Perfume bottles get a designer makeover

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Nendo for Totem by Kenzo: Japanese studio Nendo designed this cylindrical bottle with bold and geometric letters with ‘Totem’ written on it, meant to evoke a new generation without cultural divides. (AFP)

Nendo for Totem by Kenzo: Japanese studio Nendo designed this cylindrical bottle with bold and geometric letters with ‘Totem’ written on it, meant to evoke a new generation without cultural divides. (AFP)

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Ora-ïto for Miss Pucci by Pucci: For the fragrance by Italian label Pucci, Ora-ïto chose a print fabric motif that combines nuances of pink and red. He transformed the 2D design into a 3D creation by transposing the print around a ball of glass. (AFP)

Ora-ïto for Miss Pucci by Pucci: For the fragrance by Italian label Pucci, Ora-ïto chose a print fabric motif that combines nuances of pink and red. He transformed the 2D design into a 3D creation by transposing the print around a ball of glass. (AFP)

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Ettore Sottsass for Eau d’Issey by Issey Miyake: Italian designer Ettore Sottsass designed this bottle as a thin glass transparent vial in which three strands of pink, orange and yellow plastic have been set. (AFP)

Ettore Sottsass for Eau d’Issey by Issey Miyake: Italian designer Ettore Sottsass designed this bottle as a thin glass transparent vial in which three strands of pink, orange and yellow plastic have been set. (AFP)

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Ron Arad for Kenzo: When Kenzo decided to do away with their transparent bottles, Israeli designer Ron Arad created a wavy sculptural vessel. Only the spray push-button serves as a reminder that it is, in fact, a bottle. (AFP)

Ron Arad for Kenzo: When Kenzo decided to do away with their transparent bottles, Israeli designer Ron Arad created a wavy sculptural vessel. Only the spray push-button serves as a reminder that it is, in fact, a bottle. (AFP)

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Philippe Starck for L’Air du Temps by Nina Ricci: For Nina Ricci’s iconic fragrance, Philippe Starck, French designers created a flat vial in 2010. The classic bottle is transformed into a silhouette of two doves that appear to be resting on the ground. (AFP)

Philippe Starck for L’Air du Temps by Nina Ricci: For Nina Ricci’s iconic fragrance, Philippe Starck, French designers created a flat vial in 2010. The classic bottle is transformed into a silhouette of two doves that appear to be resting on the ground. (AFP)

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