If you are looking for a Sexy, Seductive, Spicy scent, then Opium by Yves Saint Laurent is for you. I've been wearing Opium ever since I started wearing fragrances. Yes others have come and gone, but I always keep a bottle of Opium around.
I became fascinated with this scent during my late teens. I was shopping for a grown-up fragrance I could call my own. Sitting on display at my then favorite store, Dillard's, I saw this mystical dark, almost burnt, orange display. It was embossed with golden whimsical images of birds and flowers--not much has changed in all the years. I tried on the scent and I was in awe. I purchased it right away.
Ever since then Opium is my fragrance of choice. Everyone compliments the way I smell and wants to know what it is I'm wearing. I'm lucky too as I get a bottle every Christmas and my Birthday so I no longer have to purchase my own.
A 1.6 fluid ounce bottle of Eau De Toilette averages about $25 - $30 dollars. The perfume is much more expensive. I found the Eau De Toilette to last much better for me, along with being easier on the pocketbook. A 1.6 fl. oz. bottle can last me up to a year. A little goes a long way with this fragrance.
Opium by Yves Saint Laurent is not overpowering. The scent lasts and lasts. I believe every woman should try Opium at least once to find out what the mystery is all about.