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    Default Please help me with a forest fragrance

    Hi dudes,

    after checking my fragrance wardrobe I've noticed that most part of my scents are -

    leather
    oriental
    gourmand
    citrus
    woody fragrances

    I miss a true "forest" fragrance, so the smell of wet soil and leaves, trees, pine but not only... Please avoid Pino Silvestre and Acqua di Selva

    BTW, I'm going to buy Loup Mechant by l'Artisan Parfumeur, which I like, even it is not the scent I've tried to describe.

    Thank you in advance and cheers. W

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    Two cheap ones:
    Dirt by Demeter.
    Forest Rain by Kiehl´s

    ...and one more expensive:
    Moss Breeches by Tom Ford
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    Default Re: Please help me with a forest fragrance

    Malle - Vetiver Extraordinare (pull out your hiking shoes..u may plough through some soil and grass on your way thru the woods..)
    Malle - French Lover (early mornings, with the sun light gleaming thru dew drops on freshly sprouted leaves on a mountain top...fresh, pure, green scent.
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    Default Re: Please help me with a forest fragrance

    Chêne (Serge Lutens) is great. Route du Vétiver (MPG), too.

    [By the way: I own Méchant Loup. It's very weak on me. Great for half an hour - then it dies away. Somehow comparable is Azzaro pour Homme - this one satisfies entirely.]

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    Default Re: Please help me with a forest fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by jenson View Post
    Malle - Vetiver Extraordinare (pull out your hiking shoes..u may plough through some soil and grass on your way thru the woods..)
    I totally agree. The first time I took a whiff, I associated directly to that smell one gets when walking into an undisturbed everygreen forrest. It is one of my favorites - but it is unusual so be sure to sample.

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    Default Re: Please help me with a forest fragrance

    Trumpe Wild Fern or Penhaligon's English Fern for classic green fougere
    Villoresi Yerbamate is a similar herbal green style
    Bogner Deep Forest is darker and more complex, highly recommended
    Nicole Farhi Man for wintery pine forest
    Creed Cypres Musc for a hard green wood
    Creed Epicea for smoky pine ember and wood.
    I can't find my Knize Forest decant just now, but I recall it being interesting, but is it still available, I wonder?
    I suppose demeter dirt would make a good base to add the damp ground aspect missing from all of these.
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    Default Re: Please help me with a forest fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by the_good_life View Post
    I can't find my Knize Forest decant just now, but I recall it being interesting, but is it still available, I wonder?
    in germany it is available. you should buy a bottle...

    but in the USA and outside germany/austria-----it is virtually IMPOSSIBLE to find. literally.

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    Default Re: Please help me with a forest fragrance

    I guess I'll be the first to recommend Monocle Scent One: Hinoki, it's a sweet pine and cedar that's come the closest to evoking thoughts of a forest out of anything I've tried.
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    Quote Originally Posted by everso View Post
    in germany it is available. you should buy a bottle...

    but in the USA and outside germany/austria-----it is virtually IMPOSSIBLE to find. literally.
    Knize 10 and Knize forest are easily available in Italy, at least in the best perfume shops, not in the mainstream ones. Hugs

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    Default Re: Please help me with a forest fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Waldemar View Post
    Knize 10 and Knize forest are easily available in Italy, at least in the best perfume shops, not in the mainstream ones. Hugs
    really? NICE!

    well in that case you should have both of them!

    i have and love Knize Ten, and i've ordered Knize Forest-----which should arrive any day now.

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    Narcisso Rodriguez For Him smells like a damp mossy new zealand forest in the morning
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    Dude! Tam Dao's awesome.

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    MPG - Parfum d'Habit

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    I actually always thought of Azzaro Visit as a dense, green, evergreen forest.
    I'm a colognosaurus. Rawr!

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    Profumum's Victrix is one that you should check out.
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    Default Re: Please help me with a forest fragrance

    A few of the suggestions above are, in fact, forest-y. However many of them do not smell like soil or leaves.

    I have to agree with DesGrieux's recommendation. Route du Vetiver by MPG does smell like a forest floor. Waldemar - try to get the older formula, if you do sample RdV - it's in the RED bottles, not the orange ones. Another great suggestion (muddasir) is Wild Hunt by CB I Hate Perfume, but WH has horribly low longevity. RdV does not - it lasts quite a while. You have to like vetiver, though.

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    Default Re: Please help me with a forest fragrance

    I love this topic! And I love forest scents! To me they are calming, uplifting, mood-enhancing. They make a bad day better and a good day great!
    Check out this recent thread, "Ultimate Pine for a 23 yr old", in particular my big ol' list of pine scents.
    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=215042

    Fern/fougere scents are also excellent: Geo. F. Trumper's Wild Fern and Penhaligon's English Fern in particular. Honorable mention to Bois 1920 Extreme.
    Mazzolari is fine.
    Resinous scents like Malle's Bois D'Orage (French Lover) and Armani Prive Bois D'Encens are superb and dry.
    And, as noted, Creed's Epicea and Cypres-Musc are outstanding.

    Cedar scents are also an option... and worthy of a separate discussion perhaps. One of my favorites is Penhaligon's Opus 1870.
    And just remembered Ayala Moriel's Rainforest. UNIQUE!!

    Cheers!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bossanova_boy View Post
    Esencia Loewe

    great choice! also English Fern! how did m i miss tht!

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