February 10, 2017

See Japan’s modern culture in Snapshot Japan

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  • Get a glimpse of some of the newest Japanese products in Snapshot Japan. This is a mini-product fair which coincides with the Digital Dimensions exhibition. Happening from February 9 to 11, 2017 at the Yuchengco Museum lobby, people will get to see fashion apparels, accessories, food, and beauty items reflecting modern Japanese culture. (See more: Japanese Video Art at Yuchengco Museum: Digital Dimensions by Naoko Tosa)

    Here are the things you need to see and check out in this fair:

    Denim Closet from Kurashiki


    Denim Closet specializes in making apparel women can wear for work and for their night outs. 

    Denim Closet is a Japanese clothing brand which specializes in making comfortable apparel for working women aged 25-40. Their products aim to bring together style and comfort in one fashionable item, giving women something they could wear during and once they get off at work. A pair of jeans would cost at around 15,000 yen (6,000 pesos). Aside from jeans, they also sell shirts, bags, and other trinkets that women would like to have in their stash.

    As of now, Denim Closet doesn’t have a physical store, but those who wish to snag their items could do so by visiting their website and online shop.

    Hareta Japan


    Hareta Japan produces compote and jelly made from the high brand fruits. 

    Hareta Japan specializes in producing fruits compote and jelly without the use of any alcohol and preservatives. All their products are made in Japan and in the Japanese way, so it is assured that people may expect to taste nothing but the best and the freshest fruits that their country has to offer. They offer preserved Muscat grapes which are the most expensive of its kind and can be found in Okayama, Japan.   Aside from this they also offer products made from New Pione grapes, golden peaches, white peaches, kiwi, and other fruits. Their products are priced starting at 300 pesos for small bottles. Just like Denim Closet, Hareta doesn’t have a physical store in the country yet, but they are planning to bring their products to some of the metro’s weekend markets.

    For more information, you may visit Hareta’s Facebook page and website.

    Stationery and Beauty Items


    Stationery lovers may find these staplers, as well as fashion and beauty items, in the fair. 

    Also available in the event are pens and other stationery products which are famous and loved by people in Japan. From erasable frixion pens to staplers which doesn’t need staple wires, people may be able to get these products which you won’t usually see anywhere else. Fashionistas may also finally get to snag bags and Japanese beauty items at an affordable price in the said fair.


    Snapshot Japan will be running from February 9 to 11 at the Yuchengco Lobby Museum, from 10AM to 6PM.


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