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    Default Rich citrus summer scents

    What are the richest deepest summer scents. Not sweet, not cloying but rich...depth...like a Tauer frag.

    Ex...Hanae Mori can be cloying, it's sweet not rich to my nose.

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    One I've come to like and enjoy recently is South Bay by the Different Company.
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    I find The One for Men works best in hot weather... and its definitely rich (not too heavy though) with the 'candied orange' accord. Guerlain Homme Intense is great for summer nights and has some depth and rich boozy quality to it (the citrus in this one is lime). I don't know if its necessarily 'rich' but Terre d'Hermes is definitely complex and unique... Works great in summer (both daily casual and formal events imho). Finally, I find Creed Virgin Island Water to be very rich for a tropical frag (great lime and rum combo with creamy coconut).

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    Jardin du Počte

    Géranium Pour Monsieur

    Fleur de Louis


    ok... i guess Jardin is the only real citrus here..
    but still great summer scents all
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    Boucheron Pour Homme Eau de Parfum

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    Allure blanche edition-Chanel
    Kiss Me-Samba
    Orange Sanguine from Atelier
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbz View Post
    Orange Sanguine from Atelier
    Another good one.
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    Deep / rich citrus scents invariably don't last too long - needs re-application after a few hours.

    My picks will be Eau du Sud, Eau Sauvage edt, Terre d'Hermes, Eau d'Hadrien, rochas Moustache, Chanel PM concentree, Mouchoir de Monsieur - last 3 are not pure citruses per se...

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    Geir Ness
    Hugh Parsons Blue

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    Neroli sauvage

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    Bergamot 22.

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    Xerjoff - 1861

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    Would Eau de Merveilles make the list?

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    One unsung but very good citrus frag is Burt's Bees Natural Cologne. Citrus on an understated woody base which lasts appreciably.
    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

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    A great, rich citrus scent that does have legs is Eau de Guerlain.

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    Great suggestions so far, I would also recommend Villoresi Uomo and Monsieur Balmain...

    For my summer citrus fix though I go to Guerlain Cologne du parfumeur, another real beauty and somewhat underappreciated, I think. Much richer than the average edc.

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    I came to like Sienne d'orange by the Different Company

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    Eight & Bob

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    Mark Birley also

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    Cartier Declaration Cologne: It is mainly like fresh citrus with even more fresh ginger combined with some cedar and vetiver! Awesome stuff!
    My Top '10' : (In no particular order)

    - Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Loewe: Esencia/Pour Homme/Solo/7
    - YSL: Opium Pour Homme Edp
    - Jacques Bogart: Bogart Pour Homme (2004)
    - MPG: Santal Noble
    - Guerlain: Vetiver
    - Amouage: Jubilation XXV
    - Hermes: Terre d'Hermes
    - YSL: Kouros (Fraicheur)

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    L'Humaniste , L'eau dissey , homme by Guerlaine
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "

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    Jacomo Paradox Blue
    Quicksilver for Men
    Lanvin Arpege pour Homme
    John Varvatos Artisan & Artisan Black
    My 3 Signature Scents:

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

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    The new Classic Orange from Von Eusersdorff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rmlj View Post
    Boucheron Pour Homme Eau de Parfum
    Yes, Yes and thrice Yes. Very Rich.


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    Allure blanche edition-Chanel

    Very rich but need to reapply after some times

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    Default Re: Rich citrus summer scents

    Another vote for Bergamote 22.

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    Some of the richest and deepest (yet without being dark, edgy, overpowering or stuffy) summer citrus scents I know are ADP Colonia Assoluta and Hermes Mandarine Ambree

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    Bergamatto Marino

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    Eau de Rochas PH , vintage , if is possible.

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    3rd vote for Boucheron Pour Homme EDP

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    Jardin D' Amalfi

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    D&G masculine
    ADP Mirto di panarea
    Chanel pour monsieur

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    Xerjoff Kobe

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    +1 Bergamote 22 and Xerjoff 1861
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonty Coppersmith View Post
    A great, rich citrus scent that does have legs is Eau de Guerlain.
    +1 EdG is a winner
    Also try to sample Azemour les Orangers by PdE, an orange that also "has legs."

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    Quote Originally Posted by PalmBeach View Post
    What, no mention of Profumum Acqua Viva or MFK Aqua Universalis Forte?
    And I will second Profumum AV as the longest lasting lemon I have tried. Winner
    don't know the MFK

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    Get citrus nasty with Animale - single name - Animale

    Its a dirty, animal sort of citrus

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    YSL Pour Homme Haute Concentration. Strong lemon note. Heavy hitter.
    Capucci pour homme. Another heavy lemon. Both of these have great projection and longevity. Neither are fresh scents. But more earthy musky citrus.

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    Azemour les Orangers, Parfum de Empire
    Entre Naranjos, Ramon Monegal
    Guerlain Homme L' Eau
    Eau d' Italie, Eau d' Italie
    Scent Three: Sugi
    Citrine, Oliver Durbano
    Orange Sanguine, Atelier Cologne

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    Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
    SL Fleurs d'Oranger
    Le Labo Neroli
    "No sweet perfume ever tortured me more than this." Desert Rose by Sting and Cheb Mami, Album 1999.

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    Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Guerlain L'eau
    YSL Jazz and Live Jazz

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    Provided you also like vetiver, I would suggest Eau Sauvage Parfum.

    ... almost forgot: Trumper GFT.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    Bergamot 22.
    + 4

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    Chanel Eau de Cologne - best citrus out there, IMO

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    D&G masculine

    Mark Birley for men ( you will feel like a million bucks with this one)

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    I forgot to mention Dior Homme Sport (2012 version). It has that rich Iris note throughout that works great with the lemon and ginger at the top and the cedar base. Very nice.

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