Beauty heiress Aerin Lauder welcomed fans to her lavish Paris apartment during donation Decor HER a tour for the September issue.
The three-bedroom apartment, which serves as a family property, was purchased by Aerin’s parents, Ronald and Jo Carole Lauder, in the 1990s after the couple fell in love with the stunning views of the Eiffel Tower.
Aerin, 49, estimated to be worth $ 2.9 billion, told the publication how she first traveled to Paris with cosmetics legend and her grandmother Estée Lauder in 1975 at only five years old.
Stunning: Businesswoman Aerin Lauder, 49, shared the interior of her family’s Paris apartment for the cover of ELLE Decor and posed alongside Italian designer Giambattista Valli
Doors open: September issue showed pictures inside the lavish apartment in the Invalides district of Paris
Incredible Views: The three-bedroom apartment has a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower (left) and the Dôme des Invalides (right) from the apartment’s terrace
Luxurious: The Persian apartment was designed by French architect Antoine Stinco
Runs in the family: Aerin’s parents first bought the property in the 1990s after falling in love with the view from the apartment’s terrace
“We stayed at the Plaza Anthénée hotel, went to the Relais Bar restaurant and had the most amazing roast chicken and fries,” Aerin exclaimed of the trip, adding: “I was so excited to to be here I was excited by all the beauty.
The apartment was designed by French architect Antoine Stinco and is located in the Invalides district of Paris.
Stinco reportedly worked to remove the “French character” from the apartment and instead create a sycamore interior.
Enter: The 49-year-old businesswoman posed on the cover of the September issue of ELLE Décor
Aerin described her change of scenery as “if you’re on a boat, with lots of headboards and built-in nightstands.” This [the apartment] has that wonderful and peaceful feeling in the middle of this bustling city.
And what really sets the apartment apart is its breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower from the house’s terrace.
The dome of the Invalides is also visible from the terrace.
The businesswoman, who launched her own beauty brand called Aerin under the Estée Lauder Company umbrella in 2012, called the family home “cozy.”
When decorating, the family adopted Stinco’s minimalist style and added their own modern decor to the space.
This included items like a Royère sofa, ceramics by Georges Jouve and a sculpture by Yves Klein.
Furniture by the late French architect Jean Prouvé also adorns the areas of the spacious apartment.
Then mixed in among the French-inspired pieces and other expensive works of art, we find memorabilia the family has acquired over the years, including heartfelt photos of Aerin’s two sons when they were younger. .
“My mother has a very good eye,” she says. ‘The apartment is really full of wonderful memories.’
His parents have spent more free time in recent years in the Paris apartment, as Aerin’s father, Ronald Lauder, has semi-retired from the family business.
Aerin not only shared images of the apartment with the magazine, but she also showed off her designer clothes that she acquired from Italian fashion designer Giambattista Valli, who goes by Giamba.
One of the photos from home decor magazine shows Aerin posing alongside Giamba in a pale pink dress with sequined accents.
Longtime love: Aerin revealed how her first trip to Paris was when she was just five with grandmother Estée Lauder
Adorable: “We stayed at the Plaza Anthénée hotel, went to the Relais Bar restaurant and had the most amazing roast chicken and fries,” Aerin (pictured with her grandparents) said of her first trip in Paris with Estée Lauder
Little touches: When decorating, the family adopted Stinco’s minimalist style and added their own modern decor to the space. This included items like a Royère sofa, ceramics by Georges Jouve and a sculpture by Yves Klein.
Quaint: Then mixed in among French-inspired pieces and other expensive works of art include memorabilia the family has acquired over the years, including candid images of Aerin’s two sons when they were older. youth.
Time to relax: His parents have spent more free time in recent years in the Paris apartment, as Aerin’s father Ronald Lauder has semi-retired from the family business
Aerin said she had many memorable moments in Paris with her grandmother before the beauty icon passed away in 2004.
“I’ve been to Chanel shows for many, many years with her – back when Claudia Schiffer was the bride – and Givenchy shows,” Aerin said. “She loved going to boutiques and department stores – we walked around the beauty department.”
Their walk through the beauty departments consisted of checking out the Estée Lauder brand to see how it was sold in each store.
As well as talking about the luxurious events and beauty journeys she’s been on with her grandmother, Aerin also spoke about the tips she learned from Estée regarding owning different scents.
‘Estée used to say, “You wouldn’t wear the same dress for dinner as you do for playing tennis. Why would you wear the same perfume?” This concept is so relevant, because it’s really about experience and discovery, ”Aerin said.
The granddaughter took this advice to heart when she launched her beauty company Aerin, which includes 22 fragrances as well as home and fashion accessories.
Its activity is taking off in the United States and Paris, with Aerin products making their debut in the new Galeries Lafayette Haussmann in September.
When Aerin isn’t working on her own line of beauty products or other projects for the Estée Lauder company in Paris, she says she just enjoys walking the Persian streets.
“I love to walk the streets – see what people are wearing,” she said. “I am always inspired. ”