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    Default Best in class perfumes for Woody, Green, Floral, Citrus, and Gourmand?

    I'm curious what men's perfumes are best in class in your opinion, for Woody, Green, Floral, Citrus, and Gourmand?
    I can vouch for GIT in the Green category and can't do much about the rest since I don't feel good about labelling anything else as "best" in class.

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    Last edited by tungdd; 13th October 2018 at 09:51 AM.
    Currently wearing: Green Irish Tweed by Creed

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    Most of the Xerjoff masculines- especially but not exclusively regarding high quality citrus,

    the houses of Guerlain and of Memo Paris- same principle but even more gender-independently, because even their more unisex offerings are simply among the best of their kind, particularly in the gourmand category

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    Default Re: Best in class perfumes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    Most of the Xerjoff masculines- especially but not exclusively regarding high quality citrus,

    the houses of Guerlain and of Memo Paris- same principle but even more gender-independently, because even their more unisex offerings are simply among the best of their kind, particularly in the gourmand category
    The Xerjoff line sure has some reputation, hope I can come across them soon to see if they live up to their hypes. Not much experience with Memo Paris, but definitely has Guerlain SDV on my radar.
    Currently wearing: Green Irish Tweed by Creed

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    Default Re: Best in class perfumes for Woody, Green, Floral, Citrus, and Gourmand?

    Woody: Chene or Enchanted Forest. If I have to choose one Enchanted forest.
    Green: GIT or Ichnusa. The 1 could be GIT.
    Floral: Reflection Man, Battito d'Ali, Neroli Boheme. I choose battito d'ali because of compliments although I love so much Reflection Man.NEVER BUY XERJOFF 1888. people hates the smell of that.
    Citrus: Nio, Citric by Santa Eulalia or L'Humaniste. The king of CITRUS is Citric.
    Gourmand: Black Phantom, Sorriso and I include here baccarat rouge 540 eau de parfum or extrait, although people compliments much more with the extrait, because is not a gourmand, but it smells like that.. smells like cotton candy and is the most complimented fragrance with aventus in my collection of more than 300 fragrances.

    In fact, of all of my 307 fragrances, the most complimented are Aventus, baccarat rouge 540 and battito d'ali, and the most HATED ever, tuscan leather, dior homme parfum and versace oud noir xD

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    Default Best in class perfumes for Woody, Green, Floral, Citrus, and Gourmand?

    Oriental / tobacco: Chergui
    Aromatic Fougere: Kouros
    Currently wearing: Witness by Jacques Bogart

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    Default Re: Best in class perfumes for Woody, Green, Floral, Citrus, and Gourmand?

    Woody: Dirty English
    Green: Eau de Campagne
    Floral: French Affair
    Citrus: Cologne Grand Luxe
    Gourmand: l'Instant pour Homme (EdT/EdP)
    Currently wearing: Bracken Man by Amouage

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    Default Re: Best in class perfumes for Woody, Green, Floral, Citrus, and Gourmand?

    The list would be long, but just to toss off a name or two:
    Woody: Chanel Egoiste
    Green: Paco Rabanne Metal (but I second also the already mentioned Eau de Campagne)
    Floral: Amouage Gold Man, Lutens Sarrasins
    Citrus: Chanel pour monsieur EDT
    Gourmand: Lutens Jeux de peau, Lubin Korrigan

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    Default Re: Best in class perfumes for Woody, Green, Floral, Citrus, and Gourmand?

    Green - Nu Green
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    Default Re: Best in class perfumes for Woody, Green, Floral, Citrus, and Gourmand?

    Woody: Creed Spice & Wood
    Green: Creed Green Valley
    Floral: Creed - Jardin d'Amalfi
    Citrus: Xerjoff Nio
    Gourmand: Guerlain Tonka Imperiale
    Current Summer Favorites:

    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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    Default Re: Best in class perfumes for Woody, Green, Floral, Citrus, and Gourmand?

    Woody: Cheap - Woody edp; high end - Songe d'Un Bois d'Ete
    Green: GIT / Lush Dirty
    Floral: Amouage Gold Man
    Citrus: Acqua Viva
    Gourmand: Many from Parfumerie Generale
    Leather: Knize Ten / Derby / Bel Ami - all in vintage
    Currently wearing: Green Irish Tweed by Creed

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    Default Re: Best in class perfumes for Woody, Green, Floral, Citrus, and Gourmand?

    Woody: Gucci Pour Homme
    Green: Philosykos
    Floral: Pure White Cologne
    Citrus: Millesime Imperial
    Gourmand: Tom Ford Noir Extreme
    Leather: Bel AMI (Original and 1st reformulation)
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    Default Re: Best in class perfumes for Woody, Green, Floral, Citrus, and Gourmand?

    Woody: Richwood
    Green: Eau de Campagne +1
    Floral: Lipstick Rose
    Citrus: Renaissance
    Gourmand: Ambre Narguile

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