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September 01, 2015 12:40PM


Hotel Okura, in Tokyo and a bottle of 1960 Karuizawa

1. Love tiger print? Good, because now Hermès will let you paper your walls with their iconic patterns  — virtually, that is.

2. A bottle of 1960 Karuizawa just sold for the completely normal price of $118,500 at auction in Hong Kong. That’s a record for Japanese whisky.

3. Speaking of Japan, the iconic, mid-century masterwork, Hotel Okura, in Tokyo may soon be a thing of the past.