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.
Exploring another dimension of flora. We take a close look at the ethereal dried blooms created by the hands of MarkAntonia. Textural dried petals in a palette of faded pastels convey a feeling of nostalgia. A more subtle and long lasting floral option. A keepsake and a work of sculptural art.
We live in Melbourne where Christian has two restaurants, ‘Embla’ and ‘The Town Mouse’. I work as an illustrator and have an illustration agency called ‘Use New Art’ (see following artist profile in this issue). Our working lives don’t overlap that much and so when we spend time together it feels really special. We seem to enjoy doing the same things when we are not working – which is mostly eating, drinking or otherwise being lazy – and in between we give each other a lot of insight and understanding from our quite different experiences of the world.
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.