Victoria's Secret perfume was first introduced in the late 1980s, and since its inception, 16 original perfumes have been discontinued, according to the official Victoria's Secret website. There are 44 fragrances still being produced and sold through Victoria's Secret.Continue Reading
Victoria's Secret discontinued perfumes, which are categorized as provocative, romantic or playful, may be found online through sites such as eBay or Fragrancex and may still be available at certain Victoria's Secret stores depending on when they were discontinued. Body by Victoria was reformulated in 2014 while the 2012 reformulation is no longer being produced.
The discontinued Victoria's Secret perfumes are:
Some fragrances, body mists, collections and creams in the product line can be hard-to-find although they are not officially discontinued. Pear Glace and the Forbidden Fantasy collection are examples of scents that are becoming increasingly rare.
Discontinued, hard-to-find and rare authentic Victoria's Secret perfumes can often be found and purchased online or even expertly matched and recreated, according to scentmatchers, a website that claims to replicate rare perfumes and match a favorite scent.Learn more about Perfume & Cologne
If there is no opportunity to sample the perfume personally and consult with a retail associate, visit a fragrance-finder website. Follow the company's prompts to input the requested information, and then select one of the fragrances that it suggests. Using a online fragrance-finder may prove disappointing because it doesn't take into account the perfume's rate of evaporation, or how the fragrance blends with the skin's natural oils and moisture.Full Answer >
While all perfume is available for browsing online, the Dillard's website does not specify whether or not all locations have a perfume counter. To locate the nearest Dillard's to check, a user can find the closest store online.Full Answer >
The ingredients typically used in perfumes include ethyl alcohol, benzyl benzoate, phthalates, distilled water, essential oils and synthetic fragrances. Water is the main ingredient in many perfumes, and the other ingredients help build and stabilize the scent of the perfume.Full Answer >
Brands such as Stunt Double Scents, Parfums de Coeur and Saphir Perfumes make and sell copycat perfumes that mimic the scents of pricier designer fragrances. These scents are often sold under names reminiscent or evocative of their designer versions, such as Confess, instead of Obsession; Juliano, instead of Giorgio; Ninja, instead of Opium; Fairchild, instead of Vanderbilt; and Hampton, instead of Halston. Or, they make it very clear that they are copies, as in the case of Stunt Double Scents.Full Answer >