Monthly Archives April 2010

Apr 30, 2010

DCesare at Isetan Shinjuku

We made a special edition of Sakura‘s and Kabocha‘s for Isetan Shinjuku that debuted at this show. On sale there in the Parasol/Umbrella department for the rest of the season!

Apr 21, 2010

Photography by Matias Lasarte

My good friend Matias Lasarte recently took a series of my parasols out for a photo shoot in Uruguay. I can’t express how happy I am with the results. The pictures bring out the beauty in the items far beyond what I expected. Thanks Matias. The pictures speak for themselves.I’ll

Apr 11, 2010

Nagoya Takashimaya

Nagoya has great Miso Katsu. I’ll definitely be having that again when I get a chance to go back. The customers in Nagoya that I met at JR Takashimaya were different than typical Tokyo customers. I’m not sure exactly how though.

Apr 09, 2010

Osaka Debut at Hankyuu!

I’ve been in Osaka selling this season’s collection at Hankyuu’s umbrella and parasol department. It’s been a great experience so far. Osaka customersare quite boisterous and friendly so I’m really enjoying the experience. Last but not least, the food. I love eating out in Osaka!

Apr 02, 2010

Somei Yoshino Sakura Parasol

Somei Yoshino is a variety of Japanese Sakura tree that has nearly pure white blossoms that are tinged in a soft pink. This limited edition parasol was created in collaboration with the wonderful artist,  Aya Kato. Aya Kato often works with fairytales and traditional motifs, turning them into bold, psychedelic,