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Decode Niche Perfumery

April 2nd 

Bloomingdale’s Dubai, Experience Beauty Room

Hosted by Philippe Paparella-Paris moderated by Sonia Leretz


  • Understanding niche perfumery

  • Success of niche perfumes

  • Conception of a fragrance

  • Olfactory Experience

  • Product selection & testing: Clive Christian, Diptyque, Frederic Malle, Hermetica, Kilian, Bvlgari, Byredo, Roja Dove




PhilippePaparella-Paris is a senior Perfumer, and a native from the south of France.

Philippe is one of the members of Symrise Group, one of the Giant’s in the world when it comes to going beyond the creation of traditional flavor & fragrances. 


One of the leaders in the fragrance industry, with around 8,000 people, Symrise continues, for the past 220 years, to deliver world class ingredients in a way that does not undermine the world. Sustainability is a mantra, so is their will to deliver better living through scent.


For the past 20 years, Philippe has been creating notable fragrances for worldwide brands, and has developed an affinity for woody, amber and musky notes, the beloved scents of the Middle East.


Aesthetics & skincare latest innovations

April 2nd 

Bloomingdale’s Dubai, Experience Beauty Room

Hosted by Dr Leandro Junqueira moderated by Sonia Leretz



  • Latest clinical treatments & innovations

  • Women in business: how to keep a healthy skin (work/life balance)

  • Skincare routines & products per age: 20/30, 30/40, 40/50, and 50 +







Dr. Leandro Junqueira, MD, PHD, is a Plastic Surgeon from Brazil. Since 2009, he is the director and owner of JunqueiraMedical Clinic Dubai.


As we all know, the mother of the plastic surgery is Brazil, hosting more plastic surgeons per capita than anywhere else in the world. 


When Dr. Junqueira, came to the UAE, he not only brought 10 years of experience from his home country, but the newest approaches in cosmetic procedures.


Dr. Junqueira is a pioneer of total facial lifting, trained by one of the most worldwide renowned plastic surgeons, Dr. Mateo Santana, who through his techniques,  improved facial lifting in the world of plastic surgery. 


The beauty facets

April 6th

Bloomingdale’s Dubai, Ground Floor

Hosted by Angelique Turner



  • Latest beauty innovation

  • The beauty must have’s according to the top Beauty editors

  • The fundamentals: a complete make-over, morning & evening looks

  • Product selection & testing: Anastasia Beverly Hills, Laura Mercier, Eyeko, YSL, Nars, Giorgio Armani, Bobbi Brown, Guerlain, Tom Ford, Lancome


Angelique Turner is an Australian hair and makeup Artist, and also known as a Beauty Educator. 


Having worked for Christian Dior and Revlon Cosmetics houses In Australia, she then moved to Dubai in 2009 to pursue her career.


Here in Dubai, she works with the finest beauty houses and most elite clients of the region. 

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