Elie Saab Partners With UNICEF Lebanon To Give Back With Its Fragrance Le Parfum, Now 10 Years Old

BEIRUT, LEBANON- Le Parfum turns 10 years outdated and the Lebanese designer is giving a portion of the … [+] fragrances’ gross sales to UNICEF Lebanon.

Photo Credit: Elie Saab

A decade in the past, famend Lebanese designer Elie Saab launched a perfume so candy but so audacious in its olfactory notes, it’s Le Parfum. It’s a perfume that’s reminiscent to the eponymous model founder’s metropolis of Beirut, and at this time, ten years later Elie Saab is giving again with this perfume by supporting kids via UNICEF Lebanon.

With prime notes of African orange; center notes of jasmine; and base notes of white honey, patchouli, rose and Virginia cedar, Le Parfum hits you at first waft. “The principal inspiration after I create any product is identical. It is the female, sleek, and chic girl who evokes my designs,” shares Saab. Lebanon’s gentle Mediterranean local weather offers solution to lush flowers and fruits. So, when creating the perfume, Saab wished to pay homage to his childhood household backyard with a scent that offers mild to the Orient via the modernity of the West. “My childhood dwelling was surrounded by orange blossom and when the wind blew, even barely, it carried with it the essence of its notes,” says Saab.

BEIRUT, LEBANON- perfumer Francis Kurkdjian creates Le Parfum for Elie Saab.

Photo Credit: Elie Saab

Collaborating with perfumer Francis Kurkdjian, the 2 have been in a position to create a perfume that interpreted the House’s wealthy work, and numerous notes and harmonies that make up Le Parfum. “What I discovered fascinating working for Elie Saab was the concept of deciphering mild; I didn’t have any particular pictures in thoughts – simply sensations: the whiteness of the solar at its zenith, radiant femininity, a contemporary interpretation of voluptuousness,” shares Kurkdjian in a press release. Since its inauguration of the perfume, the House has created a household of fragrances: Le Parfum in White, Le Parfum Royal, and Le Parfum Essentiel.

BEIRUT, LEBANON- Model Cindy Bruna is the face of Le Parfum’s 10 12 months marketing campaign.

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The House has chosen Italian- Congolese- French mannequin Cindy Bruna because the face of the ten-year marketing campaign. “The first time I met Mr. Elie Saab was in 2013 throughout his casting at Paris Fashion week,” remembers Bruna. “From our first assembly I fell in love with the person and the artist. I keep in mind his kindness that instantly put me comfy and particularly the unbelievable privilege after I wore one in every of his magnificent creations! I’m fortunate sufficient to have walked the catwalk 23 occasions for the home and at this time I’m touched by the privilege of “celebrating the tenth anniversary of his fragrance and turning into its ambassadress.”
With the Savoir faire of making a long-lasting perfume that’s been in a position to stand the take a look at of time, Saab himself sees Le Parfum’s legacy persevering with for years to come back. “Creating a fragrance is a protracted course of that takes lots of time and dedication. When I create a fragrance I’m not trying to create a stylish perfume. My want is to make a timeless fragrance. This is the case of Le Parfum. The traits change however the notes that create feelings don’t. Many components contribute to the success of a product, for the fragrance specifically, it’s the bottle’s form, the notes which might be nicely balanced and the colour,” says Saab.
Partnering with UNICEF Lebanon, the House is donating a portion of gross sales from the tenth anniversary marketing campaign to the group. According to the House, kids in Lebanon are going through an unprecedented disaster because of the nation’s financial scenario, Covid-19, and final August’s Beirut port explosion.

BEIRUT, LEBANON- Designer Elie Saab.

Photo Credit: Elie Saab

Saab is seeing how poverty within the tiny (*10*) nation goes up, affecting schooling, as mother and father are discovering it difficult to pay faculty charges. All of this has affected home violence charges and well being providers in Lebanon. UNICEF within the nation is dedicating lots of is programming to women and girls aged 12-24, offering them with entry to non-formal schooling, safety from gender-based violence, talent growth like employability applications, adolescent well being, psychological well being advantages and social help.
“Children are the longer term, the builders of countries, they need to be raised on a strong platform. By giving them the time and alternatives, they want, educating them the appropriate expertise and empowering them, they’ll domesticate good qualities and safe higher lives. Sometimes, a tough childhood can mould kids into leaders with large inspirational life classes,” muses Saab.
With ten years of fragrance legacy, Elie Saab is celebrating by giving again to its nation and the longer term, who’re the various kids caught within the fringes of Lebanon’s arduous occasions. The designer exhibits that it’s doable for luxurious manufacturers to guide in humanitarian tasks, exhibiting that there’s one thing all of us can do to make a distinction.

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