The Meanings Behind Traditional Japanese Patterns That Even Japanese People Don't Know!?
Traditional Japanese designs, or Wagara, are a type of pattern peculiar to Japan.
The most well known of these take a single design and create patterns by placing the design systematically on fabric.
They're mostly used for kimono, packaging, and other goods and sundries, but not only are they ultra cute -- they also have proper significance!
The beautiful spirit of Japanese ~ Express blessings with Mizuhiki ~
Have you noticed? The Japanese shugibukuro (special envelope for monetary gifts), kagami-mochi / round rice cake and kadomatsu for New Year decoration are all decorated with beautiful "paper strings". Moreover, these paper strings are in all kinds of shapes... !
Manga Design Exhibition 2019 at JCC, Singapore!
The well-loved manga design exhibition held in Singapore last year (2018) will continue this year (2019)!
Besides the exhibition "Manga Design Exhibition ~ Connecting Chinese and Japanese through Manga Design ~" held in Beijing, China from September 4th to 15th, 2019, "Manga Design Exhibition 2019" will be held from October 5th to 19th at Japan Creative Centre (Embassy of Japan in Singapore)!
The right yukata for the right time! How to coordinate your yukata, hairstyle and obi!
Summer in Japan means; yukata season!
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed when buying or renting a yukata?
So many designs, colors, patterns, not to mention picking the right hairdo, shoes and accessories... how to make the right choices?
- Fashion & Makeup
Experience the Matcha Making! @THE MATCHA TOKYO OMOTESANDO
In the last article, I introduced to you a real organic matcha cafe shop called "THE MATCHA TOKYO OMOTESANDO". If you want to know the specific menu of this store and its unique features, please click to see Part.1!