Travel Journal

Dispatches from the Here and There

  • Daruma Yokota Sashiko Thread

    January 27, 2021 by

    In the summer of 2019 I visited the Daruma Yokota thread dyeing factory in Kyoto, Japan. As our wholesale company, Orimono Imports, is a distributor for the brand and our retail shop, Kimonomomo has sold their thread for several years, I was hoping to learn more about the dyeing process and brainstorm some new ideas.… Read more

  • Aizenkobo Indigo Face Masks

    December 9, 2020 by

    Here’s my fashion tip of the season: Wear a damn mask. Yes, I’m being harsh. Why? Because I live in a region where masks are mandatory and I support that decision by our local government. If you want to debate the merits of going maskless, please don’t bother. I will remove your comment. I already… Read more

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