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    Default Summertime Scent - Need Your Help

    Yeah I know - I'm in Chicago and the snow is falling - but hey I'm thinking ahead!

    Here is the story - for Summer, I've got my "greens" (Green Valley), my "clean" (Gendarme), and my "citrus" (Selection Vert) - even a good vetiver.

    What I'd like to add is a light, fruity, citrus alternate.

    When I say citrus, I really mean lemon, as I don't like orange, lime or grapefruit.
    Good sillage would be nice, but quite frankly longevity is not critical (I tend to reapply, if necessary).
    I suppose there are a number of designers that could fit the bill, but I'm really thinking niche.

    Top contenders as of now are:

    Creed MI - I like this one, but I have owned it before, and wanted to consider something new

    Montale Soleil di Capri - sampling this now - I like it. But I already have half a dozen Montales (not that that should stop me)

    Bois 1920 - Agrumi Amari - not sure about this one - seems light and summery, but there is a floral element that may be too far off from what I am seeking

    Any input on this snowy, cold evening - might inject a little warmth!!

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: Summertime Scent - Need Your Help

    Les Nuits d'Hadrien by Annick Goutal
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    Mediterraneo by Carthusia

    These would both fit for your lemon search, IMHO.

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    Default Re: Summertime Scent - Need Your Help

    Quote Originally Posted by funraiser18 View Post

    What I'd like to add is a light, fruity, citrus alternate.

    When I say citrus, I really mean lemon, as I don't like orange, lime or grapefruit.


    Bois 1920 - Agrumi Amari - not sure about this one - seems light and summery, but there is a floral element that may be too far off from what I am seeking
    I reckon you should definitely try 'Lancetti via Condotti pour homme'.
    It's one of the best fruity fragrances I've ever tried.

    However it smells very peachy and you should therefore love the smell of peaches to admire this.
    Longevity & sillage is the best that you will ever get to see.

    Bois 1920 Agrumi Amari Di Sicilia is also a very nice lemony fragrance. I love wearing it.
    Montana pour homme *blue box* is another wonderful lemony,musky fragrance for the summer.
    Excellent longevity too and it's dirt cheap online.

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    Default Re: Summertime Scent - Need Your Help

    Perhaps Chanel - Eau de Cologne?

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    I know its not a niche but Chanel allure sport def has lemon.

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    Default Re: Summertime Scent - Need Your Help

    Laura Tonatto Iss
    Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa
    MPG Fraīche Badiane
    Annick Goutal Eau du Sud
    Nina Ricci Signoricci
    Monsieur Balmain
    Last edited by petruccijc; 8th January 2010 at 01:10 PM.
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    Default Re: Summertime Scent - Need Your Help

    Versace Baby Blue Jeans, it is distinctively and definitely lemon, a good dose of it.

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    Default Re: Summertime Scent - Need Your Help

    To me, it sounds like clear case for either Dior Eau Sauvage, or even more suitable: Hugh Parsons Yellow or ADP Colonia Assoluta.

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    I get the citrus notes from Eau Savage , but something akin to taking bath in lemon zest would be great

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    Default Re: Summertime Scent - Need Your Help

    Terre'd Hermes! A great summer scent!
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    Default Re: Summertime Scent - Need Your Help

    If you want lemon...

    AOS Lemon
    Homme Des Gres
    Allure Homme Edition Blanche
    Colonia Intensa
    ***For sale:

    Iris Pallida 50ml

    Ungaro I 75ml

    and more!
    - http://www.basenotes.net/threads/301...n-Man-and-more

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    Eau Sauvage has a fecal note.

    Try MONSIEUR BALMAIN

    it smells like you sliced into a lemon for the first hour. After that, sandalwood mixes with the lemon to make it a decidedly masculine lemon scent! The lemon pops out more in the heat (the top notes are still potent hours later if you exhale hot air onto the spray spot). I got mine on eBay for 21 bucks!

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    Excellent suggestions thus far. I +1 Monsieur Balmain and would add L' eau par Kenzo pour Homme and Bergamotto Marino by Gianfranco Ferre.

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    Default Re: Summertime Scent - Need Your Help

    C&S Citrus Paradisi
    Malle Cologne Bigarade

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    Monsieur Balmain absolutely.

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