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Kilian Hennessy Fetes Scented Lipsticks With House Party

Kilian Hennessy prides himself on providing women with what he called “weapons of seduction.” The latest in his arsenal? A line of scented lipsticks.
Hennessy and wife Elizabeth Jones-Hennessy feted the first lipstick collection, Le Rouge Parfum, from Kilian the brand, at their Manhattan home on Tuesday. The party, cohosted by friend Erin Hazelton, drew a range of editors, influencers, designers and celebrity makeup artists, including Vashtie Kola, Renata Zandonadi, Tanya Taylor, Daniel Martin, Troy Surratt and Romy Soleimani. In the spirit of social media — and, of course, good lighting — the celebration was complete with a photo studio where photographer Guillaume Roemaet lensed guests wearing their preferred shade from Kilian’s new line.

Le Rouge Parfum, Kilian’s first scented lipstick collection.
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Le Rouge Parfum consists of six shades carrying Kilian’s Love, Don’t Be Shy scent. The line launched exclusively at Saks Fifth Avenue last month and has so far received a “surprisingly amazing” reception, said Hennessy, who revealed he tried the lipsticks himself before launch.
“A lot of people feel like lipsticks don’t have a smell, but actually lipsticks do have a smell,” he said. “If you smell a Dior lipstick, a Chanel lipstick, Saint Laurent lipstick, they almost always have this

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