By Funke Babs-Kufeji
Montaigne Place Exclusive Retailers and partners with black|Up Paris in Nigeria is set to bring the first black|Up stand-alone shop outside Paris to Lagos.
The store will be formally launched 22nd of July 2012 at the Ikeja City Mall, Alausa, Lagos, Nigeria.
Montaigne Place spearheaded by Alali H. Hart, who holds an MBA from Insead, France, has consistently broken grounds in the beauty and well-being industry.
Montaigne Place is the trading name of Montaigne AH Ltd, the luxury cosmetics, fragrance and well-being company that brought many exclusive and leading brands to Nigeria such as Clarins, Creed, Lalique, Dr Murad, Chanel, Christian Dior and many more.
The black|Up Launch event will take place at the new black|Up store and will gather together special guests and celebrities. This unique event will feature live makeup demonstrations by a team of make-up artists headed by international Celebrity Makeup Artist and Creative Ambassador of black|Up, David Coranson, and presentations by professional models.
black|Up was founded in Paris in 1999 by a professional makeup artist of African ancestry, this is the first premium brand to enhance the look of black women and all women of colour.
It offers luxurious skin care and makeup focused on modernity, elegance and innovation.
Montaigne Place, Exclusive partners of the black|Up brand, launched the brand into the Nigerian market a few years ago; today this young brand known for innovation, style and modernity is a leader in the Nigerian premium cosmetics segment.