Anything you guys would recommend? Nothing too weird, something I can wear to work and church in sunny Georgia? I'd like some niche recommendations that are not Bond or Creed.
Ormonde Jayne - Ormonde Man
Oriza L. Legrand - Vetiver Royal Bourbon
Histoires de Parfums - 1899 Hemingway
Clive Christian 1872
MFK - Amyris Homme
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
Donna Karan, Fuel. While not niche, this one is at the high end of designers and it's only sold at Neiman's, which means it's as uncommon as niche scents. Oh, and it smells FANTASTIC.
Histoires de Parfums, 1725 Casanova
Le Labo, Rose 31
While technically a limited distribution designer, Tzora by Anat Fritz first comes to mind.
Current Top Favorites:
1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
4) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie
6) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
9) Polo vintage (Ralph Lauren) - tie
9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
New York Intense
Songe d'un Bois d'Ete
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Serge Lutens 5 o'clock eau Gingembre.
My current top ten:
1. Oud Wood
2. Spice and Wood
4. Pure Malt
5. Tonka Imperial
6. Dior Homme
7. Epic Man
8. L'air Du Desert Marocain
9. Noir de Noir
10. Terre D'Hermes
Diptyque Tam Dad EDP
Dior Bois d'Argent (technically a designer, but with niche level quality IMO)
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Invasion BarbareThese. Both would be great signatures in GA. FILA!!Dior Bois d'Argent (technically a designer, but with niche level quality IMO)
Serge Lutens "Chène"
"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 "
French Lover (bois d'orage)
Year round: would recommend something by MFK (Lumiere noire, apom) since it is very "user friendly" (think high-end designer aesthetic); Amyris would fit the bill but it is really "designer-ish" so it might defeat the purpose of getting a niche scent.
Otherwise, Penhaligon's Sartorial is great for everyday wear; I love IB personally but I think it projects too much for the people around me and I get self-conscious wearing it.
Frank No. 2 is another niche crowd pleaser.
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MFK Lumiere Noire
Amouage Ciel Man
AdP Colonia Essenza
Lubin Le Vetyver - Itasca
...and yes, the obvious omission: Creed Aventus
I would say:
MFK Pluriel (masculine)
Cartier Declaration Essense
Eau des Baux
Cartier is Designer BUT I think Declaration could easily flip the bill as a niche type scent.
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
New York by Parfums de Nicolaï.
"I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical...It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government." - Thomas Jefferson
Le labo bergamote 22
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Heeley's Cuir Pleine Fleur- probably best in the Spring and Fall but with proper application is a 4 season fragrance. Own it and love it.
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+1 New York by Parfums de Nicolai
+1 Timbuktu by L'Artisan
+1 Dia Man by Amouage
+1 Ciel Man by Amouage
+1 HdP 1725
+1 Sel Marin
Atelier Cologne Cedrat Enivrant
Xerjoff Ivory Route
My current top 10 fragrances :
1. Amouage Jubilation XXV
2. A Lab on Fire Almost Transparent Blue
3. YSL L'Homme Libre
4. Tauer Perfumes L'Air du Desert Marocain
5. Rania J. Ambre Loup
6. Atelier Cologne Cedrat Enivrant
7. Parfum MDCI Ambre Topkapi
8. Imaginary Authors Memoirs of a Trespasser
9. Heeley Sel Marin
10. by Kilian Back to Black
Tom Ford Oud Wood
Annick Goutal Nuit Etoilee
L'artisan Coeur de Vetiver Sacre