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Almira Armstrong On Living A Graceful Life (And How To Relax)
One look at Sydney-based Almira Armstrong and the thinking behind skin care line philosophy's amazing grace collection comes to mind: "a little grace is all it takes to make each day more beautiful." Indeed, she knows a thing or two about how to live a graceful life (yes, it's possible even with two kids, Riaz, 5, and Alia, 2)...
It’s no wonder Armstrong is the chic founder of Lumira, a gorgeous line of candles and scents. “I have a candle burning throughout most of the day, and I really do like to mix this up based on the weather, my mood, where I’m working,” she says. In the morning as the sun rises, she’ll light the Lumira Sicilian Citrus. “It sets the tone for the day and really does infuse a bit of that paradise sensibility into your surroundings.”
We caught up with the busy creative mother of two to talk candles, beauty rituals, motherhood and more.
The founder of Lumira schools us on caring for candles.
“Lumira is the manifestation of a life-long affair with beautiful objects and the differences small details make to our everyday lives,” says luxury candle brand Lumira's founder, Almira Armstrong, who created the brand in 2013. “The power of fragrance to trigger the senses, a memory and even a person's emotional state are the inspirations that led to the creation of the Lumira brand.”
A chat with Almira Armstrong, founder of candle and fragrance brand Lumira
It was becoming a mum that prompted Sydney-based Almira Armstrong to reassess her career. In 2013, Armstrong launched Lumira; leaving behind a successful career in marketing to meld her love of gorgeous scents and creating candles to create a luxe fragrance and candle range. Here the successful businesswoman and busy mother of two shares what inspires her, the key to looking stylish whilst juggling a young family and career and the one thing she is most proud of…
This Creative Director Says You Need Agility to Be Successful Today
In honour of our co-founders Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power’s latest book, The Career Code: Must-Know Rules for a Strategic, Stylish, and Self-Made Career ($22), we’re running an interview series featuring 17 questions (to parallel the book’s 17 chapters) about the work lives of inspirational female leaders who are at the top of their fields. So far, we’ve tapped Lisa Messenger, Pip Edwards, Kelly Wearstler, and more. Next up? Almira Armstrong of Lumira.