CHANTAL ROOS: Founder, Roos & Roos
Where do you live now:
Least favorite note:
If you could choose one baby, what is the fragrance you are most proud of?
Issey Miyake Eau d’ Issey.
Breakfast this morning:
Tea, fruit, soy yogurt and whole wheat bread.
Your home smells like:
Clean, wood, and leather.
What fragrance do you wear:
Bloody Rose by Roos & Roos.
First fragrance you owned:
What fragrance(s) did your parent(s) wear?
My mother wore Guerlain Jicky and my father wore Old Spice.
What inspires your bottle design:
Femininity, roundness, and generosity.
Most nostalgic scent;
What does Paris smell like:
Espresso and traffic.
If not making perfume what would you be doing:
I would have a luxury hair salon.
Last good book you read:
« Tous les hommes n'habitent pas le monde de la même façon » by Jean Paul Dubois.
Least favorite fragrance trend:
What does 2020 smell like:
Fresh, clean, transparent and carnal!
Most important part of your day routine:
The morning shower.
How do you unwind:
I lie down in my armchair and read a book with classical music playing in the background.
A salted, buttered, caramel ice cream.
Words of wisdom:
Breath, exercise regularly, healthy food, be kind, be in love.
I do not leave home without:
My cell phone.
Coffee shop order:
A double espresso and a mixed vegetable salad.
I am at peace when:
When I am sure that the ones I love—my daughters, my granddaughters, and my boyfriend—are well and not far away.