Covet: Jean-Paul Gaultier for Kusmi Tea


a-tin-designed-by-jean-paul-gaultier-for-kusmi-tea-ctsyKusmi Tea is one of my favorite tea brands—I’m particularly passionate about their Chocolat Epices and St. Petersburg blends. And now Kusmi is collaborating with designer Jean-Paul Gaultier, who has created limited-edition packaging for the company’s tea tins to coincide with an exhibition of his work at the Grand Palais in Paris.

According to Women’s Wear Daily, “The tins for Kusmi’s Anastasia and Prince Wladimir tea varieties will be the first to get their Gaultier stripes, with three others slated for a makeover during the year. Products will be sold in Kusmi Tea stores as well as at the boutique in the Grand Palais.”

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Covet: Lee Jinyoung Skull Tea Infuser

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I’ve grumbled before about way that skull designs have gone totally mainstream, so I won’t go over that again. I still have a weakness for macabre skull imagery showing up in unexpected places. I’d love to own one of these new silicone skull-shaped tea infusers created by Lee Jinyoung of i-Clue Design. Fun and function, with a dash of philosophy!

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