Japanese Towels 101

Japanese Towels 101

When shopping for a new towel, you’re most likely looking for something soft, absorbent, and long-lasting. With so many types of fabrics and styles to choose from, the process can be a bit overwhelming if you’re not well-versed in towel terminology. With the help of the Morihata Towel Buyer’s Guide we’re here to give you a quick lesson on Japanese towels so you can find the one that is right for you. Made in Imabari For over 200 years, Imabari,…

Stay Sharp with Shapton

Stay Sharp with Shapton

Shapton is the world leader in producing high-quality and durable sharpening stones. Known for their impressive sharpening capabilities and unique composition, Shapton has proudly served its customers for over 50 years. Offering both glass and whetstone sharpening products, we will be taking a closer look at their new Kuromaku Professional Stones.   Design Combining abrasives, like silicon carbide and alumina, with binders and other composite materials, gives Shapton stones their durability and longevity. Another defining feature of the Shapton stone is its exclusive design….

A look into Milan’s Barbershops

A look into Milan’s Barbershops

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During our recent trip to Milan, we stopped by a few different barbershops to share an authentic view of Italian wet-shaving and grooming culture. From traditional to modern and everything in-between, Milan has some of the best barbershops we’ve ever seen. Antica Barbieria Colla di Franco Bompieri Milan’s original and the most recognized barbershop is that of Antica Barbieria Colla di Franco Bompieri. Founded in 1904, their knowledge and experience remains unmatched. In the center of Milan, you’ll find their unassuming…

La Bella Italia

La Bella Italia

Exploring cities around the world is something we love doing to bring you rare and exclusive products. Travelling allows us to do much more than curate beautiful items; it allows us to understand the history and culture of the items we offer. Our latest trip was to Milan, Italy where we were fully embraced Italian lifestyle. We were also in search of new products to add to our existing Italian collection which features brands such as Farmacia Santissima Annunziata, Omega,…