Brand Profile: Nawrap Towels

Brand Profile: Nawrap Towels

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Nawrap towels are quickly becoming a customer favourite. Lightweight, soft, absorbent, and fast-drying, the Nawrap collection makes a perfect addition to any household. Crafted in Japan Established in 1930, Nawrap originally focused on manufacturing mosquito nets. It wasn’t until later that the company switched focus and began to manufacture textiles and linens.  Each Nawrap towel is precisely woven according to traditional Japanese techniques in Nara, Japan and have a 4-layer design. Free of dyes and chemicals, all materials are 100%…

Product Spotlight: Toyo Tool Box

Product Spotlight: Toyo Tool Box

Crafted in Japan, the Toyo Steel Box is durable, practical, and lasting. Known for quality and craftsmanship, these popular boxes are unique finds that can be used from everything from décor to storage.  Brand History Established in 1969, Toyo Steel began their operations as an industrial, pro-tool manufacturer. It slowly transitioned to producing lifestyle products, starting with a basic organizer tool box and evolving from there. Their quality and craftsmanship has given them a dominant position within the Japanese market,…

Kent’s Grooming Excellence

Kent’s Grooming Excellence

Since 1777, Kent has produced exceptional grooming products, proudly handcrafted in England.  Brand History  Renowned family-owned British business, Kent officially making them the world’s oldest hairbrush manufacturer. Known for their handmade and professional line of brushes, the company continues to dominate the world’s beauty industry thanks to their impeccable reputation and highly sought after quality products. Heightening their reputation is the inclusion of the royal coat of arms on their luxury products as a result of the Royal Warrant given to…

History of Claus Porto

History of Claus Porto

Ach Brito  Established in 1918, the Ach Brito soap factory was founded by two brothers in Portugal to offer quality and handcrafted products. In 1925, they took over an existing soap factory – Claus & Schweder – after its founders, two Germany expats, returned to Germany. Rebranding as Claus Porto by Ach, they wanted to maintain brand consistency.  Specializing in different products, Ach. Brito created sub brands to help identify its various collections. The Luxo-Banho brand was registered in 1927…

Sustainable Living with Mujun Japan!

Sustainable Living with Mujun Japan!

Mujun Japan is known for its unique, artisanal offerings. Rare and specialty items are courtesy of a the small but highly skilled Mujun team of local craftsmen and artisans.  Wanting to share their knowledge with locals and pass their skills to the next generation, Mujun founders purchased 200,000 sqm of land to fulfill their vision of a village of craftsmen. Located in the mountain forest area of Shimane, Japan, the area is called “The Mujun Planet.” Since most of Japan – 80%…

Myrsol Lookbook

Myrsol Lookbook

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Miquel Solé Ricou founded Myrsol in the 1940’s in Barcelona, an independent entrepreneur working out of his home. Once a barber, he wanted to create his own products for the salon, so he began to study chemistry to learn how to produce his own lotions. Self-taught, and buying quality ingredients, he created formulations to cater to each skin type. The brand “Myrsol” is an acronym of his name, although he chose to spell it with a Y instead of I….

Brand Profile: Feather Japan

Brand Profile: Feather Japan

The technical superiority of Feather Japan’s straight razor collection is sure to convert any disposable razor user to straight-razor shaving.  Since 1932, the talented artisans at Feather have been crafting innovative and quality tools to deliver a close and smooth shave. Located in Osaka, Japan, Feather Safety Razor Co. Ltd. leads all competing manufacturers of high-end shaving, medical, and industrial blades.  Feather’s primary manufacturing plant is found in the “City of Cutlery,” Seko City, home to incredibly skilled craftsmen who designed and…

Brand Profile: ZADOR Fine Soap

Brand Profile: ZADOR Fine Soap

Guided by tradition, purity, innovation and style, ZADOR expertly crafts Fine Soap Bars that are high performing, elegant, and gentle on skin. It’s not just their performance that makes them unique to any others on the market; it’s how they’re made and what they’re made with. ZADOR utilizes the natural healing properties of a local famous natural resource to make its collection a true original.  Behind the Brand In 2014, two friends were united by their desire to preserve Hungarian…

Award Winning Excellence

Award Winning Excellence

Fendrihan would like to congratulate renowned Japanese blacksmith, Mr. Ryoichi Mizouchi, on his recent MITSUI Golden Takumi Award.   Working under Mr. Iwasaki gaining years of experience and invaluable skills and knowledge, Mr. Mizouchi is one of the most sought-after blacksmiths. Ensuring precision and a high-quality standard of each item that is produced, his exceptional attention to detail and creative passion sets his work apart. He is currently a lead craftsman for the Sanjo Seisakusho Company in Japan handcrafting the Iwasaki Japanese Kamisori Straight Razor collection.   His unmatched…

Brand Profile: Fatip Safety Razors

Brand Profile: Fatip Safety Razors

A signature Italian brand, Fatip has produced quality safety razors since 1950. Built on the foundations of tradition and quality, Fatip razors are renowned for their unique designs, construction, and workmanship.  Materials & Design  Innovatively designed, Fatip models reflect true Italian style. Crafted by skilled and highly trained artisans, Fatip razors are produced in the village of Premana, renowned for its manufacturing capabilities, particularly in utensils, scissors, and knives.   Using brass as a base, Fatip safety razors have a variety…

Brand Profile: Sonnenleder

Brand Profile: Sonnenleder

Soft, durable leather with unique patinas is what you’ll find in the Sonnenleder collection. Expertly crafted using premium leather, Sonnenleder’s collection is designed for daily life.   HISTORY Since the late 1980’s Sonnenleder has produced premium leather accessories according to traditional methods passed down through generations. Authenticity and respect for natural resources are at the heart of Sonnenleder’s production. Taking exceptional pride in each creation, Sonnenlder pieces are designed to last a lifetime.  MASTER CRAFTERS  Entirely handcrafted, skilled artisans take pride in…

Brand Profile – Henri et Victoria

Brand Profile – Henri et Victoria

Artisanally-made using pure and wholesome ingredients, the Henri et Victoria brand offers quality grooming products for men with all skin types. Founded by Claude Pilon, a biochemist, Henri et Victoria’s grooming line perfectly combines the chemistry of skin and soap to produce safe, effective, and quality products.  Browse their collection and find premium shaving soaps, aftershave splashes, beard balms, and body washes. Unique to their products is their signature Vegan Shaving Soap and Tallow Base Shaving Soap that are gentle…