We pride ourselves on delivering products built from the pillars of ritual, character and fate. Each product is infused with bespoke Triumph & Disaster aromas, natural blends of complex notes that evoke old fashioned values from simpler times. We don't test on animals other than ourselves and we proudly utilise ingredients derived from nature but engineered with science, because we want to make clean, safe and efficient products that will make a difference.



The Humble Ponga

December 18, 2014

Triumph & Disaster Ponga Fern

Growing up in Aoteoroa the humble Ponga Fern (or for those schooled up on their latin - Cyathea cumingii), belonging to the Cyatheaceae family, was literally everywhere.
Follow the Triumph and Disaster Ritual

December 03, 2014

Follow the Triumph and Disaster daily Ritual

At Triumph and Disaster we believe if you look your best you will feel your best. Prepare, perform, protect may sound like the motto of an army battalion or a cricketer about to face a fast bowler, but it is something Triumph and Disaster believes in. If you follow those three, simple things then you will be ready to face any triumph or disaster the day throws at you.

Hitting the road with Liam

November 20, 2014

Forming one half of the dynamic duo who look after Triumph & Disaster’s New Zealand stores, Liam Steel is passionate about his role. Hitting the road with Liam it seems, on the face of it, that he spends his time just talking to women. There is more to it than that though.

How to stay cool this summer

November 07, 2014

As we migrate outdoors and embrace the sun it is easy to forget our skin might need a little time to adjust. Having been largely covered up all winter you can’t just thrust it into the light. If you rush it you might well end up looking like a clown who has just run a marathon. Red faced and sweaty is not a good look in anyone’s book. Here are a few tips to stay cool in the summer.