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Lidl are selling a new perfume range for £4.99… and one of them smells just like an £89 Lancome scent

LIDL have released a new range of perfumes – and they smell just like your pricey designer favourites. The German supermarket’s fragrance range is called Aura by Suddenly and has eight …

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LIDL have released a new range of perfumes – and they smell just like your pricey designer favourites.

The German supermarket’s fragrance range is called Aura by Suddenly and has eight scents for women each priced at £4.99.

 Lidl's £4.99 perfume smells just like Lancome's pricey favouriteLidl Lidl’s £4.99 perfume smells just like Lancome’s pricey favourite

While that is a bargain in itself, three of the 100ml perfumes smell almost identical to popular designer versions.

Aura En Rose smells just like Lancome’s La Vie Est Belle, which currently costs £89 at Debenhams for the 100ml bottle.

Another smell getting the Lidl treatment is Narciso Rodriguez For Her, which Debenhams are selling for £76 for a 100ml bottle.

Meanwhile, lovers of DKNY Woman – priced at £50 for 100ml at Boots – will want to snap up Aura New York.

 La Vie Est Belle is one of Lancome's most famous - and loved -perfumesLANCOME La Vie Est Belle is one of Lancome’s most famous – and loved -perfumes

It’s not only women getting treated to some cut-price smellies, there are four scents for men under the brand name Essence by G. Bellini.

Essence Aqua Fresh smells very similar Giorgio Armani’s classic Acqua Di Gio Homme, which is currently £52 at Boots.

And Essence Unicko is reminiscent of posh scent Solo Loewe, which is £85.50 at The Fragrance Shop.

Lidl’s new perfume range in full

Aura by Suddenly

  • Aura De Aquamarina – A beautiful fresh floral fragrance ideal for the warmer months, or maybe holidays in the Mediterranean sun.
  • Aura D’Elle – A floral perfume with notes of Bulgarian Rose and White Jasmine.
  • Aura Angelica – A scent that combines musky, woody aromas with deep floral notes.
  • Aura De Amor – A fruity fragrance with a mix of mandarin, melati jasmine, sandalwood and musk.
  • Aura De Esplendor – An opulent,  fruity-floral perfume with notes of rose with a hint of delicate jasmine.
  • Aura New York – Inspired by New York City’s glamour, this fragrance is vibrant and spirited.
  • Aura En Rose – Contains the scents of an entire bouquet of flowers, perfect for date night.
  • Aura Unicke –  A citrus floral fragrance, combining bright notes of mandarin orange, papaya and bergamon.

Essence by G. Bellini

  • Essence Dark Blue – An aromatic and dry scent with a floral character.
  • Essence Unicko – This is an oriental fragrance for men with citrus notes throughout.
  • Essence Aqua Fresh – A light fragrance, inspired by the fresh sea and warm sun.
  • Essense Victory – A fragrance for sports lovers, with energetic notes and a zesty fruitiness.

The perfumes are in selected regions across the UK from today, but are only available for a limited time.

It’s not only pricey perfumes that Lidl are doing their own versions of.

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Here’s how to look like Lana Del Rey in a Gucci inspired dress without breaking the bank

LANA Del Rey wowed fans with her style when she first came out with the big hit Summertime Sadness. The 32-year-old singer’s style has only improved with age, as five years on she looks still…

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LANA Del Rey wowed fans with her style when she first came out with the big hit Summertime Sadness.

The 32-year-old singer’s style has only improved with age, as five years on she looks still looks smoking hot.

 The singer oozes style in this 70s inspired frock, £25, Boohoo The singer oozes style in this 70s inspired frock, £25, Boohoo

Here’s where you can copy the look and pay high street prices for her celebrity style.

How to look like Lana Del Rey

 Brooches, £12 for two, Accessorize Brooches, £12 for two, Accessorize  Hourglass Film Noir Mascara, £25 Hourglass Film Noir Mascara, £25

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There’s now Harry Potter activewear… perfect for a sweaty game of Quidditch

AUSTRALIAN fashion brand, Black Milk Clothing, has released a new range of sportswear, inspired by everyone’s favourite wizard, Harry Potter. Team Hogwarts activewear will go live on December 18 – …

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AUSTRALIAN fashion brand, Black Milk Clothing, has released a new range of sportswear, inspired by everyone’s favourite wizard, Harry Potter.

Team Hogwarts activewear will go live on December 18 – so get your wands ready.

 Wands at the ready, especially with this Harry Potter activewear in towBlack Milk Wands at the ready, especially with this Harry Potter activewear in tow

Courageous Gryffindor, creative Ravenclaw, dedicated Hufflepuff or sly Slytherin, pick your house then choose your tank top.

Pieces start from £40 (AUS$70) and include leggings, tanks, sweatshirts and even dresses.

The leggings are a particular favourite, as they allow you to proudly show off your favourite wizard house.

Alternatively, you can choose a subtler style which still comes with a very handy pocket for your wand.

 When you like Harry Potter, but when you like it subtle. Still, there's room for your wandBlack Milk When you like Harry Potter, but when you like it subtle. Still, there’s room for your wand

It’s been twenty years since the first Harry Potter book, but enthusiasm for our favourite wizards has never waned.

The activewear collection is perfect for those sweaty Quidditch games – a sport which has grown increasingly popular since the first instalment J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books.

 Choose your house then choose your tank topBlack Milk Choose your house then choose your tank top

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Demure, daring and downright dangerous dresses for your Christmas party

WHEN it comes to picking your Christmas party dress, how much do you dare to bare? A midi, long-sleeve or high neckline can see you through that festive function then dinner with the in-laws. Or if…

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WHEN it comes to picking your Christmas party dress, how much do you dare to bare?

A midi, long-sleeve or high neckline can see you through that festive function then dinner with the in-laws.

Or if you believe less is more, you could take the plunge in a low-cut frock or pull on a thigh-baring mini to frock around the tree.

The High Street is awash with styles, so there’s bound to be something to suit every occasion.

Here, SIOBHAN O’CONNOR has picked nine very different dresses, ranging from demure, all the way to daring.

So take your pick and see if you’ll be on the naughty or nice list this Christmas.

Cover up for Dec 25 with Gran

 Long-sleeve velvet midi, £30, Nastygal.com; heels, £32.99, New LookStewart Williams – The Sun Long-sleeve velvet midi, £30, Nastygal.com; heels, £32.99, New Look

Put glam back into lunch with in-laws

 Scoop-back dress, £25, Isawitfirst.com; earrings, £7.99, New Look; heels, £64, OfficeStewart Williams – The Sun Scoop-back dress, £25, Isawitfirst.com; earrings, £7.99, New Look; heels, £64, Office

Stand out in sparkles at the office party

 Sequin dress, £55, Dorothy Perkins; courts, £19.99, New Look; bag, £5, PrimarkStewart Williams – The Sun Sequin dress, £55, Dorothy Perkins; courts, £19.99, New Look; bag, £5, Primark

Look a cracker for your date night dinner

 Sweetheart- neckline dress, £18, Miss Selfridge; heels, £69, OfficeStewart Williams – The Sun Sweetheart- neckline dress, £18, Miss Selfridge; heels, £69, Office

All thighs on you for Christmas Eve drinks

 Sequin blue dress, £55, Asos.com; heels, £25.99, New LookStewart Williams – The Sun Sequin blue dress, £55, Asos.com; heels, £25.99, New Look

Dare to bare for a girls’ night out

 High-neck dress, £20, Missguided.co.uk; bag, £26, Topshop; heels, £40, Missguided at SchuhStewart Williams – The Sun High-neck dress, £20, Missguided.co.uk; bag, £26, Topshop; heels, £40, Missguided at Schuh

See in the New Year in nothing butt this

 Sheer tassel dress, £15, Boohoo.com; heels, £16, PrimarkStewart Williams – The Sun Sheer tassel dress, £15, Boohoo.com; heels, £16, Primark

Add the sex factor to evening activities

 Dress, £40, Ohpolly.com; embellished courts, £120, DuneStewart Williams – The Sun Dress, £40, Ohpolly.com; embellished courts, £120, Dune

Bring the party to the bedroom in sequins

 Sequin dress, £40, Prettylittlething. com; earrings, £7.99, Bershka; heels, £30, Missguided at SchuhStewart Williams – The Sun Sequin dress, £40, Prettylittlething. com; earrings, £7.99, Bershka; heels, £30, Missguided at Schuh

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