Yohji Yamamoto Made Starbucks’ Olive Oil Coffee Grande Goth

Yohji Yamamoto, a Japanese fashion icon, has partnered with Starbucks to create an espresso martini. The collaboration is part of his creative branch, Yohji Yamamoto Wildside, which includes an in-house collection, art shows, and a curated selection of brands. The coffee, an olive oil-infused blend, will be available exclusively in Tokyo’s Starbucks Reserve roastery. The coffee is crafted with a single-malt vodka, herbal liqueur, a dash of “smoky” scotch, and black pepper to taste. The coffee is a blend of olive oil, vodka, herbal liqueur, a dash of “smoky” scotch, and black pepper.

Yamamoto’s Wildside label is part of his octopi-like creative branch, which includes an affordable in-house collection, art shows, and a curated selection of brands. The partnership is not far outside of Yamamoto’s wheelhouse, but it is likely more than a little left-of-center. His eponymous company recently reopened in New York and relaunched his first-ever menswear brand, making it likely that he would be interested in a Starbucks collaboration.

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