By  on October 12, 2009

PARIS — Parfums Issey Miyake has created 2,000 fragrance bottles whose design was inspired by a drawing Ettore Sottsass made in 1997.

Miyake himself had asked the Italian designer to create a flaçon for the brand — which is part of Shiseido’s Beauté Prestige International — but the dream could not become reality due to technical difficulties. Then, Sottsass passed away in December 2007. In homage to him and in keeping with his original design, the limited edition L’Issey Miyake bottles are made primarily of handblown glass.

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