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Eau de toilette for 20yo DS - suggestions please

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MuttsNutts Sat 14-Nov-20 10:38:46

I’d like to buy my son some lovely fragrance for Christmas. The last couple of times I’ve bought him Chanel Allure Sport which he loves but it might be nice to have a change.

I’m thinking something light but masculine that would be fine for day or evening.

Any ideas please...

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SentientAndCognisant Sat 14-Nov-20 13:46:14

CK one shock is nice, smells clean and it’s def masculine
Hugo Boss is also a goodie

MuttsNutts Sat 14-Nov-20 17:46:48

Thanks for that, I’ll have a look at them.

Any more suggestions anyone...?

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LaMainDeFatima Sat 14-Nov-20 17:47:39

Dior sauvage ?

Or for something cheaper Hollister ?

MuttsNutts Sat 14-Nov-20 18:15:41

Dior Sauvage is lovely but so many lads he knows wear it and I think he wants something a bit different.

Hollister is a good shout too and definitely young and fresh but he’s had that before.

I used to love Miracle by Lancome but don’t think they make that any more. Anyone know of something similar?

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Hopeitsallok Sat 14-Nov-20 18:17:31

I agree that the Hugo Boss ones are always good. D&G ‘The One’ is gorgeous too

ghislaine Sat 14-Nov-20 18:22:30

CK Eternity? Old school but fits your brief.

Or a cologne by Aqua di Parma - cypressa or I think there is an Earl grey one as well.

ghislaine Sat 14-Nov-20 18:24:44

Found it! It’s Bergamotta di Calabria.

RelightMyPfizer Sat 14-Nov-20 18:28:02

I wouldn't change- if he likes it then go with it
Fragrance is so personal

OurChristmasMiracle Sat 14-Nov-20 18:29:01

Hugo boss orange
Ck contradiction
Armani code.
Ck be

I like a lot of CK aftershaves.

dontputitinyourmouth Sat 14-Nov-20 18:35:19

Issey miyake is an older one but is quite light
Clinique happy
Prada Luna Rosso
Aqua di gio
Boss bottled

These are all ones my DH loves, obvs older than your DS but he loves homme sport too so they may have similar tastes

SentientAndCognisant Sat 14-Nov-20 18:37:13

All the Calvin Klein would work
Superdrug have deals on at the mo

LtJudyHopps Sat 14-Nov-20 18:37:43

CK shock is nice and fresh
Joop Homme? It’s very strong but I like it.
My DP has asked for Mont Blanc Legend which if I recall is slightly musky but not as overpowering as Sauvage etc.

BoulangerieBabs Sat 14-Nov-20 18:41:28

Dior Homme sport is really lovely.

MuttsNutts Sat 14-Nov-20 19:35:07

Loads of great ideas here, thanks everyone.

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SentientAndCognisant Sat 14-Nov-20 19:43:21

Yes great thread

ghislaine Sat 14-Nov-20 22:03:23

Davidoff Cool Water

uncomfortablydumb53 Sun 15-Nov-20 14:48:23

Ones I've bought for my sons
Boss The scent
Boss bottled
Gucci guilty
Boss bottled Tonic
Paco Rabanne Invictus
If you wanted a cheaper alternative, my then 18 year old liked "White Ice" from Next

NastyBlouse Sun 15-Nov-20 15:02:22

Bleu de Chanel is terrific. There'll be one or two notes in there he'll recognise from Allure Homme Sport, but it's also very different. Chanel fragrances are excellent quality IME.

Prada Luna Rossa Carbon is also really nice, a lot of the younger men I know like it.

Dior Homme is great too, a lovely floral for men.

Versace Pour Homme Dylan Blue or Yves Saint Laurent Y (esp. the parfum) also worth a go.

MuttsNutts Sun 15-Nov-20 15:44:46

Thanks for all of these.

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MuttsNutts Sun 15-Nov-20 15:45:50

Just a shame I can’t go and try a few - buying them blind is an expensive experiment.

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dontputitinyourmouth Sun 15-Nov-20 15:49:00

Most boots are still open, if you have a list of ones to ask for I think they may be able to spray them on cards for you

AndNoneForGretchenWieners Sun 15-Nov-20 15:53:51

DS is the same age and wears Polo Red. He won't wear Chanel Allure Sport because my late DH used to wear it (its my favourite scent!). If you want something really different that his friends are unlikely to have, try Shaghaf by Swiss Arabian or Shadow by Ajmal. Both are long lasting but fresh, and can be bought on Amazon.

mrwalkensir Sun 15-Nov-20 15:57:22

definitely Issey Miyake - suits a range of skin types and its lightness means that you can't put too much on

Hope4theBestPlan4theWorst Sun 15-Nov-20 17:00:41

Perfume shop currently have 20% off 😊

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