Thread: Melon for the summer?
Last edited by JiveHippo; 15th March 2014 at 02:47 AM.
While Millesime Imperial is best when it comes to melon, Heeley - Figuier has a distinctive melon note.
The most obvious choice - MI - has been beaten to death already.
Considering the price constraint, by far my fave for a cheap melon would be Polo Blue. It's $40.15 on Fragrancenet for a 2.5oz.
The melon is a non-descript, generic melon, but I'd call it closest to watermelon to my nose, Like most melon fragrances, longevity is short but it's quite pleasant, if a little mainstream-smelling, for that duration. Pretty ideal for Summer casual and post-gym wearing.
In the proposed price range, this is my choice.
A melon note is featured in CK One Summer '14, but not too prominent. The fragrance itself it unisex
I think lacoste essential has a melon note. And surprisingly playboy Miami has a nice watermelon note that lasts for a bit.
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Joop Splash. It's melon overtop an aquatic base
It can be found cheap at Wal-Mart
Kenneth Cole Reaction is nice, but MI is amazing!
Never knew there was so much MI love here. I love it too and will be my SOTD most of next week. I get good longevity, around 6 hours and its never overpowering, just understated sophistication.
Givenchy Insense ultramarine, ADG, MI
L'Artisan Fleur de Liane
Such a green melon-y scent.
Is is just me, or does Nautica Voyage have a bit of a melon vibe?
I bought a small bottle for $5.99 at Ross just to check it out, it's a decent summer fragrance. And I sort of thought "cantaloupe" when I wore it....
Yep, Millesime Imperial is just a gorgeous scent. You won't get much better than MI if you want melon. It smells so damned good.
Paris Hilton for Men is a good one. Also Jordan 23 is pretty decent.
My Ultimate Top 5:
24 Platinum (2012)
Burberry London (2006)
Eau des Baux (2006)
Arpege pour Homme (2005)
Herrera Chic for Men maybe as a cheaper alternative.....
My Top '10' : (In no particular order)
- Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vintage)
- Mancera: Cedrat Boise/Sand Aoud
- Van Cleef & Arpels: Pour Homme
- Acqua di Parma: Colonia Leather/Oud
- Davidoff: Leather Blend Edp
- Ferrari: Essence Oud Edp
- YSL: Kouros (Fraîcheur)
- Dior: Fahrenheit (Aqua)
- Dior: Eau Noire
- Knize Ten
Yea, its all fresh mellon and magnolia flowers to my nose and ofc cant forget the tobacco Try CH Chic too.
Melon in IU is fresh and like the melon peel, in Chic its sweet like the pink part of the melon.
Current Winter Favorites:
1. Ormonde Jayne - Black Gold
2. Brückner - Aoud 1
3. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
4. Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Generation Man
5. Creed - Royal Oud
6. by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
7. Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Mortal Skin
8. House of Matriarch - Blackbird
9. Creed - Royal English Leather
10. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
Breath of god by gorilla perfumes has a nice melon vibe, followed by incense.