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Estee Lauder's Tom Pecheux Discusses Bold Taste

Tom Pecheux Discusses Concepts of Taste at Home

On her recent trip to Paris, BellaSugar interviewed Tom Pecheux, the creative makeup director of Estée Lauder, about his new Blue Dahlia makeup collection, which focuses on blue. While discussing the use of bold colors in the new line, Pecheux's conversation extended beyond makeup to include the use of bold colors in interior design, and the concept of "good taste."

In the interview, Pecheaux mused, "Good taste doesn’t mean anything. My personal taste compared to my parents — my mother, she loves to have a lot of flowers everywhere. Me, I’m more minimal. In the past, I made a big mistake, and I hated myself. When I was a young adult, I rushed to my mother and I said, 'We should take this out, put this away, take out the flower, throw that away.' And I bought my apartment in Paris, made it like a white cube — everything was very minimal. I love color, so the only color was a flower bouquet or a painting. It was so opposite of my mother’s world, what she likes. But she walked in and she said, 'Oh my God, your apartment is so amazing.' . . . And I thought, I am such a bitch to tell my mom I have the right taste, and she doesn’t. So, from that moment on I learned that taste doesn’t mean anything because my taste could be — and probably is for a lot of people — very bad taste."

I know that I used to make judgment calls about other people's style or taste, but now I realize that all of us might be accused of having very good or very bad taste, depending on the context. Do you think that taste is subjective, like I do, or do you think that there are some things that are simply good taste?

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