Victoria Varrasso’s beautifully curated Manteau Noir store lies in the centre of the leafy and historic town of Daylesford. The core ethos of Manteau Noir is ‘raison d’etre’ – which means to gather products that soothe the mind, body and soul. For the store’s latest extension of their skincare range, Carole Whiting’s intervention is an exact extension of these values.
It was a naturally creative collaboration between Carole and Victoria, who go way back. A chance meeting at a Parisian brocante market years before has solidified a life-long friendship between the two. Bonding over similar design philosophies meant it was only a matter of time before they joined forces on a project together and when the opportunity of Victoria’s store came up, Carole was ready to lend her design expertise.