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    Hi everyone!

    Here is a question. What would you say is the best men's fragrance for the office setting for a man in his 30s or 40s? I might say Dior's L'homme savage. What do you think?

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    One I like to wear to the office is Bois Du Portugal

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    office setting? Bulgari pour Homme

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    Sauvage is a classic/vintage choice that I like, but don't own.

    I've been happy alternating between GIT, Acqua Di Parma Colonia/Colonia Assoluta, and TF Italian Cypress as of late. I'm at the early end of the demographic.

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    I'd say either Grey Vetiver or Green Irish Tweed, both high quality office scents.

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    Antidote by Viktor & Rolf - This high-quality enterprise is very versatile in light of its kaleidoscopic heads, and can be worn any time and any season. A one-stop wonder, this amalgamated composition has excellent longevity and good projection.

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    elbenja,

    I'm 36 and my choice is Boucheron PH, Cacharel PH, Salvatore Ferragamo PH, Lauder FM, YSL PH and Jazz for summer which is about +20+30C where I live.
    Cartier Santos (medium vintage), CDG Wonderwood, Lagerfeld Classic and L'Artisan Eau du Navigateur for colder season which is about 0-20C.
    Hope this helps.

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    1. Terre d'Hermès


    2. Must de Cartier pour Homme


    3.Guerlain Homme Intense

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    Rive Gauche pour Homme

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    Eau De Rochas Homme (as recently suggested here and purchased by me). Clean, zesty, well blended juice.

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    Frederic Malle`s "creme de la creme" Vetiver Extraordinaire

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    +1s for Terre d'Hermes and AdP Colonia. Another traditional one is a good masculine rose scent like Floris No. 89 (vintage juice is preferable if you can find it).
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)

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    Antidote by Viktor & Rolf
    Terre D'Hermes

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    Lorenzo Villoresi - Uomo, AdP - Colonia assuluto, MFG - Aqua universalis, Givenchy - Vetiver. Nicolai - NY, Strellson - No.1
    My top 16:

    1. Joop! - Homme 2. Puredistance - M
    3. Tom Ford - Tobacco vanille 4. Tom Ford - Neroli portofino
    5. Tauer - L'air de desert marocaine 6. Armani Privé - Ambre orient
    7. Bond - Harrod's oud 8. Amouage - Jubilation XXV
    9. Parf. Brückner - Aoud 1 10. Clive Christian - X
    11.Xerjoff - Regio 12. Lush - Breath of God
    13. M.Micaleff - Art collec. 102 14. Armani Privé - Figuier eden
    15. Nasomatto - Pardon 16. Heeley - Oranges and lemons ...

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    Gucci Pour Homme
    Calvin Klein - Obsession For Men

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    Grey Vetiver and Terre D'Hermes are good choices. I don't limit myself though and wear pretty much whatever I feel like and just limit the amount of sprays to whatever I feel appropriate.

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    Silver Mountain Water or Green Irish Tweed would be my top choices.

    Another would be Cartier Declaration or Mugler Cologne.

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    I wear Penhaligons Opus 1870 for the office and its perfect.

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    A well crafted and "simple" vetiver would be perfect (e.g. Givenchy Vetyver, Guerlain Vetiver, Vettiveru), otherwise, if you want more complexity you could go for Mark Birley for Men (discreet, classy yet modern).


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    I am target audience (39 today, 40 tomorrow).

    I work in an overly air conditioned office, that is usually too cold. My perfect office scent would be Armani Eau Pour Homme or some other Citrus Chypre, but they just dont bloom, don't escape the skin in my office.

    Orientals work better in the chilled air, but a lot have potent projection and some people in the office environment dont appreciate that. A*Men and Joop are no no's, it doesn't matter how light on the spray you go! The guys that suggested Cartier Must pour Homme and V&R Antidote made good calls, they last but have minimal projection. I personally use Burberry Brit or light sprays of B*Men or Play Intense for this purpose which will be stronger, but in the UK I think I can get away with it, there is not such a cultural stigma to wearing scents in the office here as in the US. I also find that Vanilla based scents, no matter how strong they are, are universally liked. Caron pour un Homme is perfect for this.

    Otherwise, I would agree with the advice on Vetivers. In a world where the masses use AdG and Code, a Vetiver will stand out, a bit clean but also a bit earthy/dirty, and they project well in an air conditioned office. Here's a great Vetiver thread:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/181...er-recs-please
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    I'll agree with Grey Vetiver and Terre D'Hermes. I'll throw in a little L'Instant De Guerlain PH.
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    Quote Originally Posted by espinado View Post
    Gucci Pour Homme
    Calvin Klein - Obsession For Men

    Obsession?
    You've never had anyone say "Your aftershave is kind of strong" ?

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    Forgot to mention, out of what I own I would suggest Bulgari PH, one spray of Rive Gauche or Kenzo Air for a change

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    Vetiver guerlain, caron ph, chanel egoiste, terre d'hermes parfum, creed bdp

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    Frederic Malle`s "creme de la creme" Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Agree! The best of the best and very suitable for a business environment.

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    Guerlain Vetiver
    Kenzo Power Cologne
    Mugler Cologne
    Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentreé

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    Creed OV is a great choice for the office IMO
    Sounds like someones having a case of the Mondays

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    Any fragrance that he likes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gmm150 View Post
    Silver Mountain Water or Green Irish Tweed would be my top choices.

    Another would be Cartier Declaration or Mugler Cologne.
    My thoughts as well. You could add MI or Gendarme. Just stay away from projection beasts.

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    Windsor
    Egoiste
    Roadster
    GIT
    L'Instant EDT

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    Sycomore gets my vote.

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    I hope i don't catch slack for this one but I suggest Aqua Elements by Hugo Boss. It got me two compliments within 4 hrs of being at work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Any fragrance that he likes.
    I agree with this. Heck, I've rocked Dior Leather Oud at the office several times now, along with things like Avignon, Ambre Sultan, and M7. For me, the restriction an office introduces is just being considerate in not over-spraying. I haven't had any complaints yet.

    That said, you'll likely find certain scents feel better for you during the day, while you're working. But that's a subjective call; when I need some comfort and coziness, I often reach for a rich oriental, and it gets me through a busy day. At other times I want to feel "suave," so I grab something like Sycomore or Dior Homme.

    Seems like a good office scent is one that shows your good taste and consideration for others, based on your office culture. But that leaves a wide field for expression.

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    My favorites for office

    Azzaro Pour Homme
    Egoiste
    Rive Gauche Pour Homme
    Terre dHermes Parfum

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    Quote Originally Posted by elbenja View Post
    Hi everyone!

    Here is a question. What would you say is the best men's fragrance for the office setting for a man in his 30s or 40s? I might say Dior's L'homme savage. What do you think?
    These are my fav for office:

    Creed GIT
    Creed Green Valley
    Terre D'Hermès pure perfume
    YSL Rive Gauche
    YSL Jazz
    YSL Pour Homme Concentrée
    Azzaro pour Homme
    Azzaro Acteur
    Bond no. 9 Chez Bond
    Bvlgari Man
    Bvlgari Pour Homme/Soir
    Chanel Allure Homme
    Chanel Egoiste
    Polo Blue
    Dior Fahrenheit 32
    Burberry Brit
    Burberry The Beat
    Killian Taste of Heaven
    Lagerfeld Classic
    Caron Pour un Homme
    Caron Third Man
    Guerlain Heritage
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Boss Bottled
    Boss no. 1

    Just to name a few I own and use for office.
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    Rive Gauche
    Platinum Egoiste
    WANTED (full or partial bottles)
    Divine eau Divine (refillable)

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Any fragrance that he likes.
    That is my approach. I work in a creative environment (advertising/photography), and I wouldn't hesitate to wear anything I own.

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    Any fragrance that he likes.
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    YSL rive gauche..

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    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Chanel Allure Homme
    Terre D'Hermes
    GIT
    MI
    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



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    This and I'll add YSL Rove Gauche.

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