Friday, 6 June 2014

Gucci Guilty Intense EDP


I've been meaning to try this fragrance since it launched in 2011, but for some reason this is my first bottle of Gucci Guilty Intense Eau de Parfum. If I knew how beautiful it was, I would have added it to my collection ages ago. Why is it so beautiful? Well... it smells like fresh lilacs - one of my favourite flowers. It isn't a simple floral fragrance though. It is much more sophisticated and sexy. The bottle is absolutely gorgeous too and looks and feels very luxurious.

Guilty Intense features notes of mandarin, pink pepper, lilac, violet, heliotrope, patchouli and amber. I am not an expert in the fragrance department, but the first thing I can definitely smell is pure lilacs, followed by mandarin. Once the scent settles on my skin, I start to notice warmer, oriental notes of patchouli and possibly amber. The good news - the lilac scent stays on the skin all day, which makes me incredibly happy. 

I would say that Gucci Guilty Intense is more of an evening scent, but it works well during the day as well. If it is too strong for you, apparently the original is more subtle, but the notes are identical. I also have to point out, that this EDP reminds me of Gucci Envy, which was my first ever designer fragrance. I was devastated when I found out that it was discontinued, but I think that Guilty Intense  is even more 'me' than Gucci Envy.  It is seriously intoxicating, without giving me or anyone around me a headache :)


Available from www.chemistdirect.co.uk

*PR sample


  

11 comments:

  1. The packaging on the perfume is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. I've been lusting over this perfume for awhile now, it's has been on my wishlist for over a year and once I have enough money I will splurge on it!
    <3 Pauline, ­­Addicted to Makeup

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  2. This is one of my favourite perfumes, I'm so glad I own it as it makes me feel grown up, sophisticated and put together when I wear this, another of my favourite s is tom ford black orchid for those same reasons :))

    Frankie Boo Blog

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  3. I absolutely adored the original of this. The fragrance is beautiful, and I adored how heavy and cool the bottle felt in my hand. I'll definitely give this one a sniff when I'm next near a perfume counter! It sounds like the original, amplified. Your photographs are beautiful too!

    Hetty

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  4. This sounds really lovely - and your pictures are so pretty :)

    Josie xoxo Fashion Mumblr

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  5. I own the same and I agree that it is more the evening kind of perfume. It also looks super luxurious :)

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  6. I love the original version but it's too light for me, so this should be perfect! x
    Živa from Nothin' Fancy. Really.

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  7. The package is so beautiful!
    I would love to have this fragrance..
    Thank you for sharing!

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  8. That looks definitely one for the dressing table...beautiful bottle...

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  9. I have the original Gucci Guilty and it's one of my absolute favourites, so I really need to try this Intense version! The packaging is gorgeous xx

    Gemma // Miss Makeup Magpie

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