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Great colognes, Long lasting, for less then $40?

A few more not yet mentioned (sorry for any repeats) that can be found at/near that price point (some require on-line discounter) I enjoy. . .

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Agua Brava by Antonio Puig
Agua Lavanda by Antonio Puig
Aqua Quorem by Antonio Puig
Azuree by Estee Lauder
Beyond Paradise for Men by Estée Lauder
Body Kouros by Yves Saint Laurent
British Sterling by Dana
Burberry London for Men
Canoe by Dana
Capucci Pour Homme by Robert Capucci
Carbone de Balmain by Pierre Balmain
Caron Pour un Homme
Catalyst for Men by Halston
cK One by Calvin Klein
Corduroy by Zirh
Dunhill for Men
English Leather by Dana
Enrico Sebastiano For Men
Fath Pour l'Homme by Jacques Fath
Ferrari Racing by Ferrari
Gigli Man by Romeo Gigli
Givenchy Gentleman
Habit Rouge by Guerlain
Havana by Aramis
Kouros by Yves St Laurent
Live Jazz by Yves Saint Laurent
Lomani pour homme
Monsieur Balmain by Pierre Balmain
Mugler Cologne by Thierry Mugler
Number 3 / Le 3me Homme / The Third Man by Caron
Number Six by Caswell-Massey
Old Spice by Proctor & Gamble/Shulton/Vi-jon
Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui
Pierre Cardin Pour Monsieur
Royall Rugby by Royall Lyme of Bermuda
Salvador Dali Pour Homme
Sir Irisch Moos by Sir
Stetson by Coty
Tsar by Van Cleef & Arpels
Windsor by D.R. Harris & Co.
Yatagan by Caron
Yves Saint Laurent Pour Homme
Zino Davidoff
 
Here are a few more:
CK One Shock
Yves Saint Laurent Live Jazz
Tommy Bahama St. Barts
Versace The Dreamer
 
I really like "English Leather Black" Both SWMBO and DWWTBO agree "it smells goood!"
At the price, it is an absolute bargain.


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Where can you find that under $40? It's about $50 at the local L'Occitane.
I figured we were taking a bit of liberty with the price point given some of the suggestions - Givenchy, Varvatos, Mugler, etc. I'm sure small decants of those are under $40 but I'm also sure you can find small decants of Baux.
 
Kanon Norwegian Woods - $7.00 (very similar feel as L'Occiate Vetyver - though not the same scent)

I think it would be fair if suggesting a frag to also include size of the bottle or discount house... I have been seeing a lot of names of scents well over the $40 mark in a 3.4 oz bottle, and at retail.
 

mdevine

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My favorites for less than $40;

Jacques Fath pour l'Homme
Azzaro pH
Lalique Encre Noire
Guerlain Habit Rouge
Caron Third Man
Caldey Island Lavender
Grey Flannel

I would recommend any of these regardless of price. I think most of these are rated five stars in Luca Turin's Perfume Guide. I'd also list most of the Cuba Paris fragrance line, which are the best sub $10 scents I've tried.

Mike
 
Personally, I can't recommend Nautica Voyage enough. It smells amazing, and is a wonderful aquatic scent that lasts all day. I constantly get compliments on it from men and women. My girlfriend loves taking a shirt with this on it I've just taken off and smelling it. I've found my signature cologne with this one! I find it at the Nautica outlet for a reasonable price, and Vanity Fair even has had it a couple of times. My first 3.4 oz bottle of this came from there, actually. Paid $14 for it before tax. Here's a link to it on Amazon. Hope this helps, and let me know if you guys give this one a try!

http://www.amazon.com/Nautica-Voyag...qid=1382013384&sr=8-1&keywords=nautica+voyage
 
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In order of scent preference for less than $40

Bulgari Black < $32 for 2.5 oz.
Vermeil By Vermeil For Men < $20 for 3.4 oz.
Puig Aqua Brava < $16 for 3.4 oz.
Alt-Innsbruck <$40 for 3.4 oz.
 
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I have The Man Shop, Oud to a rose. This is the most exotic, longest lasting of them all. I live it so much that I hardly ever use it!
 
Club de Nuit Intense Man (Aventus clone) is pretty good.

Stirling's colognes are definitely worth a try as well. I picked up Executive Man when it first came out, and it didn't seem like it had much staying power. I got Sandpiper this year, and it's much better. Sticks around all day long. Not sure if they modified the formula, or if it varies by scent.
 
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