My Objects Of Desire

Benoit Nicol, founder of The Nature of Things, an essential oils company based in Dublin, speaks to Nathalie Márquez Courtney about his love of quirky design, vintage interiors, and the role that aromatherapy can play in our lives.

Benoit Nicol: On my wishlist right now is the Palissade range by Danish design brand Hay

I grew up in Brittany, and still buy classic Breton striped tops from companies like

Saint James and Amor-Lux, whose history goes back over 100 years. I’ve gotten my whole family into them, including my in-laws.

After working in the corporate world in New York for years, I was happy to leave my suits behind. These days, I dress casually, but I’m interested in quality. I love these jeans by Native Denims, which are made ...