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    Default What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    I am talking so fresh & so clean it makes you feel like singing this!


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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Amouage - Homage Attar

    Though I personally think this fragrance transcends both those terms.

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    You know, this is kinda tough....but probably I'd have to say Armani Code Sport Athlete. Although I could see 2008 Dior homme sport right in there also.
    Currently wearing: Life Energy by Nautica

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    My SOTD, actually: L'Humaniste. Very fresh, citrusy, and clean - it reminds me of this old commercial in a way:

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Hard to choose, but for me probably Siecle.
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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Original Vetiver

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Was first thinking Xerjoff Nio, or MFK Acqua Universalis, but I think I have to give it to Creed Pure White Cologne.
    Current Summer Favorites:

    1. Creed - Pure White Cologne
    2. Xerjoff - Nio
    3. Dior - Homme Cologne 2013
    4. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    5. Armani - Code Sport Athlete
    6. Ermenegildo Zegna - Sicilian Mandarin
    7. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    8. Tom Ford - Rive d’Ambre
    9. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    10. Creed - Virgin Island Water

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    ....but I think I have to give it to Creed Pure White Cologne.
    I agree. There are many great fresh/clean fragrances, but PWC's my fav.
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    Offsite sales: CREEDs (Vintage Tabarome, Erolfa, Neroli Sauvage), By Kilian Straight to Heaven & Prelude to Love, Tom Ford Noir de Noir, Atelier Cologne Pomelo Paradis & Vetiver Fatal, Bond No. 9 Hamptons, Montale Boise Fruite, Tiffany for Men mini, 17 Cuba Paris fragrances, L'Essence de Cerruti, Reyane Insurrection, numerous popular SAMPLES! http://flacon.ambaric.net/viewtopic.php?t=260 and http://flacon.ambaric.net/viewtopic.php?t=626

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    L'Humaniste by Frapin or Amouage Reflection Man.
    Currently wearing: Moustache by Rochas

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Gendarme

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    Xerjoff Nio
    CURRENT TOP TEN FOR SPRING/SUMMER (no particular order):
    1.) Lalique White
    2.) Frank no. 2 LA
    3.) Clive Christian 1872
    4.) Guerlain L'eau
    5.) Escentric 02
    6.) Acqua Viva
    7.) Bal D' Afrique
    8.) Pekji - Eau Mer
    9.) Itasca - Lubin
    10.) De Bachmakov
    Currently wearing: L'Homme Idéal by Guerlain

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Probably L'Humaniste or Pure White Cologne. I'm also partial to Neroli Portofino.

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Quote Originally Posted by FSU92grad View Post
    Xerjoff Nio
    Another really good one for this category.

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    Been using Dove original clean body wash and underarm deodorant for years and still haven't found anything as fresh and clean in a cologne.

    If I did, I think I would get rid of more than half my collection as that would be the closest thing to a "holy grail" for me.

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    Dior Vetiver
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    Current Rotation:
    Clive Christian No 1
    Maison Francis Kurdjian Aqua Universalis Forte
    Creed Virgin Island Water
    Creed Jardin d'Amalfi
    Creed Millesime Imperial
    Reyane Insurrection Pure II
    Creed Aventus
    Byredo Bal d'Afrique
    Amouage Sunshine Man
    Dior Sauvage

    "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"
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    Currently wearing: Sunshine Man by Amouage

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    I like Mugler Cologne.

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Gendarme
    Mugler Cologne
    Neroli Portofino
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    Several vetivers floating by, and I agree. The freshest, zingiest vetiver to me is Malle Vetiver extraordinaire.

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Tommy T - whatever shirt I wear, this makes it seem ultra fresh and newly ironed.
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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport Cologne Sport. Fresh-out-of-the-shower smell all day long.

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    I second (or third?) Creed's Pure White Cologne, but in my experience, especially on a hot day, nothing is more fresh and clean than Acqua di Parma Colonia and Colonia Essenza.

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    MFK's Absolue pour le Matin - Prada's Infusion d'Homme on steroids.
    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

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    Default Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Grigio Perla uomo, also a bang for the buck!
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    Cartier Declaration 'Cologne' among many others.
    My Top '10' : (In no particular order)

    - Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Van Cleef & Arpels: Pour Homme
    - Armani: Acqua di Gio Profumo
    - Davidoff: Leather Blend Edp
    - Ferrari: Essence Oud Edp
    - Chanel: Platinum Egoiste
    - YSL: Kouros (Fraîcheur)
    - Dior: Fahrenheit (Aqua)
    - Mancera: Cedrat Boise
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    Another for Mugler Cologne
    Well, it's cheaper than therapy... edit: No it's not...
    Currently wearing: Holy Shit by Pekji

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    Creed OV, Acca Kappa Muschio Bianco, Boss Elements Aqua, most of the Prada Infusions, most of the less musky, less floral and less spicy EDC- from mass market to niche, GPH II, most of the Kenzo aquatics, especially PH and L'Eau PH, among others.
    Currently wearing: Open by Roger & Gallet

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    Molecule 01. ..fresh as it gets
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    Eau de Rochas Homme
    And Echo by Davidoff! I really feel so fresh and clean when I'm wearing this, it's to the point that I never wear Echo the days that I have not shaved!
    My all time favorite:

    Dior Fahrenheit
    Currently wearing: CH Men by Carolina Herrera

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    Gv, paph, ov
    "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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