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SEEN ❤ Commes Des Garçons’ Emoji

Why bother with words to communicate your emotions when you can use emoji? In alternative advent style, Commes des Garçons has created 24 emoji to see you through the festive season. Designer emoji are not new of course; Karl Lagerfeld, Donatella Versace, Moschino, and Chanel have all introduced the playful symbols into their designs, a true sign of the times.

Why bother with words to communicate your emotions when you can use emoji? In alternative advent style, Commes des Garçons has created 24 emoji to see you through the festive season. Designer emoji are not new of course; Karl Lagerfeld, Donatella Versace, Moschino, and Chanel have all introduced the playful symbols into their designs, a true sign of the times.

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Filip Pagowski, the Polish artist, designed the original PLAY symbol, that has become familiar to Commes des Garçons aficionados through the brand’s diffusion line, in production since 2002. The new symbols are available with Santa hats, cocktails, umbrellas, baseball bats… all the holiday bases are covered. How brilliant that emoji have come of age. Get them from iTunes for 99 cents per set.

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aqua kyoto: A Christmas Alternative

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Dinny Hall: A Shining Star

SEEN had the privilege recently, of hearing iconic jeweller Dinny Hall speak about her life and career in jewellery and design. She started off in the seventies when jewellery didn’t have the profile it has now, so in that sense she was very much a pioneer. She hung out with the cool musicians of the …