Carner Barcelona Cuirs at WORLD Beauty—Leather notes are increasingly popular not just with men but also with cool-girl types in leather jackets and vintage looking for something a bit idiosyncratic. Cuirs by award-winning Spanish perfume brand Carner, has strong notes of amber, raw leather and smoky tobacco, with piquant cumin and saffron top notes. WORLD … Read more
Understated opulence is at the centre of this modern stationery look. Marble, Navy and gold all blend together beautifully to produce invitations that just project luxuriousness.
Arquiste Mexican Baroque at WORLD Beauty—Evoking the luscious scent of Mexican hot chocolate, as it’s been brewed by convent nuns since the 17th century, this candle is carefully designed to release aromas of cocoa absolute, Mexican vanilla and smoked chillies, underpinned by cedarwood and red clay. WORLD | Illustration by Sarah Larnach
Creed Aventus For Her at WORLD Beauty—Launched to celebrate the London perfume house’s 250th anniversary, Aventus is a full-on, fruit-driven scent for a confident woman, with dazzling, subtly sweet top notes of granny apples and citrus and a sandalwood base. WORLD | Illustration by Sarah Larnach
Cire Trudon L’Admirable at WORLD Beauty—A tribute to the Empress Eugenie and to her beautiful ladies in waiting by one of the oldest candle manufacturers in France, L’Admirable blends bitter orange, lemon and lime notes with fresh florals like lily of the valley and ylang ylang. WORLD | Illustration by Sarah Larnach
Arquiste É L at WORLD Beauty—A spicy oriental blend developed with input by the nose behind Clinique Happy, Arquiste’s newest men’s fragrance pays homage to a specific moment on a dancefloor in an Acapulco nightclub, December 1978, the unbuttoning of a shirt, a hyper-masculine patchouli, oakmoss and woody cologne. WORLD | Illustration by Sarah Larnach
Hervé Gambs Ambre Byzance candle at Tessuti—An Eastern-inspired blend of vanilla, sandalwood, cocoa bean, clove and rare black pepper in a sleek metallic gold vessel you’ll want to reuse, this ‘couture parfum’ candle, made by a French perfume house, has a 10% perfume content. Tessuti | Illustration by Sarah Larnach
Amouage Myths Woman at WORLD Beauty—In a striking fuchsia and violet ombre flask, this rich new scent by Amouage is a return to the Omani perfume house’s origins, using heady Middle Eastern ingredients like galbanum, a bitter resin, as well as violet, ambergris and patchouli to create something truly unusual. WORLD | Illustration by Sarah Larnach
Cire Trudon Burgundy Madeleine Taper candle at WORLD Beauty—Named for the L’Eglise de la Madeleine in Paris, these slender tapered pillar candles are made using very old, traditional methods in a Normandy workshop. WORLD | Illustration by Sarah Larnach
A light, airy and wonderfully fresh wedding suite….
Fornasetti Il Serpente del Giardino Segreto candle at WORLD Beauty—A very handsome orange snake coils itself around an old stone wall on this beautiful ceramic lidded candle, made by whimsical Italian luxury homeware brand Fornasetti. Inspired by Italian secret gardens, it’s rich with fresh scents of cypress, ivy and cedarwood. WORLD | Illustration by Sarah Larnach
Onde Sensuelle at Tessuti—Part of an intriguing collection of six perfumes that aim to represent different emotions, Onde Sensuelle represents the ache of desire by means of a delicate interplay between warm spicy notes (bergamot, cumin) and ripe citrus (grapefruit, cardamom), with musky base notes. Tessuti | Illustration by Sarah Larnach