Sunday, January 31, 2010

Steve Jobs' Issey Miyake sweater

Apropos of nothing I love this story recounted by John Lassiter of Disney about his friend Steve Jobs, in yesterday's Financial Times:

“He found this one really great black turtleneck which he loved – I think it was Issey Miyaki [sic] – so tried to buy another one and they didn’t have any more. He called the company and asked if they would make another one, and they refused. So he said: ‘Fine, how many do you have to make before I can buy them?’ So they made them – I think he has a closet full of them.”

That's why he always wears the same thing...

(Howard Hughes did the same thing with Baskin Robbins when they stopped making his favourite flavour, Banana Nut)

1 comment:

bestmommy said...

Great bit of trivia. I often wondered why he's always wearing the same shirt.

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