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'Tempting' Victoria's Secret perfume banned in Qatar

Victoria's secret store Las Vegas.
Victoria’s secret store Las Vegas. Image by Samantha Marx / CC BY 2.0

A Victoria’s Secret perfume, named ‘Strawberries and Champagne,’ promoted as ‘a tempting, fruity fragrance… with a splash of flirtation,’ has been taken off the shelves in one of Qatar’s main shopping centres. Creams and body mists from the same line were removed too. Authorities announced via Twitter that the products went against the ‘customs, traditions and religious values’ of Qatar. Alcohol is extremely limited in the conservative Gulf state. At a separate shop, products featuring the Playboy logo were also removed. Read more: english.alarabiya.net