Givenchy will launch Very Irresistible Sensual, an Eau de Parfum version of the original Very Irresistible, in late July with an ad campaign featuring Liv Tyler:
Concocted by International Flavors and Fragrances' Dominique Ropion, Sensual is, like its namesake, a five-pointed aromatic floral whose chief notes include roses. But Sensual includes a special twist: a heart note of Liv Tyler Rose, a velvety rose note combined with green, apple and pear notes. The juice also includes notes of centifolia, peony, fantasia, emotion and passion roses, star anise, sweet-smelling grass, patchouli and vanilla.
The men's Very Irresistible fragrance will debut at the same time. (via Women's Wear Daily)
I like some of Dominique Ropion's fragrances (Aimez Moi and Une Fleur de Cassie, have not yet tried Vetivert Extraordinaire), and this sounds interesting–rose and anise. I love anise notes so much, and Rose D'Argent by Les Parfums de Rosine was always my favourite. Of course, they discontinued it. However, fruity notes in the heart scare me.
V, apple, patchouli & vanilla: oh my. This doesn't appeal to me.
Yes, I see this being overly sweet. No amount of anise will save me from fruit and vanilla onslaught! lol
Does Givenchy really need to spell it out for their customers that much? Very Irresistable Sensual. Why not Very Irresistable Mais Frigide for a little more ambiguity?
Yet another apple/vanilla scent into the fray. Who knows when it will stop.
LOL at Mais Frigide!!
Apple seems to be the thing these days. In perfume it always reminds me of Jolly Rancher green apple candies.
It sounds interesting but I bet it'll be boring and very ordinary…as usual! Why can't they use a different name?
I am so bad I haven't even smelled the original Very Irresistible, so can't say if it is boring & ordinary. But I am sure I am not going to like patchouli & apple.
Very Irresistible is fairly boring, I agree with Atreau. On me it's nothing much more than some rose and some blah boring wood. If I'm being generous, I'd say there's at least a touch of a dusky darker rose in there, but overall it bores to death. Now my sister on the other hand has a bit more luck with it. On her it starts out smelling very shimmery, the way fresh berries do when you've just rinsed them under the faucet. It's lovely on her to start, and I'm a little jealous she carries it off like that. But it slowly winds up on her with the same boring thing I get from it.
Thanks K, doesn't sound like something I need to make a special trip to the mall for.
But I am also amazed at how often something that I find utterly insipid smells nice on someone else.
“liv tyler rose”? please – this celebrity obsession has got to stop!
okay, gotta get back to us weekly…
agreed. what is with the names of perfumes these days? there's nothing elegant or poetic about them.
'what are you wearing?'
'very irresistable givenchy sensual featuring liv tyler rose of course!'
what's next? eternity purple orchid forever flower pretty edp?
And they really did get the rose named after her, I saw something on a gardening page.
i think it smells a little bit like freshly cut lawn too