Marie Salamagne creates Limited edition Silk Blossom for Jo Malone. Candle to raise money for charity gardens

17th April, 2014

Firmenich perfumer, Marie Salamagne has created a limited edition scent for Jo Malone: Silk Blossom. The fragrance will be available as cologne and candle. All proceeds from the candle will go to supporting charity gardens.

The fragrance contains notes of White pepper, Silk tree blossom and Moss.

Jo Malone say about their charity gardens:

If every household in England had good access to quality green space it could save an estimated £2.1billion in health care costs (The role of the natural environment in maintaining healthy lives, Natural England 2009)

Our Gardens So Far…

Old English Garden, London, with UK charity Thrive. Opened 2012. Works with adults living with mental ill health and physical disabilities.

Gil Hodges Community Garden NYC, working with Bette Midlers Charity the New York Restoration Project. Opened 2013. Working within a highly disadvantaged community.

The Kirkdale Community Garden, Liverpool. Due to open 1st July. Working with the UK community charity Rotunda. We are working with Rotunda to create the first ever garden in Kirkdale Estate (which is in the top 1% of national poverty and one of the poorest communities in Europe).

Redhall Walled Garden, Edinburgh with the Scottish Association for Mental Health. Due to open 1st July. Working with adults who are suffering with depression, addiction problems and mental ill health. 1 in 4 of us will suffer from mental health issues every year (SAMH)

Putting Down Roots with St Mungos Broadway Homeless Charity. We will be opening a garden in Bristol next June 2015. Teaching vulnerable homeless people horticultural skills and creating a community.

Every year we have a charity candle where the full £42 from every candle sold goes to our charity gardens. However it’s not just about the money donation it’s about getting involved, skill swapping and much more. Every month we hold volunteer sessions in all of our gardens for head office and stylists in our boutiques and we also share skills.

The fragrance is available from May 2014.

Cologne 30ml £41 / €50

Cologne 100ml £82 €100

Candle £42

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