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    How much do you allow weather/the seasons effect your choice of frag? I try not to wear heavy sweet or tobacco frags in the humid summer, but other than that, I go with my gut. How about you?
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    Same here. The weather changes my fragrance mood quite drastically!

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    Pretty much versatile and not limited to a specific season and/or meteorological phenomenon. My only rule which I tend to adhere closely to is never wearing a sweet fragrance, gourmand or not, in temperatures which surpass 30-40 degrees Celsius.

    Apart from that, I use pretty much what I like and want.

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    The weather doesn't affect my SOTD but rather the amount of sprays I apply.

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    I usually try and at least get the scents to match the season I am in, but as far as weather goes (rain, wind, etc.), I don't really let that dictate things. I imagine I would use less sprays if it is rainy out or something though.

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    Only in extreme heat I tend to pick something that will not turn bad because of high humidity and sweat. For the rest, I mix it up, Fahrenheit in summer and aquatics in winter, it's possible.
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    I have found myself sticking to the "rules" more and more as I've become more knowledgeable about frags. It just feels right to wear dry, green, etc. frags in hot/humid weather and heavy, sweet, etc. frags in cold weather. However, that only applies if I am going to be outdoors for an extended period of time, which I don't usually do, so the rules rarely get enforced. LOL.

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    Default Re: Weather and Fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Possum-Pie View Post
    How much do you allow weather/the seasons effect your choice of frag?
    Not at all.

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    Depends who I'm with, if I'm going to be outside at all, and the fragrance. Some fragrances you can wear if you ease up on the trigger and others will just choke people out. I try and wear fragrances that match my surroundings.
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    1. Terre d'Hermes Eau Tres Fraiche (orange)
    2. Dueto Citiver (Vetiver)
    3. Dior Homme Sport 2012 (Citron)
    4. Lalique Encre Noire Sport (Woody)
    5. Dior Homme Eau (Iris)
    6.Chanel Allure Edition Blanche (Lemon)

    7. Cartier Roadster (Mint)
    8. Joop Splash (Fruity)
    9. Lanvin L'homme Sport (Petitgrain))
    10. Jesus Del Pozo Adventure Quasar (Gin)

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    i don't restrict my choices according to the weather.

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    Before discovering Basenotes I used to not worry about what to wear because I only had the one fragrance. Now, not only do I have multiple bottles, and although I don't abide by the 'rules' strictly, the weather, situation and people I'll be running into do guide my choices.

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    Weather affects what I feel like wearing. Heavy or sweet ambers, for instance, hold no attraction for me when it's hot. Also, some rose perfumes (Sikkim, I'm looking at you) go really sour on me if it's warm out. So it's not directly the weather - it's the weather's effect on my mood.

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    There are fragrances that I would not wear in +30 heat and high humidity (Bvlgari Black is one of them), or when it's too cold (aldehydes get destroyed by sub zero temperatures, or something too light like La Pausa on a miserable winter day with rain and wind). I have a few fragrances that go through seasonal rotation, but mostly wear what pleases me on the day.

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    In the heat (>30C) I can't stand sweet frags. I like them refreshing, bone dry and citrusy. Once I found eve
    en Eau Sauvage too sweet. eaubd'hadrien is perfect for this. Below 30C I wear lots of things. Only some
    scents really seem to require lower temperatures, like heavy amber Ambra Nobile, Fumerie Turque...

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