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    What are some of your favorite aquatic fragrances? The first fragrance i ever bought was Cool Water which is an aquatic. It's pretty good. What do you guys think?

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    Aqua Di Gio
    Issey Miyake

    Both classics in the genre.

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    Millesime Imperial.

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    Haha i got both adg and issey miyake. I personally really like aquatics.

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    Aqua Di Gio

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    Designer: Aqua Di Gio

    Niche: Sel Marin
    Last edited by Oupavoc; 7th June 2012 at 02:10 AM.

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    Bvlagri Aqva Marine in the designer

    Heeley Sel Marin basically defines an aquatic for me.

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    Lily Bermuda South Water
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    Quote Originally Posted by starshipvelcro View Post
    Heeley Sel Marin basically defines an aquatic for me.

    +1. One of the best aquatics I can think of.
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    Hugh Parson's Traditional
    My current favorites:

    Bleu De Chanel, Creed Green Irish Tweed, Zino Davidoff, Dior Homme Intense, Creed Royal Oud, M7 (all versions), Chanel Egoiste, Dior Homme Sport, and Thierry Mugler Pure Malt.

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    Not the best but I like Gianfranco Ferre Bergamotto Marino
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    Quote Originally Posted by starshipvelcro View Post
    Bvlagri Aqva Marine in the designer
    +1 for Aqva Marine, it has very good longevity and projection too.

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    Creed's EROLFA.

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    Bulgari Aqua PH...NOT Marine version....is one of the tops. Great salty/spicy kick. Lasts all day on me.
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    I love Bvlgari Aqva Marine! Also Like Nautica Vayage.
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    Green Irish Tweed.

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    I have always had a fondness for Z Zegna. Its got this light spice and a tinge of what smells of black tea among an aquatic accord. Always found it pleasant, albeit not as long lasting as I would like.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mcurtiss View Post
    Lily Bermuda South Water
    I keep looking at the Lili Bermuda website, but always hesitate when it comes to pulling the trigger. South Water sounds great. Care to elaborate on this frag?
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    L'Outre

    Kenzo pour Homme

    New West (vintge original)

    Nautica Voyage

    Montale SandFlowers

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    Kenzo pour Homme

    New West (vintge original)

    Nautica Voyage

    Montale SandFlowers

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    Aqua Velva.
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    My personal favorite aquatics are:

    IZOD
    Blue Seduction
    Seduction in Black (aquatic/gourmand)
    Nautica Voyage
    Bvlgari Aqva Marine

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    In my opinion:

    Boss Eelements Aqua
    Baldessarini del Mar
    Hugh Parsons Blue
    the Blu Mediterraneo series by ADP

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    The HdP Edition Rare frags, especially Petroleum and Rosam. Do they qualify?

    Generally not an aquatic fragrance fan.

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    Not sure if it is considered aquatic by many people, but everytime I crave something melon-y (melon is not in the note but it does smell melon-y to my nose) and salty I reach for Womanity by Thierry Mugler

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    Acqua Di Gio is #1.
    Bvlgari Aqva PH is #2.
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    +1 New West for Him.

    I'll add an aquatic/floral hybrid that is super inexpensive... Bellagio for Men.
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    1) Portrait of a Lady (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
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    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

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    Cool Water (pre-2008 version! with script "Davidoff" font) still works like magic one me. The current version lacks the freshness and goes more to the sweet side due to cheaper ingredients.

    Miyake, also +1 as it's strong, fresh and longlasting!
    And +1 to Bvlgari Aqva Marine which I consider better, longer lasting and fresher smelling than it's brother.
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    - Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Loewe: Solo (Absoluto)
    - Chanel: Antaeus
    - Chanel: Egoïste
    - MPG: Santal Noble
    - Guerlain: Vetiver
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ivory88 View Post
    I keep looking at the Lili Bermuda website, but always hesitate when it comes to pulling the trigger. South Water sounds great. Care to elaborate on this frag?
    wearing it right now and I love it. predominantly coconut and salt with some tropical fruit, a little musk, and vanilla. Great beach/summer scent. Not a projection monster, which I think is the point.

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    Erolfa....
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    Current Rotation: Terre D'Hermes, Boucheron PH, Villoresi Uomo, Green Irish Tweed, Chanel PMC, Gucci PH, Floris Santal, Carven Homme, Dunhill '34, PI by Givenchy, Parfums de Nicolai New York

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcurtiss View Post
    wearing it right now and I love it. predominantly coconut and salt with some tropical fruit, a little musk, and vanilla. Great beach/summer scent. Not a projection monster, which I think is the point.
    Sounds right up my summer-time alley. Thanks, mcurtiss!!
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    Bulgari Aqua

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    Ferre's Acqua Azzurra is a good one as is L' eau par Kenzo pour Homme IMO.

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    Acqua di gio

    I even felt seasick sometime

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    Good to see AdG getting lots of mentions. It's a very nice frag which doesn't deserve all the flack it usually gets on BN.

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    Default Re: What are the best Aquatic fragrances??

    In no particular order:

    Lys Mediterranee by Frederic Malle
    Gai Mattiolo Uomo by Gai Mattiolo
    Sel Marin by Heeley
    Beyond Paradise for Men by Estee Lauder
    Bulgari Aqua pour Homme Marine by Bulgari
    L'Eau par Kenzo pour Homme by Kenzo

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    Acqua Di Gio & Bvlgari Aqva are my favorites for true aquatics.

    Others I like include Versace Pour Homme (kind of a sweet evening or cooler weather aquatic), Tommy Bahama Very Cool (I prefer this over any of the Set Sail series), Perry Ellis 360 Red, Paris Hilton Just Me, Sean John I Am King, Burberry Summer (2010 & 11 editions), Davidoff Cool Water Summer Fizz, CB I Hate Perfume's At The Beach 1966, Bond No 9's Andy Warhol Montauk, Estée Lauder's Beyond Paradise (moreso the drydown than the topnotes), & Calvin Klein's Eternity Aqua (an improved version of Polo Blue with more aquatic notes and less of a fougere feel ).
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    L'artisan Batucada and Creed Erolfa.

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    Erolfa
    Sel Marin
    Acqua Di Gio
    Bvlgari Aqva (not Marine, that stuff stinks and gets complaints)
    Sexual Fresh (cheap, almost powdery aquatic)

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    Bvlgari Aqva. This one keeps growing on me and has surpassed a lot of other fresh scents, including MI!

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    I don't know if something is wrong with my nose but I get a very distinct and wonderful scent of wet leather in the mid from Bvlgari Aqva.

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    Bvlgari Aqva - such a great scent, even if I'm not sure if it's an aquatic per se cause I'm pretty sure I can't smell any calone in this fragrance. Yes it smells like sea water but calone is the note that actually makes a fragrance an aquatic for me.

    And of course: Jesus del Pozo's "Quasar" - for me one of the nicest, most delicious aquatics out there.

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    Halston Unbound is Acqua di Gio done right. Lasts longer. More complex, with some of the initial sweetness balanced by the tomato leaf note.

    Bulgari Aqva is quite nice. Tiffany for Men Sport is Bulgari Aqva's more refined cousin from the Swiss Alps.

    Guy Laroche Horizon is wonderful.

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    My favorite aquatics are:

    Millesime Imperial
    Nautica Voyage
    Beyond Paradise
    Issey Miyake Eau D'Ete Summer Edition 2009
    Adventure Quasar


    I'm dying to try Sel Marin.
    Last edited by Buysblind; 5th February 2013 at 12:55 AM.

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    I like Aqua Fahrenheit. It's aquatic, in an unusual way...

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    They've already been mentioned:

    1.Gai Mattiolo Uomo by Gai Mattiolo-----------Anytime, anywhere
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    Clinique's Happy for Men is the only aquatic I have any feeling for.

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    I like Bvlgari Aqva and Sel Marin. Thinking of purchasing Acqua do Gio too.

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    Sel Marin and Tirrenico.


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    You know you seriously you might try to get a sniff of The Different Co.'s Sel de Vetiver. I 'm not sure I'd classify it as an aquatic but it has an aquatic kind of vibe; has kind of a salty seaside thing going on. A terrific and unique fragrance and very popular with a lot of fragheads, Fraghead.

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    Another +'s for Acqua di Gio, L'Eau D'Issey, and Bulgari Aqua PH.

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    Water Caligraphy by Kilian
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    We're still waiting for one to be created.
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