THE BALMAIN X TRUDON CANDLE
Olivier Rousteing, the Creative Director of Balmain, is a long-time fan of Trudon candles. The Ernesto candle is a particular favorite, with Rousteing often relying on the scent for both his home and studio.
Building upon that longstanding relationship, the new Balmain x Trudon candle is the result of a unique partnership between the two Parisian houses.
In addition to the leathery, Atlas cedarwood, gunpower and cigar notes, the new scent features the mysterious and distinguished addition of a black rose, giving Ernesto a floral and feminine twist.
THE CONTAINER AND PERFUME REFLECT THE DISTINCTIVE SAVOIR-FAIRE AND STYLE OF BOTH BALMAIN & TRUDON
The striking container, inspired by the pattern of Balmain’s iconic marinière, relies on horizontal stripes and the house’s two signature colors: gold and black.
The meticulous creation process relies on an initial hand application of gold leaf upon the clear glass, before it is lacquered in black - resulting in many fine cracks, ensuring that each candle is truly unique.
The limited-edition Balmain x Trudon candle is available in two sizes: Classic (270g) and La Grande Bougie (2,8kg).
For 75 years, Balmain has consistently turned to singular craftsmanship and impeccable tailoring to create a unique and recognizable silhouette. Paradoxically, it is the continual reliance on the historical strengths of our atelier that allows us to create the most stirring visions of the future and the most daring of collections that reflect the popular culture of the present.