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Gabrielle Chanel Love for Perfume and La Pausa in the French Riviera

24 August

Gabrielle Chanel is well-known for her love of the French Riviera! She spent a great part of her life here and she left many marks on this corner of the world.   Grasse, where the perfume Chanel N 5 was born One of the main features of her personality was linked to perfume. Obviously, Grasse was the place to be! In 1921, she made a journey to Grasse and met Ernest Beaux, the perfumer known for his talent. She asked him to make her a feminine fragrance so he showed her a serious of samples numbered from 1 to 5. Coco Chanel picked number 5 and from here the name of the most sold perfume in France, for so many years. Bar sur Loup and its bitter orange trees used for Chanel perfume Still related to perfume, the scent of bitter orange is a trademark for this region, thanks to Chanel. She helped reintroduce the bitter orange trees in the land of Bar sur Loup. The flowers of this tree produce Neroli essence, an ingredient used in the perfume Chanel N 5. Villa La Pausa in Roquebrune Cap Martin Gabrielle Chanel always looked for places to stay in the French Riviera. One of them was the villa La Pausa, in Roquebrune Cap Martin where she lived for almost twenty-five years. She sold

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Omindia gives us a piece of India

Omindia gives us a piece of India

10 September 2011

Omindia s’inscrit dans une logique de co-développement et de partenariat durable avec ses fournisseurs. Son laboratoire en Inde participe à l’établissement d’usines en zones franches permettant la création et le maintien d’emplois des femmes vivant en zone rurale. Les soins Omindia sont en vente dans les boutiques ...

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Cross currents Inner child

Cross currents Inner child

10 September 2011

Enter a new reality where the rules of engagement focus on imagination, spontaneity, freedom, discovery and instinct. Childlike thinking is challenging today’s rule-driven world, where all aspects of life are dominated by health and safety culture, PC posturing, realism, decision by committee and doing the ...

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Spectacular football club anniversary

Spectacular football club anniversary

31 August 2011

  When this year, on February, Football Club Hajduk from Split, Croatia celebrated 100th anniversary seemed like everything was on fire. Fans lit up hundreds of torches in the honor of their favourite team. The club was founded in 1911 and its name derives from Turkish hajduks ...

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