Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The life of a Harajuku Shop Girl – Choom

I’ve been an obsessive follower of Japanese street fashion for many years now so when I was given the opportunity to work at 6%DokiDoki, one of the most established brands in Harajuku and adored...

Moshi Moshi Kimono Salon produced by Yumenoya in Harajuku!

Starting Saturday, September 10th, the new Kimono Salon located on the 2nd floor of the “Moshi Moshi Harajuku Tourist Information Center” opened its doors to provide a unique and unforgettable experience to their customers! Immerse...

What’s in Kyushu? Vol. 1 Fukuoka Prefecture

Recently, the southern parts of the Japanese archipelago has seen a spike in the number of tourists visiting. What is so attractive about Kyushu (九州)? Shrouded in tranquility, each of the seven prefectures of Kyushu...

Akashiya Natural Bamboo Fude Pen Pencase Set

Akashiya handmade natural bamboo fude pens Each Akashiya natural bamboo fude pen is made by hand, and a 14-step process is involved in the selection and treatment of the most suitable animal hairs for the...

Kyo Karakami Karabaco (Large) Metal Lines

Karakami Gift While not everybody may be able to appreciate the texture of karakami via calligraphy, almost anyone, from young to old, can experience the joy and satisfaction of making your own printing block creation...

Kyo Karakami Paper Fan Chidori Design

Own a unique piece of classic Japanese design Add a touch of taste and tradition to your home with a Kyo Karakami wall panel made according to your preferences. Karakami - which literally means “Tang Chinese...

Yamagata Adventure (4) – Nakano Sake Shop

Right beside the Dewazakura Sake Brewery is the Nakano Sake Shop, which sells all the popular beverages produced in the brewery. Dewazakura Sake Brewery was founded in 1892 and due to its long tradition, experience...

Nishimura Yuzen-Chokoku Paper Pattern

Nishimura with Collectif Prémices This simple yet exquisite leather collection is the product of collaboration between French design team, COLLECTIF PRĒMICES, and the traditional techniques of yuzen-chokoku, a pattern paper carving technique used in the...

Akashiya Fude Pen with Lacquer Decoration “Mao”

Akashiya handmade natural bamboo fude pens Each Akashiya natural bamboo fude pen is made by hand, and a 14-step process is involved in the selection and treatment of the most suitable animal hairs for the...

Combini Checkout: A beginner’s guide to Onigiri

Whether it be for a outdoor picnic or a quick lunch break at your office desk, the Japanese rice ball, onigiri or omusubi is filling, convenient, and can pack a whole lot of flavor....