- What is the WABI SABI STORE?
“WABI SABI” is a very popular pavilion exhibited at Japan Expo Paris, the biggest Japanese event held in France every year. It has been installed and operated by General incorporated Association Japan Promotion since 2011.
More than 480,000 Japan enthusiasts visited the WABI SABI pavilion in the last 10 years. About 700 Japanese artists, craftsmen and companies have been introduced at the pavilion in the last 10 years and 13,000 items of Japanese crafts and goods and art works have been introduced as well.
Among them, the lifestyle goods of a fusion of Japanese tradition and modernity such as fashion accessories and interior goods, which were created on the modern concept using traditional Japanese techniques and materials, were particularly popular. However, until now, the WABI SABI merchandise was available for only a few days of the year during Japan Expo Paris. In recent years, when Japanese goods and Japanese lifestyles have received a great deal of attention, the WABI SABI pavilion could be said to provide a valuable opportunity for the keenest enthusiasts of Japan to access the latest items that were still only available in Japan.
“I want more Japanese things.” ,”I want to feel real Japan! ” Every year, we received many earnest requests from Japanese fans visiting Japan Expo Paris.
In response to their demand, we launched the new online store called WABI SABI STORE. You can easily purchase the world-famous Japanese-born products at the WABI SABI STORE even from abroad!
(* The sales area are (1) Japan (2) France (3) UAE, when the site is opened in July, 2020. The sales area may be expanded in the future. In that case, we will inform updated sales areas on the web site and the e-mail magazine.)
- Product line-up of the WABI SABI STORE
Under the theme of “Contemporary × Authentic Japanese style”, the WABI SABI STORE offers the selected Japanese products which are created by top-class Japanese artists and craftsmen, from the WABI SABI pavilion sales ranking for the last 10 years. You’ll find pretty accessories using traditional Japanese techniques and unique Japanese materials, Japanese knickknacks that are perfect as gifts, and fashion items that you will use as an accent of coordinates. The lineup is going to be expand. So please do not miss it!
- Delivery countries
We hope that you will be familiar with Japan no matter where you are in the world and that as many people as possible can discover new attractions in Japan. With this in mind, we deliver our products not only to Japan but also to France and the United Arab Emirates.
We have met many people who have a strong interest and passion for Japan at Japan events and art fairs around the world that Japan Promotion has participated in. Among these countries, we start our business with promotion in France and the UAE where we have a long-term business development. We are able to smoothly reflect the real voices of the customers in those countries in products and services of the WABI SABI STORE through our extensive connections in those countries. We are going to actively develop our business from a long-term perspective and to expand the deliver area.
- Making your daily life more enjoyable with unique Japanese items
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our daily life and restricted our normal movements such as going around and shopping at any store any time. “Getting what you want through the internet while staying at home”, This consumption style, which has been accelerated the establishment in our life through the COVID-19 peril ,is going to penetrate deeply into our lives as the new normal.
Why don’t you add the colorfulness to your daily life at home which you spend more time in by getting the excellent Japanese items made by Japanese artists and crafts men with all their heart from the WABI SABI STORE?