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July 29 2014

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2 posts tagged "Royal Apothic"

Chanel No. 5, On Film; Dial B For Beauty Broker; And More…

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Chanel has just released a new Internet platform called Inside Chanel, which features a series of original short films that are meant to recount the events and people that helped forge the legend of Coco Chanel. One of the more gorgeous vignettes is a piece about Chanel No. 5. Fragrance, Mademoiselle always maintained, “should be as important as [a woman's] style of dress.” [Chanel]

In other Chanel No. 5 news, the brand has enlisted a man, Brad Pitt, to sell the storied scent for the first time ever, as previously reported. Now comes word that Pitt’s commercial will air on the 15th and has been directed by Joe Wright, he of Anna Karenina fame. [WWD]

Looking for the best Botox for your buck? Or a personally handpicked doctor for the rhinoplasty you didn’t even know you needed? Get in touch with your neighborhood beauty broker and let her work out the logistics for you. [The Cut]

This just in: Victoria Beckham loves Royal Apothic hand cream. That is all. [Daily Mail]

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Interior Fragrances Fit For A Queen

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While taking a sabbatical in London, beauty biz veteran Sean OMara, who cut his teeth at Estée Lauder and Procter & Gamble before joining Murad, stumbled upon an old book at a Notting Hill antique stall. When he flipped through the pages of what turned out to be an eighteenth-century apothecary manual, he discovered a slew of recipes for elixirs and olfactory remedies created for the ruling European monarchies of the time. And so, he did what anyone with a beauty background would: He went back to L.A., duplicated the fragrance formulas, and started a lifestyle brand. Royal Apothic boasts six subtly beautiful room sprays and corresponding luminaries (home candles) that literally take a page out of the tome from whence they came: High Tea—an Earl Gray-based eau with notes of bergamot, cedar, limes, and cloves—comes in a box that’s wrapped in Venetian linen paper and topped off with a hand-tied ribbon. The range just hit the shelves at the Anthropologie in Rockefeller Center, so for those of you who waited until the last minute to buy that housewarming gift or birthday present for your mother (we’ve got two shopping days left), a heads-up.
 

Photo: Courtesy of Royal Apothic