Aesop’s Gift Kits for 2018-19, collectively titled ‘Atlas of Attraction’, are designed in collaboration with Dutch couturier Iris van Herpen and celebrate why people are inevitably drawn to particular places, ideas or one another at year’s end. The kit offering is rounded out by an essential body care duo, a trio of nurturing skin care formulations, and a refreshing hand and body care quartet.

 

A Curious Connection – Pays homage to the magnetic pull of connection, from the galactic to the cellular. It contains a compatible coupling of two body care favourites: aromatic Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser for an invigorating yet gentle cleanse, and citrus-based Rind Concentrate Body Balm to hydrate dry skin, leaving it supple, softened, and revived from neck to toe.

AED 180.00

Contours of Discovery – Is inspired by humankind’s abiding appetite for exploration honouring a belief that new landscapes refresh the spirit in some way, leaving us transformed and replenished. The kit’s quartet of bathroom staples comprises Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash and Balm, paired with Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser and Scrub.

AED 380.00

Orbit of Intention – Acknowledges the capacity to transform our frame of mind from the analytical to the creative. Conceived with nurturing rituals in mind, it contains a trio of formulations to completement any skin care regimen: skin-polishing Purifying Facial Exfoliant Paste, intensely replenishing Blue Chamomile Facial Hydrating Masque, and Immediate Moisture Facial Hyrdosol for refreshing hydration on demand.  

AED 380.00

The Familiar Horizon – Honours universal rhythms of migration, speaking to homeward journeys and animals who navigate by sun, stars and biological compass. The kit’s trio of home essentials comprises fragrant Post-Poo Drops and Istros Aromatique Room Spray to combat the malodorous and enliven interior spaces, alongside a basin staple: refreshing, alcohol-free Mouthwash for impeccable oral hygiene.

AED 315.00

All four kits are packaged in reusable amenity cases, each kit is wrapped in an elegant sleeve featuring a customised Iris van Herpen couture pattern. The graphics, which evoke each individual kit narrative, were handpicked by the designer from her extensive archive of designs.

 

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