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View Poll Results: choose 3 from Le Labo, just 3.

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  • Lys 41

    0 0%
  • Ylang 49

    4 6.45%
  • Santal 33

    21 33.87%
  • Rose 31

    35 56.45%
  • Bergamote 22

    26 41.94%
  • Fleur d'Oranger 27

    4 6.45%
  • Neroli 36

    7 11.29%
  • Vetiver 46

    18 29.03%
  • Oud 27

    16 25.81%
  • Patchouli 24

    23 37.10%
  • Iris 39

    9 14.52%
  • Labdanum 18

    10 16.13%
  • Jasmin 17

    1 1.61%
  • Ambrette 9

    1 1.61%
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    Default You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    You must choose 3 and only 3 from tge current offerings. No city exclusives!
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    6. Bond No.9 New York Oud
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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Rose 31
    Santal 33
    Bergamote 22

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    Default You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    You must choose 3 and only 3 from the current offerings. No city exclusives!
    Last edited by Akahina; 2nd March 2014 at 11:12 PM. Reason: typing error
    My Favorites
    1a. Slumberhouse Zahd
    1. Amouage Epic man
    2. Dior Leather Oud
    3. Amouage Tribute Attar
    4. Le Labo Patchouli 24
    5. Amouage Opus VII
    6. Bond No.9 New York Oud
    7. Norma Kamali Incense


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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by Akahina View Post
    You must choose 3 and only 3 from tge current offerings. No city exclusives!
    Rose 31
    Santal 33
    Bergamot 22
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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Personally, I think there's only two that deserve the attention: Rose 31 and Patchouli 24.

    The stars are in the city exclusive line in my opinion, sadly.

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Your vote does not count if you don't use the ballot!
    My Favorites
    1a. Slumberhouse Zahd
    1. Amouage Epic man
    2. Dior Leather Oud
    3. Amouage Tribute Attar
    4. Le Labo Patchouli 24
    5. Amouage Opus VII
    6. Bond No.9 New York Oud
    7. Norma Kamali Incense


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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Patchouli is perhaps the most distinctive, so I'd try to put it in.
    Several others are worth trying. My favorites are Oud (dirty musky) and Ylang Ylang (as per name). But the iris is also worth.

    If you like aquatics (I don't) there's Neroli.

    cacio

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    I voted for:

    - Rose 31
    - Oud 27
    - Bergamote 22

    ...but, whooo, it was a tough debate. I really wanted to put Patchouli 24 in there too. The only reason I didn't is that I'm not sure I could actually wear it, so I went with Bergamote 22 instead as my 3rd choice.
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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Mods, please merge this thread with my poll. Not sure how I made two threads. Sorry.
    My Favorites
    1a. Slumberhouse Zahd
    1. Amouage Epic man
    2. Dior Leather Oud
    3. Amouage Tribute Attar
    4. Le Labo Patchouli 24
    5. Amouage Opus VII
    6. Bond No.9 New York Oud
    7. Norma Kamali Incense


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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Rose 31, Patchouli 24, Bergamote 22

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    My vote in order was,

    Rose 31
    Bergamote 22
    Vetiver 46

    I think, and this is only my opinion, Rose 31 is the best of Le Labo and should be included when seeking out this house. In full disclosure, it's in my top 3 all time favorite scents!

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Rose, Patchouli & Iris
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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    I'd say Rose 31, and then a toss up of Santal, Vetiver, Patchouli, or Oud. Steer away from Fleur d'Oranger like your life depends on it, it's awful.

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    Vetiver 46
    Santal 33
    Oud 27
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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Rose 31
    Iris 39
    and Vetiver 46.
    My current top ten:
    1. Spice and Wood
    2. Epic Man
    3. Tonka Imperiale
    4. Noir de Noir
    5. Bois d'Argent
    6. Musc Ravageur
    7. Apple Brandy
    8. Dior Homme Intense
    9. Aoud 1
    10.Tobacco Vanille

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Patchouli, Iris and Labdanum
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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Santal 33 - Patchouli 24 - Jasmin 17

    But really it all depends on your taste.

    If you enjoy the challenging aspect of the spectrum then Labdanum 18 & Oud 27.

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Since you already enjoy Patchouli 24 I picked Oud 27, Rose 31, and Labdanum 18.
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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Rose 31 is the only one I have tried from this line. It is a very nice green/dewy type rose fragrance, unisex, not feminine, very well made, even full bottle worthy if you have the money.
    My 3 Signature Scents:

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Santal 33
    Oud 27
    Labdanum 18
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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Oud, patchouli, vetiver

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    I voted Santal 33, Vetiver 46 and Iris 39 because I don't have much experience with these yet and they would be my next three to try.

    If you are looking for recommendations, though, I already bought Patchouli 24, Oud 27 and Labdanum 18 because I love them.
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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Rose 31.
    Iris 39.
    Santal 33.

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Patchouli, Santal, Bergamote

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Vanille 44 is their best imo. If you don't consider the price. And I have heard that their Tubereuse 40 is quite promising too.

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by Akahina View Post
    Mods, please merge this thread with my poll. Not sure how I made two threads. Sorry.
    Will do, ok.

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    Default You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Knowing your taste Akahina, I'd go for:

    Patch 24
    Oud 27
    Santal 33

    I'm not a big fan of the line in general, but I like a couple of the city exclusive and am a HUGE fan of two of the scents they did for Anthropologie (Belle du Soir and Chant de Bois). With that said, the only one I personally like from the above is Patch 24. Oud 27, Bergamot 22, Iris 39, Labdanum 18 are all okay, and Vetiver 46 is pretty great, but it's essentially 2Man. One thing to keep in mind is that a number of them (not all) smell like completely different scents from what the name designates.
    Last edited by deadidol; 3rd March 2014 at 09:17 AM.

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Thanks for the reccommendations y'all. I was hoping to find out what you would buy, not what you think I should buy. I am actually leaning towards one that has few votes so far.
    My Favorites
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    1. Amouage Epic man
    2. Dior Leather Oud
    3. Amouage Tribute Attar
    4. Le Labo Patchouli 24
    5. Amouage Opus VII
    6. Bond No.9 New York Oud
    7. Norma Kamali Incense


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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Those are the ones I would buy.

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by mr. reasonable View Post
    Those are the ones I would buy.
    Same here.

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Patchouli 24
    Oud 27
    Iris 39

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    My advice is to avoid Santal 33. Worst sandalwood I've ever tried.
    My current top five:

    Etro - Vetiver
    Boucheron - Jaipur Homme
    Serge Lutens - Fumerie Turque
    Hermès - Equipage (vtg)
    YSL - M7 (vtg)

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by deadidol View Post
    Knowing your taste Akahina, I'd go for:

    Patch 24
    Oud 27
    Santal 33

    I'm not a big fan of the line in general, but I like a couple of the city exclusive and am a HUGE fan of two of the scents they did for Anthropologie (Belle du Soir and Chant de Bois). With that said, the only one I personally like from the above is Patch 24. Oud 27, Bergamot 22, Iris 39, Labdanum 18 are all okay, and Vetiver 46 is pretty great, but it's essentially 2Man. One thing to keep in mind is that a number of them (not all) smell like completely different scents from what the name designates.
    I was about to choose this combination but I find Rose 31 better than Oud just by a smidgen.

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by JON RODGERS View Post
    Rose 31.
    Iris 39.
    Santal 33.
    What he said

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    I respect and like Le Labo quite a bit at this point. Not all their scents are for me, but very few are duds. I'd pick:

    Rose 31
    Oud 27
    Ylang 49

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Bergamote 22
    Rose 31
    Santal 33

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Rose, Santal, & Vetyver

    However, I haven't tried their Bergamote, thought Patchouli was boring, & also recommend Oud for it's uniqueness.

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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    One of my selections was labdanum 18 which is IMO the most underrated of the bunch
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    Ciel Man
    Millesime Imperial
    Green Irish Tweed
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    Default Re: You are ordering a Discovery Set of 3 from Le Labo: Which do you choose?

    Quote Originally Posted by rynegne View Post
    Vetiver 46
    Santal 33
    Oud 27
    Same picks here...

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