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Embrace - Periwinkle and Iris by Vera Wang

Embrace - Periwinkle and Iris by Vera Wang
Concentration: Eau de Toilette
Gender: Women
Release date: 2015
Brand: Vera Wang

Key Notes of Embrace - Periwinkle and Iris

What Does Embrace - Periwinkle and Iris Smell Like

Embrace - Periwinkle and Iris by Vera Wang presents itself initially with the crisp, citrusy aroma of bergamot and mandarin orange merrily intermingling with the slightly sweet, leafy scent of violet. The citrus elements impart a certain zesty freshness to the fragrance, while the violet adds a subtle hint of natural sweetness.

As the fragrance unfolds, the rich, earthy tones of iris come to the fore, taking center stage. The iris lends a particular creamy depth to the perfume, creating a lavish floral heart full of velvety richness. The scent of periwinkle also becomes noticeable, although it remains a soft undertone to the powerful iris.

The final phase of this perfume is dominated by a sweet, comforting base. There's a distinct sugary note that wraps up the fragrance with a delightful, candy-like sweetness. The vanilla adds a creamy, smooth layer that further emphasizes the sweet base while the benzoin contributes to a slightly resinous, warm depth. This final combination creates a powdery, sweet, and slightly resinous finish, rounding off the fragrance experience with a comforting and cozy touch.

Review of Embrace - Periwinkle and Iris

Embrace - Periwinkle and Iris by Vera Wang offers a gentle waft of femininity that speaks of grace and elegance. With a dominant floral undertone, this fragrance is unmistakably feminine, drawing its allure from the delicate blend of periwinkle and iris. While these are the leading scents, the fragrance doesn't stop there; it incorporates a subtle sweetness that adds a touch of comfort and warmth.

The powdery note gives it an almost vintage charm, reminiscent of the classic perfumes of yesteryears. Yet, it's not overpowering, but rather adds another layer of complexity to the fragrance. The creamy note offers a smooth, velvety texture that is pleasant and inviting, while the fresh and fruity notes add a splash of vibrancy that keeps the perfume from being too heavy or cloying.

Embrace is a scent that seems to be made for the spring and fall seasons, when the air is crisp and the ambiance is somewhat romantic. It has a casual elegance that makes it suitable for leisure, daily wear, and even for more professional settings. While it does have a certain allure for an evening out, it may not pack the punch required for a high-energy night out.

Given its scent profile, Embrace is quite likely to appeal to the mature woman who appreciates understated elegance. However, its lack of longevity may be a downside for some, as it may require reapplication throughout the day. Nonetheless, its affordability makes this minor shortcoming easier to overlook. Ultimately, Vera Wang's Embrace - Periwinkle and Iris offers an enjoyable balance of femininity, comfort, and sophistication.

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