Maison Kitsuné Does Pernod Absinthe

You can thank the formation of the European Union for the widespread—if belated—acceptance of absinthe across Europe, following a decades-long ban. “Real” Absinthe is still banned in the good ol’ U.S. of puritanical A (because of anecdotal, but not actual, evidence of hallucinatory effects.)

So it’ll be something of a speakeasy this week when Maison Kitsuné and Pernod Absinthe debut their collaboration on the rooftop of the NoMad Hotel (not far from the French label’s new store). In addition to the limited-edition bottle, an accompanying capsule collection will also be unveiled, which they’re saying is the first fashion collection inspired by a spirit. Maybe not officially, but…

Posted by: TAWD on September 10, 2012

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