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Acclaimed fashion designer Kim Jones transcends couture with a special collection featuring a collectible sneaker and a Hennessy XO decanter.

We just love when great minds come together and it seems to be something that’s increasingly popular in the luxury world, especially when it comes to spirits.

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The XO x Kim Jones collaborative release pairs the world-renowned British artistic director and fashion designer’s vision with the legendary spirit from Cognac.

Acclaimed fashion designer Kim Jones transcends couture with a special collection featuring a collectible sneaker and a Hennessy XO decanter.

For Hennessy X.O, the designer pays tribute to cognac-making and couture, two processes that touch on an understanding of science and the natural world as well as artisanal craftsmanship and savoir-faire. He follows in the footsteps of a formidable lineage of great masters who have helped cement Hennessy X.O’s cultural resonance over the years, including Frank Gehry, Cai Guo-Qiang and Ridley Scott.

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Interweaving the richness of Hennessy X.O’s 250-year heritage with Kim Jones’ creative vision, the collaboration features the Hennessy X.O Masterpiece designed by Kim Jones, which the artist has described as draped like a couture dress on a body; the Hennessy X.O Limited Edition bottle by Kim Jones, and in a first for the brand, the HNY Low by Kim Jones sneaker, which is presented in Cognac hues in nubuck leather with a shiny patina.

This also marks the first time Maison Hennessy has partnered with a fashion designer, and that Kim Jones collaborates with a spirits brand.

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Nick Walton is a Hong Kong-based photojournalist and Group Managing Editor for Artemis Communications, producers of Alpha Men Asia, Ultimate Encounters, The Art of Business Travel, IKHLAS, Heavens Voyage, and many other titles.

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