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    Any recommendations for a nice citrusy grapefruit scent for a 45yo man?
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    Default Re: Recommend a fragrance with grapefruit

    Bleu De Chanel is the 1st one that comes to mind
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    Parfums de Nicolai's Balle de Match is what you need.

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    Jardin Sur le Nil is the only one I can recommend. Hot weather only. My caveat would be that it does not exactly exude mass quantities of testosterone. I like it, though, and my recommendation is sincere.
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    Default Re: Recommend a fragrance with grapefruit

    212 by Carolina Herrera- lasts all day and is a wonderful scent..
    My old man loves it and he is 65..
    I love it also..
    Great for all ages

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    Hermes Concentre De Pamplemousse Rose

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    +1 Bleu de Chanel

    Kumkat Wood - one of my favorites from Mancera

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    Yup, Balle de Match. Nice longevity for a citrus scent, and very dry and masculine, rather than juicy and shampoo-like. One of my faves.
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    Concentre De Pamplemousse Rose or Bulgari PH Extreme or Guerlain Homme L'Eau.


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    Default Re: Recommend a fragrance with grapefruit

    +15 Bleu de Chanel

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    Bulgari Pour Homme Extreme

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    Le Pamplemousse - Miller Harris

    The most realistic smelling grapefruit.
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    Perfectly straight forward and relatively inexpensive grapefruit eau de cologne that lasts really well. One of the first AA's created by Mathilde Laurent and one of the few to be retained in the collection as a permanent item - justifiably IMO.

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    Bulgari Pour Homme Extreme
    This one and Bleu
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    Ninfeo Mio by Annick Goutal


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    +15 Bleu de Chanel
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    Default Re: Recommend a fragrance with grapefruit

    I second Aqua Allegoria Pamplelune.

    One thing to remember about citrus is that they are fleeting. So typically the top is grapefruit, but after 30min the perfume move to something else, so don't judge based only on the first spray.

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    Default Re: Recommend a fragrance with grapefruit

    I love me some Le Cherche Midi No. 30.

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    nd.1004.jpgChannel Allure Homme Sport Cologne, It punches you in the face with grapefruit! Great drydown also.
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    Bleu de chanel
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    Just Grapefruit by Arran Aromatics.
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    +1 Bvlgari pH Extreme, Jo Malone Grapefruit.
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    Doesn't Creed Himalaya have a dose of grapefruit? Tried it the other day: pretty 'orrible, but most citrus isn't my thing.

    The Aqua Allegoria is nice, though.

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    Bvlgari pour homme extreme - the best grapefruit fragrance
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    Default Re: Recommend a fragrance with grapefruit

    Doesnt Red Vetyver have grapefruit?

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    Bleu de chanel plus IB my MDCI(Openning note)
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    Aqua Fahrenheit should solve your problem.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony T View Post
    212 by Carolina Herrera- lasts all day and is a wonderful scent..
    My old man loves it and he is 65..
    I love it also..
    Great for all ages
    Seconded. This is the only scent that gets compliments for me.


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    Perfectly straight forward and relatively inexpensive grapefruit eau de cologne that lasts really well. One of the first AA's created by Mathilde Laurent and one of the few to be retained in the collection as a permanent item - justifiably IMO.
    This is lovely

    Try seeking out Pomelo by Jo Loves
    Or for an animalic version -- Citrus Paradisi by Czech and Speake

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    Default Re: Recommend a fragrance with grapefruit

    If you like vetiver, Grey Vetiver by Tom Ford might be worth looking into.
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