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    Default It's the hottest day ever recorded and I'm wearing...

    It's 113 in downtown Los Angeles, the hottest day ever recorded in L.A. history for this date. And I'm wearing...

    5 sprays of Chergui. Call me crazy.
    someone please stop me from buying more cologne.

    top five: 1) Creed Vintage Tabarome 2) Creed Windsor 2) Serge Lutens Chergui 3) Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur 5) MFK Lumiére Noire Pour Homme

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    Chergui does very well in the heat IMHO - you smell good . I wore it in 3 digit summer weather here in the San Joaquin valley last year.
    PS. How the hell can it be that hot in LA this time of the year ?
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    CRAZY!!!!!!! lol

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    I went with Prada Infusion d'homme.

    It's only 109 where I am.

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    I came to my senses today--Chanel No.19. Yesterday I did have poor judgement, though, and wore Mazzolari Lui :P

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    YSL Pour Homme HC worn as a BODY SPRAY... : )

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    113 in La- over 100 in Santa Monica! I thought it was unseasonably warm in San Fran at the meetup this weekend.
    It's like an oven in Ventura, as well.

    My SOTD was a double shot of Mitchum antiperspirant and AG Eau du Sud, lightly refreshed every 3 hours. Plus, I keep spraying Shidon Naturals "lemongrass verbena" spray onto my face. It's like a lightly scented version of spraying of evian or mineral water as a quick pick me up. Otherwise, I'd be melted into the floor.
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    Come to Palm Springs of you really want it hot. LOL
    But even worse is in Kuwait (I spent 3 years there), where 120 F (50 C) in summer is common, not normal, mind you, but common.
    Santal by Creed helps at those temps, so does Tuscan Soul by Salvatore Farragamo, but if you do not want to throw money away in expensive perfumes, old 4711 or JM Farina do a really good job. Some of Roger & Gallet colognes also can help.
    Next time I will try Ginger Ale by Demeter, it must be refreshing, I think.
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    Default Re: It's the hottest day ever recorded and I'm wearing...

    Today it was hot as hell here in LA, and I was wearing The Different Company Osmanthus, just one more day of insane weather and we'll be back to normal temperatures.

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    Default Re: It's the hottest day ever recorded and I'm wearing...

    It was hotter than I can ever remember. It reminds me of Summer days in Arizona. I had the pleasure of wearing Bigarade Concentree. It worked wonders.

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    113.....That's crazy.....I can't even imagine.....Gary

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    I ended up using Chanel Allure Sport.
    Temperature reached 110 here.The heat seemed to play nice with it.
    14 hours later I still smell it.

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    Chergui seriously blooms in the heat! You must have smelt deeelicious!
    But seriously how the heck can LA be in the triple digits this time of year?! I was there in mid July and it was pretty chilly and downright cool at night (in the fifties).

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    Default Re: It's the hottest day ever recorded and I'm wearing...

    I went out for a meeting at 1:30 and it was 99!!!!
    I wore Anais Anais, but I think tomorrow I will do a Cologne.
    Demeter Ginger Ale sounds like a good option too
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    Default Re: It's the hottest day ever recorded and I'm wearing...

    Last year when Portland was baking in 106° heat I was practically drinking Eau d'Orange Verte. I can't imagine 113°, especially in the concrete jungle that is LA. But Chergui? You crazy!
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    Hell 115 degrees in West Covina wearing Virgin Island Water, smells great!

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    It's at least a nice accompaniment to a person bursting (fragrantly) into flame! (yikes. What fresh hell is this, 113 in LA?)
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    Default Re: It's the hottest day ever recorded and I'm wearing...

    Quote Originally Posted by scent View Post
    Chergui seriously blooms in the heat! You must have smelt deeelicious!
    But seriously how the heck can LA be in the triple digits this time of year?! I was there in mid July and it was pretty chilly and downright cool at night (in the fifties).
    We had an odd non summer summer. June, July and August were not typical. This is kind of September heat burst is not unusual, but this is a bit extreme.

    Hard for east coasties to relate, but it's near single digit humidity. It IS hot, but it really doesn't feel like 100+ (unless you're standing in the sun).

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    Thats weird. I'm in Mississippi and this was the first day that it wasn't 95+ degrees for the high and it was actually cool (73ish).

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    I've gotta ask: Haven't you LA folks seen the movies? What about those dramatic TV shows set in "LA?" It ALWAYS pours down rain there (usually during the most dramatic scenes of these productions.) So you guys are obviously delusional and it's probably 50 and pouring right now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by actiasluna View Post
    I've gotta ask: Haven't you LA folks seen the movies? What about those dramatic TV shows set in "LA?" It ALWAYS pours down rain there (usually during the most dramatic scenes of these productions.) So you guys are obviously delusional and it's probably 50 and pouring right now.
    UH-HUH. We see those and it always cracks me up. May rain about 10 days a year here. I love heat, but 50 and pouring sounds good right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by actiasluna View Post
    I've gotta ask: Haven't you LA folks seen the movies? What about those dramatic TV shows set in "LA?" It ALWAYS pours down rain there (usually during the most dramatic scenes of these productions.) So you guys are obviously delusional and it's probably 50 and pouring right now.
    sweetie, all those shows are now filmed in Canada
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    It's 10pm and my apt in the foothills of Santa Barbara is still so damn hot... trying to get some air moving.

    I wore Un Jardin Apres la Mousson to beat the heat, but luckily was also in an air-conditioned office right by the breezy ocean during the day.

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    It was 100ºF in Santa Monica today, but was I hot? No way. I was wearing Cool Water.
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    I've got my winter caban on, chilly hands and wear Tabac Blond. Damn cold wind! I really do envy some summery weather - we've been cheated this year!

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    Well, I was in Vegas in July and it was similar temperatures. I wore Aramis Havana and I think it worked out great, so much so that nice strangers offered me pamphlets with prostitutes numbers on them as I walked up and down the Strip.

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    Default Re: It's the hottest day ever recorded and I'm wearing...

    I was in Vegas in August and it was 106 degrees F . Didn't stop me from wearing my 'fumes though ! Carnal Flower does well in heat too . Mind you, it does go up to 115 degrees C here in the good ole Central Valley during the height of summer ... such fun . We've been lucky this year- it was hot but never got hotter than 106 I believe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Midiguru View Post
    It's 113 in downtown Los Angeles, the hottest day ever recorded in L.A. history for this date. And I'm wearing...

    5 sprays of Chergui. Call me crazy.
    I sometimes like to wear Opium PH when i am jogging....in the summer

    so i guess i can relate



    PS: i like Chergui too

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    Next time, go for 10 sprays of Joop!
    Top 10:
    1. Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta
    2. YSL M7
    3. Tom Ford Bois Marocain
    4. Creed Green Irish Tweed
    5. Dior Homme/Intense
    6. YSL Opium
    7. Azzaro Pour Homme
    8. Frederic Malle's Musc Ravageur
    9. YSL Live Jazz
    10. Burberry London

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    Default Re: It's the hottest day ever recorded and I'm wearing...

    Hahaha yeah yesterday was pretty hot. I live in the San Fernando valley region of Los Angeles, so you can imagine the heat here. I actually wasn't bothered much, just stayed indoors in air conditioned buildings. When it gets to be "that" hot, you just have to be able to accept the fact that you're going to be a prisoner, and stay indoors.

    Anyway, I think I was wearing a sample of CDG 2 Man yesterday : )

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