L’École De Parfumerie

photography Peppe Tortora

realization Valentina Ilardi Martin

Issue VI



The cognac chiffon foulard worn as a headband is by RAGAZZE ORNAMENTALI. The powder blue waistcoat is from the RALPH LAUREN COLLECTION.

The “Rouge Dior” lipstick, in the dramatic “devilish pink” shade, ensures the makeup will focus on the lips. The eyes are embellished by the “smoky black” eyeshadow from “3 Couleurs Smoky” eye palette and the “Diorshow Eastase” mascara, all from the DIOR MAKEUP collection. The “Diorissimo” leather bag is proposed in sand shade. The silk top with contrasting profiles is adorned with a paillete ribbon, from the DIOR collection.

“Sycomore” is the name of the mysterious perfume belonging to the LES EXCLUSIFS DE CHANEL luxury collection. The fragrance, imagined by Coco Chanel and Jacques Polge as they emerged from an ancient woodland, is scented with vetiver, juniper, cypress and sandalwood.

The “rose écrine” of “Joues Contraste” blush, the “illusoire” shade from “Illusione d’Ombre” eyeshadow and “enivrée” from “Rouge Allure” lipstick, all from CHANEL MAKEUP, create the allure. The black knotted cotton top by CHANEL is worn over a nude bodysuit by ERES and suede shorts from RALPH LAUREN BLUE LABEL. The tan calfskin bag belongs to the RAGAZZE ORNAMENTALI collection.

The red lips are fashioned with the “excès” shade of “Rouge Allure Extrait de Gloss.” The eyes are brightened by “Ombre Essential” in “beige” and “Illusione d’Ombre” in the choice of “épatant” shade. The look is finished with “deep black” from “Sublime de Chanel” mascara. The apricot incarnate is enhanced by the “Joues Contraste” blush, proposed in the “epiègle” shade. All from CHANEL MAKEUP. The peach silk gazar chemise dress is from the ROCHAS collection.

A delicate allure is obtained with the entirely natural “Photo’Perfexion Fluid Foundation,” the “chic coral” and “chic pink” shades of “Le Prisme Yeux Mono” eyeshadow, and the “elegant nude” shade of “Gelée D’Interdit” lipstick. All from GIVENCHY LE MAKEUP. The khaki piqué top and ivory chiffon waistcoat with satin, carling and grosgrain details are designed by RICCARDO TISCI for GIVENCHY.

“Opium,” by YVES SAINT LAURENT PARFUMS, suggest an ecstatic peregrination in exotic oriental fragrances, scented with mandarin, bergamot, jasmine and amber on a vanilla base, spiced by carnation. On the table lies a grey sublime leather carré by RAGAZZE ORNAMENTALI.

“La beauté, la guerre, la religion, la peur, la vie et la mort sont toutes au feminin.” Mr. Serge Lutens has interpreted the sublime feminine spirit in a collection of sophisticated fragrances since 1992. “Féminité du Bois,” with its wood scents and sweet resin, is the first perfume he created and belongs to Collection Beige. His latest essence, “Vitriol d’OEillet” from Collection Noire, launched in 2011,is scented with wallflower, pink cloves and pepper. “De Profundis,” his iconic ampoule bottle containing a potion of chrysanthemums, glaïeuls and dahlia, belongs to Collection Exclusive Palais Royal Serge Lutens. All fragrances are from PARFUMS SERGE LUTENS.

The “mandarine acidulée” shade from “Voluptè Sheer Candy” lipstick is finished with “Golden Gloss,” in the “golden pêche” shade. The “black” shade of “Volume Effect Faux Cils Shocking” mascara gives an austere allure. All from MAKEUP L’ORÉAL LUXE – YVES SAINT LAURENT. The short-sleeve dress in dark green silk double organza reveals the matching grey silk habutaï scarf-blouse, both by YVES SAINT LAURENT.

PARFUMS SERGE LUTENS proposes the “Nécessaire de Beauté,” a permanent and timeless collection of makeup called “Le Maximum en Minimum.” Shadows on the eyes are obtained with the “Fard à Paupière” palette, in black, brown, prune, and beige, combined with “Mascara Cils à Cils” in the black-brown color. The intense lips are achieved with the “Fard à Lèvre” in “roman rouge” and “votre sienne.” The beige dress, front buttoned shirt and frilled skirt all belong to the AZZEDINE ALAÏA collection. On the table lies a sublime grey leather carré by RAGAZZE ORNAMENTALI.

Porcelain skin is obtained with the makeup base cream “Quant à Soi,” the shade of “blanc” from the “Teint Si Fin” foundation line, and “Fard à Joues” blush from the “Nécessaire de Beauté” of PARFUMS SERGE LUTENS. The pink hand-knit mohair pullover, from SUPERATED, is worn over a brown lace bra from ERES. The aquamarine cotton gauze scarf is from AMBAS.

Classic frangraces for the candles of the RALPH LAUREN HOME COLLECTION. “St. Germain” is spiced with smoky bergamot and leather, while “Duchess” features Egyptian jasmine, lily of the valley and amber.

“Sublime Vanille,” from the Royales Exclusives Collection, celebrates CREED’s 250th anniversary. The elegant bottle inspired by Art Déco is a tribute to the European royalty. The artisanal bottle preserves a mixture of orchid, white bergamot, Sicilian lemon, Tonka bean and musk on a vanilla base.

The “Dior Addict Ultra Gloss” in its “rose cache-coeur” shade on the lips is matching the soft “smoky pink” of the “3 Couleurs Smoky” eyes palette. All from DIOR MAKEUP. Like an ancient painting, the indigo double cotton cape is closed with a black velvet ribbon and belongs to the MIU MIU collection.

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