The home’s most distinctive feature, though, is undoubtedly its scent. Yes, you read that right. Giraldo tapped Parisian perfumer Ex Nihilo to create a custom olfactory experience exclusively for 1859—worth a whopping $25,000. Throughout the manse, you’ll find 1859-branded candles, plus mists and body products in the spa. A total of six diffusers have also been strategically placed across the property and can be controlled via an app. Surely, you’re guaranteed to have the best-smelling home on the block.
— Read more in Scent of a Mansion? This $68 Million Modernist Estate in Bel-Air Comes With Its Own Custom Fragrance at Robb Report.
Eh. High-end hotels have been doing this for ages: it’s no surprise rich people would do it to scent their pricey pile. If I had more money than I knew what to do with, I’d probably hire a perfumer to make me a custom olfactory experience, too.
It isn’t rich people here though, it’s the (undoubtedly rich also) developers trying to sell their spec house. If their biggest aim was to get the house covered in the press — it worked!
Clicked the link on the property. The first thought that comes to mind is: how the hell would we get all those windows cleaned?! You‘d have to have the
window cleaners as part of the staff…
Good point! It’s not a house I’d ever feel comfortable living in anyway, even if it was a quarter of the size and a tiny fraction of the price.