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    Cool Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    I'm looking for a new aquatic scent. I really liked Bleu but it didnt last very long on my skin. My girl liked it though. I dont really wanna buy it again if I'm honest. I'd like to continue to explore other scents. I have blvgari aqua and curve and di gio already so I dont want any of those. Lead me towards some other great aqua/spicy colognes please.


    PS. Blue smells good to me..it does. But I feel when Curve gets more compliments at 20 a bottle then bleu on me..then Bleu is probably not my scent.

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Perhaps Essenza di Zegna

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    I get 10+ hours longevity with Bleu. Unfortunately I dont like it much. IMO similiar grapefruit/woody vibe has Guerlain Homme Intense.
    TOP 5 hot weather:

    1. Gucci Pour Homme II
    2. Lalique Encre Noire
    3. Creed Aventus
    4. Creed Millesime Imperial
    5. Azzaro Chrome Sport

    TOP 5 cold weather:

    1. L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme
    2. Chanel Coromandel
    3. Dior Homme Intense
    4. Dior Homme
    5. Byredo 1996

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Perhaps Essenza di Zegna
    That's a pretty solid recommendation. I'll chip in with another couple that won't break the bank: Halston Unbound and (I'm a sucker for this next one) Aramis Cool Blend.
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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Sel Marin by Heeley - One is initially treated to a brisk duet of citrus from tart and tangy lemon as well as the fresh sweetness of bergamot. This evanescent opening becomes submerged in the awaiting heart. Here, in the middle, posidonia, with its sea-grass, vegetal highlight and oceanic spiciness, joins with a sprinkling of saltiness to furnish a delightful, seashore apparition. White musk interplays with this briny melange to mimic saltwater drying on the skin. Transitioning to the waiting base, earthy and salty vetiver, birch, with its wintergreen and somewhat medicinal aspects, as well as virginia cedar, with its deep woodiness with a hint of petrol, commingle to create the sensation of algaed, pier pilings exposed to air. A comforting drydown ensues. This singular composition has good, radiating projection, as well as good longevity, 7-9 hours.

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    I find it hard to find anything quite similar to Bleu, but you should try Bvlgari Man and Polo Blue.
    In fact I would think a mix of these two would create something pretty close to a clone of Bleu
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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Sounds like a contradiction in terms ....

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Quote Originally Posted by JON RODGERS View Post
    Sounds like a contradiction in terms ....
    Yeahhhh, but you know what I mean
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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Mont Blanc's Legend
    +1 Essenza Di Zegna

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Quote Originally Posted by dreamer81 View Post
    I get 10+ hours longevity with Bleu. Unfortunately I dont like it much. IMO similiar grapefruit/woody vibe has Guerlain Homme Intense.
    +1 on Guerlain Homme Intense: fresh, deep and lasts all day. Great projection too.

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Maybe Versace Pour Homme

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    ...==contradiction==...!(title of this thread)

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Trauerkraut View Post
    ...==contradiction==...!(title of this thread)
    Exactly what I meant .

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cylob View Post
    +1 on Guerlain Homme Intense: fresh, deep and lasts all day. Great projection too.
    +2. To me it isnt that close to Bleu but its a nice scent
    Current Top 5:
    1. Frederic Malle L'eau d'Hiver
    2. Tom Ford Noir de Noir
    3. Dior Homme / Dior Homme Intense
    4. Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Havane / Pure Malt
    5. Creed Aventus / Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Quote Originally Posted by JON RODGERS View Post
    Exactly what I meant .
    Sorry...did not notice...!

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Quote Originally Posted by JON RODGERS View Post
    Sounds like a contradiction in terms ....
    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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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    YSL L'homme Libre and Biother Homme Force are rather similar to Bleu.

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    Default Re: Great Aquatic Scent similar to Bleu de Chanel ?

    Agreed. To my nose YSL L'Homme Libre is very similar to Bleu. And L'Homme Libre has a great lasting power.

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