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  1. #31
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    I like Citron Citron.
    Currently wearing: Augusto by Mazzolari

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    You are going to be sampling for a long time just from the suggestions above.

    I'll only add two more:

    Verveine by Molinard (my SotD)
    Ricci Club Haute Concentration by Nina Ricci (simply amazing).
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler, long I stood and looked down one as far as I could to where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, ...... I shall be telling this with a sigh somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost

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    Eau de Cartier is refreshingly sour citrus/woods/violet leaf, and quite light.

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    ADP Colonia Intensa

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    Citrus frags aren't really my thing, but I think I better toss Live Jazz into the mix. Dirt cheap and hard to go wrong with.


    Also, I'll add a hearty seconding to the Eau de Cartier suggestion. It's perfect for those occasions when most people wouldn't wear a fragrance. Feather light, perfectly wearable, and excellent longevity. Of course, you can double or triple up on the sprays if you need some oomph.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dimitri View Post
    I might recommend GF Ferré Bergamotto Marino. Its super inexpensive, and a very enjoyable EDC with Tunisian Bergamot at its heart.
    I'm keeping my fingers crossed that next time I'm at my local perfumery they'll have this You've recommended it so many times - and I can't wait to try it
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    Hey Shifts here are some suggestions for you buddy:
    Parfums d'Empire Iskander (classic and surprisingly longlasting well made citrus)
    Malle Bigarrade Concentrée (simply love the bitter orange note)
    Villoresi Uomo

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    Wow, this thread really became something great now. I'll have some delayed breakfast and get back to ya
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    How about FM Bigarade Concentree?

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    Lots and lots of good suggestions, so I can't add any new ones, but I will second (third?) Iskander. Doesn't get much press, but it's incredibly long lasting for a citrus. You have to really like musk though. The overall composition is incredibly rich, lusciously rich - not a scent for banging around the house in, like so many other citrus-based fragrances.
    Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. Daniel Moynihan

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    L'Eau de L'Artisan. A very "green" citrus. No synthetics and it's almost impossible to over-apply.

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    YSL pour homme is pretty nice
    "Burn their homes and churches.Then see if they will not laugh, sing and pray again.
    For when two of them meet anywhere in the world, see if they will not create a new Armenia."

    William Saroyan.
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    Using: Antaeus, The Dreamer, Eau Sauvage and Voyage d Hermes

    Wishing: Tuscan Soul by Ferragamo and Concentré d Orange Verte




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    Quote Originally Posted by Magnifiscent View Post
    Hey Shifts here are some suggestions for you buddy:
    Parfums d'Empire Iskander (classic and surprisingly longlasting well made citrus)
    Malle Bigarrade Concentrée (simply love the bitter orange note)
    Villoresi Uomo
    Hey my man, nice to see you here! Iskander, yes, that is one I've been looking at before.
    Thanks for reminding me.

    The Frederic Malle scent is one I've been curious about. I once finished 10ml decant of
    the lighter version in just a few weeks. It was lovely to say the least, but so short lived it
    didn't justify the steep price tag for me.

    Uomo is not for me though, to herbal.

    Quote Originally Posted by Big_Scooter View Post
    Citrus frags aren't really my thing, but I think I better toss Live Jazz into the mix. Dirt cheap and hard to go wrong with.
    I agree with you and I have it in my arsenal. It can sometimes become a bit too murky
    though in my opinion, but there are times when Live Jazz is just right.

    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    There are many, many great suggestions above - so I will agree with a few: Neroli by Czech & Speake, Cologne du 68 by Guerlain, Selection Verte by Creed and Escale de Portofino by Christian Dior. All I highly recommend.

    I don't think you will be impressed by Citrico (Cologne Series) by Comme des Garcons. The 'eaux' and 'colognes' that you currently own or are familiar with all blow Citrico out of the water, when it comes to complexity, quality of ingredients, etc. I liked Citrico when I owned it, but it's nothing spectacular.
    Cologne du 68 sounds a bit chatic from the descriptions I've read. Like it tries to be
    everywhere at the same time. Is that a good thing? Any other insights on how it works?

    Oh, and thanks for the warning about the CdG. I'll scrap it from my list.

    [QUOTE=the_good_life;1314127]Of those mentioned I'd definitely try:
    Creed Bois de Cedrat Selection Verte
    C&S Neroli (a perfect, straight neroli, not citric) & Citrus Paradisi (a wonderful grapefruit)
    The new Signoricci is different from the vintage, more synthetics, but still quite good.
    Eau du Sud - while not very original, it is a picture-book aromatic citrus.

    I'm not sure these haven been mentioned:
    Guerlain AA Pamplelune (with C&S & Nicolai Balle de Match the best grapefruit around, definitely the most mouth-watering one)
    Monsieur Balmain (cheap, good lemon)
    Hugh Parsons Old England - a really fresh natural lemon blast. The best, least-synthetic Parsons IMO
    Trumper's West Indian Lime - the best no-nonsense lime. Enormously zest-zingy. Perfect morning body tonic/QUOTE]

    As always, interesting "wide-angeled" suggestions. I will try to check all of these out. Many thanks, much appreaciated!

    Quote Originally Posted by Jardanel View Post
    Citrus-heavy fragrances have been an enduring passion for me. Right now, my wardrobe sees regular rotations of:

    Cedrat edc by Patricia de Nicolai
    Bright, immaculate, like a perfectly pressed white shirt

    Cologne Sologne by Patricia de Nicolai
    Ditto the above, with a true neroli note

    Eau de Courreges by Courreges
    Very brisk - there's some herbal and coniferous notes that make this an eye-opener

    Eau de Patou by Jean Patou
    Strong grapefruit peel note in the top, softens considerably with a very subtle powdery incense note way later

    L'eau Pour le Jeune Homme - by Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier
    Classic neroli-based cologne with an interesting combo of rosemary and sandalwood that starts appearing in the heart note.

    Those are my current favorites. It's a rare week that goes by that I don't wear at least one for the whole day.
    You seem to be a citrus connaisseur, I'll try to hunt down every single on of these in the future. Lovely with some suggestions which are totally new to me. Always exciting!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jathanas View Post
    L'Eau de L'Artisan. A very "green" citrus. No synthetics and it's almost impossible to over-apply.
    Simply on of the best, agreed. I've almost used up my bottle now.

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    Lostmarch Atao seems to fit the bill here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandy View Post
    Another Miller Harris, the Tangerine Vert. A very clean citrus, which is rather long lasting. I liked it very much.
    Tried this one again and it is great! So zesty it almost feels too good to be true and larger
    than life when you put it on. And yes, the longetivity is suprising. I could feel distinct wafts
    from it several hours after application, and they reminded me of Guerlain's Eau de Cologne
    Impériale. Who could ask for more?!

    Quote Originally Posted by thenmarcher View Post
    Lostmarch Atao seems to fit the bill here.
    Added to my Luckyscent sample list
    Last edited by shifts; 27th September 2008 at 08:04 PM.

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    just got back from the most definite cheapest BNIB 100ml EDT in United Colors of Benneton's "Cold". paid the equivelant to about 7-8USD for that at prominent mall. the bottle is somewhat of a todddler toy in design. finally i can justify using frags as room freshers, tho i believe this would be good for the toilet. also on sale was guerlain vetiver along with ysl(tom ford) M7, the respective 125ml of the former and the 100ml of the latte slashed a good few tens to a low 40s USD, sadly i dont fined a need for a 2nd bottle of M7 to be able to exploit sales price.guerlain was nice and herbal, but with paco rabanne in the ranks of my "green" scents, the former is somewhat not of too much interest after my last 3 samplings of it at the same mall.

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    Hi Shifts,

    Just thought I'd follow up on this thread of yours with a nice experience I had this morning with my scent of the day, Patricia de Nicolai's Cedrat (the eau de cologne, not the Intense)

    I've always really liked this scent, and put it into regular rotation as soon as I obtained it this summer. I knew it had deeper notes in it like patchouli and woods and some subtle spice, but my use of Cedrat was mainly in warmer weather to enjoy its intensely zingy citrus top.

    The weather in my part of the world is definitely transitioning now from warm "Indian Summer" to more earnestly autumnal. Chilly mornings, hazy sunny afternoons and brisk breezes. Huge, iconic full moon dominating the sky last night. I chose Cedrat rather hurriedly while getting dressed this morning, and after spraying a good dose on, I left the room and then re-entered about two minutes later. That's when I really "got" the masterful structure of this lovely eau de cologne - there was a wave of patchouli/cedar/sandalwood hanging in the air of the room, with a surrounding halo of citrus brilliance - I swear, it was so arresting that I could almost literally see it. Maybe it's the change of season, maybe it just takes a certain number of exposures before you really understand a scent (or it understands you!). Whatever it is, the discovery of new facets to something you thought was familiar is one of the most fascinating aspects of our hobby, don't you think?

    It's later in the afternoon now, and I can still smell traces of Cedrat on my arms. Time for a little walk, a cup of strong coffee, and a top-up spritz from my mini atomizer.

    Cheers,
    J.

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    Hi,

    I agree with those that suggested Malle's Bigarade Concentree.....to me it is the most citrus heavy ....its like squeezing a wonderful strong & fresh orange peel.

    To that I will add:

    Jo Malone's Lime Basil
    Fresh's Lemon Sugar (just like lemonade!)

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