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    I've had my daily fragrance for a while now but as far as work goes its really hard for it to last after a hard days work. I Don't work in the office and I do a lot of sweating out in the sun. I was wondering if I could get some recommendations for a good work scent. Maybe I need like a gym scent or some thing I don't know. I'm looking for something that will keep me in a good mood and keep me smelling manly any suggestions

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    Check out Bergamott & Oud by Jo Malone or the whole Amouage line they last like forever.

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    Perhaps Montale Greyland.

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    what are the notes ? I'm not trying to overpower anyone either

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    Platinum Egoiste would be perfect for you. It's kind of sporty but a big louder and more refined than most sport scents.

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    I've been reading up on it and I'm wondering isn't that more of a date type thing or something,

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    Is price a consideration?
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    I'm not trying to spend a fortune its for work so it would be better if it was a value purchase, i guess ill consider under 100

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpicyPepper View Post
    I've been reading up on it and I'm wondering isn't that more of a date type thing or something,
    Nope. I wear it as my summer work scent but it could be worn every day for all occasions. It smells very fresh and clean but with a little thickness, and it's like $70 retail. At the very least, it's definitely not something that you would find repulsive or be offensive to anybody else. Original Egoiste sounds like what you're describing.
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    Most fragrances that last a long time are heavy scents - ones that would kill you in the hot sun. That seems to rule out many of the Amouage line, which last forever but can be quite heavy. You could consider some of the Bond No. 9 fragrances, as they tend to have great longevity, but that would surpass the $100 limit you mentioned. Not sure exactly if you would consider Hermes Terre d'Hermes Parfum manly enough, but it lasts longer than just about any other citrus fragrance that I have tried.
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    5. by Kilian - Incense Oud
    6. Dior - Vetiver
    7. Les Nez - Turtle Vetiver Back
    8. Neela Vermeire - Trayee
    9. Amouage - Jubilation XXV
    10. Creed - Royal English Leather

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    I've been meaning to buy tdh for a while now not sure if it would be my everyday work scent but i cant know that until i try it

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Most fragrances that last a long time are heavy scents - ones that would kill you in the hot sun. That seems to rule out many of the Amouage line, which last forever but can be quite heavy. You could consider some of the Bond No. 9 fragrances, as they tend to have great longevity, but that would surpass the $100 limit you mentioned. Not sure exactly if you would consider Hermes Terre d'Hermes Parfum manly enough, but it lasts longer than just about any other citrus fragrance that I have tried.
    Bleeker Street would make a nice work scent.

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    As a consumer I don't buy products from companies that don't have good customer service, I'e bond 9 suing perfumers, creed having terrible batch variations, I don't want to see my money supporting companies like that

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    L`eau D`issey Pour Homme is a nonoffensive fresh scent that lasts.

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    So far you've dismissed nearly every suggestion. Why don't you tell us what you are currently wearing so we can offer more considered answers?
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    Fahrenheit
    Rive Gauche

    As you work outside these two have good longevity and projection and smell masculine.

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    TdH as been mentioned previously immediately came to mind, although I would have said the edt as it is a bit more versatile and I get just as much longevity out of it as I do with the pure perfume (I own and love both).
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    What is Fahrenheit like. and I was looking at tabac the edc because I was considering getting the shave soap is that a good consideration?

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    I've been using one of my scent collection as a physical work scent, it's Lagerfeld Man. (that dark-blue-black box). I don't know why i easily choose that one for my outdoors work scent. It's a bit heady (typical Lagerfeld) but very clean still fresh, reminds of clean washed ironed white shirt smell. I like it quite a lot. I use both deo stick and edt of it as i work.
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    Terre dHermes

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    +1 on Fahrenheit.

    I would also try Caron Le Troisieme Homme/Third Man.
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    I would think you would want something on the lighter side that doesn't become cloying when your body temp heats up.

    That said, maybe something vetiver based like CDG Vettiveru, Guerlain Vetiver, Adolfo Dominguez Vetiver Hombre, etc.

    The Terre D'Hermes is a good idea too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by anewtypedude View Post
    L`eau D`issey Pour Homme is a nonoffensive fresh scent that lasts.
    IMO it is one of the most offensive scents ever created.
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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    IMO it is one of the most offensive scents ever created.
    I remember also sampling this one and i found it offputting and repugnant. (at least top and middle notes)
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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    IMO it is one of the most offensive scents ever created.

    This ^^^^^

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    IMO it is one of the most offensive scents ever created.
    Yup

    + 3 or 4 on TdH ..I like edt though.
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    I actually liked it but I like issey bleue better, I ended up buying a sour bottle that smelled like painthinner, but I do have kiton man now and that actually reminds me of issey for some reason. That aside can some one please tell me what Fahrenheit is like. Also can you tell me more about lagerfeld man, sounds interesting

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    Quote Originally Posted by anewtypedude View Post
    L`eau D`issey Pour Homme is a nonoffensive fresh scent that lasts.
    it offends me very much. gives me a monster headache.

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    too be honest I also did get a headache when I put it on, still smelled good tho

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    You don't want anything that is oppressively strong since you are out in the sun. Imperial Millesime, Green Irish Tweed and Silver Mountain Water work great for me when I'm outside. Anything with a warm dry down is good for me working outside.

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    You want a fragrance that you can wear outside in the heat, that smells clean, fresh and masculine, and has silage and longevity. This sounds like Fahrenheit Absolute to me. I think it fits your request quite well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    IMO it is one of the most offensive scents ever created.

    Agreed...

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    whats the difference between regular Fahrenheit, and Fahrenheit absolute

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpicyPepper View Post
    whats the difference between regular Fahrenheit, and Fahrenheit absolute
    FA is a flanker which shares some of the DNA of the original with the addition of several other notes, with oud being the predominant one. I'll add Terre D'Hermes as something you should consider.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpicyPepper View Post
    whats the difference between regular Fahrenheit, and Fahrenheit absolute
    Vintage Fahrenheit is one of the best fragrances ever made, IMO. It is quite unique smelling so you will really have to sample it to find out the complete picture. It has a violet and leather driven gasoline-like scent coupling with cedar support that I personally love, with Absolute substituting faux-oud and cumin instead of that gasoline-like smelling accord. The cumin can be perceived by some (myself included) as smelling like "BO." I prefer the original in its vintage form by miles to Absolute.
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    I have worn my entire wardrobe to work (although, not at the same time).

    I often feel that I should reach for a vetiver to be inoffensive, but frankly I just think moderation is your frined.

    The likes of Black Orchid, Tobacco Vanille and other powerhouses can be used in work, just think about the quantity and area to which you apply.

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    Terre Hermes
    Rocabar Hermes
    Fahreneit Dior
    Rive Gauche YSL
    Just Cavalli Blue
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    Chanel Egoiste (non-Platinum) for cooler and Allure Homme Edition Blanche for warmer weather. Hermes Eau d'Orange Vert (needs lots of reapplications due to poor longevity though), Penhaligon's English Fern and Douro, Knize Ten.

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