PENHALIGON'S GUIDE TO FLIRTATIOUS FANCY

Has one set their sights on a potential paramour? Win them head over heels with these infallible tips from yours truly.

Penhaligon's Guide to Flirtatious Fancy

Love is oft described as a game, but Penhaligon's believe it's more of an opera. Ensnare the perfumed paramour of your dreams in five acts, and one shall fall in love before the curtain closes.

LOVE AT THE OPERA

Act I: A Passing Glance

Any successful seduction starts with an innocent (or not-so-innocent) glance across the room. Eyes meet in a flash of passion and desire... or is it panic and confusion? One can never be too sure. Simply carry on with the delusion.

Act II: A Secret Smile

Softly, gently (like a spritz of perfume), share a smile with your intended. Try not to be overzealous – one wouldn't want to cause alarm, now. Nothing is unattractive more than a garish grin, and one aims to strike a chord with the heartstrings of one's nose.

Act III: A Naughty Wink

My, aren't things heating up! Subtle yet sultry, a well-timed wink shall have one swooning in the stalls. A word of caution: this daringly dapper move is prone to backfire if one hasn't mastered the art of closing one eyelid at a time.

Act IV: A Brush of the Hand

Seemingly accidental yet brimming with intention, it's time for a little skin-on-skin action (steady on, there). Start off with a gentle caress one can pass off as carelessness if all goes wrong. There ought to be more than whiff of attraction in the air, now.

Act V: A Note Between the Fingers

Now for the final act. Slip a note (preferably perfumed) between the fingers of your beloved. Arrange a secret rendezvous where you can charm and disarm – perhaps behind the curtains? One is well on their way to a stwhat do olen heart. ​

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