this is one of the most unique fragrances i have ever had the pleasure to smell! how often do you come across a perfume that smells like tomatoes?? i absolutely LOVE the smell of crushed tomato leaves (yes, i'm crazy), and this perfume really captures that fresh, bright, pungent scent perfectly. sparkling, refreshing... really wakes you up, and lasts amazingly long for such a "light" fragrance. truly an original! also love the pop art thing -- the box & bottle are gorgeous! i bought this when it first came out. oh, fond memories! =)
As the last reviewer I liked Vice Versa much better than In Love Again. Vice Versa is soft, floral with a touch of orange on me. This is longer lasting with my chemistry than In Love Again. This is one of the better YSL fragrances. You can dress this up or down. The bottle is okay. This isn't too original, but it is still nice. I wouldn't purchase this, maybe I would swap for it.
Created in 199 by Dubreuil Karine for the YSL label, Vice Versa came a year after In Love Again was launch as part of the Vice Versa makeup collection. Described by the company as "A composition rich in colours, fresh, fruity and flowery. Each colour is represented in a component of the fragrance, bringing together contrasting, yet harmonizing notes". (The three colors recalling YSL's 1966 Pop Art Couture Collection, no doubt favorite colors and recurrent themes in his creations. Perhaps inspired by his famous friend Andy Warhol)."Red:The tomato, with a touch of leaf green to balance its sweet red lushness.Orange: Mandarin orange from China. Fresh yet piquant, with a tart top note, it leaves a lingering essence that's pleasantly sweet.
Pink: The delicate wild raspberry gathered from the mountainside brings a touch of whimsy."Chinese Mandarin, Chery Tomato, Raspberry, Blueberry, Peony, Peach, Melon, Freesia, Indian Jasmine, Tuberose, Amber, Cedar, Iris, Vanilla & Musk.Out of the two fruity-florals YSL launched within 98-99 In Love Again is the definite winner. Vice Versa is softer, a tad muskier than ILA. A lot of fun, albeit lacking in originality. A bit sweeter than its predecessor. Another colorful and creative bottle. And like In Love Again, a limited edition highly coveted by YSL fans ($58 USD Original price)
Vice Versa is a light fruity floral, perfect for summertime. With notes of cherry tomato, mandarin, and raspberries, it's crisp, clean and not at all overwhelming.