Perfume As An Art, Kilian Hennessy Talks His Luxury Brand And The Launch Of- Roses On Ice And Angels’ Share

French born into the notorious Hennessey cognac-making family, he chose to carve out a craft different from what his last name stands for…

With over twenty years of experience as a perfumer, Hennessey has worked for some of the world’s top perfume departments of fashion houses before launching his own brand Kilian Paris 13 years ago. When asked what’s his advice for someone who wants to go into the perfume-making business, he finds the quote: “’The goal is to find a job where you would actually pay to do it, and you will never work a day in your life’” as the answer. “That is me, I could have paid to become a perfumer-and I would have totally been fine with it,” he says. And so, we dive into why this is and the fascinating story of one of luxury

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What to Know About the Big Launch With Oscar de la Renta

After much speculation, Amazon is officially jumping into the luxury market, with the help of Oscar de la Renta.

As the pandemic accelerates dramatic change across the retail sector, the launch of Amazon’s invite-only Luxury Stores will change the high-end playing field at a time when department stores and traditional names are suffering. But it remains to be seen whether luxury customers will embrace expensive items on Amazon in the same way that they have basics.

No matter what, it’s a powerful, long-awaited move — and one that will get major attention. Oscar de la Renta will be the juggernaut’s first high-end shop. The storied American fashion house’s space will feature pre-fall and fall ’20 ready-to-wear, handbags, jewelry, accessories and a new perfume. Children’s styles will also roll out soon.

Moving into the rest of 2020 and beyond, Amazon said the retail concept will feature both established and emerging fashion

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