This is one shop I dream of visiting in Paris, France♥
I think no explanation needed.
Just look at the photos below.
HOME, BATH & BODY FROM FRANCE
All the bright-eyed excitement in a child's expression. The soft caress of a bath towel. The pleasant shock of cool water in the morning. Côté Bastide springs from these intimate emotions to transform them into a unique collection that changes everyday experiences into a sheer delight. Like the best enterprises, Côté Bastide comes straight from the heart with only one ambition - the revive for the benefit of comtemporary tastes the objects, fragrances and sensations that filled the homes of yesteryear which are so lacking from our modern lives.
In 1990, Nicole Houques decided to create the Cote Bastide brand by translating through her products her personal emotions and feelings. She favors simplicity in her bath products. Nicole Houques found her inspiration within herself throughout her voyages. The sweetness of her memories and images of her childhood inspired her to create modern pieces accented by tradition. Year in and year out, Cote Bastide seems to offer a deja vu quality. This is because the Cote Bastide house is lived in and has a genuine family character that, in a sense, we all share.
Côté Bastide distills the essence of enjoyment of life, its products are an evocation of quite mornings in the country, of travels of myriad memories, gentleness and freshness, and above all of Provence whose spirit and sunshine illuminate little cameos of life and lend Côté Bastide creations their special charm.
My knees go weak whenever I see things like this: all things white, crisp and clean.
Kate Hudson expressed her love for Côté Bastide candles!
Cote Bastide Orange Blossom Candle
Orange Blossom (Fleur D'Oranger): A fresh, summery fragrance reminiscent of walking through a flowering orange grove. 6.1 oz/175 g. Made in France. Paraffin wax.
|(InStyle Magazine, January 2011)|
So I went down to see their products at Takashimaya, it only spelled one word: luxurious.
As you know I like milky stuff and I just adore their apothecary style jars!
Even their shower gels are like liquors... really cool.
Those red caps did not escape my eyes okaaaayyy!
Côté Bastide Grapefruit Bath and Shower Gel (right)
A refreshing green scent with a hint of lemon. All Côté Bastide fragrances are culled from the perfume capital of the world – Grasse, France – and are available as soaps, bubble bath, body lotions, potpourri, bath salts, room sprays, exfoliants, bath oils, shower gels and candles.
Cote Bastide Linen Bath & Shower Cream (bath foam) (left)
Linen (Lin): A fresh fragrance with hints of lavender and musk, evoking the scent of clean laundry drying in the sun. 16 fl oz/500 ml. Made in France
Cote Bastide Argan (right) Amber (left) CandleArgan: A fresh fragrance with hints of lavender and musk, evoking the scent of clean laundry drying in the sun
Amber (Ambre): A very warm oriental amber, vanilla-based scent that is suitable for women and men.
6.1 oz/175 g. Made in France. Paraffin wax
Burn time is 50 hours
The ingredients are of the highest quality from France
The perfume base is from Grasse, France, the perfume capital of the world. It is a true scent match.
The scent of the candle is not overwhelming
Tempted yet? Those potpourri above looked like edible candies noh?! Nothing beats a room with pre-scents stuff....I want them all! Just the wrappings make me happy already and the bottles, love! You can check out their products at Takashimaya , 3rd Level♥