Water Repellent Furoshiki

Traditional Japanese wrapping squares find a new purpose as the flexible alternative to the plastic bag

They’ve been around for thousands of years, but Furoshiki are making a fresh, practical comeback thanks in part to Japan Store. Once cherished as the precious carrier of royal and holy robes, the Japanese cloth squares were also used as bathmats centuries ago but today, they can be used as anything from a tote to a shawl. Returning to favor as the ubiquity of plastic …