Thread: Tiki type scents?
What kind of scent would you say has a Tiki island or a Tiki bar kind of feel? Kind of a Hawaiian, Polynesian, Exotica lounge music type of scent.
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Funny that I should come across this topic, I just put on a sample of MPG Bahiana and thought "This would be PERFECT for having tropical drinks on the beaches of Hawaii." It features a wonderful blend of pineapple and mandarin with the kind of sweetness and brightness I expected out of ananas fizz. In fact this blows ananas fizz out of the water. I'll be suggesting a group purchase (3.3 oz. maybe 6 people @ 1/2 oz. each) of this on the sell/swap board soon.
CK One summer 2006, Miami Glow, CSP Vanille Pineapple, Demeters Kahala collection (they claim to be having tiki vibe): Blue Hawaii, Pina Colada, Hawaiian Surf...I am also curious to read more suggestions, especially masculine versions
Kenzo Jungle pour homme has a fruity-coconut-woody thing going on.
most definately. smelled it once, wish it were available. Similarly you have the coconut-that-is-actually-fig in Marc Jacobs.Originally Posted by AZsmells
I also find Bvlgari Aqua to fit the bill, as its more flavorful than most aquas. Not so much fruity, so it doesn't fit exactly the mixed-drink-with-an-umbrella direction the thread has taken, but it has a spiciness that I feel suits a beachside Lu'au by moonlight.
These are great responses! I really appreciate it!
Givenchy makes one Incense Hawaii (or something like that). It's not distributed in the US, but it is in Asia or Europe. Hate to be so vague .
I'd love to score a sample.
I can just about hear the surf off Diamond Head. Hey, is that Martin Denny?
Agree with Kenzo Jungle.
Estee Lauder's Beyond Paradise is an excellent one for a tropical feeling.
Oh, oh, oh...what about Agatha Brown's Imperial Jade Emporer and Conquest for Men.
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You hear it too?
Yes, Jowcoffee, I hear it every day and every night. Ahhhhhhhh....
A company called Comptoir Sud Pacifique makes a line of fragrances inspired by French Polynesia (basically Tahiti). Check out their website:
Click on the Fragrance Menu on the website. The Spice Route and Rain Forest categories are more slanted toward men. Only thing is, the stuff's not cheap!
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Obsession Night has a pear note on top that smells surprisingly like coconut.
Only thing I can think of, sorry. Though if you wanted something tropical, but not fruity or loungey, bay rum would fit the bill... ;D
Liz Claiborne's Bora Bora of course.