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    Any suggestions please?

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    Default Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    To me:

    - Givenchy Insense
    - Alain Delon Iquitos
    - Bogart Furyo
    - Issey Miyake L'Eau D'Issey pour homme
    - Van Cleef & Arpels pour homme
    - Richard James Savile Row

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    - Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Antaeus (vtg)
    - Azzaro: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Armani: AdG Profumo
    - Jacques Bogart: Furyo
    - Guerlain: Héritage (vtg)
    - Thierry Mugler: A*men
    - SA: Al Basel
    - D&G: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - YSL: Kouros (vtg)
    - VC&A: Pour Homme

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    Default Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    One I enjoy is Aoud Flowers by Montale
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    I am a big fan of Cerruti's Image.
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    For me I like Habit Rouge L ' Eau.
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    I also vote for Givenchy Insensé.
    Currently wearing: Black Aoud by Montale

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    Richard James Savile Row
    Currently wearing: The Dreamer by Versace

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    Richard James Savile Row (Vintage)
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    Muscs Koublai Khan

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    Rose Of No Mans Land

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    Not a category that I enjoy that much, but a few that come close to working for me and smelling very nice to me are:

    Ambre Nuit
    Fleur Narcotique
    Lumiere Noire Pour Homme


    EDIT: I guess the first two aren't masculines, per se, but I find them more wearable than most "masculine" florals.
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    Default Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    Hey, it doesn't have to be a white floral, right? So I vote for Hammam Bouquet, the best rose scent ever created.
    Currently wearing: Black Aoud by Montale

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    Default Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    I think you need to define what you mean by 'floral', otherwise you're just going to get a slew of perfumes that have been anywhere near a flower (which is most of them).

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    I enjoy florals when they are tempered with and balanced by other notes so I consider these to be very good -

    Egoiste by Chanel - a great rose note (also the warm sweet note of rosewood - nothing to do with roses) often overlooked because of the sandalwood
    Brut by Faberge - powdery florals set against a classic fougere backbone
    Old Spice by Shulton - balanced with amber and spices
    Antaeus by Chanel - more about the floral air it maintains against the heavier notes of castoreum, beeswax, leathers and incense

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    MFK Masculin Pluriel - the funny thing is, many of us don't think of lavender as of a flower, but that's what it is!
    Dior Ambre Nuit - well, this one is unisex I guess, some men consider it too feminine, while some women consider it too masculine
    MFK Lumiere Noire - also nice, though "you smell like an old woman" kind of comments are to be expected!

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    Creed Royal Mayfair - not sure if that counts but smells pretty floral to my nose.

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    Voleur de Roses (1993) by L'Artisan Parfumeur
    French Affair (2017) by Ex Nihilo
    Vermeil pour Homme (2000) by Jean Louis Vermeil Paris
    Dia Man (2002) by Amouage
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    Default Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    Copying my answer from Fragrantica:

    I suggest you narrow down your request.
    Rose, Iris, Violet, Neroli are just a few florals that fit well men, but are nothing alike.

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    Default Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    Quote Originally Posted by Andy the frenchy View Post
    Copying my answer from Fragrantica:

    I suggest you narrow down your request.
    Rose, Iris, Violet, Neroli are just a few florals that fit well men, but are nothing alike.
    Yes I agree with you. We should narrow this search.
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    Insensé, Amouage Gold Man.
    Bears, beets, Battlestar Galactica
    Currently wearing: Habit Rouge by Guerlain

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    Floral is the vastest genre, almost as big as the whole perfumery itself! Which type of scent are you looking for?
    Currently wearing: Eau d'Hermès by Hermès

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    I like Gentleman Givenchy. As blackaroma said, narrowing it down might be more helpful.

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    Frederic Malle's Carnal Flower

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    Default Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    Quote Originally Posted by ccdan View Post
    MFK Lumiere Noire - also nice, though "you smell like an old woman" kind of comments are to be expected!
    Good point about the lavender!

    As for Lumiere, I haven't had such comments at all. In fact unusual as it is, this one comes across as a spicy scent more than anything. The rose is almost like a wood-type of note, just like Rose 31 (Le Labo) or The Duke (Penhaligon's).

    Also, plenty of Geranium-based scents around for men which is bang on in the floral genre (Hermes and Creed versions come to mind).

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    Default Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    I'll throw in Diptyque's Fleur de Peau - floral and musk.
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    Default Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    There are many as have been shown by all of the great responses. Two recent ones that come to mind for me are both from Bortnikoff.

    Amber Cologne
    Musk Cologne

    There are other elements at play as well, but they have excellent floral notes also.

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    Default Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    I enjoy Guerlain Heritage edt and it's quite floral and masculine.

    I also love Estee Lauder Knowing in vintage, which is actually quite easy for a man to wear and is really masculine to my nose.
    FYI: I spray all fragrances on clothing, never on skin.

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    The original Prada Luna Rossa is a wonderful lavender fragrance.

    Apart from that - L'Artisan Parfumeur Passage d'Enfer for incense and white lily, and JhaG Lady Vengeance for rose, lavender and patchouli.

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    Many great names being already mentioned, also adding:

    - certain jasmine aspects in Eau Sauvage EDT, regular One Man Show EDT, Brut, several male vintage Lancetti, Fendi, Krizia scents and Guerlain Derby,

    - certain assorted and quite varied floral aspects in Knize Ten, same with French Lover but in a much subtler and more powdery way,

    - the lavender in Caron pour un Homme, l'Occitan, Ungaro Silver and/or the Bluebeard's revenge EDT,

    - rose in Acteur, Floris No. 89, Esencia Loewe, vintage Ungaro like I and II, also the quite unisex Malle Portrait of a Lady and the aforementioned Habit Rouge but also Guerlain exclusives like the Les Deserts d'Orient Series

    - mainly but not exclusively the Dior Homme series, Pierre Cardin Iris Sauvage, the easily unisex and perhaps even masculine leaning Iris by l'Erbolario for the iris

    - Grey Flannel for violets, as well as for orris root, Fahrenheit being another example for a powerhouse rendition of these two notes
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    Second Royal Mayfair and Fahrenheit EdT.
    Might add some of my favourites: Dior Eau Sauvage and Homme.
    Ungaro III for a beautiful rose.

    I cannot detect any rose in Egoiste and Acteur, must be my nose. But I trust the opinion of the more experienced BN'rs as I am.
    Same with Van Cleef and Arpels PH. To me it smells over poweringly powdery to detect florals.
    Currently wearing: Royal Mayfair by Creed




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