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  • Creed Aventus

    41 71.93%
  • YSL L`Homme

    16 28.07%
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    Default Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Niche bestseller vs designer best seller.

    Creed Aventus
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    YSL L`Homme



    OT: I got a YSL blazer today for cheap
    I wear fragrance to smell good to everyone, not just myself

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Aventus. But l'Homme is a great choice nonetheless.
    "Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp,
    Or what's a heaven for?"

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Creed Aventus
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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    YSL L'Homme

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Creed. Indeed.
    Current Winter Favorites:

    1. House of Matriarch - Blackbird
    2. Brückner - Aoud 1
    3. Creed - Royal Oud
    4. Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Generation Man
    5. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    6. by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    7. Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Mortal Skin
    8. Ormonde Jayne - Black Gold
    9. Creed - Royal English Leather
    10. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    L'Homme. The overwhelming love for Aventus here still astounds me.
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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    "Mighty" Aventus by a light year and a bag of chips !!!!
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    This is a joke -- right?

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Aventus!

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    CREED Aventus

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Against all odds: ​YSL L'Homme
    Currently wearing: Mesmerize for Men by Avon

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    L'Homme is the better smelling scent for me. Love Aventus but if you take away the fact that its niche and creed, it doesn't match up with L'Homme
    Seasonal rotation:

    1861 Naxos by Xerjoff
    Fetish Pour Homme by Roja Dove
    Amber Absolute by Tom Ford
    Royal English Leather by Creed
    Chypre Palatin by MDCI

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Quote Originally Posted by Kaern View Post
    This is a joke -- right?
    LOL!

    I almost voted for YSL just for spite, but ultimately I do think Aventus is the better (more complex, well made, better performance, etc) of the two. Interestingly, I've never had a positive reaction while wearing this one and yet, I've had compliments with the YSL.
    Currently wearing: Herod by Parfums de Marly

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Quote Originally Posted by bluecore View Post
    Aventus. But l'Homme is a great choice nonetheless.
    Ditto. Finally a worthy comparison of two frags that have similar utility, and are both well-regarded.

    I'd wear L'Homme 7 days a week, no second thoughts, if that was all I had. However, the edge goes to Aventus as a slightly better offering.

    Maybe these threads will get back on track, if these kinds of comparisons start happening with regularity.

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Have and Love both... I have to go with Aventus

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    MIghty Aventus!

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Didn't Aventus beat everything in another contest? Like both, but Aventus for me

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    L'Homme!(even though longevity straight up sucks bawlz)

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Aventus is the less bad of the two...
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4)
    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6)
    Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
    9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
    9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
    9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
    9) Polo vintage (Ralph Lauren) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
    Currently wearing: Rose Cut by Ann Gerard

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    both are great, but i prefer aventus

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    LOL, this is gonna be funny.. why don't you just scratch the competition and crown Aventus the winner now.
    My Ultimate Top 5:

    Fahrenheit (1988)
    Le Vetiver Itasca (2010)
    Arpege pour Homme (2005)

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Cologneist View Post
    LOL, this is gonna be funny.. why don't you just scratch the competition and crown Aventus the winner now.
    Think about how many amazing scents weren't in the spam polls and how many bizarre choices were, including a flanker of a flanker. A few months of spam poll after spam poll to reach a conclusion that was obvious from the start.

    Green Irish Tweed vs Curve told us everything we needed to know. The Miami Heat vs. The Billings Montana YMCA.

    And we've still got another month of spam to go.
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    Dior Homme
    Reflection Man
    1725 Casanova
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    Prada L'Homme
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    Tom Ford Extreme
    Hanae Mori HM EDT
    Currently wearing: Royal Water by Creed

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    The Miami Heat vs. The Billings Montana YMCA.
    Again. Make this happen.

    Gooooo YMCA!
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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Hmm hard to say... they serve pretty different purposes in my opinion. Kind of like deciding between a large utility vehicle and a compact sedan.

    Supposed I'd go with Aventus if I had to have one or the other though.

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    I like both, but due to price disparity, and the ashtray note in Aventus, YSL L'Homme gets my vote despite its longevity issues on my skin.


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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    This frag battle is almost a joke. Its obvious who will win this battle, not fair for L'homme at all.

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Quote Originally Posted by D.Sprad View Post
    Again. Make this happen.
    Absolutely. I'm pulling as many strings as possible. Oh, wait. I have no strings to pull. Alas, I am stringless!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by D.Sprad View Post
    Gooooo YMCA!
    Goo?
    Current Favorites (in no particular order)
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    Royal Oud
    Castile
    APOM
    Curve
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    Aqua Celestia
    Royal Water
    Petit Matin
    Dior Homme
    Reflection Man
    1725 Casanova
    Aqua Universalis
    Prada L'Homme
    Bergamote Soleil
    Tom Ford Extreme
    Hanae Mori HM EDT
    Currently wearing: Royal Water by Creed

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Aventus.

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Aventus but l'Nuit would have made me hesitate a bit more.
    Currently wearing: Original Vetiver by Creed

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    Default Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Creed Aventus
    Current Rotation:
    Aqua di Gio Profumo
    D&G The One EdP
    JPG Le Male
    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    Chanel Allure Homme Eau Extreme
    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    Creed Silver Mountain Water
    Creed Aventus
    Creed Virgin Island Water
    MFK Aqua Universalis Forte
    Clive Christian No 1
    Clive Christian 1872
    Dior Sauvage
    Paco Rabanne Invictus


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