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    Default Egoiste Platinum EDT cologne for Men 16 oz - legit bottle?

    Can anyone weigh in about how legit this listing could be?

    I came across a buyer selling a large bottle of Egoiste Platinum. His description states it's a:

    16 fl oz (473ml) decanter bottle used to refill testers at the Chanel Boutique.

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    Default Re: Egoiste Platinum EDT cologne for Men 16 oz - legit bottle?

    I would have to smell the juice. It sounds and looks crazy enough that it could be legit.

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    Default Re: Egoiste Platinum EDT cologne for Men 16 oz - legit bottle?

    Haha, crazy enough indeed.

    I’m trying to get a sample, we’ll see.

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    Default Re: Egoiste Platinum EDT cologne for Men 16 oz - legit bottle?

    Quote Originally Posted by enro99 View Post
    Can anyone weigh in about how legit this listing could be?

    I came across a buyer selling a large bottle of Egoiste Platinum. His description states it's a:

    16 fl oz (473ml) decanter bottle used to refill testers at the Chanel Boutique.

    ThanksScreen Shot 2020-06-30 at 12.22.29 PM.jpgScreen Shot 2020-06-30 at 12.26.17 PM.jpg
    I know Tom Ford has these style bottles that are used for decanting into their displayed flacons.

    I'm curious if the seller was affiliated from Chanel in some capacity like a former SA employee who had some left over decanters laying around.

    If the juice does smell genuine, this would be a rare collectible item.
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    Default Re: Egoiste Platinum EDT cologne for Men 16 oz - legit bottle?

    I would be somewhat skeptical
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    Default Re: Egoiste Platinum EDT cologne for Men 16 oz - legit bottle?

    I don't think anyone would be audacious and clever enough to make a fake like this. It's of course possible that the content is not what it used to be, but I would bet that the bottle is authentic.

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    Default Re: Egoiste Platinum EDT cologne for Men 16 oz - legit bottle?

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    I would be somewhat skeptical

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    Default Re: Egoiste Platinum EDT cologne for Men 16 oz - legit bottle?

    Wouldn't the boutique just use normal bottles from stock, or normal bottles simply labelled as testers?

    I find it hand to imagine that it's cost effective to have employees wielding big demijohns of perfume and spilling them everywhere, quite apart from the time it would take to refill atomisers.

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    Default Re: Egoiste Platinum EDT cologne for Men 16 oz - legit bottle?

    Quote Originally Posted by saminlondon View Post
    Wouldn't the boutique just use normal bottles from stock, or normal bottles simply labelled as testers?

    I find it hand to imagine that it's cost effective to have employees wielding big demijohns of perfume and spilling them everywhere, quite apart from the time it would take to refill atomisers.
    What about splashes? I'm trying to imagine it, myself. The tester could be a splash. They could have a pipette that's just right for the brown bottle. Keeping the tester topped off - shipshape and Bristol fashion.

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    Default Re: Egoiste Platinum EDT cologne for Men 16 oz - legit bottle?

    Quote Originally Posted by saminlondon View Post
    Wouldn't the boutique just use normal bottles from stock, or normal bottles simply labelled as testers?

    I find it hand to imagine that it's cost effective to have employees wielding big demijohns of perfume and spilling them everywhere, quite apart from the time it would take to refill atomisers.
    I agree it probably makes no sense. This doesn't mean they haven't done it. I am trying to imagine someone coming up with the idea of a fake like this. For me it's more difficult to imagine.




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