I recently attended a combined seminar and charity event (for the Kumamoto Earthquake) on how to use collinette lymph at the Nagae+ showroom in Tokyo. The collinette lymph is a relaxation massage tool which is hand-made and polished by craftsmen based in Takaoka, Toyama. These craftsmen are highly skilled at casting techniques. I was already familiar with the collinette as a superior self-massage tool after having introduced the original model here at YaBuy Japan in July 201
I genuinely feel passionate about this range. For me, it was the closest thing to a "product-love at first sight". The Arita porcelain range, "Lin" by Kinshodo, was created to celebrate 400 years of Arita porcelain. The name "Lin" was born from its likeness to a metallic sound while paying homage to the master artist "Linzo Kaneko", an Arita porcelain artist in the Meiji and early Showa era who played a major role in building the foundation on which the Kinshodo brand stand
Hello! I would like to introduce special skin care cosmetics of Wing Sense Co., Ltd., today. Wing Sense products have been generally used only for Japanese professionals, such as esthetic salons and beauty clinics for many years. One of the Wing Sense's main brand, Ever Feel Cosmetics's wish and concept is "To Make Your Skin Happy". Electrolyzed deoxidized ionized water, not just a purified water, and carefully selected natural ingredients are used for this products. Therefo
Hello! I would like to introduce a Japanese fashion brand, "maromon" today. maromon uses Japanese traditional materials and skill for their products. Design is based on Japanese tradition and symbols too. "mon" means trade mark, symbol in Japanese. There are family crest (Kamon in Japanese) as their family symbol for example. maromon uses those "mon" for their products. Those Japanese style shoes, called Jikatabi are so cute with their design and actually very comfortable.
Hi, I went to a Fashion Expo the other day and I found this product, "Jewel Tattoos" "Jewel tattoos" is a removable fashion tattoo sticker. As I have a teenager girl, I can see that should would love this product! They are so easy to put them on and also easy to remove. What you need is just some water to put them on your skin. They last for two to seven days and they are water proof, so you can go to the beach or pool and you do not have to worry to lose your accessories!
Well..., I would like to introduce a Japanese ROCK band, called "ONE OK ROCK" today. ONE OK ROCK is very popular now so you may already know this band. I heard them first time was about a year ago. By my niece actually. Since then, my family and myself have become a big fan of them. And YaBuy Japan is about anything about (selected) Made in Japan, so I decided to write about them. :) ONE OK ROCK was formed in 2005. Their songs are written in English and Japanese. Theref
Hello! I would like to introduce PIARAS today. PIARAS is a Non-Profit Organization for traditional handmade WASHI paper. PIARAS was established in April 2012. Their mission is to keep remaining Washi paper as Japanese tradition, especially as the number of craftmen manufacturing Japanese handmade washi paper is decreasing. Also, to make people to interest in Japanese culture and history. One of their goal is to extend Japanese culture overseas. Washi paper has registered a
<EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT> Title: "NEW YEAR" exhibition Artist: Sumire Ishioka Date: January 26th - 29th <Date changed> Time: 13:00 - 19:00 Venue: Gallery KAZUKI http://www.g-kazuki.com Address: #605 Okuno Bld. 1-9-8 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Merchandise: Pictures, Photos, Collages, Tweed Capes, Head accesories, etc.. Entrance Fee: FREE This is Sumire Ishioka's solo exhibition. Sumire Ishioka is a Tweed Kimono artist. She makes orginal Kimono, by using tweed which is often used for
Hi! I would like to introduce a beautiul Japanese traditional design printed tights today. When I went to an event the other day, I saw this lovely printed design tights. They are very unique and beautiful. The brand is called VIGALA, from Kyoto. Their Japanese designer is originaly a KIMONO pattern designer and has designed so many different Japanese pattern. They printed those traditional Japanese design onto those tights to enjoy and to recognize the Japanese traditiona
Ting ting... I saw these lovely pear shaped bell at an event the other day. They looked adorable! They are actually bells and called "Pear". You can simply pick the top up and to hit the bottom part. The gentle comfortable sound come out from them. I loved the sound...! So gentle and pleasant. it will be nice to start and finish Yoga, meditation, etc..., I thought. KOIZUMIYA is a brand which is particular about "comfortable sounds". I also saw those "bird call". They