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Fragrance reviews are silly, but sometimes, fragrance marketing is even sillier. What do “playful pastimes” and “nostalgia” really smell like? So from now on, we’ll be crowdsourcing our own fragrance reviews. Read on to find out what our office thought about the latest sample to land on our desk. This week, we’re sniffing L’Eau d’Issey Florale.
Congratulations are in order for Issey Miyake and his design team as they nabbed the Fashion Award at the Design Awards Tuesday night in London.
As it turns out, we’ve been crediting Steve Jobs famous mock turtleneck sweaters to the wrong people. Everyone who thought that St. Croix supplied the visionary who brought us the iPhone with stacks of black sweaters was wrong — they actually came from a source much higher up the fashion food chain.
Evian has long been associated with the fashion industry. Even though Fiji was the official water of New York Fashion Week, Evian definitely knows its audience. Case in point: they’ve been teaming up with designers to produce limited edition bottles the past couple of years. Issey Miyake is the latest to design his very own Evian bottle.
Konnichiwa, Japan Fashion Week! Today marks the first day of the shortened four-day long Japanese Fashion Week. WWD tells us that there will be an estimated 40 runway shows this season with special attention being paid to men’s fashion and emerging designers. But whether or not the fresh fashion faces will bring buyers is still to be determined.