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    Default Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Reported by Huffpo, Billboard and others:
    Pharrell Williams and Comme des Garçons are teaming up and will release unisex G I R L fragrance in September.

    Happy+-+Pharrell+Williams+(cover).jpg

    From the press release:
    "This is the first time we have created a fragrance for a musician and I can think of no greater talent and no greater gentleman to have done this with,” [states Adrian Joffe, CEO of Comme des Garcons Parfums.]

    “Pharrell knew exactly what he wanted the perfume to smell like right from the beginning. It has been an honor to work with such a creative artist with a great vision which for Comme des Garcons is the most important thing"

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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Will pass on this, but thanks for the info.
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    Will pass on this, but thanks for the info.
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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    I'm a huge fan of CDG but I'm admittedly not excited one bit by this collaboration…I will give it a chance anyway and I'll be more than glad to be proven wrong. Let's see...


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    There are still some good celebrity and/or celebrity fragrances- still hope that this may become one of them.
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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Quote Originally Posted by furrypine View Post
    Reported by Huffpo, Billboard and others:
    Pharrell Williams and Comme des Garçons are teaming up and will release unisex G I R L fragrance in September.

    Happy+-+Pharrell+Williams+(cover).jpg

    From the press release:
    "This is the first time we have created a fragrance for a musician and I can think of no greater talent and no greater gentleman to have done this with,” [states Adrian Joffe, CEO of Comme des Garcons Parfums.]

    “Pharrell knew exactly what he wanted the perfume to smell like right from the beginning. It has been an honor to work with such a creative artist with a great vision which for Comme des Garcons is the most important thing"

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    Will it smell Happy?
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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Sounds worth a shot to me. He's pretty stylish, actually. Why not?
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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    It's CdG so I' ll definitely test it. The fragrance name,GIRL, is unisex.. Interesting.

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    I would have thought that if CdG were to pair up with a celeb to develop a scent that it would've been someone a little less mainstream, and more avant garde than Pharrell. Regardless, I look forward to trying it.
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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Actually, I urge everyone to read a little about Pharrell before dismissing him. He's a really intelligent guy who's also amazingly creative. In addition to his music production, he's been involved in art (working with Murakami) and fashion. I admire him. He seems to me like a very talented person who does a lot of different things, and I can see why CdG chose to work with him.

    I'm pretty sure that G I R L is the name of his recent album, which may be why they chose it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mocha View Post
    Actually, I urge everyone to read a little about Pharrell before dismissing him. He's a really intelligent guy who's also amazingly creative. In addition to his music production, he's been involved in art (working with Murakami) and fashion. I admire him. He seems to me like a very talented person who does a lot of different things, and I can see why CdG chose to work with him.

    I'm pretty sure that G I R L is the name of his recent album, which may be why they chose it.
    Mocha I agree, he played in my city recently by all reports he was great. A quick look at all his other work and collaborations will reveal someone who has got substance behind the style and show.
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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Will sample this one when available.

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    Who is he?

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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    i am interested - mostly because it's CdG and I like what I have sampled from them so far. Pharrell is a talented and clever guy, not a huge fan of his music but I respect his talent, and also kind of liked the N.E.R.D. stuff....

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    Cheers -- I'm not really lazy. Never heard any of his music

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    He's a pretty stylish & creative guy. Plus it's GdG. Will be going out of my way to give it a go.

    Lol at the "Oh. Celeb fragrance. I'll give it a miss" crowd. Tragic.

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    I have no idea who the guy is but the name sounds very mainstream.

    For shame Cdg, for shame....


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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Interesting. Although I think they should have called it NERD.

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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Quote Originally Posted by Kagey View Post
    Interesting. Although I think they should have called it NERD.
    LOL…you mean N.E.R.D. Anyway, yes, Pharrell is surely stylish et all but I honestly don't find many links between his aesthetic and CDG's. His music is soulful, funky-ish and definitely linked to certain kinds of hip-hop as well as most of his outfits while CDG's aesthetic is minimalist and sort of aloof. Yes, they came out with a couple of collections inspired by street-wear in the past but their overall feel is still pretty much more *avant* than Pharrell's, IMO. I would have seen Bjork as a better fit for this collaboration...


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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    So it's gonna be named G I R L, but will it be marketed to men or women?
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    "unisex GIRL"... hmmm... i'm 'confused'.
    mikeperez23, you stole my thunder. damn it.

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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    It's supposedly unisex.

    My grandpa would love to check it out.

    What are you wearing grandpa?

    G I R L

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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Selling out?
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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Quote Originally Posted by CapriDog View Post
    It's supposedly unisex.

    My grandpa would love to check it out.

    What are you wearing grandpa?

    G I R L
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    Quote Originally Posted by alfarom View Post
    I would have seen Bjork as a better fit for this collaboration...
    I was actually thinking the exact same thing. She would fit perfectly.
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    Can't think of anyone more relevant than Pharrell right now. Excited to have girl on me.

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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    He's a pretty stylish & creative guy. Plus it's GdG. Will be going out of my way to give it a go.

    Lol at the "Oh. Celeb fragrance. I'll give it a miss" crowd. Tragic.
    I will be on the lookout for it too. Pharrell Williams has enough clout to could have signed with Coty, slapped his name on a white floral for the girls, an aquatic-woody for the boys and called it a day. The fact that he went more high-end and that CdG allowed this alignment with their brand is interesting. Not holding my breath or anything but I think this has potential to be more interesting than many other celeb-fragrances.
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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    It's kind of funny...they can think of no greater talent? Really? I mean he's a good musician but he's no Sting!

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    Default Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Quote Originally Posted by furrypine View Post
    I will be on the lookout for it too. Pharrell Williams has enough clout to could have signed with Coty, slapped his name on a white floral for the girls, an aquatic-woody for the boys and called it a day. The fact that he went more high-end and that CdG allowed this alignment with their brand is interesting. Not holding my breath or anything but I think this has potential to be more interesting than many other celeb-fragrances.
    +101. I'll add he's been on or close to the cutting edge for over 10 years. I remember walking through gaienmae in Tokyo around 2005-2006 and seeing his standalone clothing store, the guy was only around 30 at the time. 10 years later he's the most relevant person in music and arguably fashion. If anything Comme de Garcons has gone mainstream compared to what the company was in the 80s and 90s by releasing perfume, accessories and inexpensive clothing. It has become mainstream. That said nothing is wrong with mainstream if one can produce quality and keep it affordable for the masses.
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