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Gilchrist & Soames® Adds diptyque Hotelier Collection To Luxury Body Care Offerings

Indianapolis, November 11, 2012 - The finest hotels, spas and resorts around the world can now treat guests to Gilchrist & Soames’ latest hotelier bath collection from distinguished Parisian luxury perfumer diptyque. diptyque’s Art of Body Care collection invites guests on a sensorial journey, providing the experience of sensual skincare rituals from the Mediterranean to the gates of the East.

 “We are thrilled to offer the diptyque Art of Body Care collection at luxury travel destinations around the world,” said Fabienne Mauny, managing director, diptyque Paris. “Since the beginning, diptyque has always pursued a passion for travel, drawing its inspiration along the routes of rare essences. In tribute to these dreamy adventures, and unforgettable scent memories, diptyque wanted to create a line uniquely inspired by beauty rituals that invites you to rediscover a new Art of Body Care.”

 diptyque’s fragrances are imprinted with a distinctive olfactory signature, without reference to the masculine or the feminine. Made from the finest raw materials and motivated by the desire for an unexpected harmony, the scent creations express themselves in unusual ways to delight guests. The hair care and shower products have been inspired by Reggio Calabria. The transparent foaming gel features an invigorating, refreshing scent combining bergamot and floral. The body lotion and skincare bar capture the stimulating aroma of orange blossoms, like a morning breeze that awakens the bay of Alexandria.

 “We are very pleased to be partnering with one of the world’s finest and most respected perfumers,” said Kathie DeVoe, CEO of Gilchrist & Soames. “At Gilchrist & Soames we strive to offer our customers the very best in luxury products so they can pass this excellence and premier comfort along to their guests. Our collaboration with diptyque Paris is a testament to this commitment.”

All products are:

  • 100% Paraben-free
  • 100% Phthalate-free
  • 100% Silicon-free
  • Free of mineral oil
  • Never tested on animals


The four diptyque Art of Body Care collection liquid products--Shampoo, Conditioner, Shower Gel and Fresh Lotion--are available in both a 2.5 fl. oz. (75 ml) and 3.75 fl. oz (110 ml) size. The collection also features a 1 .76 oz. (50 g) skincare bar.

For more information or to request samples, contact Doug Gross (US) at +1 317-781-5836 and dpgross@gilchristsoames.com, or Emma Johnstone (UK) at +44 (0) 7921 210 669 and ejohnstone@gilchristsoames.com.

About diptyque 
Throughout its history, diptyque has offered an unusual olfactory landscape, a dazzling and extensive repertory of fragrances, all bearing the iconic black lettering on the renowned oval label.

For almost fifty years, the fragrances repertory of the house of diptyque is an ode to nature and fine ingredients. Seemingly simple, they are in reality a sophisticated reinvention of nature through its famous candle as well as the eau de toilette. diptyque has been producing a refined signature collection of 11 eaux de toilette and four Colognes inspired by travel – the forgotten taste of a particular fruit, the headiness of a tree resin, an exotic spice, sweet and delicately scented flowers.  Sublime substances that dominate, together with surprising accords, give diptyque its distinctive, unmistakable personality, like an invitation to freedom off the beaten tracks.

About Gilchrist & Soames 
Gilchrist & Soames is a leading provider of cosmetic-grade toiletry collections for world-class hotels, exclusive resorts, and distinguished spas, inns, and bed and breakfasts. Specializing in servicing the luxury hotel market, Gilchrist & Soames’ products can be found in discerning properties throughout the world. The Gilchrist & Soames global headquarters and manufacturing facility is in Indianapolis, Ind., with a European sales and distribution office in Peterborough, London, England. For more information, visit www.gilchristsoames.com.

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