Competition: Win 1 of 10 Jean Paul Gaultier Classique Fragrances

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Classique, the first fragrance by Jean Paul Gaultier, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary.

A limited edition bottle has launched in celebration, which admires the beautiful structure of the classic fragrance.

Jean Paul Gaultier, like most fashion designers, has expressed and continues to express his vision of femininity and feminine seduction. His own vision is unique, singular and powerful; a true echo of the way society is evolving. He showcases and enhances women, drawing on classic and universal icons of feminine seduction (the tomboy, the femme fatale, etc.) which he uses to his advantage.

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The perfume made its first appearance in 1993 in a body-shaped bottle with full curves strapped into a metal corset and was designed in the boudoir scent tradition. The triumphant glass sculpture with sensual curves, and a woman’s body to hold in your hands. This iconic bust, the standard bearer for Jean Paul Gaultier, does not reveal its nudity. The bottle wears a corset to remind us that this is indeed a matter of seduction and power.

For 20 years, Jean Paul Gaultier has enjoyed dressing his Classique bottle with humour and elegance. With summer variations or festive Christmas designs, these corsets are always eagerly awaited by collectors. Among the most memorable is the corset sheathed in black velvet from 1998, which echoed the Haute Couture collection from the summer of the same year. The orange Bien Roulé corset in 2005 recalled the Barbès collection from Autumn-Winter 1984-1985. The bottle has been decorated in many ways with tattoos, embroidery and more, and is always molded with the same delicate touch as an Haute Couture Jean Paul Gaultier gown.

 

To celebrate the anniversary of Classique, we care giving away 1 bottle of Jean Paul Gaultier Classique to 10 lucky readers. To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question…

 

Out of the collectors bottles below, which Classique design is your favourite? (hover over bottle image for the date of your chosen bottle)

 

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Alice Carroll

I'm Alice, Al or, if you are the five year old me, Ice (yes, I did want to be a member of Kris Kross, and yes, I did wear my jeans backwards). Womenswear Editor at House of Fraser Online, I've grown out of backwards clothes and instead chose to invest my money in vintage sportswear and bomber jackets, while inking my body with unnecessary tattoos and rapping along to every word of The Streets - Original Pirate Material. My proudest moments were seeing a shoot I styled in my favourite magazine and getting a three-dart-finish in a game of darts. Oh, and Bart Simpson was my first crush.

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