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    What's a good woody/citrusy scent out there for men?

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    Try Cartier Declaration or its sibling, Terre d'Hermes.

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    Lalique Pour Homme EDP

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    Yardley Citrus & Wood

    Read reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26132240.html

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    +1 Terre d'Hermes

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    Quote Originally Posted by chili_willi View Post
    +1 Terre d'Hermes
    +2. TdH is perfect
    "As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round."
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    Carbone de Balmain

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    Quote Originally Posted by chili_willi View Post
    +1 Terre d'Hermes
    +2. TdH is perfect
    "As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round."
    --Ben Hogan

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    I think any of the modern Chanel's are great citrus/woody scents.

    Allure Edition Blanche is a nice creamy lemon scent. Check out Allure Homme Sport for zesty orange citrus

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    I think any of the modern Chanel's are great citrus/woody scents.

    Allure Edition Blanche is a nice creamy lemon scent. Check out Allure Homme Sport for zesty orange citrus

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    Chanel Allure Homme
    D&G The One

    Issey Miyake L'eau D'Issey could probably fit in this category...
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    CREED Aventus
    Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur
    DIOR Homme Intense
    Guerlain L'IDGExtreme
    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    Jean-Paul Gaultier Le Male
    Thierry Mugler Pure Malt

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    Miller Harris - Terre d'Bois

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    TDH or sure
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Terre D' Hermes, Red Vetyver, Passion Boisee
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    Both the Terre d'Hermes and Terre de Bois recommendations made already would be excellent choices, IMO. I'll add Tzora by Anat Fritz as another.
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady (EdP Frdric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'dri) - tie

    6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)

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    Guerlain l'eau Boisee

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    Yardley Citrus & Wood

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    TdH

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    How about Acqua di Parma Colonia Essenza. A very strong citrus top note and a really nice woody drydown. Lasts for ages too!
    My current top 10 (subject to change) in no particular order:

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme
    Serge Lutens Cuir mauresque
    Carbone de Balmain
    L'Essence de Cerruti
    Zino Davidoff
    Essenza de Zegna
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    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme Eau Extreme

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    Quote Originally Posted by tonghpafu View Post
    TdH
    +3. TdH is perfect
    "As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round."
    --Ben Hogan

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    Carbone de Balmain

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    Allure Homme (original)
    Egoiste EDT (not Platinum)

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    Givenchy Xeryus

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christian M View Post
    Chanel Allure Homme
    D&G The One

    Issey Miyake L'eau D'Issey could probably fit in this category...
    I tried The One and it just.. wasn't my cup of tea.. I actually frowned when I took a sniff at it

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    I would go Egoiste edt
    My current top ten:
    1. Spice and Wood
    2. Noir De Noir
    3. Musc Ravageur
    4. Bois D'Argent
    5. Aoud 1
    6. Aventus
    7. Ore
    8. Dior Homme Intense
    9. Tobacco Vanille
    10.Ambre 114

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    Terre D' Hermes

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    i knew a lot of people would recommend TDH, but I personally don't like it. All I get is Iso E Super, and no citrus. Not sure why people enjoy this fragrance.
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    ADP colonial assoluta. Boucheron pour homme.

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    Dior Homme Sport

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    Ysl pour homme Haute Concentration.

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    Terre d'Hermes
    David Beckham Homme
    Lalique White
    Bois Blonds
    Quicksilver
    My 3 Signature Scents:

    Rive Gauche Light (2004)
    Fahrenheit (1988)
    Paul Smith Man (2009)

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Carbone de Balmain
    I must point out Hednic & to others , this is not Citrusy in any way ....

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    Confused by the original post. Does the slash mean woody OR citrusy or woody AND citrusy?

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    +1 on the AdP

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    Armani Eau pour Homme
    Essenza de Zegna

    I don't know about TdH - I find it lacking in citrus and far too mineralic to be considered a citrus woods.

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    Eau de Rochas Pour Homme opens with citrus and the woody base follows.
    Some bottles for sale (Worldwide)


    "Le parfum est la musique du corps"
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    Terre d' Hermes gets my vote too

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    Quote Originally Posted by noggs View Post
    Confused by the original post. Does the slash mean woody OR citrusy or woody AND citrusy?
    Sorry. It means AND.

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    Thumbs up to Declaration and TdH - both are worth trying.

    I'm more ambivalent about Terre de Bois. It's certainly citrusy, but the drydown to me is much more a blend of flowers and warm soil. I like it, but if I were expecting "woods" I would be surprised.

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    Yes, +1 to this.

    I really admire this bottle from the classic house, Acqua di Parma. It has an edge of modernism in it, as Essenza di Colonia was released in August 2010, but it keeps the wonderful feeling of the gorgeous scents the house created (Colonia was released in 1916).

    A nice blend of old & new:

    For pure modern scents, I will say to try Terre d'Hermes (EdT or the Pure Parfum) but know that it is spiked with Iso E Super. In a contemporary scent, Yardley's Citrus & Wood...great juice and no Iso E Super. People like to compare the two - but they have significant differences in structure.

    For something classic, Vintage YSL Pour Homme (1971) - a timeless scent that captures what Wood and Citrus scents from yesteryear smell like, yet it is timeless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lovescully View Post
    How about Acqua di Parma Colonia Essenza. A very strong citrus top note and a really nice woody drydown. Lasts for ages too!
    Some perfumes are as fragrant as an infants flesh, sweet as an oboes 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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    Quote Originally Posted by ericrico View Post
    Yes, +1 to this.

    I really admire this bottle from the classic house, Acqua di Parma. It has an edge of modernism in it, as Essenza di Colonia was released in August 2010, but it keeps the wonderful feeling of the gorgeous scents the house created (Colonia was released in 1916).

    A nice blend of old & new:

    For pure modern scents, I will say to try Terre d'Hermes (EdT or the Pure Parfum) but know that it is spiked with Iso E Super. In a contemporary scent, Yardley's Citrus & Wood...great juice and no Iso E Super. People like to compare the two - but they have significant differences in structure.

    For something classic, Vintage YSL Pour Homme (1971) - a timeless scent that captures what Wood and Citrus scents from yesteryear smell like, yet it is timeless.

    Cheers,

    ericrico
    What is the significance of it having Iso E Super?

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    What is the significance of it having Iso E Super?
    It's a potent synthetic smell - some people (like me) are very sensitive to it and really don't like it, while some people love it.
    Alan

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    Hi Oscroft -

    Thank you. Iso E Super is very notable synthetic molecule that is prevalent in a lot of popular designer fragrances (sometimes in very high quantity). It is an 'intensifier' - here is a great link here on Basenotes: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/217...81#post1383781

    Terre d'Hermes' composition is 55% Iso E Super - which is rather high for any one ingredient is a composition. Ellena, the designer uses it in several of his fragrances (including his earlier release, Cartier Declaration was 40%). Encre Noire, a dark and brooding woody vetiver of note has a high content as well, 45%. That is worth mentioning.

    Personally, I try not to judge fragrances based upon the use of a compound that has changed the face of modern fragrance. It's part of where things have gone, but it has a strong reaction to some people (headache-inducing). I, personally, do not have a negative reaction to it, but realize I prefer how it wears in a moderate application - I am careful not to be too liberal. Touching up a wearing works better versus more at once for me.

    So, my point to put forward was when bringing modern Woody Citrus scents (Terre d'Hermes) into your search...it's relevant to know how fragrances are being created today. The spectrum, as Oscroft mentions is from being very sensitive not liking it to loving it. The key is to sample first...

    Cheers,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oscroft View Post
    It's a potent synthetic smell - some people (like me) are very sensitive to it and really don't like it, while some people love it.
    Some perfumes are as fragrant as an infants flesh, sweet as an oboes 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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    Seconding Armani Eau pour Homme, also adding YSL pour Homme (1971)

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    Iso e or not, Terre d'Hermes still smells great. sample first as recommend by bns

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    I like two by Parfums De Nicolai....Cedrat Intense and Cologne Cedrat
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