The £12.99 Zara perfume dupe dubbed 'better' than designer Black Opium and it’s £69 cheaper | The Sun

A SAVVY shopper has spotted four new perfume dupes in Zara – so if your purse is feeling tight but you want to smell fresh, you’ll need to check this out. 

Beauty fan Steffani Chua was stunned when shopping in Zara when she noticed the new affordable fragrances.

Thrilled at the £22.99 buys, which are also available in a 30ml bottle for just £12.99, Steffani took to social media to alert other shoppers.

And not only do they smell like expensive, posh scents, but bargain hunters have claimed that one of the cheap buys is actually ‘better’ than designer Black Opium. 

The first fragrance that Steffani found was the Vanilla Vibration eau de parfum, which has scents of vanilla, cardamom, iris flower, papyrus, violet and orange blossom.

The Zara fan explained: “It’s giving Vanilla Woods.”

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But if £85 for The 7 Virtues Vanilla Woods scent is not in your budget, you’ll need to check this affordable Zara alternative. 

Not only this, but Steffani also spotted Starlight Vanilla, an eau de parfum which has notes of lavender, vanilla, amber, almond milk and silk.

The perfume lover then explained: “It’s giving Jo Malone Myrrh and Tonka.”

At a whopping £106 a bottle, you’ll be thrilled to know that this £12.99 scent not only smells very similar to the posh perfume, but will be sure to leave you smelling great too.

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But that’s not all, as Steffani also got her hands on an eau de parfum in the scent Hypnotic Vanilla, which smells of bourbon vanilla, caramel, jasmine, moss and apricot blossom. 

She then penned: “It’s giving Hypnotic Poison by Dior.”

At £82, the Dior perfume is enough to make our bank accounts shudder, but luckily for you, Zara’s dupe buy smells super similar.

Finally, Steffani also spotted Supreme Vanilla, a perfume that smells of madagascar vanilla, sugar, tonka bean and cedarwood.

Showing off the scent, she claimed: “It’s giving Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent.” 

Steffani later confirmed: “Supreme Vanilla is my fave!”

At an eye-watering price of £92 a bottle, if you fancy giving the large 80ml Zara perfume a try, you’ll save yourself a staggering £69 – yes, you heard that correctly. 

The TikTok clip, which was posted under the username @steffanichuamd, has clearly left many stunned, as at the time of writing, it had quickly amassed a whopping 236,400 views in just four days.

Social media users were impressed with the cheap buys and many took to the comments to express this. 

One person said: “Supreme Vanilla is even better than Black Opium [in my opinion].” 

Steffani then replied: “Right? Such a steal!"

Another added: “Love it.” 

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A third commented: “I want.” 

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