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    Default Summer Scent for Office- HIGH QUALITY

    I need suggestions for an Office Scent for Summer/Hot Weather. Must smell expensive, high quality etc. Something "newer" would be preferrred. Thanks in advance
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    GIT or bleu de chanel. also voyage d'hermes

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    I would seriously suggest Azzaro Chrome Legend as something to look in to and consider. No, it's not "niche", and it's not expensive....but it has a very business/casual scent to it, projects well and has good longevity. I added it to my collection strictly because it is fairly cheap yet smells more expensive, and if perfect for a summer office scent. And while it's "safe" and inoffensive, it's not boring. And a 4.2 ounce bottle can be had for usually under $40 as well. Definitely one worth looking in to.

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    Not newer at all, but this is my usual office wear:

    Creed MI
    Cartier Roadster
    Dior Homme
    YSL Rive Gauche PH
    Chanel Egoiste (some might not like this for work YMMV)
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    Le Labo Bergamote 22

    All should work fine in summer if not oversprayed.

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    Invasion Barbare.

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    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    Bleu de Chanel
    Creed Aventus
    Lalique White

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    Another for Invasion Barbare

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    Cartier Declaration.

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    Get Aventus, it's the best fragrance ever created and should just be enough for your purpose. All your female coworkers will love you for it and worship you like a god.

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    Yes IB is a great choice for this. I also forgot to mention Creed Windsor

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    Xerjoff Nio or Xerjoff 1861


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    Got to TJ Maxx and get Brooks Bros. NY Gentlemen for $9.99. Fits your needs.

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    These all sound good for office wear. I think you can wear almost anything in an office setting as long as you don't go too heavy with it. For some fragrances that is no more than 1/2 a spritz and others it might be 3 but no need to ban anything in my opinion. It is all a form of personal expression - be yourself.

    EDIT: I just now saw the hot weather request for which I've had lots of experience with I and recommend either: an eau de cologne style, a light woods/incense, light green fragrance or an atmospheric white musk scent. These are my hot weather recommendations:

    EAU DE COLOGNE - Guerlain Imperiale or Cologne du Parfumeur, Serge Lutens L' Eau Froide, Byredo Mister Marvelous, TDC Limon de Cordoza, Oolong Infiniti.

    LIGHT WOODS - Declaration L' Essence, Roadster, Andree Putman, Escentric 02, Molecule 01, KenzoAir.

    LIGHT GREEN - Trumper Limes, Angelique Sous la Pluie, Vetiveru, Hinoki, Lacoste Booster, CDG Peppermint, Heely Verveine, Villoresi Uomo, TDC Tokyo Bloom.

    LIGHT MUSK: Silver Musk, Transcendental Musk, Cologne du Parfumeur, M.M. Margiela Untitled l' Eau, Antimatiere, DSH L' Eau.
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    SUMMER COLOGNES: Gabriella Chieffo Aquasala • Dior Homme Cologne • Boudicea the Victorious Oxford • Penhaligons Lothair • Molecule 01 • Azemour les Orangers • AdP Essenza • Byredo Sunday Cologne • Ginepro di Sardegna • Maestrale • Iris Nazarena • Versace Pour Homme •

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    Creed Himalaya. Icy, fresh, woody oriental. Very modern and stylish.

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    Annick Goutal - Eau d'Hadrien.

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    Invasion barbare

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    You are looking for AVENTUS

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    One important thing that needs to be considered, and factored in here......that jrocco did not mention....is price.

    Is price important? Or is it irrelevant?

    Because it's always easy for others to spend someone else's money. So suggesting fragrances that are between $100 to $200+ is easy for the person making the suggestion....not so much for the person who will be making the purchase.

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    Look no further than Guerlain Homme L'Eau.

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    Invasion Barbare or Aventus

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    Here's one I just sampled that is now high on my list. Heeley Sel Marin

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    You really cannot go wrong in this case with GIT.
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    Try:

    Colonia Assoluta by Acqua di Parma
    - Upon application, one is treated to a deluge of citrus. Orangey and slightly peppery bergamot, sweet and bitter orange, as well as lemon-scented verbena, all interplay in a sparkling, citric accord. This invigorating accord is showered by various spices, namely, a somewhat spicy and aromatic cardamom, a fruity and creamy, pink pepper, as well as a smooth and spicy, chili pepper. This diffusive brew percolates a bit, and meanders to the heart. Here, florals infuse the stimulating opening. A tutti-frutti jasmine, a sweet rose, a dusty orchid, and a sweetly balsamic and exotic ylang-ylang immerse the citrus mix. A faint undercurrent of spicy cedarwood carries the morphed melange to the base. Here, the cedarwood comes into its own, imparting its cypress-ish facets with their woody and piney aura. Patchouli adds its earthy and slightly musty aspects, while white musk imbues its faint soapiness. Magical amber supplies a somewhat dark and sweetish shading of resins and woods as well. The confluence of the foregoing leads to a comforting drydown. A truly unisex composition, it is higly versatile, and will accommodate a suit and tie as well as gentlemanly casual attire. This high-quality and elegant Eau de Cologne has good projection, a 2-3 hour, scent cloud before passing to a skin scent, and good longevity, at least 7 hours, and will shine in spring, summer, and fall.

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    Antidote by Viktor & Rolf - One is immediately treated to a fresh and cooling, citrus opening, furnished by the zesty grapefruit, nectarous mandarin and tart bergamot, with a twist of sharp mint. Tumbling to the flush middle, the sweet florals of fruity freesia, green geranium, earthy violet, light lavender and citrusy orange bloosom are nicely encased by the warm and pleasant spices of nutmeg and cinnamon. This lovely, strong heart meanders to the robust base. Here, a pastiche of evocative leather, lively incense, creamy amber, sweet vanilla, murky vetiver, resinous labdanum, clean treemoss, smoky guaiacwood, carroty iris, dry white cedar, bright sandalwood, powdery tonka beans, herbaceous patchouli and soapy white musk bombard you with scents you have experienced a thousand times before. Remarkably, this motley assault leads to an entertaining and intriguing drydown. 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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    French Lover - Editions de Parfum. Woody. Crisp.
    Kobe - Xerjoff - bergamot and orange blossom.
    34 Boulevard Saint Germain - Diptyque - resins - floral.
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    + 1 for Bergamote 22 and Egoiste (not the Platinum version)

    Also, try Frapin L'Humaniste.

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    I work in a corporate environment, and as I look through my collection of fragrances suitable for the summer....

    Creed Green Irish Tweed, Creed Aventus, Versace Eau Fraiche, and Dior Homme Sport 2012....

    Any of those would work (except for Versace). My personal favourite out of the four is (surprisingly) Dior Homme Sport 2012 (the latest reformulated version, not the old version which I also used to own). As much as I like GIT and Aventus (Aventus is particularly good but I find longevity is disappointing compared to Dior Homme Sport), Dior Homme Sport 2012 is great....love the citrus/ginger opening notes with the iris to give it a 'deeper' vibe and the cedar base. Lasts a lot longer than Aventus, smells expensive (because it's a Dior fragrance and has been well formulated) and is a lot less expensive than a Creed fragrance.

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    and another for Invasion Barbare

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    Invasion Barbare or Green Irish Tweed.

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    Most of Creeds will do just fine.

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