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Versace Eros

THE STORY: There’s something about Versace Eros. I’ve seen it described as ostentatious, you could even say it’s a bit over the top. You certainly know you are wearing it. It shouts (fairly loudly) then settles down quite quickly into a scent that’s got a summery feel. I could imagine wearing this on holiday overlooking the  sea – Santorini maybe? Donatella designed Eros for a man who is like a Greek God, so maybe I’m channelling a bit of that! Eros is, after all the God of Love. The marketing material says Eros is a fragrance for a strong man, passionate and master of himself. Hang on a minute, lets get back to reality. Back in dreary old London Town – does it work? In my household – it certainly does. There’s an instant citrus zestiness which then settles into a creamy vanilla. But somehow marine-like also springs to mind every time I spritz it (that’s the only way I can describe it) with a subtle note or two of tonka bean. THE SCIENCE: It …