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  • Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme Chanel

    14 34.15%
  • Bleu de Chanel Chanel

    24 58.54%
  • Invictus Paco Rabanne

    2 4.88%
  • Invictus Aqua (2018) Paco Rabanne

    1 2.44%
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    Default What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme Chanel

    Bleu de Chanel Chanel

    Paco Rabanne Invictus

    Invictus Aqua (2018) Paco Rabanne (2016 is discontuned)

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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Oh boy.. I have some trouble smelling at least Bleu de Chanel Parfum after a while, but the drydown is quite nice.

    I'll say.. tie for Invictus / BdC Parfum, followed by the Allure & Aqua after.
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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Bleu de Chanel Chanel
    Invictus Aqua
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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    I think least worst would be more apt. I suppose Bleu

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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    In that list, I prefer BDC Parfum to the other 3.
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    Chanel quality through and through BDC!
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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Quote Originally Posted by speckmann0706 View Post
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    Voted for Bleu, but that is a 'least worse' kind of choice.

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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    I voted for Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme. Not sure why.
    Go with one of the Chanels.
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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    No contest here, BdC with AHSEE a distant second.
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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Better for what is the major question, they all smell nice but have different uses... I'd say the Invictus' are more playful and the Chanels more serious

    IMO, Purely on smell, no brand bias or anything:
    1. Invictus
    2. BdC
    3. AHSEE / Invictus Aqua 2018

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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Quote Originally Posted by freewheelingvagabond View Post
    I voted for Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme. Not sure why.
    Go with one of the Chanels.
    Same, exactly. I was pondering the Chanels and my mouse just drifted to AHS.
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    Voted for Allure Homme Sport as the absolute favorite and prioritized recommendation among these, taking into account strictly the current formulations of each

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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Bleu

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    Bleu de Chanel. But get the Parfum, not the EDT.

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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Bleu is in another league..
    I love PR fragrances but not Invictus.
    As for Allure Homme sport I find it disappointing. The original and Blanche version are far superior in my opinion.

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    I prefer AHSEE. Not a fan of the Invictus trophy bottles.
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    Bleu EDP. I would give AHSEE and Invictus/Aqua a miss. I don’t hate them, just plenty better out there.

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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    I think it is a tie.
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    Bleu de Chanel

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    Don't care for any of them especially Bleu.
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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Not feeding the data miners today. Sorry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by drseid View Post
    I think it is a tie.
    4-way tie lol?

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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Quote Originally Posted by Varanis Ridari View Post
    Not feeding the data miners today. Sorry.
    Didn't cross my mind until your post. Nice. Very nice!

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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    What is any Invictus doing lumped in with a true great like BdC??

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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Quote Originally Posted by bigsteve View Post
    What is any Invictus doing lumped in with a true great like BdC??
    All but one of these had a Polge involved

    But only one also had Ropion

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    Chanel
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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    Unpopular opinion: Invictus is actually a very competent designer fragrance, while Invictus Aqua 2018 is rubbish (never tried 2016, except for a few spritzers at the shops 5 years ago). Yeah they are 80% similar but Aqua does a lot wrong with that 20%. Most Invictus fragrances are actually copying the annoying Aqua DNA.

    Nonetheless Chanel is hard to top
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    Bleu de chanel.

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    Default Re: What's better between these Chanel and Paco Rabanne fragrances?

    At some point, I hope you realize that "better" is determined by your own tastes and by the situation - meaning, the season, the weather, the occasion, the company you're with, etc. If you haven't figured any of that out yet, you might find the Just Starting Out forum more helpful.

    It would be different if you were comparing and contrasting similar scents, or different scents that fit a similar situation... but you're not. Each of these four smells different from the others. Which is best depends on what the circumstance is and what your own tastes are.
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