PHOTO COURTESY OF MAISON MARGIELA PARIS
If you’re a fan of Maison Margiela Paris scents, here’s some good news. You can now shop all your favourite Replica fragrances and scented candles at its new store at Takashimaya Shopping Centre (B1-14).
Step within the white and airy space and you’ll be greeted with shelves lined with its bestsellers and walls detailed with pictures recalling the memories of each creation. Taking centrestage is a fragrance bar and its colourful arrangement of 15 Replica scents standing neatly in a row, ready to be discovered.
For the uninitiated, the whimsical Replica concoctions are a reproduction of poetic memories and familiar aromas designed to stimulate your olfactory imagination, transporting you to a specific time or place.
Ready to recall your sweetest memories? Consider favourite EDTs including Lazy Sunday Morning, a clean and powdery cocktail that envelops you in freshly washed cotton sheets; Jazz Club, a rich and woody blend that captures the exhilarating ambience of a Parisian night out; and Flower Market, a generous floral fusion that takes you on a pleasant stroll through stalls of blooming bouquets.
Prices range from SGD45 for 10 ml, SGD97 for 30 ml and SGD185 for a 100 ml bottle. And if you can’t decide on just one, there’s the store’s exclusive bestseller set (SGD170) filled with 30 ml bottles of Lazy Sunday Morning and Jazz Club.
And if you’re bringing home a 100 ml bottle, there’s a service that allows you to personalise your very own fragrance label by filling in the ‘provenance and period’ and ‘style description’. You can also tailor the pouch it comes with by including a picture of your choice, making it something that’s truly yours and yours alone.
Another reason worth making a trip down for? The boutique-exclusive scented candles (SGD95 for 165 g) that will transform any space. Choose from six Replica scents including Bubble Bath, By The Fireplace, Jazz Club, Lazy Sunday Morning, Springtime In A Park and Whispers In The Library. In other words, time to head down to Takashimaya Shopping Centre soon and reignite your favourite memories.