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    Default Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    I was leaning towards Riverside Drive or Coney Island. Any others that I should consider? Gonna test some when I visit Saks but I had samples of these two and liked them.

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    Coney Island is pretty hard to wear in my opinion on a regular basis.. Try Chez Bond, Brooklyn, or Fire Island. They are more versatile.

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    Fire Island is versatile? I've never smelled it, but from everything I've read, it's a one-trick pony, no?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamwires View Post
    Fire Island is versatile? I've never smelled it, but from everything I've read, it's a one-trick pony, no?
    I think it is coppertone in a bottle. I would go with Coney Island.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamwires View Post
    Fire Island is versatile? I've never smelled it, but from everything I've read, it's a one-trick pony, no?
    For the summer it is way more versatile then Coney Island. Sun tan lotion vibe to it. Coney makes me nauseous. Bond isn't well known for great summer scents. The most versatile would be Chez Bond or Wallstreet
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    Some worth considering:

    Brooklyn: Grapefruit over gin over woods and leather. Very light and refreshing. Very versatile.
    Eau de New York: One of the best neroli scents around.
    Harrods Him: a smooth lavender and rhubarb over a cool base of birch and sandalwood
    Montauk: Similar to Boss Pure but fuller and more fleshed out. Woodier in the drydown and a bit more floral (hyacinth) in the heart. Not my fave Bond but it would excel in summer.
    Noveau Bowery - whereas Coney Island is kind of like iced lemonade in a bottle, this is like a lime popsicle.
    Wall Street - a nice cucumber based aquatic. Not amazing, but smells good, ahs good longevity and is versatile.
    Hamptons - a less inky, more floral interpretation of Creeds SMW. A nice beachy scent.

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    I would say Wall Street, Andy Warhol Montauk and Brooklyn are you best bets for summer.
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    Default Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    Riverside Drive

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    Default Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    I have not smelled the entire line, however, I do enjoy Wallstreet, Fire Island and Riverside Drive.

    Coney Island is also popular but I have not tested it thoroughly.

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    Little Italy, Fire Island , Great Jones.

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    Central Park
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    Default Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    None--it is a crap house. Tested them all and frankly couldn't be bothered to keep opening the little sweetie wrappers they come in.

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    Default Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    I used to love Coney Island. Now i"m not so sure. Sorry to be redundant and say this, but wear it in many different conditions and see how it develops. I loved it at times, other times it was bizarre... and gross. But if you can find this scent versatile, Coney Island.

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    I own and enjoy Hamptons and Central Park.
    Regrettably, although an interesting composition, the longevity and projection for Andy Warhol Montauk are poor.
    Albeit unique, the letdown of Fire Island is its limited versatility as a fragrance.
    Brooklyn is a hackneyed composition.

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    My vote goes to Riverside Drive.

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    Default Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    Of the few Bonds that I've tried, my summer picks would be Wall Street, Fire Island, and Brooklyn.

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    Personally, my favorite summer ones from Bond are Montauk and Central Park.

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    Default Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    Fire Island more versatile than Coney Island...crazy.

    I'd recommend Coney Island, Brooklyn, and Little Italy.

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    I'd say Riverside Drive.
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    Default Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    Wall Street
    Eau De New York
    Gramercy Park
    Central Park
    Litte Italy

    Those would be my picks, in order.
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    Default Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    Bleecker Street is pretty damn amazing. I hear great things about Coney Island too, but haven't tried it, but yeah Bleecker Street and Riverside Drive are highly recommended

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    Definitely Brooklyn followed by Fire Island

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    Default Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    Since it is summer pretty much year round in South Florida, my top two from Bond is Bleeker Street and Chez Bond. I also like Cooper Square.

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    Chez Bond, Riverside, and Fire Island for me. Didn't care for Coney much. I get a sense of the notes clashing.
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    Default Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    Riverside Drive and Bleecker Street. I would add Wall Street, but I swear I have fallen out of love/fallen in love with this scent far too many times to consistently consider it a favorite.

    Harrod's for Him would also rank up there too. I need to just test this more.
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    Default Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    New Haarlem and Chinatown.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chasing the Dragon View Post
    I would say Wall Street, Andy Warhol Montauk and Brooklyn are you best bets for summer.
    I agree with these plus Wall Street, Little Italy and Central Park!!!
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    New Haarlem (applied thoughtfully)
    Fire Island...for fun

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    Thanks guys for all the great responses. I plan to hit Saks on Saturday and sniff out as many as I can. You do get a free pocket spray with purchase. I will also check out Creed's Big 3 of Aventus, VIW, and MI but want to get a 2nd Bond before I get a 2nd Creed. I have Wall Street and GIT.

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    Bleecker Street
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