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    Default Summer night romantic

    • Whats up guys,
    • After many many searches and recomendations, still havent found what im looking for since most of summer perfumes are minty fresh out of the shower which i honestly hate,
      its becoming a real issue for me.
    • Im looking for 2 summer night *exclusive* choices that girls would love, something seductive yet masqulin under 100$.
    • Also i woul like to know what are your opinions on aqva amara bvlgari for regular days.


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    Quote Originally Posted by freewheelingvagabond View Post
    Maybe something within this century? lol

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    Armani Stronger With You



    Montblanc Legend Night




    I'm not a fan of Amara either.
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    Dior Eau Sauvage edt, perhaps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    Armani Stronger With You

    Montblanc Legend Night


    I'm not a fan of Amara either.
    Armani is good but sadly its for winter same as code profumo

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    The Dior Homme range is based on a quite elegant accord. You can choose the one that has the required balance of freshness and depth. DH intense is probably too sweet for the summer, but the others should do (eg the regular Dior Homme, Dior Homme eau and Dior Homme Cologne).

    Acqua Amara is an aquatic with a top bitter citrus note (unfortunately this note is fleeting). Not a fan myself, but it should work if you like aquatics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cacio View Post
    The Dior Homme range is based on a quite elegant accord. You can choose the one that has the required balance of freshness and depth. DH intense is probably too sweet for the summer, but the others should do (eg the regular Dior Homme, Dior Homme eau and Dior Homme Cologne).

    Acqua Amara is an aquatic with a top bitter citrus note (unfortunately this note is fleeting). Not a fan myself, but it should work if you like aquatics.

    cacio
    Dior isnt bad but still listed as winter fragrance

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    Dior Homme Eau and Dior Homme Cologne are fresher and thought for the summer. The original is a bit warmer in the base-so if you want something lighter it may not be it.

    cacio

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    Quote Originally Posted by Husky447 View Post
    Maybe something within this century? lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Husky447 View Post
    • Also i woul like to know what are your opinions on aqva amara bvlgari for regular days.

    Average and not worth it; suggest Acqua di Gio Profumo, Aqua pour Homme or Aqua pour Homme Marine.
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    La Nuit de L'homme
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    Quote Originally Posted by freewheelingvagabond View Post
    Average and not worth it; suggest Acqua di Gio Profumo, Aqua pour Homme or Aqua pour Homme Marine.
    Agreed.

    Honestly, I'd skip any and all of those Bulgari Aqua whatevers. If you really must go down this route, either AdG Profumo or Essenza are much better choices.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Husky447 View Post
    Armani is good but sadly its for winter same as code profumo
    Okay, in that case, Aqua di Gio Absolu. There ya go...




    By the way, Stronger With You actually works really well on summer nights, don't get scared away by what it's labeled as on Fragrantica.
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    Silver Mountain Water
    Uden
    Lyric Man (Much less versatile but stunning)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    Okay, in that case, Aqua di Gio Absolu. There ya go...




    By the way, Stronger With You actually works really well on summer nights, don't get scared away by what it's labeled as on Fragrantica.
    How would you describe this absolu version?

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    Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme for a step away from the out of the shower smell. Has a nice tobacco note. Masculine
    Midnght in Paris EDT - sweet benzoin vanilla leather - great for a date but go easy on the sprays
    TF Neroli Portofino for fresh sweet citrus perfect for summer evenings. (A bit more expensive though)
    Chanel Antaeus for sensual sexy leather in a bottle. 1 spray to chest is enough

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    Much like "sexy", I don't know what would make a scent "romantic". IMO, if the person you are with likes it, it's romantic. If they don't, it wouldn't be - regardless of the notes.


    But anyway, these are some summer night scents that I enjoy:


    Tom Ford - Rive d'Ambre
    Widian (AJ Arabia) - Black I
    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    Chanel - Allure Homme Edition Blanche
    Heeley - Agarwoud
    Annick Goutal - Les Nuits d'Hadrien
    Eau d'Italie - Morn to Dusk




    And a recent discovery:

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

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    Quote Originally Posted by Husky447 View Post
    How would you describe this absolu version?
    I described it in a review as "it should have been the summer flanker for Stronger With You." It opens with a fruity bergamot accord that's warm and has some sparkle to it (it's not like a sharp, shrill citrus), as the fruity accord moves along it becomes a bit more clear and vibrant and a more sensual base begins to emerge. The base is a soft, sweet, aromatic, powdered tonka and woods. The base is definitely what gives Absolu its sensual side and why I think it would be a good summer date frag. You get the brighter, energetic fruity aspect in the top, but it's a warm, radiant fruitiness, and its laid over this powdered base.
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    Default Re: Summer night romantic

    I see some suggestions at >$100. If budget is less of a constraint, then these are very romantic , sensuous scents and released after 2010 -

    MAAI
    Une Fleur de Cassie
    Cuba
    Leather Oud
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    Mazzolari Lui
    La Fille de Berlin
    Absolue Pour Le Soir
    Adjatay Cuir Narcotique
    Au Dela Narcisse



    Though out of these only MAAI and Cuba I'd personally wear in summers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    Okay, in that case, Aqua di Gio Absolu. There ya go...



    This would work well!
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    Aqua Amara is over-hyped. Its orange top note smells like Pez candy.
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    Kilian Moonlight in Heaven. A good tropical scent for a summer evening. It's roughly $200 though.
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    YSL L'Homme Ultime
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    Thanks guys

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    Quote Originally Posted by Husky447 View Post
    Maybe something within this century? lol
    Have you tried it?
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    How about these:

    Eau de Sud-Annick Goutal
    Idole-Lubin

    I love both of these. They work in the summer (yup, includes Idole)
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    +1 for Dior Homme Cologne.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Norstrøm View Post
    Have you tried it?
    No but since its 30-40 years old and perfumes here d o not get renewed lack of buyers it definately wont have any quality




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