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    Default If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would win?

    Hey there, Basenotes!

    I've been gone for a while, but it's good to be back!

    I've got a question for you guys:

    A lot of the criticism surrounding three of the biggest mass appealing fragrances on the market is that they're too "alike", etc. So my question is this: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would win? If you couldn't criticize them based on comparisons of similarly etc, but just based on the quality of the scent itself, which would you prefer?
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Dior Sauvage - because it has the best performance of all three listed?
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Bleu de Chanel is vastly superior in every way.

    Sauvage smells like radioactive fallout. Not that I know what that smells like, but Sauvage is what I imagine it would smell like. A complete ghastly chemical mess.
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Bleu de Chanel is vastly superior in every way.

    Sauvage smells like radioactive fallout. Not that I know what that smells like, but Sauvage is what I imagine it would smell like. A complete ghastly chemical mess.
    A pleasing mess maybe!
    Life is too short to sample. Buy Blind | I am generally not interested in batch hunting or weak fragrances.

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    Amouage - Epic Man
    Montale - Black Aoud
    Montale - Aoud Lime
    Boucheron - Jaipur pour homme edp
    Hermes - Terre d'Hermes pure parfum
    Thierry Mugler - A Men Pure Malt
    Serge Lutens - Ambre Sultan
    Rochas - Lui
    Davidoff - Cool Water
    Mancera - Cedrat Boise

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Bleu, but only by default because of my deep, abiding hate for the other two.

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Bleu De Chanel it’s classy smells nice and it was around first, other’s clearly wanna be just like it Chanel quality is unmatched.
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    I would rank them in the same order you did in the question.

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    BdC by a landslide for me.
    I'm a huge Dior house fan, but I was wondering why I wasn't grabbing a giant Sauvage bottle when it released. I went through 4 or 5 samples and I couldn't figure out if I liked it. I finally bought it and returned it a week later. This thing just didn't gel with me. I got another DHE instead.

    Dylan Blue was also pretty horrible for me, but I love VPH and Man eau fraiche.

    Funny thing is I can't wear the current BdC now because of severe performance issues. Same with AHS and AHEB

    Initial release of BdC wins though

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    BDC by a mile, Sauvage sucks

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    If Dior stop their marketing of Sauvage, sales will drop off the cliff. Sauvage will never sell big on scent alone.

    BdC has virtually no marketing here in Australia, yet it is a massive seller.

    Dylan Blue? That already gathering dust in discount drug stores.

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Bleu de Chanel is vastly superior in every way.
    Agree with this assessment.
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Big difference between BDC EDP and EDT for you?
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Quote Originally Posted by JonnyLeMale View Post
    Big difference between BDC EDP and EDT for you?
    EDP is better, my liking.

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    BdC

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    I don't think they are THAT much alike. Considering I love Bleu and can't stand Sauvage or Dylan Blue.
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Bleu
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Contrarian, or voice of reason, you decide.

    Bleu de Chanel EDT smells god awful ON MY SKIN, YMMV. The grapefruit is sulfuric and smells like rank body odor from

    initial application 'til ultimate drydown. So, no sale (though I blind bought it when it launched in 2012), and it even smells bad

    sprayed on the curtains in the downstairs bathroom (almost gone).

    Nothing to do with the original question, but I felt like typing !!!
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Bleu de Chanel is vastly superior in every way.

    Sauvage smells like radioactive fallout. Not that I know what that smells like, but Sauvage is what I imagine it would smell like. A complete ghastly chemical mess.
    THIS.

    Dylan Blue is a cheap cash grab of chemicals dumped on a been there done that top. I think it's quite poor. To me, it smells like a rush job formula created to put something on shelves. The only thing I've smelled recently that's worse is Aqva Atlantiqve, which is a qvestionable qvick low qvality cash grab.
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Based on quality, Bleu is the clear winner.

    B U T

    Outside of Basenotes, I’d say Sauvage. It smells stronger and to the average customer that spells ‘better value’. And with ‘Jack Sparrow’ fronting the campaign, the Chanel is toast.

    Dylan Blue? Not even in the game, lol.
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    I have a feeling the winner would be Sauvage. Never was a huge fan of BdC or the Versace.
    Last edited by MonsieurChanel; 29th November 2017 at 02:29 AM.

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    I like all 3. BDC EDP is the best. I just sold the EDT of BDC due to pitiful performance.

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Bleu de Chanel without a shadow of doubt, at least for me. Sauvage is nasty.

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Bleu de Chanel EDP is a clear winner among these.

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Quote Originally Posted by VanillaCloud View Post
    Contrarian, or voice of reason, you decide.

    Bleu de Chanel EDT smells god awful ON MY SKIN, YMMV. The grapefruit is sulfuric and smells like rank body odor from

    initial application 'til ultimate drydown. So, no sale (though I blind bought it when it launched in 2012), and it even smells bad

    sprayed on the curtains in the downstairs bathroom (almost gone).

    Nothing to do with the original question, but I felt like typing !!!
    I get the Exact same reaction with BDC although I do respect and enjoy the scent it smells like ass on my skin same thing happens with me with some of the Allure offerings
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Probably L'Homme Idéal
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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Based on personal tastes and opinions alone, Bleu de Chanel

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Though I've not tried Dylan Blue, I'd put my money on BdC EDP. It's far more rounded and rather less cloying than Sauvage. Sauvage does perform like a performance-enhancing-drugged 100m sprinter but BdC isn't too far behind in my opinion.

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    Chanel Bleu

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    Default Re: If Bleu De Chanel, Dior Savauge, and Versace Dylan Blue were released the same day, which would

    I own and almost hate bdc. I still wear it and never look forward to it but don't mind it once it's on. Sauvage I don't love, but I think is very appealing and Dylan blue isn't as good as sauvage.. sauvage is a compliment getter and younger women absolutely love it.

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