Looking for the most inspiring places, capturing & sharing their scents in
candles & sprays and their essence with film & photography.
Lola James Harper is a Holistic Art and Life-Style project that gathers 20 years of encounters and
creation... Traveling the world, recording and sharing music, playing basketball, taking pictures,
making films, catching fragrances of inspiring places...
Rami Mekdachi was born in 1971 in Beirut, Lebanon, and raised in Paris,
France. He lived in Lancaster, England for a few years, and spent some
summers in the San-Juan Islands and Seattle, Washington. Rami is
photographer, musician, movie director, and founder of the worldwide Art
Project, Lola James Harper. He has spent 15 years traveling with his family of
4, recording music, filming their music sessions, encounters, talks, and road-
BEFORE LOLA JAMES HARPER...
Rami Mekdachi is a perfume art director for renowned brands such as Costes
parfum, Chloé candles, Eau de Colette, Lacoste candles, Roger Vivier parfum,
Jacques Garcia candles, Mama Shelter home spray, La Reserve Genève
candle, Hôtel Arts Barcelona candle…
In 2000, Rami Mekdachi revolutionised the hotel industry. He launched
luxurious cosmetic lines in the most prestigious hotels, shifting amenities into
luxury beauty products and making the scent central to the hotel experience.
He initiated this revolution with the legendary Hotel Costes in Paris.
In 2013, Mekdachi created Lola James Harper… The brand was
launched at the iconic Parisian concept store Colette with his
collection of 18 candles and room sprays inspired by his travels,
friendships and memories around the world...