Product Type: Gucci fragrances
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Sweet, girly and pink - Envy me
Gucci Envy Me Eau de Toilette
Member Name: candyfloss89
Gucci Envy Me Eau de Toilette
Advantages: smells lovely, nice bottle, perfect for young adults
Disadvantages: Expensive, scent doesnt last as long as it should (considering the pricetag!)
I brought this perfume in the Boots sale a few years ago. It had been knocked down to half price alongside some of the other Gucci fragrances and upon smelling them all, this one was by far my favourite. It came in a gift set alongside a pink Envy Me body lotion which to be honest, I rarely use. It fast became my favourite perfume and still is (although Daisy by Marc Jacobs comes a close second!)
Now that I'm finally starting to run out of my beloved Gucci, I figured now was the right time to review it before it's all gone!.
I love the bottle. It's really quite simple but very stylish, expensive and girly looking.
The bottle is straight edged, creating an unusual long square shaped bottle and the Gucci logo is painted over the glass in a continuous light pink pattern. It's the same intricate pattern that you sometimes see printed on Gucci bags and wallets and this what makes it look expensive. The top is also square shaped and is white with the perfumes name written across in metallic writing.
As I've already stated, I brought this perfume in a gift set which came in a hard pink presentation box (which I've now lost!). However If you buy the perfume on it's own, it comes in a small box which is decorated with the same pattern which I've already described above.
There now seems to be a new limited edition Envy Me bottle avaliable. This is a light blue/green coloured bottle which I don't like very much because it looks more like a mans frangrance than a womens. I prefer my girly pink bottle.
Envy me is quite a light, sweet smelling perfume. When I spray it, I detect floral scents and I used to love wearing it on nights out, particularly in the summer. That's why I was surprised to find it has several fruity scents in it! (I really cant smell these but to be honest I'm not great at picking out individual perfume ingredients).
Amazon describes Envy Me's key ingredients as the following:
Top Notes: Peony, Pineapple, Pink Pepper, Cassia.
Heart Notes: White Tea, Pomegranate, Litchi.
Base Notes: Teak Wood, Sandalwood, Tonka Bean.
Overall, I just think it's a nice, light and sweet scent, perfect for young women in particular.
Who do I recommend this for?
When I was at university (2007 to 2010) all of my friends and flatmates had this perfume, and me too of course! I loved it so much that I brought if for my mother for her birthday one year but she really doesn't wear it much. In my opinion, this shows that Gucci is definitely a favourite among young adults and therefore this is the age group that I would recommend it for.
Does it last?
Considering the hefty pricetag of this perfume, I'd really expect the scent to last a big longer than it does!
However having said that, I do find that it tends to linger longer on clothes. I often spray this on myself and my clothes before leaving the house. I find it does last longer this way.
This perfume is expensive! In my opinion, it is worth the cost but I cant deny that it is off putting when you first see the cost.
The cheapest 100ml bottle I could find was: Ebay - £32.99
The cheapest 30ml bottle I could find was: thePerfumeSuperstore - £19.99 (and this was out of stock!)
In fact it's pretty much out of stock wherever I look.
My favourite perfume.
Lovely sweet and floral but a bit on the pricey side.
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