All posts tagged: Jo Malone

The Bloomsbury Set – Jo Malone

Every beauty season comes and goes, and with it a set of new launches, like ebb and flow. Normally I go through all of the press releases, make a little note here and there when there’s something that interests me and file them away. Only rarely does a new launch or limited edition series make my heart jump, my pulses race or my eyes light up in an instant. Case in point, the Jo Malone Bloomsbury Collection, her limited edition Spring collection. Inspired by the enchanting free spirited The Bloomsbury set depicting the gorgeous English countryside and the elegance of it’s daily life. “It’s a collection of scents capturing the intoxicating essence of an unconventional life. The lily pond at dawn, bold blue hyacinths, blossoming fruit trees, absinthe afternoons and golden linseed on paint-stained hands. Warming whisky and sweet pipe tobacco. The secrets of waxed floors burnished by footsteps in the night.” – Jo Malone Nose behind this olifactory impression of the English countryside is Yann Vasier, also known for his work on Tom Ford’s Velvet Orchid and other …

Wishlist Item – Jo Malone Just like Sunday

Sundays (and weekends by extension) are made for relaxing! And what better way to relax than by lighting a deliciously scented, beautifully looking fragranced candle whilst staying in? Fragrance mood captivator par excellence has always understood this, and for their first collection by style editor Charlotte Stockdale, they have created a a four-piece candle collection called Just Like Sunday. As the name would suggest, this collection is designed to take you through a perfect Sunday. Starting with the crisp, clean sheets when waking up slowly, Lavender and Lovage kicks off, to be followed by Green Tomato Leaf which takes you to the kitchen via the greenhouse. Sunday afternoons are made for Sweet Almond and Macaroon while you’re having a cup of tea, and cosy nights are spent with Incense and Embers which makes me long for a book to read and a roaring, warm log fire to read it in front of. “A pause in the week. To relax in crisp, white sheets, airy with lavender. To unwind…and go wherever the mood takes you. Out to the garden. Into the …