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    Default I finished a bottle of Vintage Egoiste

    I have logged 87 wearings of Egoiste in the SOTD feature, mostly from the now-empty 75-ml bottle pictured. I have decanted a few samples for swaps from this bottle as well. It would have made it to over 100 wearings otherwise. I'm moving on to my 250-ml splash.

    Also pictured is the travel spray I decant into with a pipette to apply it.

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    Congrats, Bavard! Egoiste is on my to-buy list.
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    Default Re: I finished a bottle of Vintage Egoiste

    Any idea of the age of your 250ml, Bavard?

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    Default Re: I finished a bottle of Vintage Egoiste

    250 ml splash = really good vintage
    I reckon pre 1999
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    Default Re: I finished a bottle of Vintage Egoiste

    What a wonderful scent! Enjoy your next bottle.
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    Default Re: I finished a bottle of Vintage Egoiste

    Quote Originally Posted by epapsiou View Post
    250 ml splash = really good vintage
    I reckon pre 1999
    I think it's early '90s.

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    Default Re: I finished a bottle of Vintage Egoiste

    The king is dead — long live the new king! (now available in the jumbo Costco size <harhar>).

    Related question:

    I have two 75 cc splashes of Egoïste but they are both printed stickers, whereas yours has paint on glass. Does anyone reading know which style came first, or did they mix label method for a while (I never assume anything happens in one go anymore.)

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    Default Re: I finished a bottle of Vintage Egoiste

    Sticker labels are mysterious. Why did they ever happen? But as a rule, sticker labels indicate top shelf vintage Chanel, in my experience.

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    How much would the 250ml Egoiste bottle be worth?
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    Default Re: I finished a bottle of Vintage Egoiste

    Quote Originally Posted by N.CAL Fragrance Reviewer View Post
    How much would the 250ml Egoiste bottle be worth?
    I have a personal cap around $1.xxUSD/cc for smaller bottles but with a biggun I discount that down since economies of scale, & c. and you are buying into more risk if it turns out to be imperfect jus. (Where "1.xxUSD/cc" is a number only I know and only I can decide in the moment <wink>)

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    Default Re: I finished a bottle of Vintage Egoiste

    Quote Originally Posted by N.CAL Fragrance Reviewer View Post
    How much would the 250ml Egoiste bottle be worth?
    Maybe around $350 to $425.

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    How does the big splash bottle smell in comparison to the smaller one you just finished? To me, Egoiste is the perfect scent. I will never be without it.

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    Default Re: I finished a bottle of Vintage Egoiste

    Quote Originally Posted by morrison74 View Post
    How does the big splash bottle smell in comparison to the smaller one you just finished? To me, Egoiste is the perfect scent. I will never be without it.
    They're either the same, or the smaller bottle was just slightly better with more character in the opening.

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