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    I'm looking for versatile only fragrances. I want frags I can wear all year around. Anyone else just have versatile frags rather than seasonal frags? To me, I believe you would get more of your money's worth with just owning versatile frags? Suggestions?

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    Montale Greyland

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    To me: Rive Gauche PH by YSL, an all-season fragrance worn by me the whole year through

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    Wow, thanks for the quick replies. Haven't tried either of these. Although I do like YSL L'Homme and La Nuit.

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    Azzaro Pour Homme
    Azzaro Chrome
    Mugler Cologne
    Eau Sauvage
    Chanel Allure Blanche

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    Chanel Platinum Egoiste

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    Terre D'Hermes
    Invasion Barbare
    Roadster
    Dior Homme Sport
    Uomo (Lorenzo Villoresi)

    +1 Mugler Cologne
    +1 Rive Gauche

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    Dreamer, Eau Sauvage Extreme, Bvlgari Extreme, Platinum Egoiste, Allure Homme, Issey Miyake Intense, Burberry for Men and many, many more. Fragrances that are typically "versatile" seem boring or less artistic/inspired to me. I'd rather fall in love with something new with each season than to wear something less exciting or interesting all year round.
    Fall/Winter Rotation:

    Versace Man by Versace
    Iceberg The Fragrance by Iceberg
    Amber Intense by Prada
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    Burberry London
    Lanvin Avant Garde

    If smelling good was a crime, I'd be serving a lifetime sentence....

    - OE (olfactoryexperience)

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    Aramis and Yatagan are the two most versatile (i.e. all weather) fragrances I can think of. They are both aromatic and dry.

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    Rive Gauche - Barbershop vibe.
    Chanel Allure Homme Editon Blanche - Lemony goodness that's masculine.
    Green Irish Tweed - Creed.
    M7 Fresh - Orange with a touch of pepper.
    Versace The Dreamer - Inexpensive and very nice.
    Joop Nightflight - Inexpensive and smells great.

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    Mark Birley for Men


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    +1 Rive Gauche
    +1Terre de Hermes
    +1 Joop Nightflight
    Aramis Havana

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    Rose 31

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    Escada pour Homme

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    • Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (Vintage)
    • Caron Third Man
    • Versace L'Homme
    • Aramis JHL
    • Nina Ricci Phileas

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    Bleu de Chanel
    Dreamer
    Terre d'Hermes
    Encre Noire
    Roadster
    Gucci PH II
    TOP 3 hot weather:

    1. Gucci Pour Homme II
    2. Lalique Encre Noire
    3. Creed Aventus


    TOP 3 cold weather:

    1. L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme
    2. Chanel Coromandel
    3. Dior Homme

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    Acqua di Parma Essenza
    Creed Silver Mountain Water
    YSL L'homme
    Terre d'hermes
    Creed GIT

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrSmellzGood27 View Post
    I'm looking for versatile only fragrances. I want frags I can wear all year around. Anyone else just have versatile frags rather than seasonal frags? To me, I believe you would get more of your money's worth with just owning versatile frags? Suggestions?
    Allure Homme Sport
    Dior Homme Sport
    Most modern creeds
    Mugler Cologne
    Rochas Man (yes, up to 85)
    Terre d'Hermes
    LDDM

    However, I definitely can't agree with getting JUST versatile fragrances like these. A majority of my favorites are cold weather only and not particularly versatile fragrances (Musc Ravageur, New Haarlem, Jubilation XXV, etc. Etc.)

    You're going to miss out on a lot of masterpieces with that philosophy. Just IMO
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    Guerlain Vertiver. Seasonless classic.

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    French lover & 34 Blvd Saint Germain.

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    Any fragrance you like can be worn whenever you want to. There are no seasonal rules, except the ones you self-impose on yourself.
    Please feel free to check out my Swap Thread - Patou pour Homme, L'Instant de Guerlain PH Extreme, Dior Homme Intense, Pure Malt, Pure Coffee and many more! Click Here For My Swap Thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Any fragrance you like can be worn whenever you want to. There are no seasonal rules, except the ones you self-impose on yourself.
    +1.

    That said:

    YSL Kouros
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Guerlain Habit Rouge
    Annick Goutal Duel
    Caron Yatagan

    any Amber

    any Citrus

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jridgen View Post
    Allure Homme Sport
    Dior Homme Sport
    Most modern creeds
    Mugler Cologne
    Rochas Man (yes, up to 85)
    Terre d'Hermes
    LDDM

    However, I definitely can't agree with getting JUST versatile fragrances like these. A majority of my favorites are cold weather only and not particularly versatile fragrances (Musc Ravageur, New Haarlem, Jubilation XXV, etc. Etc.)

    You're going to miss out on a lot of masterpieces with that philosophy. Just IMO
    +1.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    To me: Rive Gauche PH by YSL, an all-season fragrance worn by me the whole year through
    Oh yeah...

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    Bleu de Chanel

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    Depending on where you are in ohio ( i used to live near Toledo) it can be crazy humid in thr summer. There are few frags that work well in sweaty heat and freezing winters, but i have been using Coromandel quite a bit this summer, and have been pleasantly surprised how well it has adapted.
    "...call on God, but row away from the rocks..."

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    Fragrances are not seasonal and have no gender IMO. It's all made up....like magical unicorns.
    Current infatuations:

    1. M7
    2. Encre Noire
    3. Tobacco Vanille
    4. A*Men
    5. Chergui

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    Quote Originally Posted by Force of One View Post
    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    yes
    Hypocrites will always be a thorn in my back....and my middle finger will always be the best remedy.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Any fragrance you like can be worn whenever you want to. There are no seasonal rules, except the ones you self-impose on yourself.
    I agree that all the fragrances can be used year round. The only thing is that when the weather gets hot, thick and rich fragrances should be sprayed on lightly so that it doesn't get too overpowering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Any fragrance you like can be worn whenever you want to. There are no seasonal rules, except the ones you self-impose on yourself.
    My thinking behind this is having versatile cologne ends of being more cost effective cause your wearing it all year around. But with that said, I guess I was taking the seasonal rule to far I guess. LOL

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