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    Default Warm, Sweet, and just a bit spicy

    I am looking for a fragrance that fit's the description of sweet, warm, and a bit spicy. I am currently considering Fumerie Turque if that gives a clue as to the type of scent. What other fragrances fit this general mold.

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    You could do worse than explore most of the Lutens line.

    Many, many of my favorite fragrances come under this category, but if I had to name just one that epitomized the subject line, I'd go for Ambre Narguile.

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    YSL Opium PH. EDP (maby to spicy?)
    Jaipur Pour Homme
    Bois 1920 Sushi Imperiale
    Valentino V.

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    Cerutti 1881 Amber

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    Sounds like Thierry Mugler B*Men might suit you right. It can be found cheap and is warm, sweet and spicy.
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    I prefer Thierry Mugler Pure Malt

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    Quote Originally Posted by chocolateguy View Post
    I prefer Thierry Mugler Pure Malt
    Hey that reminds me, I tried that for the first time about a week or so ago. It has taken away everything I didn't like about the original A*Men and replaced it with the smell of Malt Whisky. Being from Scotland, this appeals to me in a massive way however my other half told me I wasn't getting it because I'd just drink it.
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    Default Re: Warm, Sweet, and just a bit spicy

    I've always associated warm, sweet and a bit spicy with Gucci Envy For Men.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andyjreid View Post
    Hey that reminds me, I tried that for the first time about a week or so ago. It has taken away everything I didn't like about the original A*Men and replaced it with the smell of Malt Whisky. Being from Scotland, this appeals to me in a massive way however my other half told me I wasn't getting it because I'd just drink it.
    This makes me want to try Pure Malt, for sure -- I love anything boozy.

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    Comme des Garcons Parfum
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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Comme des Garcons Parfum
    Might also find something in the Comme des Garcons series 7 Sweet line
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    Default Re: Warm, Sweet, and just a bit spicy

    Wow, there's a lot of choices there. However, the following immediately leap to mind

    Venezia Uomo - Laura Biagiotti
    Roma Uomo - Laura Biagiotti
    Loukhoum - Keiko Mecheri
    Mèchant Loup - L'Artisan
    Ambre Sultan - Serge Lutens
    Le Dandy - D'Orsay
    Poivre - Caron
    Le 3e Homme de Caron - Caron
    New York - Parfums di Nicolai
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    My SOTD fits that. Perry Ellis (original from 1985). I have the "Anniversary Edition" bottle. Soft, manly and sweet, yet a little spice.

    Also, what about Caron Third Man?

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    I think Ambre Precieux by MPG fits well and maybe Frapin 1270
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    +1 Gucci Envy

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    Default Re: Warm, Sweet, and just a bit spicy

    Thanks everyone for your responses so far. Perhaps I could get more specific. I also want something that is a bit heavy. Something in the vein of the Luten's line, but from a different brand. Though I need to sample more of the SL line, I am looking for alternatives to SL that offer dense, sweet frags with a bit of spice.

    Amber is good. Honey is good.
    Once again, thanks for your suggestions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mysticknot View Post
    I think Ambre Precieux by MPG fits well and
    Agreed 100% however AP is almost impossible to find now. I was looking for some back up bottles a while back and could not even get my hands on any from a reputable source. If you can not get a bottle of AP then I suggest you try Ambre Sultan because the 2 share some similarities but AS has this weird herbal resinous not that I do not like.

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    I don't know how you feel about this ...but you should try the parfum version of the ladies' Opium . It's heavy - lasts a long time with just a little application, warm ,sweet ,spicy.
    TheAttorney - happy birthday again ! It's a shame re Ambre Precieux 's availability- few perfumes are as wonderful as that one.
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    +2 gucci envy

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    Opium PH EdP

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    Racer from Pacoma Parfums

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    Jean Pascal pour homme.

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    Hmm, I don't find Opium pH EdP anywhere. Has this been discontinued?

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    How about these?

    Montale Blue Amber - Very warm, powdery vanilla / amber

    Parfum d'Empire Ambre Russe - boozy amber / leather combo; very original and very masculine

    Diptyque Eau Lente - spices & opoponax

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    Paestum Rose is a very warm, fruity & spicy fragrance.

    It's peppery like Rose Poivree but instead of the civety drydown of RP, this one has a very sweet, fruity drydown.

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    Michael Kors (smokey, scotch whisky) and/or Anarchiste might fit. both are perfect fall scents. I'd also recommend Lolita Lempicka and of course Egoiste.

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    Idole de Lubin

    Syrupy booze and spices...
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    +1 for Idole de Lubin

    And also the currently available Bel Ami by Hermes which downplays the animalic leather in favor of (somewhat) sweet spices.

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    Jacomo de Jacomo Rouge
    Imperial Opoponax - Les Nereides
    Lagerfeld Classic
    JHL for Men (not too sweet, mucho spicy)
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    The first scent that comes to mind is Carven Homme, a warm, woody, slightly sweet and spicy fragrance and perfect for this time of year. It is often compared to Gucci Envy but I prefer Carven between the two. Best part is that it can be found quite inexpensively.

    Chanel Égoïste also fits the bill, as others have noted.

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    Default Re: Warm, Sweet, and just a bit spicy

    This is a broad category. Variations can come from the source of 'sweetness' (vanilla, honey, benzoin etc), heaviness (amber, musk, etc), spices ( cardamom/pepper/anise/tons of others). Lots of options here I guess. These 3 could fit in the category but they smell v different:-

    Obsession from Calvin Klein
    Chergui from Serge Lutens
    Homme (Aoud) from M. Micallef

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    I've started investigating some of the fragrances suggested in this thread (and a few others):

    Ambre Precieux: I had already sampled this, and know I like it (yes a very good suggestion)
    Gucci Envy: Yes, very nice indeed.
    Opium pH EdP: Wow, wow, wow. I love this and will definitely get a bottle.
    Blue Amber: Hmm, I'd rather have my amber straight up without the fresh topnotes.
    Ambre Narguile: Wow, very nice, but with the somewhat short longevity. Love it though.
    Third Man: Already own this and like it.
    Chergui: Had already tried it, and it isn't my favorite Lutens
    Ambre Sultan: Own it and love it.
    Cedre (Lutens): Candied fruit with a small amount of cedar. OK, but not quite bottle worthy.
    LaMyrrhe: OK, I guess I am not a big fan of Myrrhe. Very strong, and very long lasting.
    Arabie: Wore this once. Need to wear again to make a judgement.
    Frapin 1270: I hate to say it, but yuck. What is the strong, putrid topnote here.
    Pure malt: The whiskey top is very raw, and doesn't seem to fit the sweet basenotes IMO. The base is too weak which is a surprise to me.
    Indult Tahota: OK, straight vanilla. I don't think I can justify the price on this.
    Double Vanille: Faulty atomizer from TPC; couldn't test :-(
    Bois 1920 Imperiale Sushi: Not bad, but I am not a huge fan of anise. The main accord seems to be anise and pepper.
    PdN New York: Sorry, this reminds me too much of perfumes worn by my mother.

    There are still a few of these recommendations I need to try, but thanks to all for some great suggestions. In particular, I found Opium pH EdP to be truly spectacular.
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    Default Re: Warm, Sweet, and just a bit spicy

    Chergui for sure.

    PI edp is very nice also.

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    I'll add a third to Egoiste.
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    +1 Jaipur Homme
    +1 A*Men Pure Malt (try it again)

    After all this discussion I have to get a sample of Opium PH EdP!

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