Thread: your best orange parfume
i am considering to buy Maharanih Intense, casue i find it so beautiful orange...
but did not smell many of parfumes that have orange as predominant theme!
closest to that i have is Aqua allegoria Pamplelune...which is grapefruit, and am not looking for that type of scent now...something more sophisticated and not synthetic
TdH, AdG or 1mill is what most'd say.
Personaly I find some Orange in Duel from Annick Goutal, though I'm not really sure that it is there.
I don't have many orange frags so it'd either be Nautica Sunset Voyage or Rocawear 9IX
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+1 Bigarade Concentree
+1 Terre d'Hermes
Concentree d'Orange Verte
Essenza di Zegna
My husband likes Orange Sanguine by Atelier.
In addition to other suggestions, Jaguar for men (original, green bottle) has orange notes in the top amongst a bunch of green notes and spices, and a nice leathery/tobacco drydown. Moderate projection, decent longevity, inexpensive, nice scent and very masculine.
For me, Sweet Redemption is like oranges and cream and is fairly linear and nice
Current Top 5:
1. Frederic Malle L'eau d'Hiver
2. Tom Ford Noir de Noir
3. Dior Homme / Dior Homme Intense
4. Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Havane / Pure Malt
5. Creed Aventus / Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
It's been a long time since I've smelled it but I remember Clinique's Happy for Men as being a nice simple orange frag
Crown Imperial by Crown Perfumery if you can find it still (as it has been discontinued). If not, then Oranges and Lemons Say the Bells of St. Clement's by Heeley.
Current Top Favorites:
1) Portrait of a Lady (EdP Frédéric Malle)
2) Giorgio for Men vintage (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
4) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio) - tie
4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie
6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
John Varvatos Artisan
Clinique Happy Men
I'm King of the Night by Sean John
I'll second both Bigarade Concentree and Orange & Lemons Say...I'll also add:
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If this may qualify as an orange perfume: L'Erbolario Neroli.
I dislike Bigarade Concentree intensely, as it smells too much like body odor to me.
Terre d'Hermes is a flinty orange which I wear occasionally, but don't love.
On the other hand, Concentree d'Orange Verte is just about the most perfect scent there is, orange or otherwise.
Current Top Ten:
1. Creed Millesime Imperial
2. Serge Lutens Chergui
3. Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte
4. Creed Virgin Island Water
5. Chanel Eau de Cologne
6. Thierry Mugler Pure Havane
7. Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme
8. Bulgari Blu
9. Bond No. 9 New Haarlem
10. YSL Kouros
Orange Sanguine +1
Real stuff, with killer longevity and sillage
Hermes- Concentrée verte
Chanel - Allure sport eau extreme
Bergamote 22 -- citrus fragrance that does not have the bathroom cleaner / lysol vibe.
Guerlain's Cologne du Parfumeur has a splendid orange-blossom opening indeed. Last week, I sprayed a little on ten minutes before boarding a tram; a woman (standing room only) leaned backwards to smell it until she fell over and I had to catch her. No, I didn't make that up! A rare reaction, of the type few things I've worn have received. Unfortunately, I don't think I like it enough myself to buy it, even if the positive association of that incident made it briefly tempting. But the orange-blossom note of the first twenty minutes is very good.
Fleurs Et Feuilles D'Oranger by Gallimard
Terre D'Hermes technically....having said that, Orange Sanguine is the best orange smell on a perfume (unfortunately it's very weak)
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+1 on Hermes Concentree d'Orange Verte and Orange Sanguine. Typical of citrus scents, don't expect them to hang around...
Hey guys thank you very much!!,I see terre de hermes is like the most mentioned here but i dont like it:-(, i may buy it as deodorant though!
Other suggestions are very nice, but many of them hard to find , this will be something that will occupy me next months ,the summer is over but somehow i want to have oranges on my neck hehe:-)
Thank u very much, hope this helps someone else too
Orange sanguine sounds like something i would like :-) , and bigarade c.
Orange Sanguine is a great realistic orange in the opening and it dries down to a soft pleasant smell, with minimal projection and longetivity.. which I find not a bad thing for this sort of scent, which I prefer to wear in the mornings.
Tauer's Orange Star is another one, and it is quite bizarre. Definitely orange, but it has a plastic/rubber smell that seems to keep morphing. An interesting scent, but not something I would purchase.
Cheap and simple for me when it comes to orange. Clinique Happy and Chanel Allure Homme Sport.
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.
Creed's Jardins d'Amalafi...kinda of a tart orange to my nose...realy an amazing fragrance...
+5 Concentré d'Orange Verte. The Eau is nice too but incredibly short-lived.
Bigarade Concentree ( I assume we're talking Frederick Malle here)
Hermes D'Orange Verte
Try Azemour les Orangers by Parfum d'Empire.
1. Dior Homme Original
2. Musc Ravaguer
3. Portrait of a Lady
4. Noir de Noir
5. L Instant Guerlain pour Homme Extreme
6. New Haarlem
7. Pure Coffee
8. Blu Mediterraneo Sicilian Almond
9. Rose 31
10. Spiritueuse Double Vanille
Frederic Malle Bigarade Concentree.
Not sure if this was mentioned but GFT by trumpers has great citrus and yes orange in it and I think its a more grown up adg and I like i more personally
My favorite right now is Azemour Les Orangers
Dare I say Neroli Portofino or Creed's Neroli Savage?
Agree with the following for a "pure" orange fragrance:
Concentree d'Orange Verte
Atelier Orange Sanguine
My top 5: Sea Mist; Minnow; Crab, tiger, and almonds; Semprini; Rancid Polecat N° 2
Blu Mediterraneo Capri Orange by Acqua di Parma is a juicy, sweet orange, and it has become my favourite orange scent. I like Azemour Les Orangers a lot, so if you are looking for a salty-bitter orange you should try it, but for a simple and refreshing hit of fruit I think Capri Orange is a better choice.
i won't lie, citrus conversations bore me to pieces. After doing a quick once-over, I'd say Le Labo Bergamote 22 is my most desired of everything mentioned so far. Parfum d’Empire Azemour Les Orangers is mentionable. Creed Jardin d'Amalfi can go suck an egg.
+ 20 for Bigarade Concentree, love the stuff!!
Also a big thumbs up for Bond no 9 Little Italy!!
....Azemour Les Orangers is another one to try then...
Blu Mediterraneo Capri Orange by Acqua di Parma i think this could be nice too!!
thank you very very much for lovely suggestions! i will try them all
i was wearing Maharanih intense yesterday and one guy told me i smell of india incense sticks? is it that how is called? and i smell just orange there hehehe
And another for Frederic Malle Bigarade Concentree.
+ another for Cartier Declaration - although the oranges aren't that fresh
We're all in the same game; just different levels. Dealing with the same hell; just different devils.
I only have one orange based fragrance: Orange Sanguine. It´s simple but I love it.
In the other hand, I love the orange in Terre d´Hermés, Idole and Mona di Orio´s Vanille.
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Since nobody mentions it, here I come: Acqua di Parma Colonia Essenza - I find it has a very nice (if candy-like) orange note that matches perfectly the patchouli drydown. Definitely worth a sample, imho.
Hermes Terre d'Hermes Parfum
Chanel Allure Homme Sport
1. Creed - Spice & Wood
2. Creed - Aventus
3. Brückner - Aoud 1
4. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
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
Feu d'Orange Intense by L'Occitane
As others have said, for 'pure' orange I'll echo Orange Sanguine - Atelier. But I've never really wanted to smell like pure oranges.
I think my favorite use of orange, though, is in Aftelier's Oud Louban.
Simplex Sigillum Veri
John Varvatos Artisan
CURRENT TOP 5
1. Dior Homme Intense
2. Creed Aventus
3. Tom Ford Extreme
4. Gucci Pour Homme II
5. Terre d'Hermes
Eau d'Aviateur by Atelier Flou.
Orange Sangiune. Someone here on the message boards had once said that Orange Sanguine is like taking ice cold orange juice and spilling it on your skin.
My current top ten:
1. Spice and Wood
2. Noir De Noir
3. Musc Ravageur
4. Bois D'Argent
5. Aoud 1
8. Dior Homme Intense
9. Tobacco Vanille
Got a good one for ya! Check out Altamir by Ted Lapidus. The orange blossom is very good. The price is very resonable (Around $25). But don't let that fool ya!
No such thing as a good orange Frag....rub orange peel on you....get better results