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    Default Non-citrus and non-aquatic summer fragnance?

    Is it possbile?

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    Ice*Men comes to mind (although I don't like it very much). Patchouli and menthol

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    Of course there is vetiver, which is better than citrus and aquatic anyway.

    Certain light florals could work too (eg a light iris, some white floral, etc.), as well as light teas.

    cacio

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    Manes Ice by Remy LaTour perhaps.

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    l'eau bleue d'issey : rosemary & cypress
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    Quote Originally Posted by cacio View Post
    Of course there is vetiver, which is better than citrus and aquatic anyway.

    Certain light florals could work too (eg a light iris, some white floral, etc.), as well as light teas.

    cacio
    I agree, especially with vetivers as they are nice and clean. Great for summer or anytime for that matter.

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    Menthe Fraiche (or most mints)
    Vetiver Tonka (or most vetivers)
    Gucci PH 2, Pour Un Ete (or most teas)
    Green Irish Tweed (cool water), Philosykos (Marc Jacobs for Men)...pick a note, there's going to be something you can wear in summer

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    Kouros of course.

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    Cool water looks affordable. Is it any good?

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    Kenzo Power Cologne

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    Philosykos

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    Quote Originally Posted by cometinas View Post
    Cool water looks affordable. Is it any good?
    It's kinda cheap smelling, but a lot of people seem to like it. Might wanna sample it and see for yourself.

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    Default Re: Non-citrus and non-aquatic summer fragnance?

    Quote Originally Posted by monsieur_sparkle View Post
    Kouros of course.
    This.

    Or you could peruse any variety of floral fragrances for men.

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    Idole EDT
    Ambre Sultan
    Chanel 5 Eau Premiere
    Tam Dao
    Philosykos
    Sel De Vetiver

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    yeah, go with a 'green' style fragrance. usually notes of wood, herbs, and types of fruits (not citrus necessarily)

    look into Fougeres here - http://www.leffingwell.com/h&rfragra...e_masculin.pdf
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    Default Re: Non-citrus and non-aquatic summer fragnance?

    Quote Originally Posted by Master-Classter View Post
    yeah, go with a 'green' style fragrance. usually notes of wood, herbs, and types of fruits (not citrus necessarily)

    look into Fougeres here - http://www.leffingwell.com/h&rfragra...e_masculin.pdf
    Try Houbigant Fougere Royale.

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    Bulgari Soir and Gucci Pour Homme II- Both Tea fragrances. Also Menthe Fraiche by Heeley which is mint with green tea. Original Vetiver by Creed is also a great modern vetiver. Mugler Cologne if you want a very soapy smell.
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    Dior Homme Cologne

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    Default Re: Non-citrus and non-aquatic summer fragnance?

    aramis havana.
    l'artisan timbuktu
    l'artisan vanilla
    cadley island lavender (tho maybe this counts as a citrus?)

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    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Philosykos Diptyque
    Original Santal or Mont Blanc Individuel

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    Default Re: Non-citrus and non-aquatic summer fragnance?

    Vetyver, Eau de Campagne, Boss In Motion.

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    Default Re: Non-citrus and non-aquatic summer fragnance?

    There's also Geranium pour monsieur. It smells cold.

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    Here are a few light fragrances I have worn, which i wouldn't class as citrus or aquatic:

    Creed Virgin Island Water
    dunhill man custom - (spicy apple)
    Boss bottle
    nikos sculpture
    JPG le Male
    Heeley Menthe Fraiche


    there are fragrances that contain subtle use of citrus such as Frapin L'humaiste and YSL L'homme.

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    I find Kenzo Power (mentioned way above) to be very citrusy.

    Villoresi Uomo has some citrus on the topnotes, but it's mixed with spices that make it very interesting, and the drydown's great. Yerbamate is a tea-based scent that would work for summer as well.

    And, as others mentioned, vetivers tend to work in the summer. Sycomore and Guerlain Vetiver are two I didn't see mentioned. I'm thinking of using several Kenzo's in my rotation this summer as well (Pour Homme, Once Upon a Time, Tokyo).

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    Brit Summer Edition for Women

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    Agua de Sandalo by Alfredo Dominguez
    Eau de Gentiane Blanche by Hermès
    Infusion d'Homme by Prada
    Eau de Campagne by Sisley
    Voyage d'Hermès by Hermès
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    mandorlo di sicilia

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    Default Re: Non-citrus and non-aquatic summer fragnance?

    Try Boss Elements Aqua, Fahrenheit Aqua, Kenzo Pour Homme and Kenzo PH Boisee - they're all non citrus and not typical aquatics at all.

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    Cool Water
    Truefitt & Hill Freshman
    L'Homme by YSL
    Very Irresistible Fresh Attitude
    DKNY Be Delicious Red
    Giorgio Beverley Hills Wings
    Joop Nightflight
    Joop Go


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    Here are something that you might want to check out...

    Vetivers: Givenchy, Sycomore, Vettiveru, Mona di Orio's, Sel De Vetiver, Racine, Kenzoair, Guerlain (vintage only)...many others...

    Miscellaneous: CDG Calamus, CDG Lily, Jardins De Kerylos, Givenchy III, Heeley's Figueur, Philosykos, Carillon Pour Un Ange, Baime, Geranium Pour Monsieur, Insense, Papyrus De Ciane...others...


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    Default Re: Non-citrus and non-aquatic summer fragnance?

    Non-citrus and non-aquatic summer fragrance?

    It is discontinued, but Boss Sport is a fantastic summer fragrance.

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    +1 for vetivers
    +1 for fougeres
    +1 for Eau de Campagne

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    Gucci PH II
    Bulgari PH Soir
    Rive Gauche

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    Oolong Infiniti
    Bulgari Pour Homme
    Navegar
    Kenzo Air
    Forte + Forte
    Molecule 01
    Andree Putman Preparation Parfumee
    Oxford & Cambridge
    Eau Froide
    Mugler Cologne
    Sel d' Vetiver

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    Le Labo -Rose 31
    Heeley - Iris de Nuit (light iris )
    Juliette Has A Gun- Not a perfume

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    Dunhill Fresh

    This is a very slept on fragrance. Smells of watermelon and pepper to me, with a somewhat cooling effect.

    I really like this during the spring and summer days.
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    Green Water
    Lalique White (Citrus, but not entirely)
    Hanae Mori H.M.
    Live Jazz
    Green Irish Tweed

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    Sel de Vetiver
    Eau Sauvage
    Bois des Iles
    Sycomore
    Green Irish Tweed
    Chez Bond
    Five that I am enjoying right now

    1) Sel de Vetiver by The Different Company
    2) Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain
    3) Bois des Iles by Chanel
    4) Devin by Aramis
    5) Coromandel by Chanel

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