Leanne Wei

Tiffany & Co. | The new fragrance

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tiffany & co fragrance honeyandvelvet
tiffany & co fragrance honeyandvelvet

Ever wondered what Tiffany & Co. would smell like in a bottle?

The fragrance of mandarin, iris, patchouli and musk danced in the air as I entered Tiffany's fragrance launch event at The Highline Stages in New York City last night. As I admired the display, my initial thought was that there were three different Tiffany fragrances... but I later learned that these ingredients were all combined in one bottle, with the iris being the signature ingredient.

Developed by perfumer Daniela Andrier, I really think the new Tiffany & Co Eau de Parfum truly captures the essence of love and beauty of the Tiffany brand. Packaged in Tiffany's signature blue box, the glass bottle is carved in the shape of a diamond and filled with a delicate sparkling floral musk. The fragrance is centered around the scent of the iris, serving as the fragrance's signature ingredient as Tiffany's perfumer Daniela Andrier believed the iris flower has many facets, just like diamonds. How beautiful is that?

Three words to describe this fragrance? Radiant. Modern. Feminine. 

I can definitely see this becoming one of my new favorite scents. 

Aveda giveaway

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Self care is not a luxury, it's a necessity. I want you to remember to pamper yourself to some "me" time because you can only give as much as you take care of yourself. I'm partnering with Aveda to GIFT YOU my favorite tulasāra skincare goodies to nourish and brighten your skin and create your own mini spa days right at home! You will receive everything you see here that I personally love, curated and use:

To participate:

1. Follow me @honeyandvelvet_ and @aveda on Instagram.
2. Like this picture + tag 2 friends in the comments with the words "pamper yourself".

The winner will be announced in one week so be sure to check back! You can enter as many times as you want! Open to US residents only. If you have any questions about the products, please let me know. Good luck, beauties!!

Lumene Valo

Do you ever have those days when your skin just feels super tired? I do. I’ve been brightening and re-energizing my skincare routine with Lumene's VALO collection to fuel my tired skin. Through Nordic superfruit, arctic cloudberry, this line is packed with Vitamin-C and antioxidants.

The word "valo" means "light" in Finnish. Through this skincare collection, Valo blends the natural goodness of the rare Arctic Cloudberry, a wild super-fruit  packed with Vitamin A, C, E and Fatty Acids with an extra dose of stabilized bio-available Vitamin C to create the powerful hydrating Nordic-C Complex. It helps boost skin energy, enhance radiance and improve complexion evenness. Valo formulas also contain pH friendly Pure Arctic Spring Water, protecting and moisturizing agents to maximize skin’s natural healthy glow instantly and day after day.

The entire collection feels luxurious, and I really love the Arctic Berry Cocktail Oil in particular. Not only does the two tone look beautiful, this bottle is also packed with antioxidant-rich and carefully extracted cranberry and Arctic cloudberry seed oils. My skin tends to lean more on oily side, and the Valo skincare collection hydrates my skin beautifully without making me feel greasy at all. It's my first time using Nordic skincare and I adore the purity and potency of the naturally derived ingredients found throughout Finland and infused in all of Lumene's products. 

Enjoy 20% off on all Lumene products until 8/31 on Ulta.com using this code:

Flowerbomb Twist: A new layering oil collection from Viktor&Rolf

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flowerbomb twist viktor & rolf


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leanne wei honey and velvet flowerbomb twist viktor & rolf
flowerbomb twist viktor & rolf
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flowerbomb twist viktor & rolf
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Crop Top: Tobi | Midi Skirt: Aritzia | Heels: Christian Sirano | Sandals: Kelso (similar here)  | Bag: Mansur Gavriel

The year was 2005 when Viktor & Rolf first launched what has now become one of the most popular fragrances of the decade. Flowerbomb has been one of my favourite perfumes for years, and I'm so thrilled to have had the opportunity to celebrate the launch of Flowerbomb Twist on the High Line earlier this week with Viktor & Rolf.

Now you can create your own personal Flowerbomb scent with the new layering perfume oils from Viktor & Rolf that lets you customize Flowerbomb according to your mood and how you want to smell. The concept is brilliant and simple: layer each Twist underneath the Eau de Parfum, gently massage the oil on your skin before a spritz of perfume to enhance different notes of Flowerbomb. The Twist collection consists of Rose, Jasmine and Musk. Rose Twist was my personal favourite of the collection - the fresh and floral notes made me feel so feminine and elegant. Which one is your favourite?


Photo by me and Jane Jang.