Christian Dior’s favourite flower was Lily of the Valley, and he would sew sprigs of it inside his runway gowns so the audience would catch whiff of its intoxicating fragrance. Diorissimo by Dior Eau de Toilette pays homage to his “lucky” flower.
Essie Geranium is the perfect, chic orange-red nail for Spring and happens to be the signature nail colour of celebrity make-up artist Bobbi Brown. Wear it with jeans and a T-shirt and minimal jewellery for a French girl vibe.
The new Les Symboles de Chanel Le Camélia Illuminating Powder from Chanel gives a subtle, healthy glow, embossed with a Camelia, the favourite flower of Coco Chanel herself, whom we featured at our Fleurs de Villes FEMMES show in Montréal.
Clinique’s Cheek Pop range of blushes are embossed with flowers with colours inspired by fruits and flowers, like this shade, Heather, a native flower of the Scottish Highlands.
Orange Blossom has a fascinating history and its appeal has endured for centuries. Jo Malone Orange Blossom Cologne is a gorgeous and classic unisex perfume that happens to be the signature scent of Fleurs de Villes co-founder Tina Barkley.
Peonies are high on many people’s list of favourite flowers, and while not in season in North America until June, you can wear the scent in your hair with this scalp-soothing Peony shampoo from 50-year-old French botanical brand Klorane.