A short film inspired by the new Comme des Garçons + Stephen Jones Wisteria Hysteria. Directed by Henry Pincus. General weirdness + very brief partial nudity.
Oscar Mayer has a new bacon iphone app:
Wake Up & Smell The Bacon is a simple alarm clock app that starts your morning with the mouthwatering sound of Oscar Mayer bacon. Rotate the skillet to select your wake-up time, then get ready for a bacon awakening beyond your wildest imagination.The app connects with the Oscar Mayer Wake Up & Smell The Bacon scent device, turning your phone into a bacon-scented alarm clock.
The app is free, but to get the scent device, you’ll have to enter their contest before April 4. The (deliciously ridiculous) video is below the jump…
We now keep reserves of strategic raw materials – such as vetiver, vanilla and lavender – selected on the basis of three criteria: they can't be synthesised, only come from a single geographical source and are needed in large quantities.
— A spokesperson from Givaudan, quoted in Perfume manufacturers must cope with the scarcity of precious supplies at The Guardian. Perfumer Thierry Wasser, in the same article, jokes "What was Jean-Paul [Guerlain] thinking of when he put so much sandalwood in Samsara?"