• Beauty runs in the family for Christine d’Ornano, vice president of Sisley. CLARE NAYLOR meets a city-based working mother whose experience in great skincare is written all over her face

    Photographs by JERMAINE FRANCIS

    Christine d’Ornano’s world is the sum of classically glamorous parts. She is the granddaughter of Comte Guillaume d’Ornano, co-founder of Lancôme, and daughter of Hubert d’Ornano, who started not one but two beauty success stories – Orlane and Sisley. D’Ornano grew up in her parents’ apartment overlooking the Seine and attended an English boarding school, and she says raiding her mother’s closet for couture dresses with her two older sisters is one of her fondest memories. Then there’s the fact that she delights in the rituals of skincare as only a

    Dress by Thakoon; sandals by Givenchy; all jewelry throughout, Christine’s own


    NAME: Christine d’Ornano

    PROFESSION: International vice president of Sisley; managing director, Sisley UK

    MY STYLE IS: Clean and practical – it needs to work from the school run to the office

    MY GO-TO LABELS: Stella McCartney, Isabel Marant

    MY BEAUTY ESSENTIAL: Sisley’s Eau du Soir – it is the only fragrance I’ve ever worn

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