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    Red face Cologne for Young men in early 20s?

    I've so far only tried bulgari pour homme soir,bulgari blv pour homme, tom ford extreme, dolce gabanna pour homme,

    I personally liked the tom ford extreme and bulgari blv, but i think tom ford extreme is a bit too overwhelming for my age.
    I hate the opening of blv but i like the drydowns on it. However the longevity on this blv seems to be too short for me.

    Considering I work at a hotel i don't want it to be overpowering yet have a great longevity and decent projection(just for 1 to 1 interaction. i don't want to bomb the front desk).

    I was thinking of dropping by the mall this friday and try some new fragrances.
    Any recommendations for something I can wear to work, and another recommendation for bars/parties?
    My price ranges are anything under 100
    I've been looking into YSL de nuit and pour homme for awhile too.

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    For work check out a couple of Chanels: Bleu de Chanel and Allure Homme Sport, as well as Dior Homme Sport. While you're at it, try Acqua di Dio Essenza.

    For nighttime activities try Dior Fahrenheit. It's a different sort of beast which must be worn to be evaluated. Smelling it from the bottle or on paper isn't sufficient.

    Each of these is in your price range and available at any mall. Good luck.

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    Dior Homme Eau for Men would be a good general fragrance for anytime wear. For more going out and partying, maybe give Givenchy Play Intense or Thierry Mugler Pure Malt a sniff. Also, welcome to basenotes.

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    A&F Fierce
    Versace Man Eau Fraiche
    +1 Bleu de Chanel
    Hanae Mori HM
    YSL L'Homme
    D&G The One
    Current Rotation:
    Tom Ford Black Orchid
    Tom Ford Tuscan Leather
    Tom Ford Noir de Noir
    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
    MFK Baccarat Rouge 540
    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
    Creed Bois du Portugal
    Xerjoff More than Words
    Xerjoff Richwood
    By Kilian Incense Oud
    Clive Christian X
    Clive Christian No 1
    MFK Absolue Pour le Soir
    Guerlain Spiriteuse Double Vanille
    Guerlain Tonka Imperiale

    "Waste time wondering which "cologne" pulls better, and your genes will spread only by accident. A perfume should be right for the man, not for the job"
    Luca Turin

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    BdC for work

    and LeMale or DH for night
    "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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    Perhaps also Gucci pour Homme II

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    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    Bleu de Chanel
    Acqua di Gio Essenza
    Gucci pour Homme II
    Chanel Egoiste (regular, not Platinum)
    Dior Homme Eau for Men
    Hanae Mori HiM (EdP)
    Bvlgari Man Extreme
    Guerlain L'Homme L'Eau
    Guerlain L'Homme L'Eau Boisee

    These are all young-guy friendly and very well made fragrances, very pleasant and generally appealing to the masses. All within your budget, and with the exception of the last two, you'll find them at most department stores, Sephora, etc. The Guerlains have been discontinued but you can still find them online - and both are excellent - worth hunting for them. Fresh and summery, very long lasting, nice projection, and they both smell fantastic.

    Welcome to Basenotes!

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    Dior Homme

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    Reside in McLean, Va., Manhattan NYC, Manuel Antonio Costa Rica & Búzios Brasil

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    Bleu De Chanel
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    Default Re: Cologne for Young men in early 20s?

    thanks for all the welcoming guys, i'll make sure to read all the reviews of the ones listed here and give most of them a try tomorrow!

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    Default Re: Cologne for Young men in early 20s?

    Prada Amber and Burberry Touch.
    Currently wearing: Bel Ami by Hermès

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