Silvia Bombardini and David Gil at Headquarters

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David Gil and Silvia Bombardini working at headquarters

Dear Shaded Viewers,

When I was in Tokyo last month I tasted a very unusual type of bancha tea,

Kyo bancha

makes you feel like you are in the woods sitting in front of a campfire. Akiko Hamaoka found it for me and today I wanted to try it out on David and Silvia. It has a very particular taste and actually, they liked it.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.