Mona Kattan Kayali Fragrance Collection Tour

Most of us have just a few bottles of fragrance—sufficient to fill an arrogance. Mona Kattan has a closet-full. Hundreds and lots of of bottles neatly line cabinets of a walk-in perfume library at her dwelling in Dubai. “I began gathering fragrances at 14 once I bought my first job,” she tells “Fragrances make me really feel so many feelings and I really feel prefer it’s a magical bottle of moods.” This obsession with scents resulted in Kattan founding the model Kayali alongside her sister Huda again in 2018. Her large assortment of fragrances not solely serves as inspiration for Kayali, but it surely’s additionally a spot for her to put on, layer, and stash samples of upcoming launches. In quick, it is a fragrance paradise.One such new launch is the Kayali Vanilla Royale Sugared Patchouli 64. “It takes our cult-fave juice, Vanilla | 28 to an entire new degree. There are lots of gourmand lovers out there identical to me and I really feel like I’ve poured my coronary heart and keenness into this bottle,” Kattan says. “I’ve been calling it Vanilla | 28’s boujee large sister as a result of it’s simply as scrumptious however way more intense and sexier—particularly once we’ve added notes like golden rum, crème brûlée, and royal oud.” Consider it your new favourite scent in case you’re hooked on all issues vanilla. For Kattan, her perspective on perfume shifted dramatically when she moved from America to Dubai as a teen. Her present assortment is the proper mix of traditional fragrances like Chanel No. 5, fashionable fragrances like Billie Eilish, and smells you’ll be able to’t discover wherever else on the earth. “Kayali itself has been impressed by my Middle Eastern heritage, the rituals of perfume layering, and the identify Kayali interprets to ‘my creativeness’ in Arabic,” she says. “I need my fragrances to ignite individuals’s imaginations and transport them to new locations each time they spritz.”With actually lots of of bottles to smell, spray, and layer—Kattan says moving into her perfume closet allowed for the proper escape over the previous few years. “During the pandemic I actually used perfume to move me to completely different locations and recollections. It was my manner of touring once we had been all caught at dwelling! Now that the world has opened up, I’m having lots of enjoyable discovering and re-discovering fragrances,” she says. “Vanilla Royale has been a go-to recently for horny date-nights with my husband or an enormous occasion we is perhaps attending. And I like testing out completely different layering combos to suit no matter vibe I’m going for that day.”Kayali Discovery Layering Sampler EquipmentKayali Discovery Layering Sampler KitWatch the video above to get a full tour of Kattan’s perfume library and to be taught extra about her distinctive layering philosophy (the extra the merrier!). Although it could be tempting to present the perfume lover in your life bottle after bottle to allow them to begin their very own Kattan-worthy assortment—she has a phrase of recommendation. “Perfume is subjective and will be arduous to present somebody except you recognize what they like, so I feel our units are all the time one of the simplest ways to go!” she provides. “We simply introduced again our best-selling Discovery Layering Set which has eight completely different fragrances to play with and layer—the probabilities are limitless and it’s excellent for a stocking stuffer.” Kayali Vanilla Royale Sugared Patchouli 64 is on the market now at SHOPJenna Rosenstein is the Beauty Director at While attending NYU, she held internships at Women’s Wear Daily, Bloomingdale’s, Harper’s BAZAAR (as Glenda’s intern!) and Allure, the latter of which she parlayed into her first job because the Beauty Assistant. She left Allure three years later because the Senior Beauty Editor, spent just a few months at Refinery29 in the identical title overseeing branded content material, earlier than lastly touchdown again at BAZAAR to supervise all digital magnificence content material. When she’s not testing each lipstick recognized to mankind, getting zapped by new lasers, or interviewing specialists and celebrities, yow will discover Rosenstein re-watching Star Wars films, studying books about new discoveries in science and well being, and taking part in together with her Bombay cat named Maddie.

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