Two renowned French names, beauty brand L’Occitane and pastry chef Pierre Hermé, have teamed up to create a shared store in Paris that brings together the very the best of what they have to offer.
The store is to be located on Paris’ luxury shopping mecca: Champs Élysées. 86 Champs will offer a three part experience beginning with a dessert bar where you can sample sweet treats and watch live pâtisserie demonstrations. Will offer a three-part experience beginning with a dessert bar where you can sample sweet treats and watch live pâtisserie demonstrations.
The second part will comprise a coffee station which allows guests to discover the art of coffee according to pastry maestro Pierre Hermé, while the third element of the gastronomic experience will be a restaurant that serves savoury items designed to refresh the palate between desserts.
L’Occitane, meanwhile, will be represented by an interactive, in-store perfumery and scent installation intended to lend an aromatic twist to the dining experience.
Designed by Laura Gonzalez, the space has been designed to be interactive and uses a colors like green, pink blush and orange cream drawing on a palette inspired by the paintings of Cezanne. Meanwhile outside the store, guests can enjoy a pristine garden dotted with aromatic verbena, cherry blossom and almond trees.