silk

Kawamata’s Fairy Feather Silk Flies from Japan into Hermes’ Luxury Scarves

The thinnest yarn-dyed silk fabric ever made. There’s no better word to describe Kawamata’s fairy feather silk from its production down to the final product, other than special. From its raw materials and the technology used to create it down to the bond between those involved in its development, Kawamata silk is a very special…

Tochigi Prefecture: Japan’s Silk Road

As you head to Tochigi Prefecture, just north of Tokyo, the high-rises gradually disappear and space opens up to make room for farm fields and rushing rivers. Mountains ring the horizon, snow-capped in winter and lush with verdant greenery in summer. Here, where the Kinu River cuts a wide swath, more than a thousand years…

Add These Cute Kimono Undies from Japan To Your Lingerie Collection!

With all the spring-themed crazes popping up here and there during this blooming season, it’s no wonder that even the most unusual items you could think of are getting involved. Snacks and beverages, clothing and footwear, and now even underwear?! FUNTY shop.funty.jp/ FUNTY is a Japanese lingerie site that provides comfortable and fashionable undergarments for…