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Archive for 11月, 2007

Manju (traditional Japanese confection)

manju (traditional Japanese confection)

These Manju contain salt, are very tasty and good with green tea. Manju is a popular traditional Japanese confection.

manju (traditional Japanese confection)

There are many varieties of manju, but most have an outside made from flour, rice powder and buckwheat and a filling of an (red bean paste), made from boiled azuki beans and sugar.

Manjū – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tsumori Chisato (Japanese fashion designer)

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I got a Tsumori Chisato cute printed blouse. Tsumori Chisato is a Japanese fashion designer. Her dresses are so kawaii and always have a dramatic story.


Tsumori Chisato citi bank I.T. card ad.
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BINGATA:Okinawa’s traditional fabric Dye-Work


BINGATA is a famous Okinawa’s traditional fabric Dye-Work. The technique does not use patterns such as stencils, but it uses starches to be put on the fabric and dyes it.

The “BINTANYA”, located in Aoyama, Tokyo, offers BINGATA “washi” and other paper made products. They don’t have fabric products, but are specialized in paper’s. You can even order BINGATA patterned custom business cards from them!

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Art Paper Cafe BINGATAYA
Bingata – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

yen wear exhibition

yen ware exhibition

“yen ware exhibition” has been held at the collex LIVIN in Daikanyama. “yen ware” is a carbolated design brand by Rui Fukuda, a potter, and Toshirou Nakamura, a graphic designer.

yen ware exhibition

The father of Rui, who has been influenced by Bernard Leach had restored the “shodaiyaki” pottery studio, and Rui has took it over from him as the second generation
successor. At the opening party, people enjoyed Udon, Onigiri rice-ball and SAKEserved there.

yen ware exhibition

collex LIVING

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collex – yen ware exhibition 07
Bernard Leach – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

small, semi custom-order skirt’s shop

semi order skirt

Kichijoji is located in the west side of Tokyo. It is a district of subculture, with lots of green, many Manga creators and other artists living there, and clubs with live music and jazz cafes here and there. The tiny and charming skirt’s shop “million million ” is also a studio in Kichijoji.

Two sisters, Fuyu & Eri select the fabrics, draw the patterns, and I guarantee that they will make your favorite skirts.
On Saturday and Sunday, they open the studio to the public. You can try their adorable skirts on.

original skirt brand shop”millonmillon”

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PIERRE HERME miniature collection

PIERRE HERME miniature collection

PIERRE HERME is the French super-star patissier, his sweets are all so unique, beautiful, kawaii and shockingly delicious. Especially macaroons have many fans. His world-first boutique has been opened in Tokyo, even before Paris! Maybe he knows we Tokyo girls are crazy about anything yummy! ;9

PIERRE HERME miniature collection

PIERRE HERME miniature collection

Now those sweets are available as lovely & tiny collectible figures. So tinny, even put on your finger tip. There are eight set all together in the collection. Of course I collected all of them!

PIERRE HERME miniature collection


PIERRE HERME miniature collection

But one thing I realized while I adore them…I’ve not tasted many of his sweets yet. hmmm…

Pierre Hermé – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pierre Hermé – l’univers de goûts, de sensations et de plaisirs®

PIERRE HERME miniature collection

Karel Capek tea shop from Japan

“Karel Capek” is a Japanese tea shop that sells a variety of products including a large selection of loose teas, tea accessories, teapots and teacups, all featuring cute original illustrations.

Karel Capek tea shop from Japan

Karel Capek tea shop(Japanese)

Karel Čapek – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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