I’ve mentioned previously how I like to have a fragrance wardrobe to hand; a selection of different scents to wear depending on my mood, or occasion. I find myself reaching for lighter scents when I’m yearning for sunshine as they lift my mood. I find it hard to give up woody, spicy florals completely though. So the search for fragrances to wear between seasons can be quite frustrating.
Well, the Versace Eros Pour Femme (£50 for 30ml) has plenty of citrus, balanced with my favourite jasmine, and musk to be a good fragrance to move me from winter into spring. This new launch is said to be a fragrance of “strength, individuality and seduction” from creative director, Donnatella Versace. I love the promo photos with Lara Stone; she looks amazing.
This scent is not light and mimsy, yet it isn’t heavy or spicy. The initial hit is lemon, then floral (my favourite part – the jasmine) before it dries down into a woody, musk base. This happens quite quickly on my skin (about an hour), but slower when worn in my hair.
I love wearing fragrance in my hair, as I play with my hair so I get a lovely waft of scent from time to time. I hate it when I can no longer smell the perfume that I’m wearing, as it means I then end up topping it up (though other people can probably still smell it). I wear scent to lift my mood, or set it; if I can’t smell it then it seems disappointing.
Versace Eros pour Femme comes encased in a beautiful bottle with gold detailing, and the bottle has a beautiful glass window design so you can see through the back. It’s very pretty to look at and display. Though I store all my perfumes in my lingerie drawer, out of light, moisture, and heat. Not sure about you, but I have far too many perfumes on the go that I don’t want any to go off before I get the chance to use them up.
I have partnered with House of Fraser to give a brand new bottle of Versace Eros pour Femme away to one lucky reader. Keep reading to find out how to enter. Sorry, but it’s UK only due to Royal Mail postage rules.
And here is the beautiful Lara Stone looking stunning in the promo.
This competition is via Instagram! To enter, you must upload a photo to Instagram, of someone that inspires you with their strength, individuality, and passion (be they an icon, celebrity, person or pet in your life etc). You must follow and tag @the_ting_thing @houseoffraser and @versace on your Instagram post for the entry to be valid. Full terms and conditions are at the bottom of this page.
Terms and conditions:
This competition is open to UK residents only due to Royal Mail postage rules.
To enter, you must upload a photo to Instagram, of someone that inspires you with their strength, individuality, and passion (be they an icon, celebrity, person or pet in your life etc). You must follow and tag @the_ting_thing @houseoffraser and @versace on your Instagram post for the entry to be valid.
All entries from Instagram will be verified from those submitted up to the deadline (11.59pm GMT 28 March 2015).
Entries submitted after the deadline will not be counted. The winner will be chosen at random from all valid entries.
Please note that if you have a private Instagram account, your entry won’t be visible to me unless I follow you. Please tag me in a comment below this blogpost to let me know your Instagram handle so I can follow you. You’ll need to approve my follow request so I can see your entry.
Only one prize is available; a 30ml bottle of Versace Eros pour Femme RRP £50. The prize has been kindly supplied by House of Fraser, but will be dispatched to the winner by The Ting Thing.
This competition is not affiliated with or endorsed by Instagram.