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Monday, December 10, 2007



Studio at Fred Segal Has Gift Ideas

Stumped for gift ideas? At a loss for the perfect gift - but you just know it has to be special? Now you can tap into the secret of movie moguls, and A-list celebrities by calling the gift hotline at STUDIO at Fred Segal, 866-STUDIO1. Give STUDIO your holiday list and let them go to work - customizing, wrapping and sending gifts from their wide range of over 200 brands. Choose from candles and home fragrance, exotic perfumes, bath and body products, skin, hair, and color cosmetics - many with natural and organic ingredients.

Home Fragrances

From the founder and creative director of Studio and developer of BURN, come three fabulous new BURN candle fragrances that are perfect for any holiday gift.

BURN FIREWOOD EMBERS: Smoke curls from a distant chimney on a brisk day inside, a roaring fireplace filled with aromatic wood creates a fragrant opera pinon kindling crackles, atlas cedar smolders and sings along with smoky Sonoran mesquite. Suggested retail price: $55.00

BURN HIMALAYAN BLACK TEA: A richly-soothing deep, dark infusion of long steeped Assam Tea leaves, golden tipped Darjeeling, blended with a tisane of dried Clementine peel, smoky yerba mate, Malabar Banji Leaf Chai and Aromatic Ceylon Tea. Suggested retail price: $55.00

BURN PERUVIAN FLOWERING TOBACCO: The fragrance of Tobacco Flower and leaf are actually lovely, soft and creamy and could never be mistaken for a late night in a smoke-filled bar – here they are paired with warm vanilla and tonka beans. Suggested retail price: $55.00

REED DIFFUSERS
True luxury for your home is now offered in two sizes with Antica Farmacista Home Ambiance Fragrance. This unique and beautiful way to fragrance and decorate the home. Uses antique inspired apothecary bottles, filled with fragrance, to permeate the air through the bottles' open neck and white birch reeds that are inserted to further diffuse the scent. Long-lasting, constant and beautiful scent! Prices range from $130 - $175.00


Bath & Body:

Inspired by unabashed femininity, blushing fragrances, lovely details, and flirtatious touches, Lollia offers soft, sophisticated Bath and Body Products in a delightfully luxurious line of lifestyle products that bring distinctive design and attention to even the smallest, most charming of details. Prices range from $9 – $76.00
New collections of ornamental decadence found in luxurious soaps, body butter and body care products by Mor. Each exquisitely wrapped item is a fragment of 18th century luxury. Generously sized and triple-milled and so beautifully fragrant that you don’t even need to unwrap it to know you’re experiencing pure luxury. Prices range from $14 - $55.00

For the naturalist, experience STUDIO’s own Korres store-with-in a store that launched with a wide assortment of new and exclusive products that range from homeopathic remedies to natural products that include skincare, hair care, makeup, sun care and herbal preparations. Prices range from $7.50 - $40.00

From the mind of a Brooklyn graphic designer comes a unique line of bath and body products made with essential oils by The Bubble Roome. Based in the natural range and ideal for the retro design loving or earth-friendly pal on your list - their packaging is fun, nostalgic and gift friendly. Prices range from $7 - $24.00

For the jetsetter on your list or for your very own personal holiday getaway, stock up with brand new hip travel sizes from LA COMPAGNIE DE PROVENCE MARSEILLE. Offering the very finest in French soap & skincare, all products are presented in a fashion that is avant-garde and pure, while perfectly respecting trusted techniques and tradition. Prices range from $5.00 to $35.00.

Treat your family like royalty. English Royalty, that is – with Kings and Queens Essential Oils. Priced for the moderate, but created for the luxurious, this high-design treat of decadence is a fabulous gift idea for the king or queen in your life who deserves that extra bit of the royal treatment. Prices range from $4 - $29.00

Fragrance:

Newly awarded Best Luxury Fragrance launch of 2007, Memoire Liquide Bespoke Perfumery, is the Perfect gift for the Fragrance lover on your list. Pick from 160 scents –or custom blend a scent. Gift certificates are available. Best bet-The trio pack- a set of your choice of any three scents in ¼ oz. roll-on perfumes in a gorgeous, ornate canister for $75.

For the fragrance aficionado, STUDIO offers a new delicate, sophisticated and 100% natural scent by Tsi-La. Untouched by alcohol preservatives, artificial fragrances or colorings, their mini collection uses a moisturizing base of select coconut oil infused with botanical extracts or pink orchid flowers. Suggested retail price: $45.00


Straight from down under – Sohum of Australia offers a unique range of hypnotizing scents. Beautifully packaging makes the fragrances that much more giftable. Designed to help you relax, unwind, and create your own private sanctuary. Replenish your body from the holiday muster! Prices range from $9 - $15.00

America's oldest chemists and perfumers just got a makeover! Caswell Massey offers luxurious scents, skin smoothing toiletries, hard to find accessories and great gifts – keeping the best aspects of tradition, while moving forward to sleeker, modern and elegant packaging. The finest perfume grade oils scent their products while the purest ingredients deliver true benefits. Exclusive to the West Coast at STUDIO. Prices range from to $24 - $28.00

Cosmetics:

Exclusive to Southern California, Penhaligon’s gives you the delight of decorative decadence as you transform into the ultra pampered diva. With lovely holiday palettes in Red, Tan and Rose, these gorgeous cases come in large and small handcrafted vanity containers with sterling silver tops for added luxury. Keeping your makeup as pretty as it gets you! Prices range from $ 45.00--$150.00
Forever known for its attractive packaging, shades, and ingenious products – Stila now has holiday sets that are simply irresistible! Holiday sets by Stila represent the perfect union of fashion and function. Leading the trends when it comes to packaging and color, these unrivaled selections of seasonal palettes maintain their reputation of being both fun and feminine – with a keen sense of style! Prices range from $15 - $40.00

Just steps from the ocean, STUDIO at Fred Segal is one of Los Angeles’s most distinctive shopping destinations, offering a unique assortment of prestige beauty products with a sense of originality and ingenuity. Devoted to beauty shoppers and the fashion flock from all over the globe, since 1984, STUDIO has continually redefined and set the standard for today’s beauty business.