Britney Fantasy: Intimate Edition 50ml Eau de Parfum Spray
Fantasy for adults...
The fragrance opens with fruity notes, so it has the same feel as the original Fantasy. But there is a definite difference between the two perfumes at the same time as the sweet citrus-lead fruits are subtle and fresh, rather then the bold Jolly Rancher type fruity notes of the original version.
The combination of powdery floral notes pretty much smells like the original Fantasy to my nose; this edition just removes the heavier sweetness of the white chocolate and lingering jammy fruit from the original. I'm not familiar with genet, but there is something airy and similar to musk mixed in with the florals, is this genet?
The benzoin begins to build in the heart and develops fully in the base, where it combines with a fresh hit of soft ambery vanilla, sandalwood, and mild musk, providing a lovely cocooning warmth that seems to whisper "come closer" to others like the original Fantasy does - minus the heavier cake note. I can't separate any brown sugar, even though most people think that's the strongest note in Fantasy Intimate.
Official scent notes; litchi, violet leaf, lemon, ozone notes, lily of the valley, jasmine, brown sugar, genet, vanilla, heliotrope, Laos benzoin and sensual white musk.
I first tried this at an airport and, although close to the skin, it lasted for the eight hour flight, collecting my suitcase, and another hour travelling to my hotel. That 9+ hours was enough for me to buy a Fantasy Intimate gift-set when I got home again - it's got the same things that appeal to me in Fantasy, but it's softer, less syrupy, and generally less in your face than the original.
It's great to see that team Spears has realised that neither she or the core followers of her Fantasy fragrance range are teenagers any more.
August 25, 2016
I'll openly admit I haven't bought perfume in a long time, but I wanted to treat myself and I'm so glad I got this! It's really sweet but not cloying or overpowering.
It also has great staying power and lasts all day until I get home from work.
September 28, 2016