10 Nov 2023 By May Ng

Aesop Launches Five Festive Gift Kits, Inspired by Waves of Sound that Touch the Skin and Uplift the Spirit

Aesop’s brand-new 2023-24 Gift Kits just launched, taking inspiration from waves of sound that touch the skin and uplift the spirit. Collectively titled ‘Resonant Gestures’, and each named after one of five qualities that give music its magnetism, the quintet of kits act as a thoughtfully orchestrated ode to the power of song. Each kit is accompanied by a specially composed piece by Kiala Ogawa: Based in Paris, Ogawa is influenced by the music of her childhood, mixing soulful jazz with afrobeat and Japanese funk to create soothing and intriguing soundscapes. The tracks are available at aesop.com/soundscapes.

The concept is further amplified in stores through a series of installations created entirely from the kits’ packaging, which each carry a soundscape pattern printed directly onto the recycled-paper boxes.

Personalised Gift Kits: For those wishing to improvise a selection of gifts tailored to the recipient, expert consultants are on-hand to provide insightful guidance on formulations for the skin, hair, body and home. A limited-release gift box is available for such occasions, helping to underscore these gestures of thoughtfulness. For gift inspiration online, the Gift Finder offers personalised recommendations based on replies to just a few questions. 

Overview of Aesop’s Festive Gift Kits 2023/24:
Majestic Melodies HK$890
A quartet for the hands and body
A generous offering of crowd-pleasing formulations, this kit is a fitting ode to close confidants and companions. A time-honoured duet of Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash and Hand Balm provide refreshment and replenishment throughout the cadences of the day, while Rejuvenate Intensive Body Balm and Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser serenade the skin in uplifting aromas: Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash 500mL, Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm 75mL, Rejuvenate Intensive Body Balm 100mL, Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser 100mL

Rousing Rhythms HK$20
A buoyant trio for the body
Featuring enlivening notes of Geranium Leaf, Mandarin Rind and Bergamot Rind, played out across formulations to cleanse, exfoliate and hydrate the skin, Rousing Rhythms is the ideal accompaniment to the cadences of the day—and night: Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser 100mL, Geranium Leaf Body Balm 100mL, Geranium Leaf Body Scrub 180mL

Tuneful Textures HK$580
A symphonic trio for the hands
Providing all the recipient needs to conduct an exemplary hand care regimen—either at home or in transit—Tuneful Textures leaves hands scented with sonorous notes of Mandarin Rind, Rosemary Leaf and Cedar Atlas thanks to a crowd-pleasing hand wash, balm and rinse-free hand wash: Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash 500mL, Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm 75mL, Resurrection Rinse-Free Hand Wash 50mL

Heartful Harmonies HK$770
A trio for virtuosos of hosting: 
Devised to create more symphonious surrounds, Heartful Harmonies includes a richly aromatic hand wash, hydrating hand balm and an enlivening room spray. Idea for refreshing hands after conducting culinary experiments in the kitchen, or dulling discordant aromas in the home, this Gift Kit is ideal for generous hosts and homebirds: Reverence Aromatique Hand Wash 500mL, Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm 75ml, Istros Aromatique Room Spray 50mL

Fabulous Forms HK$480
A trio for on-the-go replenishment
Attuned to the needs of busy schedules, Fabulous Forms features three portable formulations to provide refreshment and replenishment, presto; an evocatively scented hand balm, buoyant body cleanser and nourishing lip salve: Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm 75mL, Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser 100mL, Cedar & Citrus Lip Salve 9mL