Ward candles combine what we ourselves value very highly at The Protagonist: knowledge, crafts(wo)manship and detail. The unique scents are presented beautifully, using dark and rich coloured packaging made out of G.F. Smith paper in purple, burgundy and a dark brown.
The new novel by Tracy Chevalier, which evolves around a single working woman who moves to Winchester in 1932 and joins the cathedral Broderers, inspires us to think about up-to-date issues regarding the society we live in. Out in the UK on 5 September 2019.
The obvious thing to do in January and February, when the new year has begun but the weather is cold and all shiny Christmas decorations are gone, is to curl up at home after work and shut out the cold weather. In light of this I have collected five suggestions that will make this time more enjoyable.
At first glance the Blue Curaçao (Pantone 15-4825) colour of the car that my editor and I were given to drive was very impressive to me, a specialist tone that is quite unique in its appearance. In colour theory, blue evokes in us the feeling of trust, loyalty, wisdom and confidence.
The enticing French perfumery Atelier Des Ors surprises us with a new scent named Musc Immortel that completes their range of now seven fragrances. Created by expert nose Marie Salamagne, Musc Immortel has top notes of grapefruit, clary sage absolute and iris.
Over the past months, our team has tried and tested some of the most exciting skincare brands in different conditions - and reviewed some products from all over the world that just make you feel good or bring a smile to your face. All of them are suitable for men, women and everyone else alike!
The protagonist magazine proudly shares the winning of the Time Out Love London Award of Kensington’s Most Loved Culture Venue by Leighton House Museum. The Holland Park house was the sumptuous residence of one of the most interesting figures of the Victorian London art scene.
This week Allen Smith and the Mount Gay team from Barbados demonstrated how to blend rum in London. By no means an easy task, as we learn while being talked through aromas, flavours and different stages of the ageing process that the rum goes through before being blended by someone as skilful as Allen.
L'Insoumis is a men’s fragrance that will be released by the Parisian house Lalique in September. Created by the perfumer Fabrice Pellegrin, the new scent draws on woody notes combined with bergamot, rum and basil resulting in a metaphoric adventure within a vertiginous landscape.
This season we feature some of our favourite products to feel good. A new perfume by Lalique, impeccably well thought-out grooming products by Murdock, Antiga Barbearia de Bairro and LA:Bruket as well as our favourite natural products by By Nieves all awaken our senses.