If there’s a product I can’t do myself because we don’t have the know-how, it means that I can have an idea and LVMH will have the expertise to explore new territories and products. I’m not afraid of being bigger, but I think you need the right people to implement what I am creating.
Marc [Chaya, co-founder] and I never thought we were niche. When you start a company, you start small. We were privately funded from the two of us, as well as a third party, so it was small because we had limited resources.
A trio of candles (in two sizes) by Maison Francis Kurkdjian for The Standard. Los Angeles ("evoking a languid hike to the Hollywood sign"), New York ("evoking freshly cut wild grasses and a late night walk through the High Line park") and Miami ("evoking colorful and fruity roses, and the lush life in a tropical city") are 35g / 10 hour burn time each, $35 for the set at The Standard. Or, the full size, 190g / 40 hour burn time, $65 each.
A short spot for Maison Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Celestia.
The last post of our eight-part series on fragrance related holiday gifts is the crazy expensive luxury edition. Items are listed in order from holy-cow-you’ve-got-to-be-kidding to maybe-I-could-sell-a-body-part. Do add any of your own recommendations in the comments!
From House of Sillage, the Vêtu De Grandeur Parfum Limited Edition Snow Globe: “Vêtu De Grandeur by House of Sillage imparts a light but oh-so-memorable moment with notes of addictive Neroli Petals, delectable, rich Orange Blossom and fresh Haitian Vetivert. Be dressed in grandeur for the most magical time of the year.” $895 at Bloomingdales…
Part six in our eight-part series on fragrance related holiday gifts brings us to the random / miscellaneous category, including a few teas. Do add any of your own recommendations in the comments!
From Maison Francis Kurkdjian, the Les Bulles d’Agathe discovery set: “A discovery gift set of five scented bubbles, designed to introduce children to smells … and to give adults a chance to have fun!” with five 45 ml bottles, including Violet, Cold mint, Cut grass, Pear and Mon beau Sapin. $75 at Neiman Marcus…