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    Default I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    I am not entirely sure what people mean when they describe something as "powdery" but I think I have a vague idea. These are some fragrances that I think fall in to this powdery category that I love, so please tell me if I have the definition of 'powdery' correct.

    Body Kouros
    Lolital Lempicka Au Masculin
    Dreamer
    Le Male
    Burberry Touch
    Fleur Du Male (although not my favourite, I think this is rather powdery)

    Based on the above, could you please recommend me more scents that are similar?

    Thanks

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    Default Re: I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    Some that I enjoy:

    Prada Amber
    Amouage Reflection Man
    Cedre by Parfums 06130 (smells like a niche take on Burberry Touch)
    Sartorial by Penhaligons (somewhere between sweet and powdery and old school masculine clean)
    Old Spice
    Bois de Turquie
    Ungaro II
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    Default Re: I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    Some that I really like that I consider 'powdery' and sweet are Dior Homme Intense but has a bit of spice to it, L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme which also has a bit of spice to it and one I just discovered Guerlain Heritage which comes off straight sweet powder to me. Another I like that is powdery but not really sweet at all is Burberry Brit for Men which I would call a musky powder.

    None of these that I suggest would be a similar frag comparison to any that you listed above but are worthy of a sample if you are looking for powdery and sweet save for the musky powder I also added.
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    Labdanum 18 Le Labo sweet animalic powder

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    Default Re: I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    Quote Originally Posted by adonis View Post
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    Be sure to check out Serge Lutens Chergui, it's gorgeous. Imagine a powdery, rich, natural sugar (brown sugar? sugar cane?) with loads of dried fruit. That's what it smells like.
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    sweet? powdery?

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    Jaipur Homme
    Dior Homme
    Diptyque Eau Lente
    Guerlain Habit Rouge
    Kenzo Power

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    Declaration L'Essence by Cartier

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    Default Re: I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Chasing the Dragon View Post
    Be sure to check out Serge Lutens Chergui, it's gorgeous. Imagine a powdery, rich, natural sugar (brown sugar? sugar cane?) with loads of dried fruit. That's what it smells like.
    Yup and +1 on Sartorial, but in a good way

    ANyone else think Les Neredies Imperial Oppoponax qualify?

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    Default Re: I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    Quote Originally Posted by finsfan View Post
    ...ANyone else think Les Neredies Imperial Oppoponax qualify?
    Certainly, IMO. For the same reasons some think IO is similar to Old Spice (and, some say, Brut). It is actually the powderiness i enjoy the most in IO.
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    Default Re: I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    +1 on
    Les Nereides Imperial Opoponax
    Boucheron Jaipur Homme
    Guerlain Heritage

    Also try:

    Guerlain Shalimar
    Lanvin Arpege pour Homme
    Dior Hypnotic Poison
    Histoires de Parfums 1725

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    Default Re: I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    I love powdery scents, i have half of your list.

    My recommendations:

    Bulgari Blu (one of the best powderys that i own)
    Baby Blue Jeans (baby powder)
    Antaeus (powdery pohwerhouse)

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    Sweet Powdery to me is:

    Arpege Pour Homme
    Royal Copenhagen
    Lagerfeld
    Jacques Fate L'Homme

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    Default Re: I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    Today I happened to wear Habit Rouge edp as my sotd and Shalimar as my sote. I see they've already been suggested, and I can only agree!

    Back to Black by Kilian is another option which basically smells like honeyed tobacco and heaps of powder.

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    Default Re: I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    I have a feeling Amouage Reflection Man will be your grail.

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    Don't discount Brit for Men, please try it. I don't get any muskyness from it at all, just powery, sweet, spicy.

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    Sweet? Powdery?

    Hammam Bouquet.

    Powder rose nirvana.
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    Default Re: I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    Villoresi's Yerbamate is an interesting one. It has a light earthy, leafy green sweetness, and is powdery in a sort of Euro barbershop kinda way IMO.

    +1 Diptyque Eau Lente - grown up comfort scent.

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    Default Re: I think I have a penchant for sweet powdery scents.....

    Quote Originally Posted by DULLAH View Post
    I have a feeling Amouage Reflection Man will be your grail.
    This man speaks the truth!

    It is my grail (well, the closest I've come to finding one, anyhow).

    Prada Amber really is another amazing powdery scent though. And Ungaro II, as well.. powdery and dirty.

    Also, how could I forget to mention Amouage's Opus III. It is a powdery floral scent that is very deep and quite thick in texture and rather dry. With an interesting juxtaposition of waxiness and powderiness, this scent unfolds through its many many layers over the course of a wearing and just keeps revealing new beauty. IMO, a true masterpiece.
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    Well, I would suggest Tiffany for Men which pretty much outclasses everything in site. Also, check out Pierre Cardin PH but it's not as nice as Tiffany.
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