Derby by a HUGE margin.
Thread: BDP vs Derby
Hello all, I'm new to the forum and seasons greetings. I've decided I'm going to treat myself to a new bottle. Having tried lots I've narrowed it down to the Creed and Guerlain heavyweights BDP and Derby. I notice that both receive much acclaim on here but when pitted against each other which do people prefer?
Derby by a HUGE margin.
I own both (both new formulations)
I would go for BDP
Being the stronger and more lasting
The opening lavender of BdP is harsh but the woody drydown is very good. Though I will have to give the edge to Derby for it's wonderful complexity.
Another for Derby (& by a mile) in terms of the scent.
BdP however does have more longevity on me.
Tough choice, but I give the slight edge to Derby.
It sounds as if you have tried both; which do you prefer?
Derby is a fine fragrance, but I do have longevity issues with it (non-vintage formulation). BdP truly is one of my favourites and has no such longevity problems. If I had to choose only one, it would have to be BdP. I would miss the Derby though.
"...her fragrance all in my keeping; softly she comes in the night." Lyrics, Gordon Lightfoot, "Softly."
D E R B Y
and.....new york PdN over BdP
Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Own and love both but prefer Derby
Remember that while it is perfectly acceptable to criticize the content of a post - criticizing the poster is not.
Mean spirited, nasty, snide, sarcastic, hateful, and rude individuals on Basenotes don't warrant or deserve my or other Basenoters' acknowledgement or respect.
That's tough. I find the longevity on both to be very good. Both smell great. I think if forced to pick I would go with BdP. Can't go wrong with either.
You should have made a poll for this.
Make that 9. Derby is much better.
CURRENTLY ACTIVE SPLITS:
TOM FORD Private Blend: Bois Marocain Reserve 2016 / Ombré Leather 16 / Vert d'Encens / Vert De Fleur
Comme des Garcons: Wonderoud ..... Amouage: Myths Man / Beloved Man / Interlude Man
Frapin: Passion Boisée ..... Valentino: Uomo Intense ..... Gerlain: Habit Rouge Dress Code
Le Labo: Thé Noir 29 / Poivre 23 ..... Christian Dior La Collection Privée: Vetiver / Oud Ispahan / Gris Montaigne
Maison Francis Kurkdjian: APOM pour homme / Cologne Pour Le Soir / Lumière Noire Pour Homme / Amyris Homme / OUD Satin Mood
Roja Dove: Amber Aoud Crystal Parfum / Aoud Crystal Parfum / Scandal Pour Homme EdP / Danger Pour Homme Parfum
Creed Les Royales Exclusives: Jardin d'Amalfi / Royal Mayfair / Spice and Wood / Pure White Cologne