i am looking for a nice black tea scent. i currently have bvlgari pour homme soir but it is more of a darjeeling sweet scent...i am looking for more of a dry straight unsweetened black tea scent.
any sugestions from the experts.
yes i like drinking tea
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bulgari series should be on spot, tea for two by l'artisan is very good but somewhat sweetened too. this is the one i recommend.
This is what you are looking for.
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I recommend Comme des Garçon's Tea.
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Gucci Pour Homme II without a doubt!!
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Another vote for Gucci Pour Homme II. Go pick it up now before it becomes scarce. That fragrance is a masterpiece. It's hard to do better than that when it comes to tea-based scents.
Is GphII sweet? what notes do you really get out of it after 1 hour drydown
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i just bought bvlgari PH soir and i enjoy the scent but find over time it might become a bit to sweet..not in a vanilla way (i HATE vanilla in fragrances)
i like the regular Bvlgari PH but sometimes it can feel a little raunchy.
Tribal Black Tea by Illuminum
Rectoverso Man Tea Tobacco by Ulric de Varens
Also, the bottle would make a kickass weapon if ever you were to get robbed. You could easily knock someone out with it. The bottle is a beast.
Some have said they get poor longevity, which blows my mind. I easily get 12+ hours from GphII.
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Try the Cumberland Ti by Liz Zorn. A strong scent of freshly-brewed tea.
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Bulgari eau parfumee au the vert actually smells like light unsweetened black tea, not green.
The above mentioned CDG Tea leaves smells like a strong lapsang souchong.
And if you like your tea flavored with flowers, there's Hermes Osmanthe Yunnan.
Té Nero by Speziali Fiorentini. It smells of black tea with a squeeze of lemon, and that's all. It's fresh and natural smelling and the black tea note is vivid but the whole thing has a very short longevity. Té Nero is more of a body spray than a proper fragrance, but there are hot summer days when nothing else will do
Last edited by furrypine; 13th November 2012 at 07:32 AM.
Murdocks Black tea is a great tea scent!
It opens with a fresh soft spicyness with clove, basil and nutmeg and smells really good. This is followed by a really wonderful black tea note that makes the scent a bit refreshing. As time moves forward you get some leather mixing in with the masculine spice followed by a musky woodyness. The scent has arm length projection and starts to quiten down after four hours then becoming a skin scent by hour five which is not bad for a cologne as some EDT's have the same longevity.
The fragrance is of a high quality and the way the leather and spice mix together is good and I'm especially impressed with the strong black tea note which adds a extra dimension to the leather and spice. It is very masculine and a good modern barbershop cologne showing how the barbershop cologne has evolved compared to Trumpers
Gucci pour Homme II is definitely sweet, but it's a light and fresh sweetness, nothing cloying or sugary. The regular Bvlgari pour Homme is pretty great too.
I would suggest Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight in Paris EdP this is a tea based fragrance without a doubt. This is a 10/10 stars for me. Projection/Sillage and Longevity are all BEAST MODE!!!!
As others have mentioned Gucci Pour Homme II is great as well, I think I may actually get a bottle of this as it is being discontinued I believe. Also many complain about longevity, yet I easily got 8-10 hours from sample wearings. Projection isn't good, but I was getting whiffs of myself from sillage throughout the day!
thanks guys i will be doing some research on all these
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i just bought a sample of CDG tea, an another sample of their Hinoki cedar from luckyscent...i think i want to buy $200 worth of samples alone