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Hand-Dyed Indigo Uchiwa Fan


From Tokushima, Japan-based Awagami, a washi brand run by the Fujimori family, comes a lovely Uchiwa fan—a traditional Japanese non-folding fan whose style dates back to the 14th century. Hand-dyed with indigo in …


Gift Classic


Bokksu (founded in 2016 by Danny Taing) seeks to empower traditional snack-makers in Japan by including them in gift boxes—which come in three-, six- or 12-month subscription options. Containing premium and delectable …


Natural Wool Cap


Handmade in Japan by a master milliner that studied hat-making under legendary designer Jean Barthet, this natural-hued wool cap comes equipped with antimicrobial features and a unique softness—afforded by a process that …

Best Made Co.

Red Sashiko Ball Cap


Made from indigo-dyed cotton and adorned with a contrasting red sashiko stitch, Best Made Company’s ball cap fuses traditional Japanese pattern work with Americana. Bolstered by its all-over embroidery, the hat is …

Blue Blue Japan

Gray Intarsia Socks


Blue Blue Japan pays homage to their home country with these socks featuring the rising sun. Woven into the ankle of these reinforced, cotton-blend items, a red circle references the nation’s flag: …


Mirrored Fuji Smile Selvedge Bandana


Kapital’s selvedge, smiley-adorned bandana is made in Japan from 100% cotton. Inspired by Americana designs from the ’70s, the FASTCOLOR bandana incorporates traditional Japanese design and employs a fabric that’s soft from …


Black Tea Bowl


This handmade tea bowl, with a delicately shaped serving spout, is the perfect depth for whisking matcha. Crafted from coarse clay, it features an unfinished bottom to prevent slippage and to allow …


Japan: The Cookbook


Japan: The Cookbook includes 400 recipes from one of the world’s most respected food cultures—written and collected by food writer Nancy Singleton Hachisu. At almost 500 pages, the book is expansive and sprawls from first …