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    So it was probably something mass market, something available at like Sephora, Macy's, etc. Strong presence of orange, but more masculine than Happy. sounds like it may be Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc/White.. although a listed grapefruit note, it smells more like orange to me. I've been smelling this on a lot of people lately, and last time I was at Sephora, it was up on their "best sellers" shelf, next to AdG, and 1 Million.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rouj View Post
    This is what springs to mind
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    Quote Originally Posted by OPomone View Post
    He certainly meant New York by Nicola.
    Yes, that's what I meant.
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    Artisan or the Lacoste or something else from Sephora. Maybe Allure Edition Blanc. I doubt the Hermes would last long enough for anyone else to smell it after leaving the house.

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    I tried on Etro Messe de Minuit the other day in Liberty - the orange in it really took me by surprise. Virtually no incense, but a LOT of orange.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OPomone View Post
    I think that Lacoste L.12.12 White is a very good and plausible guess ...
    Interesting... ! ...I sampled that one when it was first released and I really liked it, but I couldn't help thinking it smelled rather young. The guy in question was probably in his 50s. I didn't pay attention to what it evolves into though. I really should have. I only remember the top notes, because really, it's hard to get much more than that when sniffing in a store.
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    Atelier cologne: orange sanguine

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    I was immidiately thinking of Bleu de Chanel (but as nobody other hasn't suggested it, i guess i'm wrong)
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    Quote Originally Posted by df91 View Post
    I was immidiately thinking of Bleu de Chanel (but as nobody other hasn't suggested it, i guess i'm wrong)
    Orange? In Bleu? Fascinating! I think it's amazing how differently we all interpret what we smell. I mean, really, there are no wrong answers. What you smell is what you smell. I don't get anything orange in Bleu (it doesn't smell blue either, lol) but I'll give it another sniff.
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    It has bergamot, lemon, orange and grapefruit - and is kind of airy like you described, though not an aquatic but a bit on the ozonic side - to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by anewtypedude View Post
    Allure Homme Sport?
    I can see it might being this as well. Orange, Blood Mandarin Sea Notes.... maybe this.
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    Orange? Elegant? Masculine? Sounds like orange spice
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    Quote Originally Posted by df91 View Post
    I can see it might being this as well. Orange, Blood Mandarin Sea Notes.... maybe this.
    It's not AHS. AHS is sort of gummy rather than airy, at least to my nose, and it has an almost candy aspect to the fruit. I've never tried AHS Eau Extreme though - or the sporty-man-scent named Allure Homme Sport Cologne Sport For Men. That could be it actually. I lol at that ridiculous name, but that could be it. AHSCSFMWTFLOLWOW.


    Quote Originally Posted by Preston H View Post
    Orange? Elegant? Masculine? Sounds like orange spice
    Does Orange Spice smell modern though? What I smelled was definitely modern. I do need to get my nose on Orange Spice though!
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    I mentioned Loewe's Solo....Very sweet orange spicy and a great scent....
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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post



    Does Orange Spice smell modern though? What I smelled was definitely modern. I do need to get my nose on Orange Spice though!
    Orange spice is not modern at all. It's very classic, some would call it 'dated'...
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    Quote Originally Posted by FSU92grad View Post
    I mentioned Loewe's Solo....Very sweet orange spicy and a great scent....
    Yup! I jotted it down. I need to look into that one for sure. I have a sample of Solo Absoluto, but I've never smelled Solo Loewe. Looking at the notes, it could be what I smelled... but looking at the notes never really tells the whole story of what a scent will smell like. Could be though!
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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    Yup! I jotted it down. I need to look into that one for sure. I have a sample of Solo Absoluto, but I've never smelled Solo Loewe. Looking at the notes, it could be what I smelled... but looking at the notes never really tells the whole story of what a scent will smell like. Could be though!
    Just a thought....Smells amazing to me but it's short-lived...
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    Ed Hardy Born Wild perhaps? My second favorite orange scent behind Orange Sanguine. The stuff is seriously good and pretty unique IMO...it has a very high compliment factor as well.(although not quite in Curve territory)

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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    Orange? In Bleu? Fascinating! I think it's amazing how differently we all interpret what we smell. I mean, really, there are no wrong answers. What you smell is what you smell. I don't get anything orange in Bleu (it doesn't smell blue either, lol) but I'll give it another sniff.
    I smelt Bleu on someone the other day and all I got was a strong orange. On me I don't get any orange but when I smelt it on this guy it was a pure orange smell. My first thought was also Bleu due to me smelling it on someone else.
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    It probably has to be one of these:

    Creed Zeste Mandarine Pampelmousse
    Entre Naranjos, Ramon Monegal
    Bigarrade Concentree by Frederic Malle
    Ferre Bergamotto Marino
    Atelier Orange Sanguine
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    I get orange out of these and haven't seen them mentioned yet...
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    Colonia del Forte 1452 Profumi del Forte. Best orange ever smelled. Very underrated house

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    edit. dupes. oops.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbz View Post
    Ed Hardy Born Wild perhaps? My second favorite orange scent behind Orange Sanguine. The stuff is seriously good and pretty unique IMO...it has a very high compliment factor as well.(although not quite in Curve territory)
    Pardon the pun, but that's a wild suggestion. I'd have never thought of it! I wonder if that's still around at Macy's to give a sniff. One of the Ed Hardy scents really impressed me, in a fun-to-wear sort of way, but I was an idiot and didn't write it down. Villain, maybe? I don't think it was Born Wild (and it was so long ago that I don't even remember what it smelled like).


    Quote Originally Posted by df91 View Post
    I was immidiately thinking of Bleu de Chanel (but as nobody other hasn't suggested it, i guess i'm wrong)
    Quote Originally Posted by adam090273 View Post
    I smelt Bleu on someone the other day and all I got was a strong orange. On me I don't get any orange but when I smelt it on this guy it was a pure orange smell. My first thought was also Bleu due to me smelling it on someone else.
    I gave Bleu a better testing last night and - wow - you're right. I'm not a vetiver fan, so I'm guessing the vetiver in Bleu tricked my nose into ignoring a lot of the rest of what's going on in Bleu. I think I've now done a 180 on my impression of the fragrance. It's really impressive. The airiness of it is fantastic and it's very much along the lines of what I smelled.

    I wonder how differently vetiver wears on different people. If the vetiver in Bleu were dialed way back... that's what I smelled.

    Bleu without the vetiver... if it existed, I'd buy it!!! ...I realize that's blasphemy to vetiver fans and especially Bleu fans. Sorry!

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    Possibly Elixir Des Merveilles by Hermes? That orange and chocolate mix.
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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    and - wow - you're right. I'm not a vetiver fan, so I'm guessing the vetiver in Bleu tricked my nose into ignoring a lot of the rest of what's going on in Bleu. I think I've now done a 180 on my impression of the fragrance. It's really impressive.
    Seems like Bleu, more than any other fragrance has the ability to change minds from the 1st wearing. I tried it in a store about 2 years ago - didn't care for it at all. 12 months later, I ordered a sample from TPC just for kicks since I was ordering so many other things. Fell in love instantly, and went to the store an hour later and purchased a bottle.


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    Try DR Harris Traditional Cologne for a cheap fix. Zingy orange oil with an animalic, powdery Victorian Era musk.

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    What about that new flanker for Eau de Cartier? It's super orange prominent...Zeste something...try that. I smelled it at Macy's and it's definitely orange!!!
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