It's our 10th day of beauty and we are thrilled to feature our very own Karen King's holiday wishlist to share with you. Karen is the co-founder of La Bella Figura, natural perfumer, and product creator. She is our creative spirit and her artistic input is what you'll see from our beautiful images to packaging design. A true Francophile, Kare's love of Paris inspired one of our perfumes in The Travel Diaries Collection much to the delight of New York Magazine and lovers of florals with just a little extra 'je ne sais quoi' that makes Paris Perfume Oil such a delight to wear. We asked Karen to tell us what was on her holiday wishlist and as usual she doesn't disappoint with her elegant list.
1. Las Bolsas Wayuu-$160
stalking these beautiful little vibrant bags since the moment I ran
across them, so fun, flirty and artisan made who could ask for more. Now
if only I could read Spanish! When I visit Barcelona one of these
babies is coming home with me for sure."
makes me feel more beautiful than any city in the world. It's such an
exciting and romantic place to be with surprises around every corner. I
can't wait to check out the Canal St. Martin area and this funky little
boutique hotel looks like a great place for a home base."
it, I'm completely obsessed with sunglasses. I love them high end to low
end and I've actually cried over a lost pair of Gucci. One of my
goals for this year is to tackle my wardrobe and fashion accessories and
find suitable, fashionable environmentally conscious replacements. These
ebony sunglasses from iwood are made from reclaimed timber left over
from the construction of private jets. These little beauties are bound
to bring out my inner Sophia Loren!"
4. The Travel Diaries Collection-$270
makes me feel more beautiful than the Travel Diaries Collection. Whether
it's the slightly masculine and deeply sensuous Buenos Aires or the
light and sun kissed Barcelona or the feminine floral and romantic
woodsy charm of Paris, I'm immediately transported to some distant
locale full of memorable moments and gorgeous surroundings that make me
feel at ease and beautiful all day long."
We told you her list would be full of charm and whimsy! We're also very excited to announce that the winner of our Bespoke Perfume Contest will directly work with Karen to create their very own elegant perfume blend, valued at $1500! The winner will be announced on December 27, 2012. There is still time to enter so check our blog for contest rules.