Hightide Tape Dispenser

A simple, rugged steel tape dispenser. With rust and scratch resistant hammer tone finish, industrial coloring is attractive. With two sizes of S / L, S size is perfect for masking tape etc. It is a tape base that is perfect for professional use with a bottom screw hole for fixing to a wall or desk. L size upgraded the body weight, renewed more easy to use on the desktop.

Current available colors: Navy, Red, Green

MARCOMONDE Socks

MARCOMONDE was launched in 2007.

MARCOMONDE is a coined word consisting of [MARCO=MARCO POLO] and [MONDE=WORLD]. It is a Japanese brand which offers products, mainly legwear. For each season, a country or a city is chosen as a theme, and products are designed and made after the designer actually visits the place and experiences culture, seeing their folk crafts, climate and inhabitants.

In the 13th century, Marco Polo, merchant in Venezia, made a voyage aboard a big boat, searching for the spice that had a value equivalent to gold. And he provided people in the world with the foreign culture that no one on those days had ever seen. A travel would build up the spiritual richness in a person. Since those days when Marco Polo lived, it has still remained unchanged even today that a person starts traveling, longing for the culture and history in a foreign country.

Brand, “MARCOMONDE,” is proposing on a collection by collection basis those items which would permit you to feel as if you were traveling in a country, with one of her eras taken for the collection’s theme, just like a pleasant happening you may encounter there during your travel.

We have their current collection for both male and female clients.

MARCOMONDE also have  a selection of “Tabi” socks. Tabi are traditional Japanese socks dating back to the 15th century when everyone wore geta or zori shoes which are similar to current flip flops where your large toe is separated from the other ones. This gives you good balance.  Many people still wear Tabi socks. In Japan, workmen also still use a type of  black Tabi  shoes because they more comfortable and give better stability while working.

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Ponzu dressing

Ponzu Sauce with 3 different types of citrus:

Make a delicious salad with Ponzu sauce or use it as a dipping sauce or a dressing.  Or just add it to any dish for more flavor. 

Ponzu is a popular and widespread sauce in Japan. It combines soy sauce, dashi (fish soup stock) and a Japanese citrus. It also often includes a little bit of vinegar or mirin. Its taste is very much appreciated as it is both fresh and deep and rich in umami.

You can make a salad and use cherry tomatoes, green salad, avocado, cucumbers, radish, daikon, fresh seaweed, mango, fruits, shiso, basil, and whatever vegetables and herbs you like. You can add chicken, tofu, tuna fish, scallops, meat, or what every you like.

We also use it as a dipping sauce for hotpot dishes or shabu shabu etc.

There are No specific rules on how you like to use it. Take a taste and let your imagination take you to enjoy a meal.

We have this at our store so please feel free to stop by and try to add it to your list condiment list. For us, it is just as a important to keep in the fridge next to soy sauce.



Vincent Shoelaces & Cocks Combs

"Vincent Shoelace" was started by a man and woman from Kyoto and their love of shoes however he felt that there was a lack in shoe lace varieties so they decided to design their own. They consider that you should change your shoelaces like you change your hairstyles. There all multiple colors and patterns.

The Bees wax:

It is an original waterproof wax for waxing your laces so that they stay clean. All materials are combined with natural ingredients, and are handmade by two people. Lanolin, which is taken from beeswax and kyou oil.

You rub the shoelace with the bar of wax like you would an eraser and finally lightly melt the wax with a dryer. This process makes the shoelace stronger and helps to keep it shape better when tied. The wax also protects your laces from dirt and rain.

They also created what they named, “Cocks Comb” in three different colors so you can change the front of you favorite sneakers when they get dirty. A spin-off item that they wanted to create as another way to accessorize your sneakers.

These products can be found at our store. 

Sakurai Kokeshi Wooden Dolls

As our clients know, we always find special vintage Kokeshi dolls. We will of course continue to have a selection, however we have found a more modern company that we will have at our store. A more modern take on Kokeshi with different colors and patterns. We hope you enjoy these as well.

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This is their companies story:

The Kokeshi studio/shop of Akihiro Sakurai, is located in Naruko, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

Naruko, a very famous spa community, has one of the oldest and strongest traditions of Kokeshi that dates back more than a hundred years. Surrounded by the majestic nature of Naruko and nurtured by a lively flow of travelers, they are always striving for further sophistication while honoring generations of family Kokeshi tradition—meeting contemporary demands while promoting Kokeshi culture. They produce traditional Kokeshis in types such as “Iwazo,” “Mannojo,” and “Eikichi,” (all named after their ancestors) as well as wooden Hina-ningyo type Kokeshis.

Kokeshi has a tradition nurtured by harsh winters, blessing of hot springs, and uncompromising craftspeople-kokeshi, a type of simple, traditional wooden doll, is thought to have originated as a children's toy during the mid-19th century in the hot-springs communities deep within the mountains of today's Miyagi Prefecture. In the mid-20th century, people "discovered" kokeshi, and the emergence of collectors transformed it from an everyday toy to a coveted treasure for all generations. With their stark simplicity and gentle expressions, kokeshis have long been used as beloved gifts suitable to a variety of occasions, such as birthdays, house warmings, weddings, and births, and as unique design objects to illuminate contemporary homes.

This companies Kokeshi tradition goes back to Matagoro Ohnuma, who is believed to be the founder of Naruko Kokeshi, towards the end of the Edo period. Since then, surrounded by the abundant nature and hot springs of Naruko, they have produced Kokeshi for generations.

Although the environment that surrounds Kokeshi has changed drastically over the course of 150 years—including social transformations, booming demand, and changing taste—their fundamental attitude towards Kokeshi has remained unchanged: pursuit of tradition and exploration of new possibilities.

Today, with an aging and declining population and challenges faced within the local economy, the situation of Kokeshi craft in Naruko is not an easy one. However, with Akihiro’s young son, Naomichi returned back from Tokyo his studies in Tokyo, and are striving to revitalize this unique craft in a sustainable way, accommodating contemporary demands while maintaining tradition.

We hope you enjoy our selection of new Kokeshi!

Sugai World Cute Clips

We are currently showcasing a new brand from Tokyo called, “Sugai World”. They are very cute clips in different styles … animals, monster characters, etc.  We only have a limited selection right now so come to the store to get them soon!

An interview with Sugai World is as follows:

Q.1 What is the SUGAI WORLD ?

We are tokyo based happy design gift maker. We plan and design all of our products, and ask Japanese factories to make them. We are committed to creating unique and playful products, mainly stationery. And we are trying to make them from eco-friendly material as much as possible.

Q.2 How did it start the SUGAI WORLD, Inc.?

When our founder, Yu SUGAI, was working for an another company, he started writing down his ideas about things that can change the life more comfortable and happier. (There are more than 20 idea-notebooks now.)That was a way to reduce his stress in a packed train of everyday.

At first, He was just enjoying sharing his ideas with his friends. But someday, one of them said to him, “Your ideas are so fun! Why don’t you make them?”, and he said “Why not !? Let’s do that!! “.

In 2011, we made the first product “Mustache-it”, a mustache shaped sticky note.

For the first 2 years, we were selling only the one. “Mustache-it” became a quite big hit riding the mustache-boom which came in those days. (That was a beginner’s luck!)

Then we made second product and third… and in 2013, we made our first debut at Tokyo Gift show.

Q.3 What is the purpose of the SUGAI WORLD products?

People in Japan work very hard in a small spaces. So we want to make them to be able to work happier with our products. And also, we hope the same thing about people all of the world. Our mission is “give imagination and dream to the world ”.

Q.4 What is the dream of the SUGAI WORLD?

To communicate with people all over the world through our products. And we believe that will be a part of the world peace.

 

Stalogy : Touch Screen Roller

Perfect cleaner for touch screens like Ipad’s, Iphones, etc. This gently cleanses of any dust or fingerprints without damaging the. Highly addictive.

Portable and refillable, what everyone should have on your desk.

The roller contains 12 sticky sheet sections that can be used for approximately 40 times.

Available in Black, Red, Light Blue. Refill’s are available as well.

Summer Hakutou White Peaches

Okayama’s peaches are well-known among the Japanese for the folk tale of “Momotarou (Peach Boy)”, and peach blossoms represent Okayama as the “Prefectural Flower”.

Full-scale peach cultivation began in 1875 (Meiji Period), when peaches were brought to Okayama from China. With the gifted environmental features and the long hard work of the foregoers who acquired brilliant techniques, Okayama became one of Japan’s largest peach producers.

“White peaches” are grown with extra care; each fruit is covered with a small bag to protect the delicate soft white skin to ripen it to perfection. This process requires a lot of work, and is an important technique in cultivating the finest peaches. Comments like “I’ve never had peaches that are this soft and sweet.” and “Peaches made in Okayama are always delicious!” are the finest compliments for the peach producers in Okayama.

White peaches from various regions can be found in August and are very special. Juicy and without preservatives. When the fruit is small the farmer will examine each fruit and cut any that do not look. About 1/3rd of the peaches are culled during this process, hence all the goodness of the tree can go into the peaches that are kept. After this, each peach is individually wrapped in light paper to prevent spoiling by bugs.

If you cannot find any green colors on the stem of the peach, that means your peach is fully ripen. You should enjoy it right away. If you leave it in the refrigerator to cool for two hours before you eat it, you can enjoy it even better!

But be careful not to cool it too much. If you leave it in the refrigerator too long, you won’t be able to fully enjoy the flavor or sweetness. So if you can’t eat it right away, leave it in room temperature, but try to eat it as soon as possible. Avoid leaving it in the refrigerator too long, or under direct sunlight for the peach may rot.

The best way to enjoy peaches are eating them fresh, but if you have more than enough peaches, try making some fresh peach jam. Cook it in an enamel pot, with half the amount of granulated sugar of the peaches.

You can enjoy the jam along with some yogurt, or mix it with milk to make a refreshing drink!

These are truly special peaches and we look forward to having them in summer!

Summer Hakutou White Peaches

Okayama’s peaches are well-known among the Japanese for the folk tale of “Momotarou (Peach Boy)”, and peach blossoms represent Okayama as the “Prefectural Flower”.

Full-scale peach cultivation began in 1875 (Meiji Period), when peaches were brought to Okayama from China. With the gifted environmental features and the long hard work of the foregoers who acquired brilliant techniques, Okayama became one of Japan’s largest peach producers.

“White peaches” are grown with extra care; each fruit is covered with a small bag to protect the delicate soft white skin to ripen it to perfection. This process requires a lot of work, and is an important technique in cultivating the finest peaches. Comments like “I’ve never had peaches that are this soft and sweet.” and “Peaches made in Okayama are always delicious!” are the finest compliments for the peach producers in Okayama.

White peaches from various regions can be found in August and are very special. Juicy and without preservatives. When the fruit is small the farmer will examine each fruit and cut any that do not look. About 1/3rd of the peaches are culled during this process, hence all the goodness of the tree can go into the peaches that are kept. After this, each peach is individually wrapped in light paper to prevent spoiling by bugs.

If you cannot find any green colors on the stem of the peach, that means your peach is fully ripen. You should enjoy it right away. If you leave it in the refrigerator to cool for two hours before you eat it, you can enjoy it even better!

But be careful not to cool it too much. If you leave it in the refrigerator too long, you won’t be able to fully enjoy the flavor or sweetness. So if you can’t eat it right away, leave it in room temperature, but try to eat it as soon as possible. Avoid leaving it in the refrigerator too long, or under direct sunlight for the peach may rot.

The best way to enjoy peaches are eating them fresh, but if you have more than enough peaches, try making some fresh peach jam. Cook it in an enamel pot, with half the amount of granulated sugar of the peaches.

You can enjoy the jam along with some yogurt, or mix it with milk to make a refreshing drink!

These are truly special peaches and we look forward to having them in summer!

Japanese Beach Culture

In Japan everyone tries to go to the beach during summer. There are many cliffs Japan’s coastline so naturally the beaches with sand are very packed.  Since we live on a mostly volcanic island, most beaches have black sand that gets really hot in summer so if you don’t have beach shoes, it can feel like you are walking on hot coals. There are some beaches with lighter sand and always completely full of people. By the busy beaches you find several Umi no ie (seaside house) which is more like a shack with food (providing shade, bathrooms, showers, lockers for storage, etc.) These prefabricated buildings are put up quickly at the end of tsuyu, rainy season, and taken down on September 1st.  Tatami mat on the floor which work well to remove sand.

In the last decade, “Designer umi no ie” have become popular for the fashion & design crowd with private bookings organized by various brands. Expect good food, special cocktails, select activities, etc. In the evening there are dj’s and sometimes live performances as well. One of our favorites is Caban by David Guarino & fashion house Tomorrowland.

Popular activities on the beach are pretty much the same as in every country, with the exception of hard core sun-tanning like in Europe. While some people tan, it is still considered bad to ruin your skin in the sun. Many people bring their own protection, a parasol, sometimes a tent. These are mostly for families. Otherwise many use the Umi no ie to find shade and food and refreshments. Kakigori (shaved ice with a flavored syrup on top) is very popular for both adults and kids.

Other games are Suikawari (watermelon Splitting) : you are blindfolded and given a bamboo stick to whack a watermelon until it splits, everyone enjoys eating the watermelon afterwards. It’s always fun to make sand castles or burry a friend or family member in sand.

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At the end of the day we do small Fireworks which can be bought in a convenience store or supermarket. Very fun, no matter what age you are.

Then clean up and go home, make sure to leave the beach clean without garbage and please recycle.

Obon Festival

Every summer we celebrate Obon for about 3 days, which is a yearly Buddhist event for remembering our ancestors. Traditionally obon is the time each year when the spirits of our ancestors return to visit relatives. For this lanterns are hung outside the house to guide them back. We clean and water their grave stones and prayers at temples. Bon Odori dances are performed and Taiko drums playing. Each district has different dances and rituals.

At the end, floating lanterns are put in the river or lake or ocean to guide the spirits back to their world.

This is also the beginning of summer holidays. Many people plan trips around this time both domestically and abroad. If you have plans to travel around Japan in this time, expect higher prices and plan far in advance. 

Japanese Fans

In ancient Japan, hand fans, such as oval and silk fans were influenced greatly by the Chinese fans. The earliest visual depiction of fans in Japan dates back to the 6th century CE, with burial tomb paintings showed drawings of fans. The folding fan was invented in Japan, with date ranging from the 6th to 9th centuries.

They were made by tying thin stripes of hinoki (Japanese cypress) together with thread. The number of strips of wood differed according to the person's rank. Later in the 16th century, Portuguese traders introduced it to the west and soon both men and women throughout the continent adopted it. They are used today by Shinto priests in formal costume and in the formal costume of the Japanese court (they can be seen used by the Emperor and Empress during enthronement and marriage) and are brightly painted with long tassels. Simple Japanese paper fans are sometimes known as harisen.

Printed fan leaves and painted fans are done on a paper ground. The paper was originally handmade and displayed the characteristic watermarks. Machine-made paper fans, introduced in the 19th century, are smoother, with an even texture. Even today, Geisha of all types (but maiko most often) use folding fans in their fan dances as well.

Japanese fans are made of paper on a bamboo frame, usually with a design painted on them. In addition to folding fans (ōgi), the round non-bending fans (uchiwa) are popular and commonplace. The fan is primarily used for fanning oneself in hot weather. The uchiwa fan subsequently spread to other parts of Asia including Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Sri Lanka and to this day are still used by Buddhist monks as "ceremonial fans".

It was also used in the military as a way of sending signals on the field of battle, however fans were mainly used for social and court activities. In Japan, fans were variously used by warriors as a form of weapon, by actors and dancers for performances, and by children as a toy.

The Mai Ogi (or Japanese dancing fan) has ten sticks and a thick paper mount showing the family crest, and Japanese painters made a large variety of designs and patterns. The slats, of ivory, bone, mica, mother of pearl, sandalwood, or tortoise shell, were carved and covered with paper or fabric. Folding fans have "montures" which are the sticks and guards, and the leaves were usually painted by craftsmen. Social significance was attached to the fan in the Far East as well, and the management of the fan became a highly regarded feminine art. Fans were even used as a weapon - called the iron fan, or tessen in Japanese.

In modern times many people have a special fan that is kept for special occasions like matsuri festivals, weddings, ceremonies, etc. Other fans are also used for staying cool during the summer. These can be bought in stores, convenience stores, etc. They are also given out for free by with printed advertisements. Some have pop idols on them. Many fashion brands also make their own summer fans. So there is a very large variety of fans with different prices and types.

There is a way to snap a fan opened and closed with one hand and in a gracefully snapping, inward motion. You can find tutorials on youtube and practice.

How to Open Folding Fans:

Hold the head of the folding fan, i.e., the part with the metal rivet, with one hand.

Check that the design of the hand fan is facing up and that the spokes completely drop in an outward direction or away from you so that when the fan finally opens, its front design faces outward or the audience. You can see whether the hand fan's design faces up through the clarity of the colors of the design, which peeks through the folded leaf.

Simultaneously bring your fan in a slanting direction in-front of you and loosen your grip on four fingers, i.e., the index to small finger, so that the outer guard side and spokes freely drop and the folding fan opens in a snap and in an inward direction or in-front of you. Opening a folding fan inwards is important as it prevents you from hitting the person next to you.

Folding fans with thick leaves, like Battenburg lace fans, paper folding fans, and cloth fans, may require that their folds be properly established before they can be opened in a snap. To open a new folding fan, guide their spokes by sliding the latter downward using your thumb. Similarly, ensure that the fan opens in-front of you and its design faces outward.

How to Close a Folding Fan:

To close a folding fan, turn your wrist upside-down to bring the dropped spokes of the hand fan up. This gesture causes the hand fan's spokes to drop naturally, gather on your palm, and bring the hand fan to a close and to its original position.

To close a new folding fan, similarly turn your wrist upside-down to bring the dropped spokes of the hand fan up. Gently slide the hand fan's spokes downward with the help of your fingers to bring the hand fan to a close and to its original position.

We have some folding fans (ogi) at our store as well as round fans (uchiwa) by Beams Japan.

INIC Instant Drinks

We now have INIC Instant coffee with 4 flavors including Macha, Chocolate, Coffee, Decaff.

Absolutely no colorings, flavorings or additives

The only ingredients of INIC coffee are coffee and dextrin. Dextrin is a natural substance made by breaking down starch.

It is use this to stabilize the quality of INIC coffee. There is no usage of colorings, flavorings or additives, so please drink with confidence.

A taste you will be never tired of, no matter how many times you drink it morning, afternoon and night.

INIC coffee has a moderately strong taste you can drink anytime. It has totally well-balanced harmony between the acidity and bitterness. It has an exhilarating feel when drunk that leaves you satisfied without leaving weight, so you will be never tired of it whenever you drink it. The top aroma that rises up in the moment it melts has a habit-forming aromanticness.

 

Inc Coffee – Macha Powder Sticks

A bright flavor of well selected matcha with sweetness in its slight bitterness. Japanese green tea (matcha) in smooth, soluble powder. You can enjoy a good quality matcha drink anywhere with hot or cold water. Of course, you can easily sprinkle onto chocolate or other desserts to make matcha desserts easily.

Take just five seconds whether ice or hot

INIC is fineness to the premium fine granule powder that achieves a misty matcha extract solution with a special instantaneously drying manufacturing method.

You can see the difference at a glance from other powders.

Therefore, this is an extraordinary product that takes just five seconds whether in hot or cold water.

You can enjoy the luxurious taste of authentic matcha without trouble even when you are busy.

 

Chocolate Powder sticks:

The happiness of putting a good quality chocolate into your mouth. Inic Chocolate will let you enjoy such luxurious taste. The chocolate is made in Belgium. Cocoa is made by Valrhona in France. The ultimate dessert drink was created of the two in Japan. Dissolving it in hot water create the rich chocolat chaud by using milk.

Take just five seconds whether ice or hot

INIC is fineness to the premium fine granule powder that achieves a misty coffee extract solution with a special instantaneously drying manufacturing method.

You can see the difference at a glance from other powders.

Therefore, this is an extraordinary product that takes just five seconds whether in hot or cold water.

You can enjoy the luxurious taste of authentic coffee without trouble even when you are busy.

Clear chocolate, no bitterness and acidity

The challenge with conventional instant chocolate was that an enormous burden was placed on the beans because it was extracted under conditions considered harsh on them (e.g. high heat).

This even pulled out unnecessary turbidity, bitterness and acridity.

Accordingly, Inic strictly set the optimal extraction temperature and extraction time to maximize just the attractions of the carefully selected chocolate.

 

Decaff Coffee sticks:

Retain the good taste and takes out 99.85% of the caffeine.

Before bedtime, during pregnancy or lactation, do you want to have coffee and to avoid caffeine at the same time ? Inic Decaf Coffee fulfills such desires. It is 99.85% caffeine-free (within 100g) decaf coffee. The rich and deep flavor of the combination of well-balanced Colombian coffee and Guatemalan coffee with strong flavor will satisfy you despite it being decaf. The flavor is retained in fine granule powder manufactured by Inic original method. Its tastiness is diffused in 5 seconds after dissolving in hot or cold water. Let the lush coffee experience start at any time.

Take just five seconds whether ice or hot

INIC is fineness to the premium fine granule powder that achieves a misty coffee extract solution with a special instantaneously drying manufacturing method.

You can see the difference at a glance from other powders.

Therefore, this is an extraordinary product that takes just five seconds whether in hot or cold water.

You can enjoy the luxurious taste of authentic coffee without trouble even when you are busy.

Clear coffee, No bitterness and acidity

The challenge with conventional instant coffee was that an enormous burden was placed on the beans because it was extracted under conditions considered harsh on them (e.g. high heat).

This even pulled out unnecessary turbidity, bitterness and acridity.

Accordingly, Inic strictly set the optimal extraction temperature and extraction time by ascertaining the characteristics of the Arabica blend to maximize just the attractions of the carefully selected coffee beans.

They cut out the weak points of the beans through a delicate process to make coffee with just its deliciousness standing out.

 

Coffee Powder Sticks:

Take just five seconds whether ice or hot

INIC is fineness to the premium fine granule powder that achieves a misty coffee extract solution with a special instantaneously drying manufacturing method.

You can see the difference at a glance from other powders.

Therefore, this is an extraordinary product that takes just five seconds whether in hot or cold water.

You can enjoy the luxurious taste of authentic coffee without trouble even when you are busy.

Clear coffee, No bitterness and acidity

The challenge with conventional instant coffee was that an enormous burden was placed on the beans because it was extracted under conditions considered harsh on them (e.g. high heat).

This even pulled out unnecessary turbidity, bitterness and acridity.

Accordingly, Inic strictly set the optimal extraction temperature and extraction time by ascertaining the characteristics of the Arabica blend to maximize just the attractions of the carefully selected coffee beans.

They cut out the weak points of the beans through a delicate process to make coffee with just its deliciousness standing out.

Please visit our store to try this product.

Kinkan

Summer is on its way and with that all the little mosquitos and bugs that come out. In Japan we use mosquito coils, which can be found in every country, but sometimes you just get a mosquito bites and it’s extremely annoying. In Japan we use a product to master this called KINKAN.

KINKAN has excellent effects on insect bites, itching, also for stiff shoulders, lumbar pain, bruising and sprains by removing heat from the affected site and suppressing the conduction of itching/pain.

Ingredient and amount [per 100 mL]:

Contains:

Aqueous ammonia 21.3 mL

ℓ -menthol 1.97 g

d-camphor 2.41 g

Salicylic acid 0.57 g

Capsicum tincture 0.35 mL (35 mg as an amount of raw herbal medicine)

This product contains ginseng extract as an additive and alcohol as a solvent.

Dose and administration

Apply an appropriate amount onto the affected area several times a day.

(1)When this product is used by children, use it under the supervision of a parent or guardian.

(2)Take care to prevent contact with the eyes. If the eyes should be exposed, flush them promptly with lukewarm water. If the symptom is severe, consult an ophthalmologist.

(3)This product should be used only for topical application. Gargle with water when a child ingests it by mistake. Consult a physician if a child swallows the liquid.

♦ How to use:

①Keep the bottle upward and push the center of the sponge several times. Air inside the bottle is removed and excess discharge can be prevented.

②Keep the affected site clean (free of impurities/cosmetics/drugs).

③Push the sponge on the affected site lightly so that the site is soaked with the liquid.

④Repeat the procedure of “apply and dry” several times.

Keep this product away from flammable sources such as heating devices because there is a risk of explosion or ignition.

Do not leave the product in a car because the temperature is prone to be very high inside.

Use the product as soon as possible after opening regardless of the expiration date.

On holiday I always keep Kinkan in my bag, just I keep a bottle to touch up when I need protection from the sun.

We only have a few bottles left at our store.

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Porter Flex

With summer travels coming soon, we highly recommend Yoshida Porter’s light rip-stop 2way duffle bag for any surprise shopping you may do. Whenever we travel to Japan or elsewhere we always find that we often buy more than planned. We never travel without this foldable bag that can be checked in or used as carry-on. The ripstop, waterproof fabric is strong enough for travel. It comes in a small pouch that is easily packed. It is also a convenient bag for outdoor use. Light and always comes in handy.

The Bonsac bag is also very popular for travel. It is in the same series and was originally designed for carrying equipment. It can be used as a backpack or a shoulder bag. Oversized bag that works for travel as well as your daily life.

The material is a nylon ripstop fabric also called parachute cross, it has a tear-off effect because thick nylon thread is woven into a lattice shape, so even if a hole is punctured, since cracks are hard to spread any further, ponchos of military equipment and It is also used for outdoor clothing and the like.

Please visit our store to see these bags.

Matsunoya Strong Gardening Bag

Matsunoya strong cotton canvas tote bag for gardening tools.  Matsunoya Threadline tote is made from 100% heavy duty cotton canvas. The trademarked fabric makes it durable enough to maintain its shape. 100% cotton and is very strong. The Canvas that is woven in Okayama, Japan.

Multi pockets to fit your gardening tools or other tools but it definatly has a feel for work outdoors. Very strong and you can wash the bag in the washing machine with cold water. Small silver latches let you adjust its shape and size. Perfect for summer gardening. 

Perfect for summertime tending to the garden.