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    Which fragrance for spring/summer?

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    If I had to choose from the three - VIW, however I could easily use any of the three.

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    VIW Summer scent+ beach but way so many others that have a beach vibe that are beter IMO

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    VIW is great for summer.

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    It's gotta be VIW for summer.

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    MI is the only one of those I could recommend for purchase.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CologneFan85 View Post
    VIW Summer scent+ beach but way so many others that have a beach vibe that are beter IMO
    Any other suggestions?

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    Silver Mountain Water

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    Aventus
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    Can't say I've tried VIW, but I've used the other three. Aventus is definitely NOT a summer frag, too dark imo. SMW is outstanding, and a great summer frag, but I gotta go with MI for versatility, and overall quality.

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    I blind bought a bottle of SWW last week and returned it two days later. The scent projected less than 45 minutes on me with several sprays plus sprayed on my shirts. After 90 min, it was completely gone even on the shirts. No comparison to the easy 10 hour skin longevity I get with GIT or Aventus and more than 24 hours I get on clothing. I haven't tried MI or VIW.

    EDITED TO ADD: In addition to the weakness of the SMW I got, the atomizer would only work about half the time. Every other pump would be air and a strange noise coming from it.

    I too would like a nice aquatic summer scent. I'm thinking Heeley's Sel Marin at this point.
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    Aventus

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    Aventus works year round i think. The best is actually Aventus + 1/3 VIW. It's very nice, especially if you're going partying or in a party mood. Aventus + MI works really nice too.
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    MI and Aventus for me.

    SMW is nice but too close to MI to justify a purchase. It's also close to GIT but that is not so much a summer scent for me...

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    Default Re: VIW vs. SMW vs. Aventus vs. MI

    Those are all nice for warm weather. Personally, when it's hot as hell out, VIW is one of my most reached for frags. Are you leaning towards one in particular?

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    Anything but viw IMO

    It's the only one that I don't like much, and my friends also don't like. I might need to give it a few more wears.

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    Go ahead and snatch up some Silver Mountain Water.

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    Default Re: VIW vs. SMW vs. Aventus vs. MI

    Silver Mountain Water and Aventus. I'd pick MI over VIW, as I'm not a fan of coconut.





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    MI because I find Aventus rather boring after a while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Noodlz View Post
    Aventus works year round i think. The best is actually Aventus + 1/3 VIW. It's very nice, especially if you're going partying or in a party mood. Aventus + MI works really nice too.
    Agreed! Aventus and VIW layered works really well. My Aventus was one of the smokey batches and I layered it with Virgin Island water to get more of the citrus on top. Really like the combo

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    This is a hard one as I have and love all except MI and have been wearing all lately! They all work this time of year imo. My favorite is Aventus but VIW is a quintessential summer frag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fletch31 View Post
    Agreed! Aventus and VIW layered works really well. My Aventus was one of the smokey batches and I layered it with Virgin Island water to get more of the citrus on top. Really like the combo
    Interesting, I'm going to have to try this.
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    Viw

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    Default Re: VIW vs. SMW vs. Aventus vs. MI

    Quote Originally Posted by Temptation View Post
    Which fragrance for spring/summer?

    All of them are so good.

    VIW is best for the heat of the summer.
    SMW is my personal signature scent.
    Aventus is an amazing beast.
    and MI is so versatile and loveable.

    I have a hard time myself choosing to be honest.

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    The coconut in VIW just transports you to a different realm.

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