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    I know these topics are done to death but by looking at my wardrobe what do you think would be a nice addition? I was thinking I was lacking in the citrus department in which a l'eau d'issey would do well? Any suggestions?

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    where is your wordrobe

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    Quote Originally Posted by ck__ View Post
    I know these topics are done to death but by looking at my wardrobe what do you think would be a nice addition? I was thinking I was lacking in the citrus department in which a l'eau d'issey would do well? Any suggestions?
    I don't think of L'eau D'Issey as a citrus scent. I think it's pretty nice, you might like it -- although it gets bashed at BaseNotes because I guess it's so commonly worn.

    But if you're looking for a citrus to add to your collection, Acqua di Parma is one you might like. Light and fresh and very classy. Armani Eau pour Homme (the original Armani men's fragrance) is another of my personal favorites in this category. And Clinique Happy for men is worth a try. None of these scents has great longevity. If that's an issue -- or if you just like the idea of a darker, earthier citrus -- consider Terre d'Hermes (or reconsider L'eau D'Issey).
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    What about Eau de Rochas? It's a good citrus scent.
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    2. A*Men Pure Malt
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    4. Nasomatto Duro
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    Oh I always thought that L'eau D'Issey was the most bashed "citrus" scent. What would you call it then?

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    I 2nd the Armani Pour Homme as well.I`ts one of my favourites.

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    It (L'eau D'Issey) has citrus in the topnotes (yuzu, specifically), but I think of it as an acquatic first and foremost. (My ex wore it regularly, so I smelled it all the time on him but rarely wore it myself.)
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    I think your Wardrobe might benefit from some Hermes scents.

    How about the 'Jardin's' of Hermes: Un Jardin sur le Nil OR Un Jardin en Mediterannee.

    Both high quality, fresh scents that are complex, wear great in the spring/summer time, and are a little mysterious too. I think you can also buy both at Sephora (in the womans fragrance area - even though these two scents are unisex)

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    L'eau par Kenzo as a less common alternative to L'eau D'Issey.

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    This might sound a bit stupid but I've broken down my scents into categories.

    CITRUS (with tobacco)

    - guerlain vetiver
    - d & g pour homme

    GOURMANDS

    - angel a*men
    - givenchy pi
    - aquolina blue sugar
    - marc jacobs for men (kinda sweet)

    WOODSY

    - swiss army for men

    AQUATICS

    - swiss army altitude
    - cool water

    CLEAN SCENTS

    - ck be
    - clean men


    *** Where do my 212 and drakkar noir fit in? And is Cool water even an aquatic?

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    Armani Pour Homme is a great choise indeed!
    Very distinctive and unpopular scent these days.

    Try Eau Sauvage also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ck__ View Post
    I was thinking I was lacking in the citrus department in which a l'eau d'issey would do well? Any suggestions?
    On the contrary...I think you have plenty of citrus there to last awhile. You hav a few orientals and A-men is a gourmand. What you need is a good herbal or woody fougere or maybe a leather.

    Antaeus would fit all of those categories to some degree. In fact, go ahead and explore the whole Chanel line while you're at it.

    For more herbal fougere types, Santos de Cartier or Azzaro PH are good places to start.

    On the very woody end (which you are also missing), look into Gucci PH, Cartier Declaration, Gucci Rush...and I'm sure others will fill you in further.
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    Black XS
    Dior Homme
    YSL M7/Rive Gauche
    Terre D'Hermes

    nothing in your wardrobe smells like these...worth a shot
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    Get some leather-based frags.
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    No wardrobe should be without TERRE D HERMES..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ck__ View Post
    Oh I always thought that L'eau D'Issey was the most bashed "citrus" scent. What would you call it then?
    after the top notes are gone I'd call it "swamp"

    by the way any citrus you find: Hermes Orange Vert comes to mind but I find all of them except Terre D' Hermes the citrus doesn't last long at all.
    Creed's Orange Spice is a fabulous orange but disappears quickly. The bottom notes of Creeds may last 12 hours.

    good luck
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