HBL Retail: Cire Trudon, London

Thursday, 20 October 2011

The French candle manufacturer has opened its first permanent boutique outside of France, choosing London's Chiltern Street - an area that is currently getting a lot of retail attention thanks to a number of niche boutique and cafe openings.

The space is split into two large rooms. Upon entering, customers are invited into a living room space decorated with antique French wallpaper and filled with an eclectric mix of antique furniture, mirrors, chandeliers and portraits.

The second room is painted in cerulean blue, with the products placed on antique cabinets and tables. A wall filled with colourful dinner candles is a highlight. The entire shop floor is made from reclaimed woods to reflect the wax wood floors of French chateaux.

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