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    a scent like talcum powder ?
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    Cotton Club by J.A.

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    Amouage Gold Man - Luxury Talcum Powder.

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    Talc Gourmand ~ Farmacia SS. Annunziata
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    I get a strong talcum powder sensation from Jovan Musk, followed by the whole Dior Homme lineup (including flankers).

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    If you mean talcum powder as a synonim for powdery, here is very enlightning thread on what it means, perfumes with a marked powdery feeling and raw materials contributing to it: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/213...-what-are-they

    IMHO, I had the feeling that these categories and scent give way to the feeling you are asking about:

    1. Aromatic fougeres of the kind described as "barbershop scents" by Americans, from the least expensive to the most: Pinaud's Clubman, Dana's Canoé, Avon's Wild Country, YSL's Rive Gauche. Cons: many associate these with "Grandpa's scents" mainly due to the fact these belong to a style that was quite popular decades ago.

    2. Men's florals: Amouage's Gold, Caswell Masey's Jockey Club, Royal Copenhagen, The Baron. Cons: Floral notes are quite bold at first.

    3. Spicy / orientals: Penhaligon's Hammam Bouquet, Guerlain's Habit Rouge, Fragonard's Zizanie, Dana's British Sterling. Cons: Same as # 1.

    4. Femenine ones: Molinard's Habanita, Guerlain's Mitsouko, Guerlain's Shalimar.

    Scents I used and were described as "you smell like talcum powder", however, I did not share the opinion: Aramis JHL, Estee Lauder's Youth Dew, YSL's Jazz, Azzaro pour Homme, VC&A.

    As to niche, my experience with these is rather limited.
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    Back to Black by By Kilian
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    Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur
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    By Kilian Back to Black is the most powdery scent I've ever encountered.
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    Versace dreamer

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    Guerlain L'Heure Bleue

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    Racquets Formula.
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    My favourite powdery scents are Habit Rouge (EDP) and HdP 1725 Cassanova. They smell powdery, but not quite the same as J&J baby powder......

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    Quote Originally Posted by mesaboogie View Post
    By Kilian Back to Black is the most powdery scent I've ever encountered.
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    Top notes of... sweat, gasoline, motor oil; a heart of deer musk and gunpowder, resting on a base of sex and testosterone... Mandom.

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    The Baron and Midnight in Paris. The latter had my relatives asking why my room smelled like baby powder.

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    Most powdery scent I've come across is Royal Copenhagen (you may as well be pouring talcum powder over yourself), closely followed by Lagerfeld Classic and Lagerfeld Jako.
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    Tiffany for Men / Habit Rouge by Guerlain

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    Back to Black and N°5.

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    Burberry Brit for Men by Burberry

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    Hmm - many of the above-mentioned perfumes certainly have a powdery component, but I don't find that overall they smell like talcum powder.

    That one that comes the closest of any I know is Flower by Kenzo. I loved this stuff - bought it for my wife before I got all into perfumes and haven't sniffed it in a while. I don't know if I'd still recommend it ... need to try it again.
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    Oh I forgot about Lagerfeld Classic and Flower - both of which I own. Duh...
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    Talco Delicato (I Profumi di Firenze), in a citrus-vanilla-clean musk baby-oil / powder kind of way.

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    The long gone Helmut Lang by Helmut Lang

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    Habanita
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    Pinaud Lilac Vegetal.
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    Jaipur pour homme
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    +1 on Habanita and No.5 edt

    See pollux's earlier post. Good call.

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    [QUOTE=rubegon;2706265]Hmm - many of the above-mentioned perfumes certainly have a powdery component, but I don't find that overall they smell like talcum powder.

    yes , talcum powder , not powdery in general .
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