Something Different: Maison Kitsune x 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. As far as we know, however, it’s still banned in the ol’ U.S. of puritanical A (because of anecdotal, but not actual, evidence of hallucinatory effects).

So it’ll be something of a speakeasy tonight 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). Here’s a look at 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…

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