5 FRAGRANCE FLANKERS BETTER THAN THE ORIGINAL

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  • Hey friends, in today's video I'm listing off some fragrance flankers that I personally think are better than the original releases. In this video I've got fragrances like Dolce & Gabbana The One, Paco Rabanne Invictus and more. As always, thanks for watching!
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Comments • 80

  • Wade Jackson
    Wade Jackson 2 months ago

    John Varvatos Artisan vs Acqua or Pure.

  • Oce
    Oce 2 months ago

    Can't recommended Azzaro Wanted by Night enough.

  • Debbie Soff
    Debbie Soff 2 months ago

    spice bomb extreme? /CK onw wasnt worth mentioning

  • Sando
    Sando 2 months ago

    Addicted to watching your videos man, real honest opinions.. kudos

  • JonnyC
    JonnyC 2 months ago

    My gf loves GG Black. I don't hate it but it's boring

  • kc8767
    kc8767 2 months ago +5

    The first flanker is a mother flanker.

    • Untitled
      Untitled 2 months ago +1

      Underrated joke

  • DeepThinking
    DeepThinking 2 months ago +10

    For me:
    1. Dior Homme - Dior Homme Intense
    2. Jean Paul Gaultier Male - Ultra Male
    3. Paco Rabbane Invictus - Invictus Intense
    4. YSL L'Homme - YSL La Nuit De L'Homme
    5. Armani ADG - ADG Profumo

  • Oscar Navarrete
    Oscar Navarrete 2 months ago +3

    You should do a top list of masculine barbershop-like fragrances!

  • Deion Beeldenstormer
    Deion Beeldenstormer 2 months ago +1

    Great list! I would add:
    PDM/Layton Exclusif better than Layton
    Givenchy/Xeryus Rouge better than Xeryus
    Lalique/Encre Noire a l'Extreme better than Encre Noire
    Gucci/Guilty Absolute better than Guilty (and any other flankers)
    JPG/Ultra Male better than Le Male
    Bvlgari/Aqua Amara better than Aqua
    Acqua di Parma/Colonia Essenza (also: Colonia Intensa) better than Colonia
    Dior/Fahrenheit Absolute better than Fahrenheit
    P.S. Little secret: sometimes the perfume (women's) version of a frag is wayyyyy better than the men's version. Or at least an interesting reinterpretation of the men's version, and worth checking out (regardless of your gender). Case in point: Amouage. IMO, Memoir Woman is sooo much better than Memoir Man. I also prefer Interlude Woman and Epic Woman to the Man versions. If you've tried the Man versions, and want something a bit more versatile and mysterious, try out the Woman versions. Trust me on this.

  • PROFESSOR X
    PROFESSOR X 3 months ago

    Don't forget flankers like BANG BANG, Stronger with you Intensely, Velvet Orchid Lumiere, and PS Onyx.

  • PROFESSOR X
    PROFESSOR X 3 months ago

    I have to play Devil's Advocate on Gucci Guilty Black. It represents the whole "cancer" of the fragrance community of making fragrances and marketing names that are misleading. I was expecting Gucci to make a flakey that was darker, bolder and more mysterious than the original Gucci Guilty.

  • Phazix
    Phazix 3 months ago

    Flankception

  • allwhiteairforce
    allwhiteairforce 3 months ago +1

    I have these Fragrances
    Tom Ford - Noir
    Prada- L’Homme Intense
    D&G - The One EDP
    Versace - Eros
    what fragrances should I get to complete an allrounder type of set? I would like to get La Nuit de L’homme but I think It is too similar to the One.

    • Angel Venegas
      Angel Venegas 2 months ago +1

      Spicebomb extreme or night vision
      Prada luna rossa black

  • Tazahr
    Tazahr 3 months ago

    Ck all is an improvement over Ck one IMO

  • Dani D.
    Dani D. 3 months ago

    You are too young GUY to know what a bad world we had to live in when
    CK ONE was EVERYWHERE on EVERYONE!! :-)

  • kingcns
    kingcns 3 months ago

    Bro I just subscribed after watching your top 10 most complemented. I knew acqua di gio was #1. You took me back to my Highschool days with the Curve!! I reemeber keeping a bottle in my locker and spraying between classes LOL. Might need to get a bottle for the collection.

  • ZOTIC
    ZOTIC 3 months ago +2

    Ash leaves sillage more than majority of reviewers, he's a beast mode.

  • Jamal Alkeldy جمال الكلدي

    Oh come on bro!
    Where did Y EDT and Y EDP go from this list? 😩

  • 305ssmonte
    305ssmonte 3 months ago

    Thanks for all your videos. Happy new year!

  • carlosgj1308
    carlosgj1308 3 months ago

    Invictus Aqua it’s way to synthetic I prefer 100% ADG absolu

  • D. Akhtar
    D. Akhtar 3 months ago +1

    Could not agree with you more on the Gucci guilty black! Love it more than the original

  • Anirudh B Balotiaa
    Anirudh B Balotiaa 3 months ago

    CK Shock a flanker of CK One?? Like seriously??!!! Not even remotely, both are distinct and both have been best-sellers for years!

  • Reacher
    Reacher 3 months ago

    Hahaha!! That’s exactly how I had gotten all of my fragrances including light blue!! At least up until a month ago!

  • Ephraim Lim
    Ephraim Lim 3 months ago

    Yep agree that guilty black is better than the og. Anywah Happy new year. Cheers on future reviews

  • Daniel Pereira
    Daniel Pereira 3 months ago

    I love when you say "Acqua di Joe " 😀😀😀 happy new year !!

  • Kevin Gunawan
    Kevin Gunawan 3 months ago

    Another Favorites Flanker Are Better Than Original DNA:
    1. Chanel Platinum Egoïste
    2. Givenchy Gentleman Only Absolute
    3. Valentino Uomo Noir Absolu
    4. Paco Rabanne 1 Million Lucky
    5. Calvin Klein Eternity Intense
    6. Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir

  • Elvin1337
    Elvin1337 3 months ago +1

    Lol I’m so sick of ckOne if I ever smell it, the scent dna hits me right away 😑

  • David Limardo
    David Limardo 3 months ago

    This is so repetitive. .the same thing all the time. I had to fast forward this vid...

  • imhellag
    imhellag 3 months ago

    issey miyake pour homme and issey miyake pour homme fraiche

    • imhellag
      imhellag 2 months ago

      @sYesh I live in a hot place and I think the fraiche is a great, modern, much more wearable version of the current l'eau d'issey :)

    • Steven
      Steven 3 months ago

      Ditto

    • sYesh
      sYesh 3 months ago

      No wayyyy imo the fraiche flanker just made l'eau d'issey more generic

  • dcjimr1
    dcjimr1 3 months ago

    Happy New Year!

  • Adil Zoz
    Adil Zoz 3 months ago

    Please guys, how many sprays for the ONE edp for 8+ hrs office.. I know I’m not supposed to use it in the office. But it still smells ok.

  • kappaz
    kappaz 3 months ago

    That's odd, my 2016 invictus aqua doesn't say aqua on the bottle like his does

    • Steven
      Steven 3 months ago

      @marxman 300 Exactly :)

    • marxman 300
      marxman 300 3 months ago

      @Steven yea mine says aqua and says tester at back

    • Steven
      Steven 3 months ago

      If there is 'aqua' written on it, it means it is a tester. So you have no tester bottle

  • Shaun Leonard
    Shaun Leonard 3 months ago +12

    My list (to mention a few):
    • ADG vs Profumo
    • SpiceBomb vs Extreme
    • JPG LeMale vs UltraMale
    • Chanel Allure Homme vs Eau Extreme

  • Holger Kraft
    Holger Kraft 3 months ago +1

    Forgot Dior Homme Intense

    • Holger Kraft
      Holger Kraft 3 months ago

      @buri zaemon me too. The DIO Intense is more elegant though

    • buri zaemon
      buri zaemon 3 months ago +1

      I like the original Dior Homme..

  • JJimenez
    JJimenez 3 months ago

    *Great topic/video. Happy New Year!*

  • Blue Peacock
    Blue Peacock 3 months ago +3

    CK one shock - 2019 bought. Yes, there is a difference in projection but the overall scent is still there.

  • Bear Claws
    Bear Claws 3 months ago

    We need a video about fragrance maintenance, where to store it best, how log its expected to last in a bottle, is there expiration date, does it last longer in bigger or smaller bottle and etc, thanks

  • Jo Jo
    Jo Jo 3 months ago +3

    Ck one is still awesome in my opinion. Still get compliments . Love ck shock to death tho. Picking up multiple bottles . Great bang for buck .

  • MegaJdogg91
    MegaJdogg91 3 months ago +8

    I perfer prive and lucky over the original one million

  • Martin Kuhn
    Martin Kuhn 3 months ago

    Bvlgari Aqua Amara > Bvlgari Aqua
    Ultra Zest > A Men

  • MoahGentle
    MoahGentle 3 months ago

    Very Irresistible Fresh Attitude is better than the original Very Irresistible. But then again,both of these are long discontinued so,eh.

  • Jariel GT-R
    Jariel GT-R 3 months ago

    What up brother! Great video as always.... When you are going to review navitus parfums from steven? I really want to see it... ✌️😎 Anyway as always great video men.

    • MoahGentle
      MoahGentle 3 months ago

      When he'll receive some bottles for free. Jk

  • ela_ s86
    ela_ s86 3 months ago

    Talking a lot about Jeremy's father Alberto fragrances

    • DarlingNikki2
      DarlingNikki2 3 months ago

      @MoahGentle And way before he collaborated with Jeremy so I don't know the point of that comment.

    • MoahGentle
      MoahGentle 3 months ago +1

      Alberto Morillas created tons of bestselling fragrances. There's a reason why he talks about these.

  • Aftekhar Khan
    Aftekhar Khan 3 months ago

    Bleu De Chanel PARFUM tops both the eau de parfum and the eau de toilette of the original bleu de chanel.

  • spicoZilla
    spicoZilla 3 months ago

    Great video McAsh!

  • ɹɐpuɐʞsı pɐzı
    ɹɐpuɐʞsı pɐzı 3 months ago

    If 10 flankers, probably Aqua Di Gio, Mugler A'Men, JPG Le Male, L'homme Ideal, would be on the list.

  • Snortch Gortch
    Snortch Gortch 3 months ago

    Light Blue dated? I’m shocked to hear that.

  • ufo Luis
    ufo Luis 3 months ago

    The hustle don't stop 💪🏼

  • OG tekneeQ
    OG tekneeQ 3 months ago

    What about D&G The One EDP Intense?

  • Darkony
    Darkony 3 months ago +4

    GUCCI GUILTY BLACK!
    YEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAH!

  • leon keating
    leon keating 3 months ago

    I agree 100% with your choices..best reviewer on RUclip

  • Jess Wilson
    Jess Wilson 3 months ago +2

    Are concentrations considered flankers? I see a lot of comments referring to concentrations. Just curious to know.

  • Radel Carvajal
    Radel Carvajal 3 months ago +1

    I know you are sick and tired about Aventus Clones but Armaf just released a CDNI EDP it’s been sold in fragrancebuy for $57 and for sure it’s going to be better than the original CDNI.

  • kyirii GGL
    kyirii GGL 3 months ago +1

    flankerCEPTION

  • Anthony Giandiletti
    Anthony Giandiletti 3 months ago

    Dude you gotta stop posting the same videos as Chaos Fragrences a couple week later

  • TJ Aulak
    TJ Aulak 3 months ago +1

    Another video from the fragerance guru! :)

  • Ivan Zdravkovic
    Ivan Zdravkovic 3 months ago +3

    i think Gucci Guilty and Gucci Guilty Black are great perfumes. This first one made a great impression on me. I would buy it again.

    • MoahGentle
      MoahGentle 3 months ago

      After trying them both,I have to agree. And I'm not a fan of the brand or their perfumes in general.

  • CELH26
    CELH26 3 months ago +3

    Great video as always man !!! I'm wearing initio oud for greatness night outs in cold weather and it pulls insane compliments from woman and men as well, my girlfriend loves it, you should do a review of that one

  • Tvrtko Prvi
    Tvrtko Prvi 3 months ago +4

    Video idea: top 10 fragances of the decade.

  • la32magicj
    la32magicj 3 months ago +1

    Great concept. Invictus Aqua for me but the discontinued bottle

    • carlosgj1308
      carlosgj1308 3 months ago

      la32magicj have you try ADG absolu to me smell much better and less synthetic

  • Richiesmoove
    Richiesmoove 3 months ago

    Hi could you review the NEW Dior homme 2020 please. I really want hear your thoughts on this new fragrance.

  • YourBetterOffBlack
    YourBetterOffBlack 3 months ago +1

    YSL Y EDP is the first to come to my mind

    • YourBetterOffBlack
      YourBetterOffBlack 2 months ago

      Andres Olea edp and that’s a pretty popular opinion

    • Andres Olea
      Andres Olea 2 months ago

      YourBetterOffBlack which one is better?

  • Pavle Petrovic
    Pavle Petrovic 3 months ago +2

    Aqva Amara
    Dior Sauvage Parfum
    L'homme Ideal edp
    A*men Pure Malt/Havane
    One Milion Lucky
    Chanel Allure Homme Sport

  • Sherif Zidan
    Sherif Zidan 3 months ago +1

    Light setting, Please!

  • Abid khatri
    Abid khatri 3 months ago

    Great Idea btw 👍

  • placebo267
    placebo267 3 months ago +7

    I can't wait for the The One Intense review, I wonder how different it's going to be from The One EDP.

  • jerry chaseman
    jerry chaseman 3 months ago

    Never tried the 2016 invictus acqua, but IMO the orginal invictus is way better than the new acqua and legend

  • Dee Jay
    Dee Jay 3 months ago +1

    light blue intense smells like seaweed ...yukkie. almost like aqua marine

    • MoahGentle
      MoahGentle 3 months ago +1

      You can pick out the seaweed note in every single Aqva flanker easily. It's definitely a hit or miss. I personally love it for it's uniqueness.

  • John Solitude
    John Solitude 3 months ago

    Thanks for all the reviews in 2019. In this video you explained the term 'flankers' (which I knew) but maybe in a future video you can explain 'flex'. Saw this term 'flex' as a category on the Fragrantica awards, but still not sure what exactly 'flex' means.

    • Jkev24
      Jkev24 3 months ago

      I think flex refers to showing off. Like you're flexing on the competition. Could be wrong though.

  • Bladeck G
    Bladeck G 3 months ago +2

    What about prada and prada L' homme

  • D .G
    D .G 3 months ago +5

    I guess I’m in the minority here but I prefer The One EDT over the EDP.
    Great video as always man

    • Jackson Belch
      Jackson Belch 3 months ago

      Same here

    • hassjebus lee
      hassjebus lee 3 months ago

      Me too. It is brighter and fresher, it last long on my skin so for me there's no reason to lessen this outrageous scent

  • Yannik Cordier
    Yannik Cordier 3 months ago

    Hey Im new in the fragrance community and wanted to know which fragrance is the best fragrance for everyday usage in the winter. Im a teenager (15) so it's really hard for me because all the winter frangrances are for more mature people . Any suggestions ?

  • illinoisphil
    illinoisphil 3 months ago +12

    Best Flanker is One Million Lucky

    • illinoisphil
      illinoisphil 2 months ago

      I get 8+ hours and it projects heavy for the first 3 hours

    • Jay Yun
      Jay Yun 2 months ago

      illinoisphil how is it’s performance? I’m considering buying it

  • Reef Keeping On Budget
    Reef Keeping On Budget 3 months ago +1

    I just knew you were going to bring up Armani code perfumo or absolu I was wrong lol

  • bam pyro
    bam pyro 3 months ago +1

    really CK shock?cool because its not expensive.i been thinking of buying eternity aqua for 10 bucks.dude i never smelled aqua di gio believe it or not.i am sure i have smelled aqua di gio unknowingly but i cant name it.

  • Ryan
    Ryan 3 months ago +7

    Calvin Klein desperately need to make a reformulation for One Shock or an EDP, it smells absolutely incredible, but becomes a skin scent after 30 minutes. PLEASE CK IF YOU ARE READING FIX THE NEW FORMULA.

    • Neill alvey
      Neill alvey 19 days ago

      Yeah i got that one. Its a def. Keeper for $20. Would be interesting to see another men's version 4 sure

  • Bruno Panizo
    Bruno Panizo 3 months ago +1

    My favorite from this list CK SHOCK! That being said I still need to get D&G Light Blue Intense

    • Bruno Panizo
      Bruno Panizo 3 months ago +2

      @Jonathan Serrano awesomeness 🤙🏻 and I live in South Florida where it's summer for like 10 months lol, thank you dude

    • Jonathan Serrano
      Jonathan Serrano 3 months ago +1

      You should definitely get it, it was amazing to wear during this past summer.

  • beefcurtainz69
    beefcurtainz69 3 months ago +10

    GG black is better than guilty, and I think GG absolute smashes everything in the guilty line by far

  • LeBeautiful
    LeBeautiful 3 months ago

    Hawas >>>

  • Mike Hawk
    Mike Hawk 3 months ago

    I would also add Spicebomb Night Version. Better than the original in my opinion.