An oldie but goodie

Am I the only one on earth who'd never seen this? I don't think I've ever seen any fragrance commercials from Hermès (someone please comment if you know of any newer ones). This one is for the lovely Eau des Merveilles. The model is Jeisa Chiminazzo, and I think the music is Bluebird Of Happiness by Mojave 3.

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Roja Dove’s Haute Parfumerie at Harrods ~ shopping for perfume in London

Haute Parfumerie at Harrods, London

Roja Dove’s temple of scent is part of something called the ‘Urban Retreat’. The word ‘retreat’ is significant here, as the place is tucked away on the top floor of Harrods, and something of a challenge to find.

The trick is to choose the right set of escalators. Ignore the fancy Egyptian escalators in the heart of the building, and instead look for the smaller white-walled space between the Cosmetics Hall and Hans Crescent. Ride this all the way to the fifth floor, and you’ll find yourself just outside the Urban Retreat (lots of niche skincare brands). Go in, and there’s a doorway ahead of you on the right, which takes you into the Haute Parfumerie.

If you’ve ended up on the Egyptian escalators, you’ll arrive on the fifth floor amid lots of sporting goods. The signs will direct you to the right for the Urban Retreat. Ignore them, and head left instead, through the bistro bar. This will deposit you right outside the Haute Parfumerie…

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