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    Default Help me chose a choose a spring fragrance please!

    I would appreciate any suggestions for a spring fragrance. Let me give some info to help:

    - I live in NY so the weather will be between 45-70
    - Longevity is a must...8+ hrs ideally
    - I'm looking for a niche or better designer frag
    - Something less than $200, I only want to buy one bottle for this season!
    - I need it to be my signature scent
    - Needs to have broad appeal
    - Projection is important...nothing too beastly, but not too subdued either

    Any ideas would be very helpful....thanks!

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    Ideas could include
    CDG2 man : lemony incense, avantgarde
    Etat Libre d'Orange Eloge d'un traitre: herbal fougere

    cacio

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    Default Re: Help me chose a choose a spring fragrance please!

    To me, Spring time is about rebirth, renewal and feeling refreshed and invigorated.

    To pick one...difficult, but it would be a vetiver (either Guerlain or Givenchy). Both would be excellent - and signature-worthy. Well under $200, and of fantastic quality.

    Cheers

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    “Some perfumes are as fragrant as an infant’s flesh, sweet as an oboe’s cry, and greener than the spring; While others are triumphant, decadent or rich; Having the expansion of infinite things, like ambergris and musk, benzoin and frankincense, which sing the transports of the mind and every sense.”

    ― Charles Baudelaire, The Flowers of Evil & Paris Spleen

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    Try Terre D'Hermes or Encre Noire

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    Bleecker Street by Bond no 9

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    Greyland by Montale

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    Default Re: Help me chose a choose a spring fragrance please!

    I was going to post the same thing! Anyways try Dior Homme Sport

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    +1 Terre d'Hermes and Dior Homme Sport, both really nice in the spring.

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    Dior Homme, Green Irish Tweed, Reflection Man
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    Clive Christian X
    Xerjoff Kobe
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    Frederic Malle Carnal Flower
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    Naomi Goodsir Or du Soreil
    Chanel bois des Iles
    Mona di Orio Oud

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    Houbigant Fougere Royale

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    Rose 31, Ambre Nuit, Eight and Bob

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    Default Re: Help me chose a choose a spring fragrance please!

    Quote Originally Posted by ericrico View Post
    To me, Spring time is about rebirth, renewal and feeling refreshed and invigorated.

    To pick one...difficult, but it would be a vetiver (either Guerlain or Givenchy). Both would be excellent - and signature-worthy. Well under $200, and of fantastic quality.

    Cheers

    ericrico
    Thank you. I haev Sycomore by Chanel (vetiver based) & Encre Noir...are they similar to what you are suggesting?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyline View Post
    Rose 31, Ambre Nuit, Eight and Bob
    Thanks for the suggestions. I think I might try the le labo....I have Ambre Nuit...nice fragrance.

    What is eight & bob?

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    Have you considered participating in splits to have different options and stay within budget. If so go for Jubilation and Black Montale Oud, very unique and one of my favorites as long as you wear them. If you can one spray on Black Oud it won't be offensive. Else go safe with Terre Hermes and save the money to buy Amoauge Jubilation or Interlude for NY winter.

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