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    Cool What are your picks of natural smelling scents for summer, but designers only?

    Synthetic is sometimes good and unique, but for summer i think we must have some natural smelling floral and citrus scents to uplift our humor. You may list how many scents you think has a natural smell and the power of make you happier, uplifting you under a hot sun. In the case of this thread i am talking about designer scents only. Thanks!

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    Dior Homme Sport (2012).


    Other than that, I'm stumped!

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    Terre d'Hermes.

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    Default Re: What are your picks of natural smelling scents for summer, but designers only?

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver!

    I like Dior Homme Sport - nice one.

    Armani Code Sport! Yes - very good summer scent, and nice and natural. No weird edges.
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    Hermes - Eau d'Orange Verte or Concentré d'Orange Verte are both excellent for the summer. Proper colognes in general are a great choice.

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    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    Estee Lauder Beyond Paradise for Men
    Chopard Noble Vetiver
    Bronnley Lime & Bergamot
    Ferre Bergamotto Marino

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    Default Re: What are your picks of natural smelling scents for summer, but designers only?

    Villoresi Acqua di Colonia (doesn't just smell, IS natural)
    Florascent Regia (dito)
    Monsieur Balmain
    Eau de Rochas pour homme (vintage, if at all possible)
    Acqua di Parma Colonia
    MPG Fraiche Badiane

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    Default Re: What are your picks of natural smelling scents for summer, but designers only?

    The OP asked for designer suggestions, most of yours are niche unfortunately.

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    Default Re: What are your picks of natural smelling scents for summer, but designers only?

    Natural summer fragrance by a designer house. That's asking a lot!

    I can only think of one that I really used to enjoy for hot summers, Banana Republic - M.

    I was in line buying some clothing years ago, and saw this at the register. Took a sniff and thought, now THIS smells like oranges!

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    Id probally draw the line at Dior Homme Sport or one of the Aqua Di Parma Colonia or Blu Mediteraneo fragrances.

    To be honest most things ive smelt thats cheaper in price than these are neither pleasing to my nose or smell very natural...

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    Monsieur Balmain
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    Chanel Bleu

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    Default Re: What are your picks of natural smelling scents for summer, but designers only?

    Definitely TDH either Edt or EDP also Homme by guerlaine very distinctive lime with Mojito vibe and subtle cleanliness in the background beautiful...and can be had at a bargain ...
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    L'occitane the vert & bigarade .

    Priced at designer prices and smells so natural.
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    Armani Code Sport is definitely my go-to summer fragrance along with Acqua di Gio Essenza.

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    Mugler Cologne

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    Another vote for Mugler Cologne, plus YSL pour Homme and its Concentree flanker. As natural-smelling as, in my opinion, designer citrus can be.

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    Default Re: What are your picks of natural smelling scents for summer, but designers only?

    It's the exclusive line, so I don't know if you count it as "designer," but Chanel's Eau de Cologne is great with a lot of natural citrus. Too bad it doesn't last very long. I'd also go +1 for Monsieur Balmain or one of the Hermes already mentioned.
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    Dior Cologne Royale that I sneek from my ladys bottle, And Millesime Imperial , vintage Guerlain Vetiver EDC
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    Orange Sanguine by Atelier
    VIW by Creed
    Prada Amber
    Prada Infusion
    Clean Shower Fresh

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    Acqua di Gio

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    Guerlain Homme L'eau.

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    "Natural" is certainly subjective based on the suggestions so far.

    I'll throw these into the mix: Cerruti Image, Tommy Bahama Set Sail St. Barts, Moschino Friends
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    Great to read all suggestions! From the list i already have and wear a lot:
    Monsieur Balmain (truly a masterpiece, very realistic and here i started to love the lemon verbena note!),
    Mugler Cologne - i think it's more synthetic and flowery; if i apply heavily i get more woodsy notes from it. Very fresh also.
    Hermes - Eau d'Orange Verte - Great and natural smelling of the flower and the peel of the orange. unfortunately does not last long.

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    +1 Dior Homme Sport 2012
    +1 Monsieur Balmain


    But, IMO, the king of natural smelling summer designer scents:

    Chanel Eau de Cologne

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    Quote Originally Posted by silentrich View Post
    Guerlain Homme L'eau.
    This and Guerlains Eaux
    Eau d'Orange Verte
    the L'Occitane Verbenas
    the Clarins Eaux
    Eau de Cartier
    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    YSL Pour Homme
    Eau de Rochas Pour Homme
    Baldessarini Cologne
    Lanvin L'Homme Sport
    Cerruti 1881 for Men
    Mugler Cologne




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    Quote Originally Posted by saminlondon View Post
    Hermes - Eau d'Orange Verte or Concentré d'Orange Verte
    Came in to post this.

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    Default Re: What are your picks of natural smelling scents for summer, but designers only?

    Lots of vintage 70s and 80s vintage designer releases would fit the bill, but if we are talking current releases then the limited distribution designer release Classical by Anat Fritz. It is a very natural smelling lavender, cedar and vetiver concoction over a dry sandalwood base that should do quite nicely year-round.

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    Quote Originally Posted by saminlondon View Post
    Hermes - Eau d'Orange Verte or Concentré d'Orange Verte are both excellent for the summer. Proper colognes in general are a great choice.
    Two other excellent options indeed.
    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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