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    Default Work and formal occasions

    Ok, guys, which notes do you find more comfortable wearing at work (assuming the "traditional" jobs, we all know that there are too many different jobs...) and for formal occasions? And what are the ones you simply can´t stand?

    I feel comfortable with smooth vetiver,citrusy and woody based scents both for work and formal occasions. Personally, I can´t stand spicy, sweet or gourmandish scents, least of all if these fragrances are strong.


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    I feel more comfortable wearing whatever I want.

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    I don't really differentiate for work -- my colleagues are a pretty easygoing bunch.

    For a formal occasion I would probably plump for a 'classic' like Derby or Great Jones or maybe a nice citrus cologne like Asketts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pluran View Post
    I feel more comfortable wearing whatever I want.
    Even Leather Oud?

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    Default Re: Work and formal occasions

    Although I can wear anything I want, I tend to enjoy more wearing citrus, woody and spicy fragrances.
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    For formal occasions, it seems like I lean towards fresh cedar scents. Usually something like the unrivaled Creed Spice & Wood or Armani Cedre Olympe. However, it can be any number of things based on weather or my mood, but those are generally the types I find most formal / classy.
    Current Winter Favorites:

    1. House of Matriarch - Blackbird
    2. Brückner - Aoud 1
    3. Creed - Royal Oud
    4. Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Generation Man
    5. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    6. by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    7. Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Mortal Skin
    8. Ormonde Jayne - Black Gold
    9. Creed - Royal English Leather
    10. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions

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    I wear whatever I have. Depending on the occasion will determine how many sprays I use.

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    I wear my entire wardrobe with the same approach as the gentleman above ^
    Currently wearing: KL Homme by Lagerfeld

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    Default Re: Work and formal occasions

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnnyacl View Post
    Even Leather Oud?
    Why not
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnnyacl View Post
    Even Leather Oud?
    Why not
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    Default Re: Work and formal occasions

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnnyacl View Post
    Even Leather Oud?
    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    Why not
    +1.
    Currently wearing: Black Aoud by Montale

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    Default Re: Work and formal occasions

    Though mostly freelancing from my home office, during the occasional work/formal occasions in the more traditional sense of the word tending towards more-office wear style fragrances (often soapy, inoffensive, barbershop-style, fresh linen scents, some citrus though less aquatics since I find most of them too casual, possibly lighter vetivers), while the too powerhouse/boozy/leathery/Oriental/tobacco dominated, often smoky/muskier etc. fragrances get fewer wear, unless the amount of sprays, splashes is highly limited and also the particular occasion is either very formal or artistic, alternative, bohemian, encouraging a bit more brash fragrances choices.
    Currently wearing: Open by Roger & Gallet

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    Default Re: Work and formal occasions

    There's not too many scents that I wouldn't wear to work. Some, however, I go lighter on the trigger on...like Slumberhouse and TF Amber Absolute.

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    Quote Originally Posted by freewheelingvagabond View Post
    +1.
    Very well, then. It´d be probably the last fragrance I´d wear at my work, but to each his own.

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