GIVENCHY L’Interdit Rouge Eau de Parfum Review

Review of GIVENCHY L'Interdit Rouge Eau de Parfum

GIVENCHY have always been a fashion brand that colours outside of the lines, showcasing a rebellious streak that rings true in GIVENCHY’s 2021 L’Interdit Rouge Eau de Parfum. The daring and red-hot flanker puts a spicy twist on the traditional L’Interdit, creating a hot and sexy vibe that fans of the original and lovers of spice are bound to adore.

Keep reading to find out more about GIVENCHY L’Interdit Rouge and why its fiery character has got us feeling a little hot under the collar…


This Fragrance Smells Like…

As soon as you spray L’Interdit Rouge, it smells unmistakably like L’interdit but with a simmering undertone of a hot spicy red accord and tart Sicilian blood orange. The fiery top leads into the iconic white floral heart – that remains unchanged from the original – which features Tunisian orange blossom absolute and Indian sambac jasmine absolute. As the Eau de Parfum wears on the skin, it burns into a warm base of earthy Indonesian patchouli heart essence and New Caledonian sandalwood essence for a sultry, addictive tone.


What’s The Story Behind This Scent?

Forbidden red stains every aspect of this spicy woody white floral; there’s a focus on the orange blossom note from the original, but a new hot ginger tone lingers throughout through every level of the fragrance, thanks to the searing-hot spicy red facet that’s also laced with pimento leaf. The Rouge edition keeps Audrey Hepburn’s classic L’Interdit alive in the heart, but reinvigorates the iconic white floral composition with a sweet spiciness that feels incredibly sexy!

GIVENCHY L’Interdit Rouge still possesses the classy and chic feel of the original but gives off a fiery ambience that’s altogether more mysterious and sensual than all the other flankers (Eau de Toilette and Intense included). For me, this one smells the most unique compared to the ones that have come before due to its total vibe change; it’s gone from chic floral to spicy-sexiness. The L’Interdit is still there, but it’s been set on fire and distorted, giving off a glowing heat that’s perfect for an unforgettable date night.

Review of GIVENCHY L'Interdit Rouge Eau de Parfum

You Will Love This If…

If you love fragrances with a warm and fiery character, you’ll love this! And, of course, if you’re a lover of L’Interdit and you’re looking to switch up your favourite fragrance for the winter months, date night or a party, this hot number is sure to fit the bill!

Review of GIVENCHY L'Interdit Rouge Eau de Parfum

This Perfume Smells Similar To:

GIVENCHY L’Interdit Rouge Eau de Parfum has the same soft, spicy and vanilla feel of Dior Hypnotic Poison Eau de Parfum.


What’s The Longevity Like?

I sprayed this in the morning at work and could smell it by lunchtime (but it was admittedly a lot tamer by then), so I topped it up for a more intense scent.


What’s Special About The Bottle?

GIVENCHY take back their signature carnal red with this thrilling take on the original L’Interdit bottle. The classic flacon will be unmistakable to any fans of the L’Interdit collection; the heated red glass is there to remind you of the fiery perfume inside, while the black necktie around the neck is adorned with a silver GIVENCHY logo that adds a couture touch.

Review of GIVENCHY L'Interdit Rouge Eau de Parfum

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