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    Default What is your favorite of the inoffensive fragrances?

    Some fragrances we love even though they might be polarizing and not be considered pleasant by the masses (such as at a work environment). Of the scents that are frequently discussed here as "good for work", "inoffensive"...which one is your favorite?

    My choice is Millesime Imperial. I don't wear it that often except in warm weather, but when I'm in a situation where I think "ok I really don't want to smell unpleasant" for a given day (i.e. going into doctor's office, working in close quarters with others, etc) and want to really mind others' space I will go with MI because I enjoy the scent also. The other ones I own that fit this category (Gendarme, AHS, etc) just don't do it for me.

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    Tam Dao with Mysore Sandalwood added to it by me. It is impossible not to like it.

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    Mine is Burberry Brit for cooler season and YSL L'homme for warmer days.

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    Burberry London

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    I could give 2shits what others thought of my fragrance lol. MI is a fine choice along with others.
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Parah Man

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    DKNY MEN Energizing..... its a very inviting smell in a non offensive way

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    Mine would have to be Of A Man by the Body Shop One of most favorite citrus scents and one of my top frags in my wardrobe at the moment.
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    Dior Homme does the job for me. I find the Intense is a little overbearing.
    Hard work never killed anyone, but why risk it?

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    Prada infusion d'homme. Smells very soapy and stays close to the skin, just like fresh out of the shower all day long.

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    LOL! Bleu de Chanel.
    "No sweet perfume ever tortured me more than this." Desert Rose by Sting and Cheb Mami, Album 1999.

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    L'eau D'Issey Pour Homme.

    homme-bottle.jpg

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    Monsieur de Givenchy (vintage).
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady (EdP Frédéric 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'driù) - tie

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

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    A good batch of Millesime Imperial just can't be beat for me. So heavenly.

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    LOL!

    Boss Bottled is miraculous in my opinion. Incredibly well made and very enjoyable.

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    Floris Santal is one of the ones I reach for when I want a good inoffensive fragrance.
    Last edited by Jack Hunter; 21st April 2013 at 12:30 PM.

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    I'd agree with Floris Santal, very nice scent, similar to Envy...nearly killed my 100ml bottle of that! I cant imagine anyone being offended by the brilliant Tiffany for Men cologne...since I got it I'm finding myself reaching for it more and more.

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    ...at this moment: Mistral Cologne by Atelier Cologne

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    A*Men ... what you want to mess with me ?

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    Armani Eau pour Homme- surprisingly subtle with timeless elegance

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    Bleu de Chanel by Chanel
    Geir for Men by Geir Ness
    L'Homme by YSL
    Silver Mountain Water by Creed


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    Palladio very nice light citrus

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    I'm not really keen on MI, so you might as well wear what you want, as you'll never please everyone...
    Well, it's cheaper than therapy... edit: No it's not...

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    Chanel - Bleu de Chanel
    Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    Bond No. 9 - Chez Bond
    Creed - Himalaya
    Brueckner - Aoud 1

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    Though I think most stuff with one to two sprays smell ok to the average person.

    Ten sprays of anything won't smell that great IMO.

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    GIT or Issey

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    Original Vetiver > Azzaro pH > Rive Gauche pH
    Simplex Sigillum Veri

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    Prada Amber Pour Homme

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    Serge Luten - Musc Koublai Khan
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    Eau Sauvage, perhaps? It just brightens a room...

    Another is a rather unknown little gem, Revillon R - a 'fresh fougere' of brilliance from Maurice Roucel. 200ml bottles are very inexpensive...

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    l´essence de Cerruti is my favorite
    "Wow, I've never smelled anything like that before."

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    Git

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    Keiko Mecheri fragrances, eg Bois de Santal and Cuir Fauvre

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    Armani Code Summer

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    Gio

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    34 Boulevard Saint Germain

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    +1 to Eau Sauvage edt

    Also Terre de Hermes edt / chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree are safe IMO...

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    Burberry Touch
    Bleu De Chanel
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    Currently on my Rotation:
    1. Cartier D'un Soir
    2. Loewe Essencia
    3. Bergamotto Marino
    4. Herb Alpert Listen
    5. Artisan
    6. Bang
    7. GIT
    8. Pal Zileri No 18
    9. TdH
    0. Kenzo Homme

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    my fave for the last of 5 years is clinique happy for man.

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    Silver Mountain Water, Himalaya, Green Irish Tweed

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    Quote Originally Posted by HDDP View Post
    Serge Luten - Musc Koublai Khan
    Inoffensive?!
    Current favourite: Spiritueuse Double Vanille

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    YSL L'Homme.
    My most favorite scents that I can't be without:
    Givenchy Xeryus Rouge
    Dior Homme Intense
    Fahrenheit

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    M;0oC - Masaki Matsushima ​(for me, a revelation)
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