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    Default Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Which fragrance projects more and lasts longer on your skin?

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    For me, they're basically the same when it comes to longevity and projection: I get about 5-6 hours with average/slightly below average projection from both.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    MI projects and lasts longer on me. Plus I can't myself in the mood to wear VIW in any other season than summer so MI gets more wear from me also.

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    Which batches are we talking about here?

    VIW lasts/projects longer, but MI smells better. I'd go with MI.

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    I'd say they both last equally on my skin
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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Virgin Island Water lasts longer but Millesime Imperial projects stronger. Both are relatively short and have relatively weak projection after the first hour.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    I get better projection and longevity with VIW than with MI. However, MI is a lot more versatile.

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    MI projects and last longer on my skin.
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    For me, Millesime Imperial. No question.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    My MI projects & lasts a bit longer than my VIW.

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    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.

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    M-I.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    For me, Millesime Imperial. No question.
    I agree.

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    VIW for kids and MI for gentlemen. I would go for SMW if you consider a purchase of Creed for summer.

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    Millesime....

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    MI.
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    virgin island - coconuts

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Without a hesitation it would be Millesime Imperial by long kilometer!
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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.
    Exactly my sentiments

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    I would have to say Millesime Imperial last slightly longer on my skin. Both are great scents though.

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    MI is more versitile. VIW puts me in a good mood. Great summer frag.

    That being said...not sure I want to smell like coconut rum and lime in the office....however...Ill still wear it to the office in the summer just because I can. Probably on fridays.
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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    I get more from MI too - I can still smell it after 6 hours, whereas VIW only smells of a light coconut after even an hour.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    MI, its more practical.
    Beauty is in the nose of the beholder.

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    MI - VIW longevity and projection is below average. For me MI lasts anywhere between 6-8 hours. VIW only about 3-4 at best.

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    Amber Heard or Naya Rivera?

    Basically, either option is a huge win.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Quote Originally Posted by zero7786 View Post
    Which fragrance projects more and lasts longer on your skin?
    Neither is super powerful, but Virgin Island Water lasts longer and projects slightly more on me.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    MI.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    MI lasts longer for me also, but much prefer VIW in terms of scent.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    MI by a long shot on me. Both very nice frags in their own right.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Both have about equal projection and longevity on me but if forced to choose one, I'll go with MI.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Millesime Imperial
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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.

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    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.
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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.

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    Default Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    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!

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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.

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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!

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

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    Batch number below.
    Last edited by ukfalc; 26th February 2014 at 10:58 PM.

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    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.

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    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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    both 5 hours ...
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    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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