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Tsumori Chisato for home wears

takakos closet

I got some neck warmers and Loungey socks. So cozy and cute.
Can you see the cat’s paws? They are slip stoppers.

Tsumori Chisato for home wears

Tsumori Chisato socks

Tsumori Chisato Sleep

Wonka chocolate

Wonka chocolate

I believe that this was made at the factory the Oompa-Loompas works.

The Official Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Film Site

Tsumori Chisato (Japanese fashion designer)

takakos closet

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!

1-1-1 Minami-Aoyama Minato-KU Tokyo Aoyama Twin Bld West 2F

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

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

Tokyo Station (Shinkansen trip)


The station of the Shinkansen in Tokyo is Tokyo/Shinagawa station. (Well, there is also the Shin Yokohama station).


This brick station was built 100 years ago. Its old fashioned look is sort of isolated from the surrounding newly-redeveloped buildings and skyscrapers, but it is nicely old & kawaii station.


Opposite to Tokyo station is the Imperial Palace
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Q-pot. 07/08 A/W & I bought…

Q-pot. accessories

Q-pot. produces fashion accessories using the “food sample” technology. The 07/08 A/W collections are Round Biscuit, Strawberry Milk and new versions of the popular Creamy Macaroon. New series are all in romantic colors.

Q-pot. accessories

Sparkling with Swarovski rhinestones, or decorated with lovely fur and velour. They looks like sweets for Marie-Antoinette! Each Q-pot. stores has got its own “taste”. I bought a “maccha” in Kyoto. Not only this season’s, but there have been all pretty stuff in the past seasons.
So don’t forget to check them out!



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