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  1. #31
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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Millesime Imperial
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    "Waste time wondering which "cologne" pulls better, and your genes will spread only by accident. A perfume should be right for the man, not for the job"
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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Virgin island water will last until you wash it off... as a skin scent. People from the Dominican would recognize the drydown, a sweet sugar cane/ambergris that lasts 10+. The top notes are gone in about 2 hrs. With Millesime Imperial, mostly everything is gone in about 5-6 hrs

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    MI for me. I like eating coconut, but VW doesn't last on my skin.

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    Well i just actually tried a bottle of MI that i ordered and received yesterday, and while it does smell good, it lasted a very short time. I sprayed about 4 times and by the time i arrived to my destination last night (45 min) it smelled virtually gone. Didn't get any head turns with it, so YMMV imo.

  5. #35

    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    MI by miles. VIW is a waste for me. I can't hardly detect it after a few minutes.
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Unfortunately both project very little and neither lasts long on my skin at all; maybe an hour tops.
    My current top 10 (subject to change) in no particular order:

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme, Armani Prive' Nuances & Sable Or, Ermenegildo Zegna Indonesian Oud, Essenza de Zegna, Fahrenheit Le Parfum, Dior Homme, Dior La Collection Couturier Vetiver & Cuir Cannage, and Chanel Jersey

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    VIW lasts 8-10 hours on me and projects like crazy. MI not so good. Maybe lasts 5-6 hrs at best.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Both MI and VIW aren´t references on this matter but I think MI is better.

  9. #39

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    My MI sample lasts 2hrs max, but I get 10+ hours from my VIW. I lucked out with my VIW, because I had a bottle of nuclear strength!
    Currently wearing: Jardins d'Amalfi by Creed

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    Quote Originally Posted by King Michael View Post

    VIW is the clear winner for me. Projects just a bit more and lasts a whole lot longer than MI. It doesn't help that I thoroughly dislike MI in and of itself.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kaern View Post
    Exactly my sentiments
    Triple it! Virgin Island Water all the way for uniqueness and class.

  11. #41

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    Quote Originally Posted by ukfalc View Post
    My MI sample lasts 2hrs max, but I get 10+ hours from my VIW. I lucked out with my VIW, because I had a bottle of nuclear strength!
    Please tell us the batch number if you get a chance!

  12. #42

    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    I would be interested in seeing a poll for this. It looks like MI is getting more votes.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Batch number below.
    Last edited by ukfalc; 26th February 2014 at 10:58 PM.
    Currently wearing: Jardins d'Amalfi by Creed

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Quote Originally Posted by richfisher6969 View Post
    please tell us the batch number if you get a chance!
    A6213P01

    Cracking batch.
    Last edited by ukfalc; 26th February 2014 at 11:00 PM.
    Currently wearing: Jardins d'Amalfi by Creed

  15. #45

    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    MI smells better... I've actually received negative feedback on VIW, and I don't like it. smells too much like suntan lotion

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtheory8 View Post
    MI smells better... I've actually received negative feedback on VIW, and I don't like it. smells too much like suntan lotion
    If you don't mind me asking, what was the negative feedback?

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    both 5 hours ...

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Usually when I spray my clothes with fragrances (without wearing them) it last weeks. I sprayed Millesime Imperial on a shirt a couple of days ago and now I can barely detect it.


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