Illuminum fragrance lounge
As much as we love fragrances, we can think of more pleasant things to do than trawl a perfume-laden beauty hall. Enter British perfumer Michael Boadi's newest enterprise, a sprawling boutique set within a Georgian townhouse in Mayfair that eschews the traditional perfume counter mould. The sophisticated space is home to Boadi's comprehensive Illuminum fragrance collection, including a newly created Haute Perfume range, which utilises rare and exquisite ingredients. For those who are especially particular, Boadi will also offer bespoke fragrance services, created over a course of four weeks.
Haute Perfume collection, starting from £195, available from Illuminum Perfume Lounge, 41/42 Dover Street, www.illuminumperfumelounge.com