Every day, over 4.7 million followers look to Olivia Palermo’s Instagram for lifestyle, fashion and beauty inspiration and for a behind-the-scenes glimpse into her jet set life. Palermo is a trendsetter for her generation, noted for her savvy sense of balancing high and low fashion and her many collaborations with fashion, accessories, and beauty brands (including AERIN fashion accessories).
She is currently the Global Style Ambassador for Banana Republic, and is designing a capsule collection with the brand to launch this fall.
The inaugural Fragrance Foundation Awards 2017 Instagrammer of the Year answers the Foundation Five.
Favorite Smell: “Baies by Diptyque. I have these candles throughout my home and bring them with me when traveling to make me feel at home!”
Favorite Food: “Japanese. Throughout my travels, I have been fortunate enough to experience some fabulous Japanese restaurants all over the world.”
Favorite Plant or Flower: “I love peonies and Christmas trees. Every year, I am responsible for picking the perfect tree and I have not failed yet!”
First Fragrance: “When I was born, one of the first gifts given to me by my godmother was a fragrance by Annick Goutal which was light, with a hint of orange blossom. This scent has always remained with me and is a favorite.”
Most vivid olfactory memory: “During my childhood, I spent most summers in Nantucket, MA. The wild roses clinging to fences and houses all over the island is a smell I will never forget.”