnight in Paris is very good and the only one I own from your list.

    Not on your list but very sensual vanilla - Shalimar EDP.

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    Dior Homme Intense, either Vintage or current formulation.
    This is the best vanilla for me...
    My most favorite scents that I can't be without:
    Givenchy Xeryus Rouge
    Dior Homme Intense
    Fahrenheit

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    Pour Un Homme or A Taste of Heaven get my vote...
    Well, it's cheaper than therapy... edit: No it's not...

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    This one is hard to get but must try Pegasus Parfums de Marly
    It very nice fresh spicy vanilla that is very long lasting, 12hr plus on my skin. Silage is also excellent
    vanilla, lavender and sandalwood are the most prominent

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    Default Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    If you want well-done, careful, and not in your face vanilla then you need to check out Eau Duelle by Diptyque. It's cedar, vetiver, a little smoke, and a restrained vanilla--present, obviously the center of the fragrance, but never 'too much.'

    It's really good. I just got a bottle and could not be happier. It's quickly made its way into my top five. It might not be as mainstream as you like but it's easy to find and well worth it. Try to sample it if you can.

    You cant go wrong with this one.

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