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    Default Sweet Orange Unisex?

    I'm looking for a very, very sweet orange scent. If anyone is familiar with Nivea's Touch of Happiness body wash, I'm looking for something similar to that. Just something light that I can spray on before heading down to the beach in the mornings. A light mandarin orange/cranberry would be nice to. If you know of anything, let me know!

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    Default Re: Sweet Orange Unisex?

    I'm not sure what type of quality you are looking for here, but let me suggest:

    Geo F. Trumper Eau de Portugal
    DR Harris Traditional Cologne
    Atelier Orange Sanguine
    Czech & Speake Neroli if you want something really good

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    Orange Sanguine

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    Concentré D'Orange Verte by Hermés.

    I agree with the recommendations for Orange Sanguine.
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    +1 for Orange Sanguine

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    I think Concentree D'Orange Vert is a great orange, but it's pretty masculine to me and rather stiff.

    I'd recommend bond #9's Little Italy for an orange/clemantine/grapefruit sort of mix
    Also check out Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria line Pamplelune - it's a grapefruit + vanilla mix and nicely priced too
    John Varvato's Artisan has a nice Clemantine/Mandarin opening

    there are many other oranges out there...
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    Plum Japonais,
    Lavender Palm, Tobacco Oud, Café Rose, etc...



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    Maybe AdP Arancia di Capri, but it's not that sweet.
    We want a 'Niche' forum.

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    Happy for Men by Clinique
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    Bois d'Orange by Roger and Gallet

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    +100 - Czech & Speake Neroli
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    Default Re: Sweet Orange Unisex?

    Apart from Arancia di Capri, even other frags from the Blu Mediterraneo line have some undertones of sweet orange and also great unisex wearbility

    Jaguar pour Homme (the green bottle) is technically a male scent, but its smoothness and discretion, as well as certain sweet citrus, especially orange, notes have lead even a few of my female acquaintances to see this as an unisex frag and to wear it accordingly, which still doesn't affect, on the other hand, this frags suitability for men

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    Little Italy is one of the sweeter ones, similar to a zesty candied orange.
    Orange Sanguine is one of my favorite though.
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    Default Re: Sweet Orange Unisex?

    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    Happy for Men by Clinique
    This is the first one that popped in my mind. It's similar to Acqua di Gio, IMO, so it may come off as more masculine.

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    My favorite sweet orange fragrance is Fendi Theorema. It is a feminine, but I wear it. It is pretty modest in terms of duration and projection.
    Sans parfum, la peau est muette.

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    Paloma Picasso - Minotaure
    Versace - Mediterraneum
    Laura Biagiotti - Roma uomo

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    Default Re: Sweet Orange Unisex?

    Thanks, guys. I'm getting some samples of the Orange Sanguine and Jo Malone Orange Blossom. There's a huge difference in price there, so I decided it would be best to try before I buy. I'm not looking for anything to complicated, just something light and pretty to compliment the scents of a hot summer day on the beach.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    Jaguar pour Homme (the green bottle)
    absolutely right as long as mr Russell's referring to its pre-reformulation variant.

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