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View Poll Results: Which of these fragrances do you like the most?

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  • Tom Ford Black Orchid

    10 16.39%
  • Tom Ford Velvet Orchid

    2 3.28%
  • Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille

    13 21.31%
  • Tom Ford Oud Wood

    20 32.79%
  • Tom Ford Grey Vetiver

    14 22.95%
  • Tom Ford Noir

    2 3.28%
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    Default Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Which is your favourite?

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    Personally preferring from this list: Grey Vetiver EDP, quite closely followed by Black Orchid EDP

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Of the ones I've tried - Grey Vetiver.
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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Grey Vetiver is tops for me.
    Currently wearing: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

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    Grey Vetiver
    One of the best values out there

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Tobacco Vanille
    Currently wearing: 1 Million by Paco Rabanne

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    At the moment Oud Wood gets the top spot for me.

    Followed by Tobacco Vanille and then Black Orchid..

    Six months or even a year ago I might have chosen Tobacco Vanille or who knows.. maybe even Black Orchid! I recall when I first got Black Orchid I thought it was wonderful. I wore it the other day and.. whilst still wonderful, it didn't seem to do the same thing to me as it did upon first smelling.. All in all, I'm a fan if all three and my tastes change from time to time..

    I really don't care for any of the others. Not a fan of Grey Vetiver and Velvet Orchid leans too feminine IMO. The only other one I'd rate is Noir. I feel it isn't bad. It's okay but nothing overly exciting either. I had it but sold it. I prefer something like Habit Rouge actually. Strangely enough, whilst a completely different fragrance to Noir.. I much prefer Noir Extreme. The best Tom Ford offering outside the Private Blend line IMO along with Black Orchid. If pushed I'd probably choose the former for wearability.
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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Oud Wood

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    Tom Ford Oud Wood

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    Oud Wood.

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    TV clearly for me - though judging by the numbers, how the mighty have fallen...!

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Black Orchid is still compelling and odd a decade on. It gets my vote.

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    Grey Vetiver is best in terms of versatility. Just a fantastic long-lasting, fresh cut vetiver scent.

    I'll buck the trend here and say TF Noir is next. A great spiced patchouli which dries down to a wonderful slightly-powdery vanilla. Dialed back compared to the tobacco/anise/vanilla bomb of TV but gains versatility.

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    For me:
    1) Oud Wood
    2) Tobacco Vanille
    3) Grey Vetiver
    4) Black Orchid

    Don't have enough experience with the other two to rank them.
    Currently wearing: Vetiver by Roja Dove

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Grey Vetiver EDP for me.
    Currently wearing: Bright Neroli by Ferrari

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    The only one I still own and enjoy out of the entire list is Oud Wood. I love it. The others I've had no desire to own or have owned in the past and got rid of (TV/GV/BO.)

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    I love Grey Vetiver. It's one of my all time favorite rainy day scents. But, after going through half a bottle, I passed it to Mythrol. Nothing wrong with it. I was just ready for a break. In contrast, I've no intention of giving up my Oud Wood bottle. So OW wins this particular round for me, for now. But I do keep a small decant of Grey Vetiver for those rainy days.

    Tobacco Vanille is too intense a vanilla for my tastes, like putting your nose right against a vanilla candle and inhaling deeply. Not a bad fragrance, just not for me as in my typical climate it can seem a little sickly. Whenever I do wear it, from my 10ml decant, I hold the spray back and mist 1 spray at myself... which makes it wear at about the correct "weight" for me.

    Black Orchid is a very well done fragrance that smells wonderful on my mother in law, which is exactly who I gave my bottle to. Ultimately it was too feminine for my tastes but very well done nonetheless.

    Velvet Orchid is even more feminine to my nose than BO. If BO is for mother in law, then my VO is for my wife. Well done though.
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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Oud Wood feels the most special when I wear it.
    Currently wearing: Tobacco by Franck Boclet

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Grey Vetiver edp
    My Top '11':

    - Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Antaeus (vtg)
    - Azzaro: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Armani: AdG Profumo
    - Mancera: Red Tobacco
    - Guerlain: Héritage (vtg)
    - Thierry Mugler: A*men
    - SA: Al Basel
    - D&G: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - YSL: Kouros (vtg)
    - PdM: Layton

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    OudWood got my vote (although I really like Grey Vetiver). I like Tobacco Oud even more than Oud Wood. My very favorite is the late, great Italian Cypress.
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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Voted Black Orchid, which I like the most. Though if I had to wear one, I'd probably go with Oud Wood. Black Orchid was hard to pull off, it beat me in the end, but it's a great composition and has some really interesting things going on.

    TV is cool and at one point I really liked it, but it's too loud and bold and gets tiring after a while, I prefer Phaedon's Tabac Rouge instead. Oud Wood's not bad, I could wear it. It's not very interesting though. I find Noir boring and Grey Vetiver extremely boring. I've never tried Velvet Orchid.
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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Also voted for Black Orchid.

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Oud Wood followed by Grey Vetiver

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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Last week a co-worker gave me the Body Spray of Oud Wood, which is a scent that I am familiar with when it first came out but it's been years since I've smelled it and I can't even remember if I gave it a full wearing at all.

    I'm looking forward to wearing this.

    The only ones in the poll that I've actually owned a full bottle of was Black Orchid - which is just a classic.
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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    Grey Vetiver EDP. That stuff is not just good in its price range, but good in general.
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    Default Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Tobacco Vanille vs Black Orchid vs Velvet Orchid vs Grey Vetiver vs Noir

    My favorite is the layering of GV EDP and EDT.
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