A tribute to the Mediterranean: Diptyque unveils Summer Essentials Collection – The Moodie Davitt Report

Spirit of the Mediterranean: The 2021 Summer Essentials Collection
Diptyque has marked the newest stage in its sixtieth anniversary celebrations by releasing the restricted-version 2020 Summer Essentials Collection.
The perfume line includes the llio Eau de Toilette Ilio Hair Mist, Citronelle & Geranium Summer Body Spray, Citronelle inside candle (190g), Citronelle exterior candle (1.5kg) and Vinaigre de Toilette.
The Ilio edt, Ilio hair mist, Citronelle & Geranium Summer Body Spray and inside candle at the moment are obtainable in worldwide journey retail.
(Left to proper) Ilio Hair Mist, Ilio Eau de Toilette, Citronelle & Geranium Summer Body Spray and Citronelle exterior candle
The restricted-version assortment takes inspiration from the Mediterranean landscapes that two of Diptyque’s founders, Yves Coueslant and Desmond Knox-Leet, steadily visited in the Sixties. The Summer 2021 line takes olfactory components from Italy, Provence and the Greek islands to recreate the scents of the Mediterranean, which Diptyque’s founders describe as the ‘panorama of the soul’.
The Ilio perfume, the line’s hero product, takes its title from the Greek phrase for solar. The fruity floral scent opens with prickly pear prime notes, blended with Bergamot, Jasmine and Iris.
The line’s hero product, the Ilio perfume, takes its title from the Greek phrase for solar
Landscape of the soul: The Mediterranean was a favorite vacation vacation spot for 2 of Diptyque’s founders, Yves Coueslant and Desmond Knox-Leet, and for illustrator Luke Edward Hall
The Citronelle scent, obtainable in physique spray and candle codecs, builds on the pure mosquito-repellent properties of citronelle.
In addition to citronelle, the physique spray combines base important oils of lemongrass, geranium and lemon eucalyptus for enhanced mosquito-repelling efficacy. The launch of the physique spray marks a primary for Diptyque and combines citronelle’s tangy aroma with smooth floral notes and a white musk base.
The refreshed Vinaigre de Toilette scent provides a recent tackle one among the model’s first merchandise. The up to date perfume combines lavender, rosemary and thyme, and includes a lavender fig inserted into every bottle.
(Left) Vinaigre de Toilette (proper) Citronelle Interior Candle
Luke Edward Hill brings Mediterranean scenes to life along with his playful illustrations
The Mediterranean can also be a favorite vacation vacation spot of English illustrator Luke Edward Hall, who was commissioned by Diptyque to create particular drawings visualising the vary.
Hall’s illustrations seem on the line’s bottles, packaging and putting visible marketing campaign.
Hall is understood for his daring use of color and Greek neo-classical fashion, which enhances the model’s pure inspirations.
His illustrations recreate the magnificence and light-weight of the Mediterranean in a contemporary and joyful method, whereas additionally evoking reminiscences of holidays in the solar.
London-based Hall has collaborated with quite a few style magnificence and luxurious homes together with: Burberry, Lanvin, Christie’s, Royal Academy of Arts, Richard Ginori, Svenskt Tenn and Habitat.
His works have been exhibited in London, Stockholm, Athens and the US. In 2019, he launched his first e book ‘Great Disco: The Art & Design of Luke Edward Hall’ with teNeues.
The launch is the third chapter in a collection of particular releases, occasions and campaigns to mark Diptyque’s sixtieth anniversary. This contains the launch of the Orphéon perfume in March.
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