J&B Whisky in Tattooed Bottles

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J&B Whisky opened its barrels around the same time that tattooing emerged in England. Soon embraced by sailors in the royal navy, European tattooing and J&B grew to popularity together. Paying homage to the company’s beginnings, J&B has released a limited edition run of twenty-five tattooed bottles of their Rare Scotch Blend Whisky. The bottles were inked by Sébastien Mathieu of Le Sphinx, an esteemed parlor in Paris. The finished pieces are the color of pale skin and bear full-color tattoos, each of which took approximately twenty hours to complete. The unique designs are displayed in black wooden boxes stained with similar iconography and are currently on display at both Publicis Drugstore and L’éclaireur Rue Herold in Paris.

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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