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    Default Gucci Oud - New 2014 Fragrance

    Anyone gotten a chance to try it?

    http://www.nstperfume.com/2014/06/13...new-fragrance/

    Notes: Pear, Raspberry, Saffron, Bulgarian Rose, Orange Flower, Patchouli, Amber Musk, Oud.

    On the one hand, it's Gucci... probably the worst house of the big Italian designers. But it's interesting that they're taking on oud as well, and in a unisex fragrance. And they claim it's 100% natural oud. And it has pear in it. I'm confused... yet very, very curious...

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    Never know, they have to hit gold somewhere in the road: will have to put in the test bracket...Thx for informing, as this perfumehouse last hit IMHO was Gucci pour homme but I've seen part 2 gets much loving from fragcomm ; so their take on a simulation Oud would be interesting what it will smell like...peace
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    Yes this one sounds interesting, not just because of the notes but also because I don't think Gucci will stay down forever. They are bound to make something good at some point.
    BRING BACK OUR GIRLS!

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    I have a feeling this will be another joke that makes you laugh for an hour or two and then disappears and is never funny again but I'll try it anyway.

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    If I have the chance, would be interested in trying this. Sounds intriguing.
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    Yup. As a HUGE admirer of GPH I (you should see how many backup bottles I have... lol) I hope they come back. It's just funny to see this after Made to Measure, probably their most blatantly generic, overly-branded fragrance yet. I wonder if they've moved people around in their fragrance division or something.

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    Very interesting. I hope this marks a turn around for them.
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Pure White Cologne
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    4.
    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    5. Clive Christian - 1872
    6. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    7. Xerjoff - Nio
    8. Neela Vermeire - Bombay Bling
    9. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    10. Chanel - Allure Homme Edition Blanche

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    I'm not a fan of Gucci... This does sound interesting!!!

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    Surely on my sample list.

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    I'm cautiously pessimistic.

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    for swap/sale:





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    Facepalming


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    Sounds good. Don't really feel like getting to know it since it could disappear. I'm not a negative nancy, so if I get the chance, I'll check it out.
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    even a broken clock is right twice a day
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    Default Re: Gucci Oud - New 2014 Fragrance

    Will definitely sample but I don't have high hopes, given Gucci's penchant for releasing utter rubbish over the past several years.

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    Gucci has dropped the ball these last few years that's for sure...

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    Don't normally wear a lot of Gucci - but I remain open minded!

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    Default Re: Gucci Oud - New 2014 Fragrance

    Inventive name

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randall Flagg View Post
    Inventive name
    Could have been worse. Was expecting something like:

    Gucci Oud by Gucci Pour Homme for Him Noir
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Pure White Cologne
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    4.
    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    5. Clive Christian - 1872
    6. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    7. Xerjoff - Nio
    8. Neela Vermeire - Bombay Bling
    9. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    10. Chanel - Allure Homme Edition Blanche

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    Default Re: Gucci Oud - New 2014 Fragrance

    i sampled it a few days ago.
    a watered down ,sweet ,gucci quality fragrance with montale type synthetic ingredients of "oud", saffron and rose. with an added note of raspberry. not impressed

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    Default Re: Gucci Oud - New 2014 Fragrance

    Now even more intrigued.
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    Will sample as soon as I can... Fingers crossed... Not really expecting much...

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    Default Re: Gucci Oud - New 2014 Fragrance

    It now is listed on the Austrailian Gucci website for AU$210. Australians rejoice! You are apparently first.
    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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    IMO this oud + rose bandwagon is even more annoying than "sport" fragrances.
    TOP 5 hot weather:

    1. Gucci Pour Homme II
    2. Creed Aventus
    3. Creed Millesime Imperial
    4. Lalique Encre Noire
    5. Azzaro Chrome Sport

    TOP 5 cold weather:

    1. L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme
    2. Chanel Coromandel
    3. Dior Homme Intense
    4. Dior Homme
    5. Byredo 1996

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    this fragrance is all i can see when i enter major fragrance stores here in saudi arabia. stacked up

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    Default Re: Gucci Oud - New 2014 Fragrance

    Here in the US we'll probably be the last to see it.
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    Default Re: Gucci Oud - New 2014 Fragrance

    I just sprayed some on about twenty minutes ago. Initial impression is light, synthetic, generic and the oud goes away quickly. You never know on the first try. So all I'm going to say is that it feels like you could spray on a pint of this and you'll offend no one. Seems to have some of the synthetic signatures of other recent Gucci releases.

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    Default Re: Gucci Oud - New 2014 Fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Wheatstraw2 View Post
    I just sprayed some on about twenty minutes ago. Initial impression is light, synthetic, generic and the oud goes away quickly. You never know on the first try. So all I'm going to say is that it feels like you could spray on a pint of this and you'll offend no one. Seems to have some of the synthetic signatures of other recent Gucci releases.
    What a surprise. Thanks for your first impressions!

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