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    hey , guys, give me some tips.
    fresh+powdery+good sillage+very complimented+for men (not unisex) colognes.


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    Burberry Touch For Men

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    From your description, the first thing I thought of was Tiffany for Men. It can be bought directly from Tiffany. It is a fresh but powdery masculine scent that is very similar to Pour Monsieur from Chanel, but better. Another in this category that has a slight more herbal base is Monsieur Givenchy - a very fine, lemony, men's cologne chypre with a slight powdery touch. Pure elegance.

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    Habit Rouge is the first one that comes to mind...


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    Dior Homme?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzlepuff View Post
    From your description, the first thing I thought of was Tiffany for Men. It can be bought directly from Tiffany. It is a fresh but powdery masculine scent that is very similar to Pour Monsieur from Chanel, but better.
    My first thought as well. Tiffany for Men is incredible.

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    Noir by Tom Ford or it's BETTER predecessor, Habit Rouge by Guerlain (the Eau de Toilette).
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    Another for Habit Rouge

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    Good calls! Another not quite as powdery perhaps but more fresh talcum vibe with good projection is Prada Infusion d'Homme .

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    Tiffany for Men fits that bill perfectly. Habit Rouge does, too, but I like Tiffany better.
    Current Top Five:

    1. Creed Green Irish Tweed
    2. Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
    3. Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte
    4. Bond No. 9 New Haarlem
    5. Creed Original Vetiver

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    Midnight in Paris(but has a burnt rubber smell), CKN2U is like cinnamon rolls and baby powder, and D&G the one gentleman is like a talc with bubble gum.

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    Bleu De Chanel

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    I would agree with Tiffany for Men. Also Habit Rouge as well.

    Creed Bois du Portugal may also be worth a look, although not as "fresh"
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Dior - Vetiver
    4. by Kilian - Incense Oud
    5. Puredistance - Black
    6. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
    7. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    8. Brückner - Aoud 1
    9. Creed - Royal English Leather
    10. House of Matriarch - Blackbird

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    +1 Touch.

    Check out Bvlgari BLV and BLV Notte too. BLV was one of my most complimented ever, Notte is basically the same but a little less powdery with a light chocolatey note.
    My Current Top 10:

    Rive Gauche Light (2004)
    Fahrenheit (1988)
    Paul Smith Man (2009)
    Burberry London (2006)
    Prada Amber pour Homme (2006)
    Live Jazz (1998)
    Eau des Baux (2006)
    Midnight in Paris EDP (2010)
    Arpege pour Homme (2005)
    Eau Duelle (2010)

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    As others mentioned Midnight In Paris and Habit Rouge are must haves IMO.

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    the dreamer
    touch +2
    Seasonal favorites :

    Winter : The Dreamer & Burberry London
    Spring-Autumn : Bvlgari Pour Homme & Prada Man
    Summer : Bvlgari Aqva & Aqua Fahrenheit
    All-Rounders : Terre D'Hermes & Bleu de Chanel

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    Heritage.

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    I got a bottle of this the other day and thought it was the best powdery barbershop talc powder frag I have ever whiffed...
    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/P...mula-7054.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shanester66 View Post
    I got a bottle of this the other day and thought it was the best powdery barbershop talc powder frag I have ever whiffed...
    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/P...mula-7054.html
    Racquets is great stuff. Barbershop for sure. I read that it was discontinued recently though, so if true be sure to snap up what's out there!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shanester66 View Post
    I got a bottle of this the other day and thought it was the best powdery barbershop talc powder frag I have ever whiffed...
    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/P...mula-7054.html
    Racquets was my first thought too and it is one of my absolute favourites!

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    Quote Originally Posted by alfarom View Post
    Habit Rouge is the first one that comes to mind...
    My first thought as well.

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    Habit Rouge or Dior Homme, as others have suggested.

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    La Nuit de L'Homme
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    1) Tabac Rouge
    2) Scent of Peace for Him
    3) Amyris Homme
    4) Paris*L.A.
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    Dior homme sport 2012... It's fresh up top with a very powdery dry down

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    Not the greatest sillage but as far as the rest, Gucci II may fit the bill.

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    +1 for Heritage - Guerlain
    +1 for Habit Rouge - Guerlain
    +1 for Tiffany For Men

    Maybe try Burberry Brit for Men . . . or a cheapie, Versace Baby Blue Jeans.
    Last edited by Wally Swoboda; 22nd January 2013 at 10:21 AM.

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    Versace The Dreamer and Prada Amber Pour Homme (soapy) come to mind.
    Rotation

    CREED Aventus
    Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur
    DIOR Homme Intense
    Guerlain L'IDGExtreme
    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    Jean-Paul Gaultier Le Male
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    Dior Homme or Burberry Brit.

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    Creed Original Santal

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suppressor View Post
    Burberry Touch For Men
    Came in to post this lol
    CURRENT TOP 5

    1. Dior Homme Intense
    2. Creed Aventus
    3. Tom Ford Extreme
    4. Gucci Pour Homme II
    5. Terre d'Hermes

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    Another nod towards Habit Rouge. Classic juice

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    Quote Originally Posted by eggy View Post
    Dior Homme?

    he said for men (not unisex)

    Seriously lots of good suggestions above including DH and MIP. Lanvin Arpege PH is heavy on the powder and can be had for cheap at Perfumania type stores and online.

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    Invasion Barbare
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wally Swoboda View Post
    +1 for Heritage - Guerlain
    +1 for Habit Rouge - Guerlain

    Maybe try Burberry Brit for Men . . . or a cheapie, Versace Baby Blue Jeans.
    +1 for Brit, BBJ could be seen as Unisex (my wife is now using mine).

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    Boucheron Jaipur Homme

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    I just realized that, for a fresh and powdery scent, Bulgari Blu is my favorite. Tiffany for Men is powdery and good, but I wouldn't consider it "fresh."
    Current Top Five:

    1. Creed Green Irish Tweed
    2. Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
    3. Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte
    4. Bond No. 9 New Haarlem
    5. Creed Original Vetiver

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    Quote Originally Posted by docluv45 View Post
    Boucheron Jaipur Homme
    I don't see how Jaipur is a fresh scent?

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    Fleur de male, jaipu and costume national homme fit bill for me and i feel them fresh enough
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    Rive Gauche pour Homme
    YSL La Nuit de l'Homme EDP

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    how about royal copenhagen?

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    Actually, just thought of Habit Rouge L'Eau. That's pretty much perfect.

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    Rive Gauche

    Burberry Touch is nearly unisex. I personally dont like the fragrance.
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    +1 Burberry Touch
    Brit also seems powdery

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    Big +1 for Burberry Touch, which has tremendous sillage.
    I also recommend Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin, Guerlain Homme Intense, and Armani Diamonds for Men.
    All are very good also.
    Fall/Winter Rotation:

    Versace Man by Versace
    Iceberg The Fragrance by Iceberg
    Amber Intense by Prada
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    Burberry London
    Lanvin Avant Garde

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    Quote Originally Posted by cameron View Post
    he said for men (not unisex)

    Seriously lots of good suggestions above including DH and MIP. Lanvin Arpege PH is heavy on the powder and can be had for cheap at Perfumania type stores and online.
    If you can find arpege pour homme cheap online please tell me where. It seems its all but dissapeared from all online retailers.

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    Good suggestions here, and I would add Deauville to the list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chorando View Post
    If you can find arpege pour homme cheap online please tell me where. It seems its all but dissapeared from all online retailers.

    I'm not sure this qualifies as cheap as it's still $90, but it seems beautyencounter has it as part of this gift set:

    http://www.beautyencounter.com/buy/a...26424/244314/1

    I saw it at some mall in San Jose, California about 1 year ago (one of those Perfumania type places). Since you're in UK, I'm guessing the Beatyencounter transaction would be easier. I have ordered from them before and had good transactions.

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    Burberry Brit

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    another vote for Tiffany for Men. Another would be Lalique pour homme (Lion).

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    Quote Originally Posted by bgoc View Post
    I don't see how Jaipur is a fresh scent?

    Well maybe you should let the people at Boucheron know.

    http://us.boucheron.com/en_us/jaipur...ral-spray.html

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