Frederic Malle Finds the Perfect Chemistry

In a Wall Street Journal article Frédéric Malle Finds the Perfect Chemistry the founder of Editions de Parfums talks about his attention to quality, love for New York’s Central Park and Friday night routines.

What’s your Friday routine like?

I might go to the movies if there is anything interesting. I try to see very good movies. I am an absolute sucker for the very stupid American comedies. I could have seen “Bridesmaids” two times. So I go very low. But on the other hand I love the genre noir. My oldest son is now trying to earn his living making movies. Since he was 5 years old, we have gone to the cinema together. I recently saw “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” with him. I thought it was very well-made.

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  • Tara: Wow, this is fascinating. I didn’t know anything about him outside of his fragrances, so I had envisioned a different sort of person. It makes me happy to imagine this giant in the world of refined taste and elegance going out for hamburgers just before seeing an encore showing of Bridesmaids. April 20, 2012 at 10:59am Reply

    • Victoria: I enjoyed this glimpse too! For those same reasons. 🙂 April 20, 2012 at 5:49pm Reply

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