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    Default Best Green fragrances?

    I ordered a sample of Green Valley last week and have been absolutely in love with it. It's not very easy to find at a decent price though, so I will have to wait a bit. Are there any other fragrances that have a nice lush green vibe to them? Thanks!

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    Creed Original Vetiver!
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    Default Re: Best Green fragrances?

    I got a decant of Green Valley also..
    Norne is one that is liked a lot here but not my type..

    Polo Modern Reserve is very wearable and a modern version of Polo.
    TF Italian Cypress also..

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    2 from Diptyque - Philosykos and L'ombre dans L'eau.

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    Guerlain Vol de Nuit. Great galbanum note.

    Also, Chanel No. 19 in all versions.
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    I like Bleecker Street. It's very green, but has some interesting facets that make it more than just a green scent. There's an element of blueberry, a watery quality, and actually a warm spicy component that emerges in the late-mid to dry down.
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    Chanel No. 19 EDT
    L'Artisan's Fleur de Liane
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    Esencia Loewe, though hard to find.
    If you like the min in green valley, try creed's selection verte
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    Creed Original Vetiver........... Hands Down.
    The longevity is oudstanding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Primrose View Post
    Guerlain Vol de Nuit. Great galbanum note.

    Also, Chanel No. 19 in all versions.
    Totally agree with Chanel No. 19 I almost never wear it, but I love it on others

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    Default Re: Best Green fragrances?

    There are so many good ones. One I enjoy a lot is Nu Green by Honores Des Pres

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    Frederic Malle - Carnal Flower
    Frederic Malle - En Passant
    Frederic Malle - Vétiver Extraordinaire
    L'Artisan Parfumeur - Premier Figuier

    a heavy take on green;

    Amouage - Opus VII

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    Dior Granville is one you should try.

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    Creed Original Vetiver is green heaven!

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    Dior Vetiver

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    Estee Lauder Aliage-
    Robert Piguet Futur

    both suitable for unisex wear

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    Green is my favorite category:

    Sisley de campagne, AG ninfeo mio, AG Nuit Etoille, AG Mandragore, AG eau d camille, Diptyque Lombre dans leau, locittane verbena, hugo xy, bvlagari au the vert extreme, gap grass, rance francois charles, bond no 9 highline, AG duel, Frederic Malle french lover, ch 212 for men, chanel no 19 edt, and all vetiver named fragrances haha

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    Creed Feuilles Vertes. Perfect, high quality green. Supposedly in limited edition, buy now before prices go even higher. It it beautiful stuff.

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    Default Re: Best Green fragrances?

    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    2 from Diptyque - Philosykos and L'ombre dans L'eau.
    These are excellent suggestions.

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    Default Re: Best Green fragrances?

    I very much like Bowling Green. A wonderful, if under appreciated, green scent.

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    I like lots of green ones but particularly Vie de Chateau, a green, citric chypre.

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    Balmain's Vent Vert is a classic!

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    Default Re: Best Green fragrances?

    Opus VII.
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    4. Le Labo Patchouli 24
    5. Amouage Opus VII
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    Byredo´s Green. It´ll cost you a small fortune but right now I am considering buying a big bottle and to be broke for the next 4 weeks... (-:

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    Apart from seconding especially Creed OV, also, among others: Gucci Nobile, Lagerfeld Photo, Davidoff Relax, Loewe para Hombre, Guy Laroche Horizon, Guerlain Vetiver, Chopard Noble Vetiver, Lanvin Vetyver, Mugler Cologne, Knize Forest and a few more along these lines.

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    Lavender Palm has a lovely leafy-green structure.
    Givenchy Insense has a powerfully green smell, to me, of the fresh-cut stems of flowers.

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    Default Re: Best Green fragrances?

    'Greens' are among my favourites too.

    I second

    - Fleur de Liane
    - Vie de Chateau
    - Guerlain Vetiver
    - No 19

    in particular
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    Green Irish Tweed
    Diptyque Philosykos
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    Diptyque Philosykos EDP - The greenest fragrance that I've ever encountered. It's like breaking open a little green tree branch in the spring.

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    I would contribute Lubin Itasca, with the forest-type of green.

    Otherwise, FM Bois D'Orage for the herbaceous type of green.

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    This is a very interesting study of what we perceive as "green". Of course, there's the classic No. 19, but I would have never considered the frequently-mentioned vetiver fragrances as green.

    There's a lot of references to evergreen scents, which I appreciate, but this group, along with vetivers and the fresh-cut stem scents that I mentioned, make me wonder how many categories of green exist.

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    Is Chanel No. 19 still worth getting in its current formulation? (I'm realizing I like galbanum after sampling Opus VII.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by onethinline View Post
    Is Chanel No. 19 still worth getting in its current formulation? (I'm realizing I like galbanum after sampling Opus VII.)
    yes chanel no 19 is still good

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jridgen View Post
    Green Irish Tweed
    This always gets suggested as a green scent, but it isn't the slightest bit green to my nose. The name is very suggestive.
    I know it has violet lead as a note, but never smells green to me. Maybe it's just me though

    Eau de Lierre for a leafy (ivy) green scent with light woods and what seems like a touch of tobacco (to my nose at least).

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    when I think of green fragrances these bottles usually come out:

    Frapin Paradis Pardu
    CDG / Scent One Hinoki
    Les Nez Turtle Vetiver Back
    Creed Aventus
    Atelier Cedrat Enivrant
    Trumpers Limes Cologne
    Anat Frtz Classical
    Heely Verveine

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    Creed Original Vetiver and Kiton Men.

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    Default Re: Best Green fragrances?

    I would agree with Horns that this is an interesting study in what people consider 'green'. To me, green is leafy green whether it is herbal green like tomato leaf, basil, and rosemary, fresh tree leaf green like pettigrain, or even grassy green like cis-3-hexanal. To be called a 'green' fragrance it needs to be predominantly those with other notes as support.

    Some good greens:

    CdG Amazingreen
    Kenzo L'Eau 2 Kenzo pour homme- very tomato leaf citrus. It doesn't last long, but the green is great.
    CK Truth for Men- the original green fragrance

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    Le Cherche Midi # 30 is best smelling green fragrance to me. Diptique phylosikos is also good.

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    I just thought of two other good greens.

    Bond No. 9's Central Park. One of the better Bonds imo. It has a plenty of basil, along with other green notes. It's fresh and easy to wear. Perfect for Spring and Summer. Like most Bonds, it's very long lasting.

    Lorenzo Villoresi's Yerbamate. It's probably one of the most unique greens out there. It's hard to describe. But beware, there is a heavy dose of powder in the base. If your a powder hater, chances are you won't care for it.
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    Ichnusa by Profumum Roma is another favorite of mine.

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    Yerbamate is a good one

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    Sycomore / Eau de Campagne are my fav greens atm.

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