Friday, March 14, 2014

Caudalie Boutique and Spa Opens on Abbot Kinney in Venice


Caudalie and Byrdie hosted an event to celebrate opening of the new Caudalie West Coast Boutique and Spa in Venice. I made every effort to clear my calendar to attend. I've been a die-hard fan of the Divine Oil and Cleansing Water and couldn't wait to see the entire line in a boutique setting (most stores or counters I've seen only have a part of the line stocked). Caudalie founders Mathilde and Bertrand Thomas made a special appearance and greeted each customer and offered tips, advice and recommendations to each individual. Mathilde was so kind to personally demonstrate how to use their cult-status Beauty Elixir on me. The event was hosted with wine and food catered by Ginger in the Kitchen. Each attendee had the opportunity to sign up for a 10 minute facial or 5 minute hand massage treatment in their spa area. I opted for the hand treatment where they applied their Hand and Nail Cream on one hand and on the other they mixed one spritz of the Divine Oil with Body Butter. It was a beautiful event. I can't wait to go back for a second visit. There is so much I wanted to try but in the excitement was not able to. I ended up purchasing the small Favorites Set which has the Lip Conditioner, Hand and Nail Cream, Vinosource, Beauty Elixir and Cleansing Water in small sizes. Here are some snapshots. I hope you enjoy!







Travel-sized beauty items perfect for on-the-go:















Each attendee left with a generous gift trio:



It was a beautiful in a cleverly designed space. If you are in the Los Angeles area add this to your list to visit. Skincare fans note that Aesop is down the street on Abbot Kinney. Also in the Los Angeles area (about 30 minutes away) includes some lovely boutiques such as Malin+Goetz, Diptyque, Le Labo, Woodley and Bunny. It's definitely worth a weekend trip to visit. Thank you Caudalie and Byrdie for hosting such a lovely event!

You can follow Caudalie on Facebook, Twitter @CaudalieUSA , Instagram @Caudalie. They had a two-day grand opening for the Venice Boutique, use #CaudalieLA to search for more photos. PS online at US.Caudalie.com there is a promotion for a free full-sized Hand and Nail Cream with a $50 purchase with code InTheBag (while supplies last).


10 comments:

  1. Wow! The entire place looks magical! I love it!

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  2. The Caudalie Spa of The Yeatman Hotel in Oporto is fabulous !!!! Five stars :)

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  3. Ahhh what a NICE boutique! I kinda wonder if they'll ever do the same on continental Europe, but then again I also wonder if they will raise the price if they do so. For the moment Caudalie is more of an easily-accessible pharmaceutical brand here, and I love it for that!

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  4. What a pleasant way to spend a day: Discovering even more about one of your favored brands, sharing some fun and pampering with like-minded people, relaxing and enjoying the weather in one of So Cal's fun beach towns, and strolling along Abbott Kinney where boutiques and restaurants are popping up and making it an interesting shopping area.

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  5. You take such lovely photographs, Sabrina! Straight lines and beautifully focused...of course, it helps that the boutique is so elegant too :)

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  6. i love Caudalie products! And your photos of the event looks amazing.. :)

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  7. Caudalie products are lovely & I have to say their new store / spa looks relaxing & inviting. I would love to visit
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  8. Must say: I am very jealous of this. Caudalie is one of the few brands I freak over and this made me squeal with excitement. Hope I get to visit one day!

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  9. this looks lovely! I love abbott kinney :)

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