Lola James Harper was founded by Rami Mekdachi in 2013 and launched at the mythical Colette concept store in Paris.
It has been 20 years now that he is touring the globe with his family, Celine his wife, Lili and Noé their children, celebrating our inspiring world with scents, songs, photography, fashion, films & calligraphy…
Rami Mekdachi was born in the 70s in Beirut, Lebanon, grew up in Paris, France, and lived for a few years in Lancaster, UK, and the San-Juan Islands, USA. He is a storyteller of the senses, through photography, music, poetry, film making and perfumery.
Rami is a director and photographer awarded for his cinematography and the vision he carried with his movies… His Photography has been unveiled in renowned Art Galleries around the world…While screenings of his first movie WITH took place at international film festivals in London, Toronto, Nice, Palm Springs, Hollywood and his music was awarded as Best Song at Palm Springs International Film Festival.
Lola James Harper atelier is located in the Batignolles neighborhood, two floors filled with scents, sounds, photography, words, plants, writing and painting tools, music instruments and a good coffee machine. The ground floor has an archive of road-trip photography hanging, a turntable always playing, a big table with some ink and brushes to draw some mindsets on paper, a nice space to welcome friends, a console with the full collection of Lola James Harper candles and fragrances and so many shelves with Rami's archives of scents of places he loves, and that he will use someday.
Rami art directed and developed since 1998 the renowned perfume lines of Costes parfum, Chloé candles, Eau de Colette, Lacoste candles, Roger Vivier parfum, Mama Shelter Candle, Dinh Van candle, La Reserve Genève parfum, Hôtel Arts Barcelona candle, Bensimon Parfum, Da Rosa parfum… Here is his archives collection in the Lola James harper atelier.