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Archive for 12月, 2008

MOOMIN Bakery & Cafe

MOOMIN Bakery & Cafe

The Moomins (Swedish: Mumintroll, Finnish: Muumi) are the central characters in a series of books and a comic strip by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson, originally published in Swedish by Schildts in Finland.

Moomin 3: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip

They are a family of trolls who are white, round and furry in appearance, with large snouts that make them resemble hippopotamuses.

MOOMIN Bakery & Cafe

My friend gave me some presents from MOOMIN Bakery & Cafe. A stuffed Moomin, Moomin family pasta and a spaghetti tong. The pasta and the spaghetti tong are shaped like Hattifatteners which are my favorite character.

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MOOMIN Bakery & Cafe

Udon part2 “Udon no U”

Udon part2

My friend and I had Cheese curry udon and Tonkotsu (pork bone) udon which has usually a cloudy white colored broth. They come with a bowl of rice.

Udon part2

Udon part2

Udon part2

“Udon no U” restaurants have a lot of interesting flavors.

Udon no U
GOURMET NAVI

8tote “Hataraku Fukuro ten” : tote bag exhibition

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“Hataraku Fukuro ten” (working bag) exhibition was held at “mitsubachi-tote 8studio” in Aoyama, Tokyo. It is held in December every year and It’s the 7th anniversary.

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About 200 colorful tote bags are everything different color combination.

mitsubachi-tote” uses the name “8tote” in English. The tote bags are sold on website and roadside shop in Aoyama.

mitsubachi-tote

Walnut cookies from SEIKOUTEI (Christmas version)

Walnut cookies from SEIKOUTEI(Christmas version)

These are Walnut cookies with fancy boxes form SEIKOUTEI.

Walnut cookies from SEIKOUTEI(Christmas version)

They could be nice holiday gifts for my friends.

SEIKOUTEI

Pierre Herme miniature collection 2

Pierre Herme miniature collection 2

Pierre Herme do it again!
I heard his first minis were sold 2 hundred thousand boxes. it was great success!

Pierre Herme miniature collection 2

We can get these at his boutique or toy stores.

Pierre Herme collecton (BANDAI)
Pierre Herme (JAPANESE)

Laduree charms for Christmas 2008

Laduree charms

Laduree made a box of 7 tiny charms for Christmas 2008. these are soooo cute, however I’m slightly disappointed because colored ones are made of plastics… I believed these are all made of brass with epoxy resins.

Laduree charms

Laduree Mitsukoshi (JAPANESE)
Laduree (French)

Winter jacket from Tsumori Chisato

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Winter jacket from Tsumori Chisato

This is a new winter lame jacket form Tsumori Chisato. It is a double zipped short jacket with a cotton Inner big collar. Very warm in the winter!!

Winter jacket from Tsumori Chisato

Tsumori Chisato

Tsumori Chisato sweater 2008A/W

Tsumori Chisato sweater 2008A/W

I got a new sweater from Tsumori Chisato 2008A/W. Twinkle pinky stars are on it.

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