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    Default Scent for hot holiday

    I'm off to Magaluf then Limassol this year... need a fragrance or two for the trip. I already plan on taking Terre d'hermes and/or Roma Uomo. Any suggestions on a 3rd? Maybe something I could find out there in duty free?

    Something that will only smell better in the good weather please.... Preferably NOT niche houses, im only 21 and have to minimize my spending on scents, my girlfriend thinks im nuts as it is lol

    Have a look at my wardrobe to get an idea what i like, i've added loads but cant update wardrobe yet. Recent additions i like are.... faranheit 32, Gucci pour homme 2, Allure sport, Joop Go.

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    Default Re: Scent for hot holiday

    For the warmer weather, some suggestions for you to try would be :

    Bulgari - Aqua
    Comme des Garcons - Vettiveru
    Hermes - Eau d'Orange Vert
    Iceberg - Iceberg Twice Homme
    Thierry Mugler - Mugler Cologne
    Yves Saint-Laurent - M7 Fresh
    Yves Saint-Laurent - Opium pour Homme Eau d'Orient
    Yves Saint-Laurent - L'Homme
    Last edited by petruccijc; 8th May 2008 at 12:43 PM.

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    Default Re: Scent for hot holiday

    Colonia Assoluta by Acqua di Parma should fit in nicely
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    For a newer fragrance, try the new JPG Monsieur Eau du Matin, supposedly it is similar to Mugler Cologne but with more bite, and JPG fragrances are famous for their longevity so it would be a good buy. It is a citrus scent as well so it will do good in the heat.
    Last edited by RomanceSilver; 8th May 2008 at 04:36 AM.

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    if you are in woody/floral scents, please go check "givenchy insense ultramarine", a subtle but long lasting, refreshing soapy/floral fragrance, or if you prefer aquatics, i strongly suggest "bulgari aqua" or aqua marine... i' m in turkey, the same region for climate conditions with limasol and i wear those in summer time. the last frag that i want to suggest is "davidoff echo", a metallic and fruity and a refreshing scent that perfectly fits to summer nights, it reminds cleanliness and sensuality.

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    If you like CoolWater, try it`s new summer edition called Freeze Me - it`s extremely fresh scent, very cooling & refreshing. There`s a lot of citrus in the opening - lemon, mandarin, grapefruit & strong mint accord which stands by till parfume completely fade out. In the heart there is gin, frankincence & geranium notes, the base is musky & ambery.
    Manufacturer advice to keep it in a fridge for an extra cooling effect.
    Last edited by MrPowers; 8th May 2008 at 08:25 AM.
    My current Fall-Winter rotation: Baldessarini EdC - Canali Men - Dior Homme Sport - Gucci PH I - Guerlain Homme - Issey Miyake L`Eau D`Issey PH Intense - Lalique Encre Noir - Loewe Solo - Terre d`Hermes - YSL Rive Gauche PH

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    Carolina Herrera 212 for man
    Cartier Declaration
    Dior HIgher

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    Eau Savage.
    Bvlgari Aqua.
    Dolce&Gabana Light blue (For women, it is unisex! And the Pour Homme is terrible.)
    Davidoff Cool Water

    Those are some cheap (can be found cheap) alternatives for hot weather.
    Oh and for the love of... Don't take A men or M7. with ya! )
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    NR For him.
    AG Duel.

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    Cartier Declaration.

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    Loewe pour homme and Signoricci are pretty inexpensive.
    Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. (Keats)


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    Default Re: Scent for hot holiday

    YSL Live Jazz
    Eau de Rochas PH
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Moschino Friends
    Monsieur de Givenchy

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    L'eau d'Issey
    CDG Vettiveru
    CDG Series 8
    Gucci PH2 (yes, it works! - and you have one too)
    L'eau Par Kenzo (floral aquatic!)
    JPG Le Male EDCologne

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    What about the L'eau Bleue? I tried it today, i kept going back to my wrist for a sniff....also tried d&g the one for men. Very nice for the 1st 20 minutes, then just becomes another scent.

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    Creative Universe - Mare

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    I've tried Fleur du Male Cologne version and I think it should be the best scent for this summer. Very easy to wear. Lighter and earthier than the edt version. Full of freshness, energy and manly.

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