???? If you’re searching for that perfect present for someone special, hankering after treating yourself for a change, you’ll find that “…everything at Maison Francis Kurkdjian comes together to create a wintry harmony where an eye for detail lies at the heart of the creative process.”
Maison Francis Kurkdjian has pulled out all the stops this season, offering new and exciting ways to scent your home (and yourself!) From fragrant Christmas trees, scented caligraphy cards and the most goregous candle, there’s also excellent news for fans of a certain best-selling fragrance who’d believe in going big or going home…
There’s no doubt that perfumer Francis Kurkdjian is one of the most stylish people we know. From the exquisite fine fragrances and accessories that have made him world famous, to his personal flair when designing the so-chic boutiques and decorating his own (of course ultra fabulous) Parisian apartment. Borrowing a little of that effortless élan for some French contemporary style, Maison Francis Kurkdjian invite you to come inside and “…plunge into a unique universe where the art and pleasure of giving become one. Fragrances and candles wait patiently by the Christmas tree, the theme chosen by Francis Kurkdjian, as the quiet and elegantly dressed witnesses of the season’s celebrations.”
Mon Beau Sapin, the iconic holiday candle by Maison Francis Kurkdjian, now comes in a dark green colour adorned with a fir bough decorated in white and gold. Its generous, characteristic smell of a balsam fir, slightly resinous, slowly guides us towards a reassuring forest. This candle, with its specific wintery enveloping fragrance brings the finishing touch to the joyful holiday mood and memories past.
???? Mon Beau Sapin, the iconic holiday candle by Maison Francis Kurkdjian is generous, characteristic of the smell of a balsam fir, slightly resinous, and slowly guides us towards a reassuring forest.
If you’re one of the many (many!) fragrant fans of the iconic Baccarat Rouge 540 Extrait de Parfum, or you know someone who is, get ready to squeal quite a lot. A whopping great supersize-me version of the fragrance has been created especially for Christmas, standing proud at 200ml, and definitely subscribing to the belief that bigger is better.
“Baccarat Rouge 540 was born of the encounter five years ago between Baccarat and Maison Francis Kurkdjian, two luxury houses with a shared passion for know-how. Baccarat Rouge 540 tells the story of how gold is magically transformed into red, a process whose secret is known only by Baccarat. Blended with 24-karat gold dust and gradually fused until it reaches precisely 540 degrees, Baccarat’s transparent crystal slowly dons a dazzling red hue.”
This fragrance has been a world-wide best-seller for a reason: it smells incredible. It’s available as an Eau de Parfum in the clear crystal bottle and as an Extrait de Parfum in a deep, ruby red bottle; and if this is a present for someone you love, it’s certainly not only Santa that’s getting snogged under the mistletoe this year!
???? Baccarat Rouge 540 Extrait de Parfum has been a world-wide best-seller for a reason: it smells incredible!
Thursday to Sunday there will be caligraphy on specially scented Christmas cards at the new Maison Francis Kurkdjian Selfridges counter. And they are also offering a mini Mon Beau Sapin candle as a free gift with purchase. (We absolutely will not judge you if you decide to keep this for yourself. The person you’re buying the gift for will never know, right? Right.)
Finally, if you needed another reason to pop across to France (with a car, we think, for this one…) before Christmas, then look no further than the wonder that is a scented Maison Francis Kurkdjian Christmas tree!
???? Fragrances and candles wait patiently by the Christmas tree, is the theme chosen by Francis Kurkdjian, as the quiet and elegantly dressed witnesses of the season’s celebrations.
The mere descriptions, let alone gawping at these pictures, makes us feel instantly more stylish; and we find that theme of the Holiday tree on all accompanying boxes, gift sets, tissue paper and bags – illustrations and images drawn by Kurkdjian himself and created by his design team. So if you’re searching for that perfect present for someone special, hankering after treating yourself for a change, or heavily hinting to loved ones (we find choosing the Print Screen option and circling the ones you want in red while mouthing ‘THOSE PLEASE’ works really well); you’ll find that “… everything at Maison Francis Kurkdjian comes together to create a wintry harmony where an eye for detail lies at the heart of the creative process.” Naturellement!
Source: The Perfume Society
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Baccarat Rouge 540 Extrait de Parfum
Baccarat Rouge 540 Extrait de Parfum intensifies the power and radiance of the three breaths that compose the Eau de Parfum without betraying its original inspiration. Born of the perfumer’s mastery and time-tested wisdom, this Extrait de parfum is, for Francis Kurkdjian, a culmination.
Baccarat Rouge 540 Scented Candle
Born from the encounter of Maison Francis Kurkdjian and Maison Baccarat, the Baccarat Rouge 540 Scented Candle combines the magic of nature with legendary craftsmanship. It releases a graphic and highly condensed olfactive signature with a floral, amber and woody breeze.
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