Note: this post was written on January 31st but I initially decided to not publish it because of the personal nature of the topic. I’m publishing it now, exactly a month later.

I’m one of those lucky chaps who’s getting married without having to go through the trouble of proposing. My fiancée took care of that casually from the back seat while we were on our way I forget where. Her suggestion threw me off balance enough to get us thoroughly lost that October afternoon.

In the months that followed the wedding turned into a production involving six leading designers; the heritage of a deceased architect; and a living philosopher. Somewhere along the way Ulla and I will get married, but that doesn’t really matter. What does matter is the idea; that life is about making each day a beautiful one.

Now, about a month before d-day, we’re hosted by Issey Miyake in Tokyo for the fitting of the outfits. I can’t say much about them yet except we all went a bit quiet when we saw the dress. This dress will reach out to your soul and squeeze it. It will be released at the Paris Fashion Week on February 26th.

The collection also features special pieces by the Boroullec brothers, Camper, Hella Jongerus, Louise Campbell, and Ilkka Suppanen. It will be made accessible starting the last week of February by quality design publications and at


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February 29th, 2008 at 5:56 am (#)

Congratulations Jyri!

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