I have been wintering with Bvlgari Black, L' Anarchiste, and more recently some MJ Bang! I really like all three in different ways. But somehow these scents all feel dark and dreary as the days seem to get longer. Can anybody offer a tip for something that says it's springtime? I'm a value conscious shopper and I think my limit is $50 for 100ml. I'm hoping for something fresh and clean without going fully aquatic.
Here are a few that are in your price range depending where you buy them
Habit Rouge Guerlain
Polo Blue Ralph Lauren
Versace Man Eau Fraiche
Fuel for Life Homme Diesel
I love it's clean, softness and it's natural simplicity. It smells like the inside of a freshly, snapped, green twig.
Your in good hands with Alberto Morillas
Another vote for Bulgari Man.
Givenchy pour homme Blue Label (another from Morillas)
Lanvin Vetyver (Is it an aquatic? Is it a vetiver? No one knows for sure...)
Lanvin l'homme (again, Morillas)
Lanviin l'homme Sport
Aramis Cool Blend
Also check out the recent threads on Horizon/Guy Laroche.
Last edited by Bossa Nova; 6th February 2012 at 03:08 AM.
Snarky is as snarky does.
Thanks for the suggestions.
Lomani pour Homme
Want to trade - Chanel Platinum Egoiste for Dior Eau Sauvage...
Paul Smith Story
CK Truth for Men
L'eau par Kenzo
Last edited by jasonx; 6th February 2012 at 04:56 AM.
+1 for Mugler Cologne.
Tom Ford Private Blend Splits Costa Azzurra / Mandarino Di Amalfi / Oud Wood / Tobacco Vanille / Tobacco Oud / Neroli Portofino / Noir de Noir / Tuscan Leather / Plum Japonais/ Oud Fleur / Italian Cypress / Venetian Bergamot / Jasmin Rouge / Café Rose / Amber Absolute HERE
Some good suggestions so far....
I will add:
YSL Rive Gauche
YSL Body Kouros
Chanel Allure Homme
Davidoff Cool Water
Carolia Herrera CH Chic
Burberry The Beat
Prada Infusion D'Homme
Neither of these are summer scents per se, but well suited for spring and fall IMHO
Claus The Danish Viking
Story by Paul Smith - One is initially treated to a blast of a lemony and slightly peppery, citric accord. The herbal and faintly woody aspects of ivy leaf intrude upon and commingle with this sparkling citrus, providing a crisp, leafy opening, which saunters to the awaiting middle. Here, in the heart, a floral potion from the sweet jasmine and cardboard-like mustiness of rose leaf tempers the jarring opening, and transitions to the welcoming base. An altering melange of grass-like and clean vetiver, white musk, with its laundered-linen illusion, as well as a rugged, mineral amber coalesce. With an errant metallic and faintly minty something fluttering about, the dry woodiness of cedar squires the cleanly mix to a refreshing drydown. This light and fresh composition has good projection and longevity, and will bloom in the spring, summer and fall. A very nice fragrance which can be had rather inexpensively.
Bulgari PH Soir
- Bleu de Chanel
- Terre D'Hermes
- Versace Man Eau Fraiche
- Bulgari Aqua Pour Homme
A few of my favorites for spring include: Dior Fahrenheit 32, Cartier Roadster, YSL Live Jazz, & Versace Man (original, not eau Fraiche).
I think the wonderful orange blossom, vanilla, & vetiver combo in Fahrenheit 32 is almost the perfect spring scent for me.
Bellagio for Men. Under $20 for a 100ml.
Current Top Favorites:
1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
4) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie
6) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
9) Polo vintage (Ralph Lauren) - tie
9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
Sounds like someones having a case of the Mondays