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Tokyo 104-0061 Japan
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ISSEY MIYAKE PARFUMS:
L'EAU D'ISSEY PURE

L'EAU D'ISSEY is not a fragrance like any other, it first takes you unawares, and then the comforting softness and familiarity work their magic. In 2016, we are breathing new life into L'EAU D'ISSEY by opening the second chapter of its story.

The source of L'EAU D'ISSEY is one drop, a single drop.
Rare and precious.
A water that is born, then flows peacefully.
Transparent and yet deep; fluid and yet enveloping,
L'EAU D'ISSEY PURE is full of contrasts.


On sale nationwide from July 27 (Wed)

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Incarnated by the salty sea breeze of Maritima* combined with Ambergris, L'EAU D'ISSEY PURE derives from a new aquatic story. Maritima*, an exclusive IFF molecule, evokes cool clear waters, while Ambergris, with its mineral and animal inflections, brings sensuality and breadth to the fragrance. A floral bouquet sparkles, as if floating on a wide expanse of sea. Crystalline Lily-of-the-Valley responds to the brightness of Orange Blossom. Plunge into their delicate white trail. Then come other, denser flowers. Essence of Rose Damascena once again imbibed with the morning dew from when it was picked, brings with it opulent Jasmine in a heady explosion of petals. The ocean crossing continues. In the base notes, the call of Cashmeran* rings out, with musky and woody resonance. (Eau de Parfums 30mL / 50mL / 90mL)

*Maritime, Cashmeran: IFF (International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.) captive


Perfumer
Dominique Ropion

Born in Paris, France. From a young age, possessed an outstanding sense of smell and familiarity with the culture of perfumes through his mother and grandfather who worked in the perfume industry, building a unique world view through his olfactory sense. After obtaining his bachelor's degree, he learned chemical refining at the Roure company with a view to becoming an engineer, but having been admitted at the perfumer training school of that company in Grasse in the south of France, he followed the path of the perfumer. In the early 1980s, at the age of 27, a creation of his became a big hit and launched his fame as a star perfumer. After working at a number of perfume companies, joined International Flavor and Fragrances Inc. (IFF) in Paris in 2000, and went on to win the 2008 International Perfume Award, and be inducted into the French Order of Arts and Letters. In a career spanning more than 30 years, has worked on close to 100 perfumes, demonstrating extraordinary discernment with regard to the quality of raw materials worthy of a skilled perfumer expert in the characteristics and features of scents. His expert choice of effective scents and materials led to “NUIT D'ISSEY,” released in 2014, and “NUIT D'ISSEY PARFUM,” released in 2015.

The new season AUTUMN WINTER 2016 has started.

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ISSEY MIYAKE WATCH: New Series “C” to Appear, Designed by Ichiro Iwasaki

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For its 14th series, the ISSEY MIYAKE WATCH Project offered Ichiro Iwasaki, a professional equipment designer, the challenge of squarely taking on the chronograph design. Trying to achieve a quality watch in a conventional style but with a beautiful face, he sought a high level of readability through delicate numerals and markers.

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Designer
Ichiro Iwasaki

Born in Tokyo in 1965. He started his career at Sony Design Center, afterwards moved to Italy and worked at several design studios in Milan. After returned to Japan, in 1995 he set up IWASAKI DESIGN STUDIO in Tokyo. Since its founding, he has been collaborated with manufacturers both within and outside Japan, and involved in highly versatile product designs ranging from stationaries, household goods, tableware, furniture, lighting and electronic devices such as digital cameras and mobile phones. He has been awarded a large number of major international awards, including Japan's Good Design Award・Gold, iF Design Award・Gold and German Design award・Winner. 




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