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    Default Daytime Winter Cologne

    Hi guys,

    I'm looking for a daytime winter scent for a 20 year old male.
    I'm looking for something around the $40-$80 range.

    Are YSL la nuit or A*Men Angel good daytime colognes for everday use?

    I already have Burberry London.

    Thanks for any recommendations.

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    Carbone de Balmain

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    Lol, well "La Nuit" literally translates to "The Night", but don't let that stop you! In the winter I think you can wear whatever you like, it's in the warm weather that certain frags can become cloying.

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    Try the following:

    * Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf
    * Givenchy Play Intense by Givenchy
    * CK One Shock for Him by Calvin Klein
    * Rochas Man by Rochas

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    Thallium it's $20 and women LOVE it!

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    I'd recommend:

    Chanel Egoiste
    Rochas Man
    L'Occitane Eau des Baux
    YSL Rive Gauche pour Homme (in black and silver tin can)
    Michael by Michael Kors
    Terre d'Hermes parfum

    And maybe YSL La Nuit and V&R Spicebomb

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    Try Eau des Baux. It's perfect for this time of year and is very reasonably priced.

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    le nuit and dior homme are very nice

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    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

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    Sharply woody, bit spicy and rich:
    L'Occitane Eau des Baux
    Prada Amber Intense
    Chanel Egoiste

    Clean but not summery:
    YSL Rive Gauche
    Burberry Brit
    Dior Homme

    Dark and woody:
    CK Euphoria Men Intense
    Lalique Encre Noir
    Commes des Garcons Wonderwood
    Zirh Ikon

    Sweet and warm, vanillaic:
    Mugler A*Men
    Rochas Man
    Givenchy Very Irresistible Man
    Bulgari Black

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    My top 5: Sea Mist; Minnow; Crab, tiger, and almonds; Semprini; Rancid Polecat N° 2

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    Default Re: Daytime Winter Cologne

    Judging by the two you posted, you're looking for something that is on the sweeter side of things.
    As stated, La Nuit translates to "The Night" but I still wear it at all times of the day. So yes, it would definitely work.
    You may like Pure Malt and Armani Code Intense (It's a bit sweeter and definitely projects better than the original, although I prefer the original).

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    L.I.D.G.E. makes a very nice winter, daytime, fragrance. At work I receive many compliments when wearing it and not too many other workers wear it.

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    I say Mandarina Duck Pure Black - Perfect blend of freshness and warmth. A hidden gem IMO
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    Two words.... BOSS BOTTLED.

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