While summer spritzers used to be reserved for the ubiquitous Evian bottle, refreshing water mists now come in a variety of scents heeding a multitude of benefits. The most popular face and body spray would have to be that of rosewater because of it’s cleansing, hydrating and anti-aging properties. Once upon a time, Cleopatra would douse her face in rosewater to keep her complexion flawless while ancient Romans would bathe in this exceptional essence of rose. So this week, with our trusty beauty expert Sarah Howard of Beauty Banter, we’ll take you through the simple steps of making your very own rosewater for a refreshing and fragrant cool down this summer.
J Brand‘s creative director Donald Oliver is introducing fundamental lines and rich fabrics for the denim brand’s sophomore clothing collection. Asymmetrical blouses, tailored trousers, and chic outerwear are executed in a wide variety of contrasting materials and moody tones, making fall’s best essentials wearable and über sophisticated. What a perfect ode to the city girl.
Author and playwright Alan Bennett was once quoted as saying “A bookshelf is as particular to its owner as are his or her clothes; a personality is stamped on a library just as a shoe is shaped by the foot.” I would most certainly concur.