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    I know there are a lot of people here who don't like to "catagorize" their fragrances, but I am so new to the game that buying a scent for every season forces me to have a variety until I know what I am looking for.

    So anyway onto the question. I am looking for strictly a spring time scent. I want something that makes you think oh thats spring time for sure, not oh I would use that through the summer too. I know most of what is used in the spring can be used in the summer as well, but it seems like all the topics I read here all have suggestions of scents that were made with summer in mind.

    I have ordered the following samples to try, feel free to give me more suggestions or tell me what ones that I have ordered will or won't be what I am looking for. THANKS!

    Green Irish Tweed- tried this already and is the front runner
    Roadster- tried this like it don't love it, but is cheaper than GIT
    212 Men
    Reflection Man
    Tea for Two- I own Gucci PH 2 having longevity issues or would just stick with this
    Allure Edition Blanche - I'm thinking this is more the summer thing I was talking about
    Menthe Fraiche
    Guerlain Homme

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    Look into...

    Kenzo L'eau Par Kenzo Pour Homme
    Bvlgari Aqua Marine
    Marc Jacobs Men

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    I think you already have some very nice ones in your list.

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    Parfums Delrae Eau Illuminee - reminds me of spring in Provence
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    The sadly discontinued Creed Green Valley has always epitomized springtime for me.

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    When I think of spring, I think of lavender, light fougeres, flowers, hay, and sunshine. I would go with:

    Patou pout homme Prive
    Arome 3
    Eau de Guerlain
    Eau de Patou
    Creed Fleur de The Rose Bulgare
    PdN Cologne Sologne
    Caldey Island Lavender
    Creed Jasmal

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    Thank you for the replies. Looks like I'll be adding a few more to the list.

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    Antonia by Puredistance is my favorite Spring scent. It just feels and smells like Spring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cologne connoisseur View Post
    The sadly discontinued Creed Green Valley has always epitomized springtime for me.
    I'm glad to see someone else thinks so too. Riverside Drive will have to do in its place.

    Un Jardin en Mediterranee really reminds me of Spring too.
    Currently wearing: Pour Un Homme by Caron

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    Issey Miyake Summer Edition 2009
    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche
    My Top 10

    1. Amouage Homage Attar
    2. Serge Lutens - Muscs Koublai Khan
    3. YSL M7
    4. Serge Lutens - Ambre Sultan
    5. Chanel Egoiste
    6. 24 Gold by Scentstory
    7. Amouage Epic Man
    8. Amouage Jubilation XXV
    9. Bond No. 9 New York Oud
    10. Serge Lutens - Chergui

    "A beautiful fragrance to the nose is like good jazz music to the ears, great food to the mouth, and Megan Fox and Jessica Alba to the eyes..."

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    Little update. After smelling some more samples it's now.....

    Guerlain Homme
    Edition Blanche

    On a side note I was VERY disappointed by Bleecker Street I was expecting a lot more.

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    High Line is pretty neat if you want a fragrance that embodies spring.

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    I'm realizing now that my spring lineup is pretty poor. My collection is really winter-focused!

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