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    Default Good male fragrance for social/swing dancing lessons from my array of samples?

    Samples I have: Aventus, GIT, Molecule 01, Fahrenheit Le Parum, Roja Elysium, Guerlain Derby, Jubilation, Clive Christian XXI Cypress/Vanilla

    Me: early 40s, social dancing with a variety of women from late 20s to late 30s.

    I tried Fahrenheit Le Parum in previous classes, but nobody noticed it. Since the you dance pretty close with your partner, I put only a tiny amount on. How much would you suggest? I'm going to increase to one entire spray next class.

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    oh others I have: YSL La Nuit De L'Homme, replica jazz club, BdC, aqua di gio(sp?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by pmc View Post
    How much would you suggest? I'm going to increase to one entire spray next class.

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    I would say no more than three sprays.
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    I would say from your list Green Irish Tweed would be a good choice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by N.CAL Fragrance Reviewer View Post
    I would say from your list Green Irish Tweed would be a good choice.
    +1 next would be Guerlain Derby imo.

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    GIT for me as well! Don't spray more than two or three. Sounds like you'll be moving around a lot, possibly working up a mild sweat? It should be noticed easily when they're close to you but won't be slapped them in the face.
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    Derby, which is very classical. But Green Irish tweed will work as well.
    As you point out, do not overdo, movement and body heat can amplify quite a bit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Mitchell View Post
    GIT for me as well! Don't spray more than two or three. Sounds like you'll be moving around a lot, possibly working up a mild sweat? It should be noticed easily when they're close to you but won't be slapped them in the face.
    yeah, heavy sweat, actually

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    Quote Originally Posted by N.CAL Fragrance Reviewer View Post
    I would say from your list Green Irish Tweed would be a good choice.
    This. Two sprays.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pmc View Post
    yeah, heavy sweat, actually
    Go heavy on the antiperspirant and light on the GIT!
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    From this list, recommending, preferring and pointing out GIT

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    I am a woman who used to swing dance. Please do not over apply; when dancing fairly close to a stranger, it is easy to be overwhelmed by their scent. Less is more when it comes to both applying fragrance and using force when leading. Another thing -- in dance class people are trying to learn the technique and are unlikely to verbally compliment you in front of their instructor and peers. If you are trying to attract women, personality and sense of humor will get you further than any scent you wear. Good luck.

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    Another for GIT. It’s my go to for hot weather in a suit.

    I’d suggest one spray each to the back of your knees and perhaps one to your midsection. You don’t need to hit a pulse point because your body heat will pump up projection. By applying lower, your partner will get the edge of your scent cloud and it should be much more diffuse by the time it reaches her nose.

    Also the sharp qualities of GIT naturally blend with perspiration, so it’s a winner.
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    'Projection' isn't worth chasing, go for a non-intrusive alluring skin-scent that you love in the first place.

    Personality and sense of humour are important, as mentioned before, if you are looking make connections.

    Budding salsa dancer here. (just got back from class, out for socials tomorrow night).

    Another note –*you can wear something loud at socials/parties, but definitely not in classes.




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