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    Default Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Ok I was totally wrong about another fragrance. This is not overly strong.

    After I used my Kilian sample I experienced the drydown and it was nice and sweet (unlike the initial sharp scent). Wearing STH I felt like I just left the babershop, because the frag smells like talcum powder. STH is a perfect winter night scent for the mature man.

    However, $235 for just a 1.7 oz is pretty pricey.

    This is coming from someone who recently purchased Creed and Bond No. 9. For $235 I feel I should receive a 3.4 oz sized bottle.

    Whats your take? Is the price reasonable or should I look for another frag?
    Last edited by Flatbush Ave; 22nd November 2013 at 12:22 AM.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    IMO, it's worth anything they want for it!

    But seriously, that's nota bad price, but if you think it is a little too expensive, you should get the refill 50ml bottle, and decant it into your own atomizer. It is much cheaper that way.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Worth every penny at any price.

    But if you think the full packaging setup is too expensive, you can spend $90 less on the refill (which also comes with a small atomizer).
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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    The 50ml refills are €80 over here, how much are they in the US?
    Well, it's cheaper than therapy... edit: No it's not...

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Quote Originally Posted by MFfan310 View Post
    Worth every penny at any price.

    But if you think the full packaging setup is too expensive, you can spend $90 less on the refill (which also comes with a small atomizer).
    Do they still come with an atomizer? I thought they changed that - or, er... something? Can anybody post a pic of a By Killian refill with the atomizer?
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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    If you want to smell like a hamster cage then yeah, worth it (sorry I'm just not a fan, seems like a decent deal, though I'd generally get a refill instead).

    And LBI, I think they do. It says it comes with a funnel and a pump to replace the old one..so perhaps you could fit the pump onto the refill bottle, otherwise you'd have to use your own atomizer.
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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Smells like pencil shavings to me. No thanks...
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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    I was just googling images of Kilian's Oud refills (trying to plan my next purchase), so I thought I'd post here. My understanding is this is how the refills now come:

    http://www.bergdorfgoodman.com/Kilia...33800cat336102

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    I love it.

    I enjoy the opening & mid area much more than the dry down.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    A very fine scent IMO. Worth it - Yes.
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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Get the atomizer with refills - much more affordable

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Bark View Post
    Smells like pencil shavings to me. No thanks...
    LOL, yeah it does. But the scent becomes softer after a while.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Flatbush Ave View Post
    LOL, yeah it does. But the scent becomes softer after a while.
    Nice pencil shavings, mind you. I happened to have tried it again, from a sample sitting on my desk, the day before you posted.
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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Get the refill or travel atomizer. They are both under 200 for similar amount of juice. Who cares about the fancy bottle.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Have to get this in my by kilian collection. Its the last one i need to get that i like from the by kilian house. Its worth it imo but if you can get it on ebay discounted then go for it. Or you can get the travel pack that comes with four 7.5ml vials and a nice little travel vial holder with a magnetic top. To me it smell nothing like pencil shavings. I smell more musk and rum. Great scent but becomes a skin scent rather quickly on my skin.
    Last edited by prodigy1985; 23rd November 2013 at 03:08 AM.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    No doubt Straight To Heaven is a good fragrance, but not the ultimate thing to invest $235.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Open with rum 5 second and go to nothing not my cup of tea
    If u buy refill u will get atomizer include

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Get the refill with the pump and the funnel. It's night and day difference in price compared to the fancy bottle.
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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    I believe that the old packaging was either
    1. a 30ml (7.5x4) travel set with atomizer/holder and 4 bottles, and then you buy just the 4 refill vials, or you can buy any atomizer color of choice and the refill bottles separately... I believe the atomizer/bottle+4vials set will still be available, but the 30ml pure refill little set is being phased out... instead:
    2. a 50ml bottle/box and then a 50ml of refill juice. The 50ml refill was originally just a bottle with funnel to refill your 50ml atomizer+case bottle.

    Now, the new refills are only 50ml bottles, which come with a funnel if you're refilling your 50ml original bottle+box+atomizer (the plaque bottle), and it includes a small atomizer incase you want to pour the 50ml refill bottle + funnel into your travel set 7.5ml vials and then replace that atomizer.

    Meaning, your only refill option is a 50ml bottle and if you want Kilian packaging, best you can do is separately buy the travel holder+vial and refill it from your 50ml refill bottle, or just buy your own atomizer separately and fill it up. So I'm saying that the included atomizer doesn't attach to the 50ml refill jar...
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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    To answer the question-NO

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    I'm not impressed by it. It doesn't seem to have any character to me. So, no.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Wore it today. Real nice...not worth $200.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    I have a sample of it. Nice, but definitely not $235 nice. On me it was so short-lived and nothing great.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    straight to heaven is a good fragrance, but a $4 to 1ml price ratio is way too expensive for my tastes. especially when almost all of the fragrances i love are within a 1-2ml per dollar ratio.

    had it been, let's say $100 for 2.5 oz, then I would consider it.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    I own it and love it, very nice rum opening and cedar dry down, but that's it. The 135 for the refill is pushing the limits on what it's worth, 235 not a chance. Unless you have the disposable income, then go for it. It's a nice performer and I do enjoy it.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    If you like it well enough then it's worth it. It smells great on me.

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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    Nice but not with that price, it will be worth it though if you get it on a split...
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    Default Re: Kilian Straight To Heaven 1.7 oz for $235, worth it?

    I love this scent I love the smell of rum it lasts for a while on my skin and I totally love the smoky woody drydown very good frag I wish the price was a bit cheaper.

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