The colours are magnificent, the scenery majestic. We are on the pink granite coastline in the north of Brittany in France, offshore is an island, or rather an archipelago. Just 10 minutes away from the mainland, nature prospers and vegetation is rich.
In the hands of former accountant Luc Dognin, leather acquires a new lease of life. Every one of his bags is handmade, while his best-selling creation the "balluchon" has even appeared in the series "Sex and the city".
The International Perfume Museum in the City of Grasse, where the luxury perfume trade began, recently reopened after a major renovation. Among 50,000 items on show are vials, flasks and Marie Antoinette's famous "nécessaire".