Giorgio for Men V.I.P. Special Reserve (1987) Eau de Toilette

Giorgio for Men V.I.P. Special Reserve (Eau de Toilette) by Giorgio Beverly Hills
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Giorgio for Men V.I.P. Special Reserve (Eau de Toilette) is a popular perfume by Giorgio Beverly Hills for men and was released in 1987. The scent is spicy-woody. Projection and longevity are above-average. The production was apparently discontinued.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesAldehydes, Bergamot, Cardamom, Mandarin
Heart Notes Heart NotesCarnation, Iris, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Cedar, Cinnamon
Base Notes Base NotesAmber, Benzoin, Leather, Moss, Musk, Tonka bean, Vanilla

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Scent

8.8 (51 Ratings)

Longevity

9.1 (42 Ratings)

Sillage

8.8 (43 Ratings)

Bottle

7.2 (47 Ratings)
Submitted by Jacaranda, last update on 24.05.2018
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Giorgio for Men's Amazing Leather-laced Sibling...
Very similar to the original Giorgio for Men, but more refined. I just got a sample and immediately fell in love with the top notes. They are just like regular GfM, but less "in your face" and smooth. Then the scent morphed briefly into a mini-mess that had me worried it would go south quickly... That fear was unjust, as the scent quickly recovered into the GfM heart and then dry-down I have come to love, only again more subtle and refined but still with plenty of strength, longevity and projection.

Overall I honestly can't say which version I prefer as they are both classics and top masculine choices in my book. That said, as the original has been re-released and can be had in all its former glory for $20 or less for a 118ml bottle (update: Giorgio for Men now has been reformulated around late 2011/early 2012, so look for the earlier re-release bottles that have a mossy green color to the juice still sold for the same low price on eBay), while VIP has to be acquired for mega bucks to get the discontinued original bottles I guess I would stick to the original at its "steal" price. VIP is great stuff if you can get a bottle at a sane price though. A 5 stars out of 5 powerhouse masterpiece for sure.

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