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    Default Designer Smoke & Amber

    What are some of the better Designer frags with Smoke or Amber?

    What are some of the most unique designer frags?

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    Default Re: Designer Smoke & Amber

    Burnt Amber by Neil Morris perhaps would fit what you are looking for.
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    Default Re: Designer Smoke & Amber

    Halston Amber Man

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    Halston Amber Man
    Yup, was just coming here to suggest this.

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    Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense

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    Halston Amber Man
    How is this? I've been thinking of picking it up. Is it overly sweet?

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    Default Re: Designer Smoke & Amber

    Monotheme Amber Wood is worth a go, it puts me in mind of Amber Absolute but much more toned down.
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    Default Re: Designer Smoke & Amber

    Not at all. A nice dry amber. Projection and longevity are very good.
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    Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense



    How is this? I've been thinking of picking it up. Is it overly sweet?

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    AG Ambre Fetiche

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    The smokiest thing i have tried is Embers by Rouge Bunny Rouge. Not sure about smoke and amber though.

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    Well, the king of smoke and amber (regardless of "niche" or "designer") is Tom Ford Amber Absolute. But it has been discontinued. I am not sure how difficult it is to find these days.

    Next up would be Armani Prive Ambre Orient (depending on how you define "designer", but Armani certainly is). Another option (but again an expensive designer), Tom Ford Sahara Noir.

    If by designer, you really mean inexpensive, perhaps Zirh Ikon would scratch that itch.
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    2. Tom Ford - Rive d’Ambre
    3. Dior - Homme Cologne 2013
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    6. Ermenegildo Zegna - Sicilian Mandarin
    7. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    8. by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    9. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    10. Creed - Pure White Cologne

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    Default Re: Designer Smoke & Amber

    Quote Originally Posted by cazaubon View Post
    AG Ambre Fetiche
    Love this one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tefg View Post
    The smokiest thing i have tried is Embers by Rouge Bunny Rouge. Not sure about smoke and amber though.
    There is also the Silhouette from the same colletion, but Embers, indeed, is smokier.
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    Bleu de Chanel EDP. It took me few wearings to understand this fragrance. The transition from the opening to the heart and base is pretty radical. The opening is similar to the EDT, albeit smoother, but the drydown is rich amber, incense, and vetiver. I'm not a fan of the EDT but the EDP is really great IMO.

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    Default Re: Designer Smoke & Amber

    I could only think of Interlude Man, but that is not designer.

    Prada Amber pour Homme Intense is a great fragrance, but it doesn't come across as particularly smokey to me. You could look into Ambre Precieux - while not a designer, it can still be had for designer prices if you shop around.
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    Default Re: Designer Smoke & Amber

    Quote Originally Posted by cazaubon View Post
    AG Ambre Fetiche
    This for sure but isn't this niche?
    My Top '11' : (In no particular order)

    - Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Paco Rabanne: pour homme (vtg)
    - Armani: Acqua di Gio Profumo
    - Davidoff: Leather Blend Edp
    - Ferrari: Essence Oud Edp
    - Dior: Fahrenheit (vtg)
    - YSL: Kouros (Fraîcheur)
    - Mancera: Cedrat Boise
    - MPG: Santal Noble
    - Knize Ten
    - Amouage: Interlude

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    Naomi Goodsir is a designer line, so I'd throw Bois D'Ascese from her collection into the ring. It's more smoke than amber, but it has a great warmth to it.

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