Thread: Need mid-range gourmand ideas!
I love A*Men and recently purchased Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin and love that as well. I'm kind of in the mood to find one more good gourmand that is under $60 and has good longevity. What do you suggest?
24 Gold by ScentStory, probably a little more than $60 but totally worth it if longevity is what you're after.
on the cheap side- michael jordan legend. britto man, 360 white a nd definately ignition. ignition is on ebay right now for 20 bucks!!
Rochas Man is a decent one.
Try/sample Play Intense by Givenchy
Eau des Baux by L'Occitane
+1 for Play Intense
I agree with all your suggestions, I purchased all of those you listed based off suggestions on the other board and they are all winners, hands down. Ignition was less than 20, 360 white was 14.99, and Legend 12.99 (at discounters). Can't go wrong with those. Rochas is also another excellent suggestion, also maybe Hanae Mori HM and Perry Ellis 360 Black.
For less than $60 for a 1.7, many gourmands can be had, many much cheaper than that.
Bulgari Black...composed by the same perfumer who created Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin: Annick Menardo
Got a great one here.........and not expensive, and from a great house of style and scents!
It's Givenchy's Irresistible, great choco/hazlenut, dark, warm and for cool or cold weather is perfect!
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Although it doesn't give me that vibe, some say here that Hanae Mori's EDT is kinda gourmandish. And its inexpensive.
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Genuinely seconding Rochas Man
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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
Well, it's cheaper than therapy... edit: No it's not...
Rochas Man and Eau des Baux suggestions. Rochas Man is definitely more gourmand than Eau des Baux.
I'll add another vote for Eau des Baux by L'Occitane.
Serge Lutens - Chergui
Slumberhouse - Pearn & Olive
+1 for Givenchy Play Intense (wearing it today) it's a good one on the cheaper side here the two above run about $100USD
Under $60 -- that's a tough call -- its gotta be Rochas Man
maybe: Mont Blanc Individuel
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try Givenchy Pi, Hanae Mori, Ultrared by Paco Rabanne,
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See if you can spend a bit more and get LIDGE. It oozes class and is extremely potent, so you're guaranteed your money's worth.
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1 Million, Black Soul, Eau de Baux, Perry Ellis 360 Black, CK One Shock, Black XS, Spicebomb. I know these aren't all technically gourmands, but they are all oriental type scents in the same field you're asking about, and I enjoy them all.
Alright thank you all for the suggestions, first purchase is Eau de Baux which I have seen come up dozens of times and think would be a great addition and next in line will likely be Rocas Man. Thank you!