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Maison Guerlain reopened the store last month on the 23rd of November after nine months of renovation. Described by Guerlain as "the new temple of beauty", it boasts a brand-new interior design by architect Peter Marino whom Guerlain asked to "bring his eye to bear on the antique section of the boutique and imagine the continuation of the story." To carry out the project, Peter Marino implemented the marble walls and Art Deco of the 1939 Guerlain beauty institute as inspiration. All classified objects have been preserved, notably found in the Art Nouveau boutique on the ground floor and the beauty institute on the second floor. The historic boutique now features a ripple-effect mirror ceiling, evoking the feeling of Versailles' Hall of Mirrors, the latter being further strengthened by an immense, white plaster figure of Guerlain's revived Sun King logo looking out from the end wall. The former pop-up

STYLING DECEMBER 2013  

Styling magazine by Coty Farquhar, Australia. Celebrating our 1st birthday and Christmas. This issue is dedicated to magical dreamtime and i...