In late June, the American candy boutique Sugarfina debuted its “Yes Way Rosé ” collection of gummy candies infused with France’s popular Whispering Angel rosé wine, all of which (4,000 boxes) apparently sold out within two hours at its New York store. What followed was a crashed website and a wait-list of 18,000 for the next made-in-Germany batch to be shipped later in the summer.
Our adorable “bento box” containing two adorable clear containers ($20 U.S. plus shipping) finally arrived in early August, after some of the hype and much of the summer had subsided.
But just look at these things: they are perfect. The translucent pink of the gummy bears and gummy roses is the colour of summer itself, glowing like jewels in these twin plastic cubes. I actually feel a little guilty breaking the seal to open the box, like a spoiled child who scoops his finger through the icing of another kid’s cake.
Read the full article here.