Glass showcases the limited-edition beauty pieces at The Fabulous World of Dior at Harrods

IF THE bright lights of Pietro Ruffo’s illuminating design on Harrods‘ exterior hasn’t enticed you inside the shopping behemoth yet, the fashion extravaganza collaboration between Knightsbridge’s shopping haven and Dior has given lovers of the brand and passersby the opportunity to indulge in some highly exclusive items. The Fabulous World of Dior offers more than just the usual ready-to-wear range, and even beyond the limited-edition accessories, Dior Beauty is showcasing a handful of collectors items to honour some of their hailed products.

Ensuring that every corner of the store is pulsating with festive cheer from Dior, two special ephemeral spaces devoted to beauty honour this side to the Maison. One is purely dedicated to the couture fragrances collection, La Collection Privée Christian Dior, known to help trace the history of the brand through signature scents like Gris Dior, Ambre Nuit and Oud Ispahan, while the other is focused on bringing some never-seen-before luxury to the month-long partnership.

La Collection Privee Candle Discovery SetLa Collection Privée Christian Dior

Refined and enhanced for this special time of the year, special sets have been meticulously put together for you to gift someone this Christmas. Set in decorated porcelain, three candles infused with La Collection fragrances are on offer in a box, perfect for a homebody, while alternatively a pencil box full of ten miniature bottles allows you to give someone a bit of everything under the tree.

La Collection Privee Miniature Discovery SetLa Collection Privee Miniature Discovery Set

La Collection Privée x Maison Franc

With collaboration a heightened theme for Dior this festive season, within the walls of this coming together, La Collection Privée and Maison Franc, whose shared vision of creating refined, sustainable goods, has led to the pair to create perfumed accessories for your home.

Combining traditional techniques, Maison Franc has hand-crafted ornaments, which each require 45 stems of lavender taken from Unesco certified fields in Provence. Woven together to ensure the fragrance is continually diffused across the room it’s in, the three little gems are accompanied by a large 30 Montaigne candle to make it the staple gift that keeps on giving.

Miss Dior Harrods ExclusiveMiss Dior Prestige Millefiori

The second pop-up space in Harrods is focused on Dior’s savoir-faire and the luxury of exclusivity. A hyper special mini-trunk that opens to display Millefiori editions of Miss Dior Eau de Parfum, finished with a delicate bow tied around the neck of the bottle. With only 100 available worldwide, Miss Dior Prestige Millefiori (£3,600) is the couture executed perfume that every beauty lover needs.

While this edition may be rare, the Limited Edition Miss Dior Make It Yours (£195) is the more readily available option that allows you to choose the colour of the bow and label, along with having your initials embroidered onto it.

J’adore by India Mahdavi

For those after a slightly more mature purchase, the famous J’adore bottle has been reinterpreted by French-Iranian architect India Mahdavi. Handmade in Italy by the Murano craftsmen, this limited edition fragrance is one ideal for gifting to the Mrs.

With Christmas now only a few weeks ago, head to Harrods to get a loved one a gift that they can use everyday.

by Imogen Clark 

Available now at The Fabulous World of Dior at Harrods, London