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    Hi guys, I need your help.
    Im trying to find some scents similar to rive gauche, but modern.

    any ideas@.

    thanks a lot.

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    Azzaro Pour Homme although perhaps not modern enough for your taste.

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    I suggest L' Homme Sage by Divine. Similar notes to Rive Gauche Pour Homme but it has no lavender and is slightly more incense like.

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    the one that i scent the barbeshop is safari rl, its a very NICE scent, but not modern, i cannot see this on azzarro, its not CLEAN to me.

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    Though not similar to Rive Gauche, I recommend these as they have a gentlemanly, fresh haircut, suit and tie vibe much like a man from the 1950's after a visit to the barber:

    Penhaligan's Sartorial
    Invasion Barbare
    Histoire de Parfums 1725
    "I am a robot and I like cheese"

    Top 5:
    1. Axe Kilo
    2. Lectric Shave
    3. Vicks Vapor Rub
    4. Febreze Pour Homme
    5. Preferred Stock

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    In 2011, Azzaro released a modernized version of Azzaro Pour Homme called Azzaro Pour Homme L'Eau . . . http://www.basenotes.net/ID26134712.html . . . I really like this for everyday use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mesaboogie View Post
    Though not similar to Rive Gauche, I recommend these as they have a gentlemanly, fresh haircut, suit and tie vibe much like a man from the 1950's after a visit to the barber:

    Penhaligan's Sartorial
    Invasion Barbare
    Histoire de Parfums 1725
    These all should fit the bill...
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4)
    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6)
    Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
    9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
    9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
    9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
    9) X for Men (Clive Christian) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie

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    Not sure if this is what you are looking for, but I hear from Jack Hunter that Murdock sells some great barbershop fragrances (especially Patchouli and Black Tea). I have not tried them myself though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mesaboogie View Post
    Penhaligan's Sartorial
    Invasion Barbare
    Histoire de Parfums 1725
    ^^^ These!


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    Quote Originally Posted by mesaboogie View Post
    Though not similar to Rive Gauche, I recommend these as they have a gentlemanly, fresh haircut, suit and tie vibe much like a man from the 1950's after a visit to the barber:

    Penhaligan's Sartorial
    Invasion Barbare
    Histoire de Parfums 1725
    Good suggestions!
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    Quote Originally Posted by the_good_life View Post
    Good suggestions!
    Thanks. I feel that those have a well groomed gentleman vibe.
    "I am a robot and I like cheese"

    Top 5:
    1. Axe Kilo
    2. Lectric Shave
    3. Vicks Vapor Rub
    4. Febreze Pour Homme
    5. Preferred Stock

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    Fleurs de Citronnier by Lutens
    Vetiver 48 (Creed) -- Brink it back!!!!
    Molinard 1,2 or 3 -- can't remember which

    Not sure if you live in London, but Fortnums and Masons (2nd Floor) have a corner dedicated to 'gentleman's' scents -- quite a few rather obscure Italian scents that fit the bill.

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    Layrite

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    Maybe the less sweet variations of the Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo range, also if Acqua di Parma released its Collezione Barbiere grooming range as scents, e.g. as EDP, EDC, EDT.

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    Acqua di Parma's Colonia Essenza is hard to beat IMHO for a modern barbershop-like scent. Can't get enough of it!

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    +1 for Azzaro pour homme, but again probably not modern enough if that's what you are looking for. IMO it may be hard to find barbershop-like scents that are super modern.

    The intense version of Rive Gauche came out in 2003, but now that is ten years old. Jeez time flies . . .

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