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    Does anyone have any suggestions for a good tea based cologne that is soothing and sexy. It should also have good longevity and projection. I tried Bulgari Pour Homme Extreme which fit the bill for longevity and projection, but to my nose it smelled more green like an ivy scent, especially in the top notes.

    Any suggestions?

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    L'Artisan Tea for 2
    Gucci Pour Homme 2

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    L'Occitane Thé Vert

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    Hermes Osmanthe Yunnan

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    +1 Gucci PH 2


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    Gucci Pour Homme II ... tea, violet, and breezy woods..
    Probably closest to what you're looking for.
    Currently wearing: Red Aoud by Montale

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    + 1000 Tea for Two

    - 1000 Gucci PH II
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    Default Re: Need Help Finding a Good Tea Based Cologne

    I second Osmanthe Yunnan, Gucci Pour Homme II and Tea For Two and I'll add..

    Cuir Ottoman (a strong smoky tea vibe)
    Guerlain Herba Fresca (verbena and tea)
    Lalique Pour Homme Equus (Indian Chai tea)
    Oolang Infini (long lasting tea eau de cologne)
    Silver Mountain Water (green tea)


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    Tea for two - light tea
    Eau du Fier - lapsang souchon
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    bulgari pour homme soir
    gucci ph 2

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    Default Re: Need Help Finding a Good Tea Based Cologne

    I'd also suggest Bulgari Eau Parfumee Au The Rouge

    Smells nice, rooibos and pink pepper. Would be a wonderful frag except it doesn't last very long.
    My top 5: Sea Mist; Minnow; Crab, tiger, and almonds; Semprini; Rancid Polecat N° 2

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    Jacques Fath Yang is very classy.

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    Bvlgari Eau Parfumee
    Right now I think that I have all the fragrances that I want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moltening View Post
    Gucci Pour Homme II ... Probably closest to what you're looking for.
    +1 ... exquisite, black tea envelopes this fragrance, from its fresh opening, through its spicy heart, and finishing with its smokey base ... be forewarned, the projection and longevity may be lacking, but certainly its stupendous versatility more than compensates ...

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    Gucci II is excellent. Annick Goutal's Duel is another great, complex tea scent. Smokier than the Gucci. Neither are great in the longevity stakes though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nersh View Post
    L'Artisan Tea for 2
    Gucci Pour Homme 2
    Also Bvlgari Black

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    Tea, sexy and strong ?
    Cartier - L'heure fougueuse
    A unique fragrance, a little expensive but it worth the sniff if you can

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mon-Petit View Post
    Tea, sexy and strong ?
    Cartier - L'heure fougueuse
    A unique fragrance, a little expensive but it worth the sniff if you can
    Beat me to it

    L'Heure Fougueuse is a beautiful piece of work - I went thru a bottle this summer.

    While you're at it check out Le Treizieme Heure from the same series - darker, less Maté more Lapsang Soochong vibe.

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    Most people don't think of it that way, but during a mystery smelling challenge, I got a strong green tea note from un jardin sur le nil. Might want to check that out as well.

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    Parfumerie Generale L'Eau Rare Matale. Hyperessence Matale is also probably worth sampling.

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    Default Re: Need Help Finding a Good Tea Based Cologne

    There have been some excellent niche fragrances listed above, and while many contain the tea note you mention, I believe Gucci Pour Homme II exudes the other sensual, sexual qualities you are looking for as well. It feels a little dirty when you put it on... I mean that in a good way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    L'Occitane Thé Vert
    this or tea for two

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    five o'clock au gingembre (Serge Lutens) spicy tea, bright, warm and just a tad incensy.
    Vivre d’erreurs et de parfums.

    Pour comprendre le bonheur, il faut le voir comme étant une récompense et jamais un but. (Antoine de St Exupéry).

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