Style / Fashion Spots in Hokkaido Area

  • Glass Forest in Furano
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    4.5
    68 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Furano Rokugo Shigaichi 3
    "This glass exhibition and sales facility is in Furano City, Hokkaido. Apart from displaying and selling glass art, visitors can try their hand at making glass works. The ""Shibare glass"", created on the image of diamond dust, can only be purchased here. The shop also sells cookware such as tableware, soy sauce jugs, as well as a wide variety of items such as small interior goods in the shape of animals and vegetables, and accessories. Visitors can also experience making their own one of a kind item such as glass beads, sun catchers, and also enjoy glass blowing."

    Stop by Glass Forest in Furano to see a local glass ware shop selling all kinds of miniature designs of animals and jewellery. We went up to L2 for glass candle making. Nice to drop in.

  • Otaru Roman Kan
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    3.5
    22 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Otarushi Sakaimachi 1-25
    This shop sells accessories and other items from the building which was built in 1908 and used as a bank. The atmosphere inside the shop has a retro feel to it with antique furniture about the place and the shop is packed full of natural stone accessories and other pretty little items made of glass. The shop sells Christmas items all year round such as little snowmen styled goods, and there are a lot of items which would make nice souvenirs from Otaru. There is also a nice little cafe perfect for taking a break from your sightseeing. The nearest station is Otaru Station.

    This is a popular accessory shop in a former bank. The building built in 1906 housed the Otaru branch of the 113th National Bank, the first bank based in Hokkaido headquartered in Hakodate. The 113th...

  • Otaru Irodoriya
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    4.0
    11 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Otarushi Sakaimachi 1-18
    Variety glass store in Otaru City that sells hand-made tomboy-dama glass beads and other colorful glass items. If you reserve in advance you can have hands on experiences with gel candles, glass engraving, and more. This classic Japanese shop was built in 1907 but has a modern grace about it.

    This place is known for artistic glass work. There are many places to see the glasswork Have a look and you will enjoy it

  • Yume no Oto “Character House”
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    4.5
    3 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Otaru-shi Sumiyoshicho 1-6
    A character merchandise shop standing next to the Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building. The shop carries a wide selection of merchandise featuring popular Disney and Studio Ghibli characters as well as local mascots and other characters from Hokkaido. The two story shop is packed with Snoopy, Rilakkuma, Monchhichi, Kewpie, and other character merchandise and knickknacks, and customers rave this is a fun destination for adults as well as children. The second floor is mostly stocked with Studio Ghibli music boxes and merchandise. These music boxes are also popular with international tourists, and many tourists make sure to visit both this shop and the adjoining Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building.

    like Moomin or Rilakkuma? this is an official licensed shop selling all the Japanese popular characters. plenty of merchandise from files, bags, stationery and the stuff toys themselves located right...

  • Otome no Kimono
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Otaru-shi Inaho 2-16-6
    This kimono rental shop is located five minutes' walk from Otaru Station. Customers can change into the beautiful kimonos in just 15 minutes. The shop is characteristic in that it features a wide range of clothing, including kimonos designed for walking around in, full dress kimonos, graduation kimonos and hakama, as well as long-sleeved kimonos and ninja costumes. There is a large selection of kimonos for men and children, as well, so customers can take a commemorative photo to remember their sightseeing visit to Otaru by. Reservations must be made in advance to use the kimono rental service.

    This kimono rental shop is run by a very enterprising & pleasant lady called Mina. We chose our garments, & she dressed us up Problem is it took about 20 minutes for us to walk conspicuously down to...

  • Ponshon Ningyo-kan
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
    Style / Fashion
    Hokkaido Kushiroshi Akanchouakankonsen 4-3-26
    The Ponshon Ningyo-kan sells Onedari Fox Dolls, which received the Minster of Transport’s Award (the highest award in the folk arts section of the Japan Federation of Gifts & Souvenirs Awards). Onedari Fox Dolls are cute wooden dolls in the shape of a Hokkaido Red Fox that can be positioned in a variety of different poses: standing up on their hind legs, lying down, or several dolls put together.

    We fell in love with this shop and the wood work. It’s original and so cute. Kind of the only shop not selling the same stuff as every other shop in this town.

  • SaShiSuSeSo
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Otaru-shi Sakaimachi 7-26
    This seasonings container shop is owned and operated by Kitaichi Glass, a company which brings the culture and traditions of Otaru into the modern day. The shop's primary product is the namesake SaShiSuSeSo, a popular soy sauce dispenser which doesn't drip created by Kitaichi Glass. Made with an integrated, carefully adjusted top, these soy sauce dispensers pour well and prevent unwanted excess dripping. The shop carries a wide variety of these dispensers, from reasonably-priced models perfect for taking home as a souvenir to high-class styles suitable for giving as a present for a special occasion. The shop also carries cute small dishes, chopstick rests, salt shakers, toothpick holders, and more; and souvenir hunters are sure to have fun just looking around.

    北一硝子の液だれしない醤油さし専門店です。 お値段は800円からととてもお手頃。 オリーブオイルも使える醤油さしもあります。 道路に面した本店とお土産通りの堺町本通りにある2号店の二つ。 アウトレット店にも値段の高いものが少しお安くありますよ。 おすすめは本店。 2号店と同じものがありますが2号店の方が少し狭いのとお客が多くゆっくりと見てまわれない感じです。 本店はじっくり見れてよかったです。 一...

  • Windsor Logo Shop
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    Hokkaido Abuta-gun Toyakocho Shimizu 336
    A gift shop located inside the Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa; standing on a mountain overlooking Lake Toya and Uchiura Bay and surrounded by natural wilderness, the Windsor is one of Hokkaido's leading a high class resort hotels. The Windsor provides its guests with the highest quality cuisine and service, and this shop carries the resort hotel's own brand products and merchandise. The shop's bathrobes, embroidered with the Windsor emblem; original golf balls; mugs; and other items make great mementos of your stay as well as perfect gifts. Many purchase items such as the shop's bath towels and photo frames to give to close relatives and as traditional Japanese mid-year and year-end gifts.
  • Relaxation Room Aroma Cafe
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    Hokkaido Sapporo-shi Chuo-ku Minami 3 Nishi 6
    A personal relaxation room located in the Tanukikoji Shopping Street's 6-Chome section in the heart of Sapporo a five-minute walk from Susukino. Enwrapped in the soothing atmosphere of the establishment's entirely private rooms, customers can receive whole-hand lymph oil massage. This massage is said to regulate one's basal metabolism and hormone balance by promoting the smooth circulation of the lymphatic ducts running throughout the body. Conveniently located in a shopping arcade and open until late, it's easy to stop by here on one's break or on the way home from work. The establishment also offers a low-priced Aroma Morning Set package for just 30-minutes from 10:00 a.m.
  • Otaru Ishi-no-kura
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    Hokkaido Otaru-shi Sakaimachi 2-18
    This natural stone shop is easily recognized by its solid appearance reminiscent of a museum. This shop of 'Kura-zukuri' (earthen-wall storehouse style), built in harmony with the Otaru cityscape, contains natural stones collected from all over the world. The shop's most recommended items are its original deep sea-blue glass bead accessories. Silver foil glitters like glass deep beneath the sea, and the accessories, with their healing effect easily match any clothing. There is also a free oracle game that can tell customers which kind of stone most suits them.
  • Hands on Toy's Kinderlieb
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    Hokkaido Otaru-shi Sumiyoshicho 4-4
    This European toy store is located just beside Marchen Intersection, which is always bustling with tourists. Inside the stone warehouse, customers can feel the history of Otaru and browse or buy toys that are appropriate for children from age 0. The store was named with the wish that children would decide which ones they wanted after playing with the toys, and this wish is realized by the play space on the second floor. Customers can play with toys made by famous brands such as BorneLund, NAEF and HABA free of charge for 30 minutes. There are also hammocks, a baby feeding area and a cafe available in the store.
  • RUSTIC Kihika
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    Hokkaido Kamikawa-gun Bieicho Midori
    This craft store is located in the hill town of Biei. The store, surrounded by majestic views of the hills, sells handmade woven products produced in its own workshop. The store's most popular product, Kigi no Oka, uses several types of uncolored wood in a patchwork style to recreate the beautiful hills of Biei. Its main feature is that although the scenery in each piece looks the same, the colors of each individual artwork are all slightly different. Various other wooden creations are sold here, from small toys to large chairs, all of which incorporate the natural warmth of the materials they are made with.
  • Slope
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    Hokkaido Kamikawa-gun Bieicho Asahi Dai7
    This interior shop is located in the beautiful hills of Biei, surrounded by fields and trees. It produces and sells original furniture that incorporates the natural warmth of natural wood. In addition to furniture such as stools and tables, the shop also accepts requests to make unique order-made kitchens and fittings. All of the furniture made by this shop is built to last, comfortably combining Japanese and Western styles. There are also many accessories for sale, such as vases, plaques, trays and fan stands.
  • Hakodate Roman-kan
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    Hokkaido Hakodate-shi Suehirocho 14-16
    A two-minute walk from the Jujigai tram station and a five-minute drive from Hakodate Station. This accessories shop is located inside Hakodate History Plaza. Operating out of a charming red brick building once used as a warehouse, the shop is filled with accessories made with natural stones. The shop also offers glass knickknacks modeled after desserts and sea animals. In addition, the shop has activities in which participants can make glass bead jewelry, candles, and accessories, with reservations being accepted over the phone. Glass bead jewelry and candle making takes around one hour, while the time required for accessories varies by type.
  • Itagaki Bags Keio Plaza Hotel Sapporo Store
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    Hokkaido Sapporoshi Chuou-ku Kitagojounishi 7 Keio Plaza Hotel Sapporo 1F within shopping arcade
    Itagaki is a leather goods store located in the shopping arcade of the Keio Plaza Hotel, Sapporo City, where visitors can purchase high-quality leather goods made by hand by skilled craftspeople. Itagaki’s vegetable-tanned leather bags and accessories are hard-wearing and long-lasting, with their own unique character, and have acquired a reputation as items that people become very fond of and continue to use for many years. With a comprehensive range of products that includes everything from ladies’ bags and briefcases through to wallets and business card holders, Itagaki products make great presents. The nearest station to the Itagaki Keio Plaza Hotel Sapporo Store is Sapporo Station.
  • Sapporo Style
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    Hokkaido Sapporoshi Chuou-ku Kitagojounishi 2-5 JR Tower East 6th Floor Observatory Entrance
    This is the official shop of “Sapporo Style” at the entrance of the JR Tower Observatory, which is directly linked to the JR Sapporo Station. A variety of carefully selected products from Hokkaido and Sapporo certified as “Sapporo Style” are available in the store. Visitors can find items unique to Sapporo such as sundries with snow and ice designs and cosmetics using products of Sapporo.
  • Asahikawa Craft Select Shop
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    Hokkaido Asahikawashi Minamirokujoudori 19 Flower Forest
    A shop assembling a collection of select craft goods created in Asahikawa, a city long known for its woodworking. The shop primarily carries three types of products. First, there's the shop's inventory of warm wooden crafts, such as the Kami Glass series of wood products created by shaving away wood until it is practically as thin as paper. Then there's the shop's selection of local sakes, including recommended products by the Oyuki no Kura, Otokoyama Shuzo, and Takasago Shuzo breweries. Finally, there's handmade ceramics by studios based in Asahikawa such as Kitamadogama and Soko. All of the shop's goods make great Asahikawa souvenirs.
  • Otaru Taishou Glass Palace Tonbodamakan
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    Hokkaido Otarushi Ironai 1-1-6
    One of the galleries located in the Otaru Taishou Glass Palace, a historic renovated warehouse. The gallery displays and sells tonbodama glass beads hand-crafted by glasswork artisans. In the second floor studio, you can try making your own glass beads and other glasswork crafts. Tonbodamakan offers a variety of glass crafting experiences, including glass blowing; glass hotworking, in which glass is heated to near-melting and shaped; and glass coldworking, in which cold glass is cut and shaved away to create a design.
  • OTARU il PONTE
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    Hokkaido Otarushi Ironai 2-1-19
    Located 10 minutes on foot from JR Otaru Station, this studio sells glass and leather goods and offers hands on workshops in glass and leather work. At their shop, you can buy unique, quality leather goods, glass work, vases, and more at outlet prices. They offer three hands-on classes: making leather accessories, glass blowing, and glass frosting. Glass frosting involves using a sandblaster to frost the glass and make drawings. If you're artistically inclined, you can use a design of your own creation, and for those who prefer, they provide a pre-made drawing. In their leather work class, you can choose from leather varieties unique to Hokkaido like native shika deer.
  • Fragrance studio Phyton
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    Hokkaido Otarushi Sakaimachi 4-3
    This shop in Otaru City produces original perfume and handmade aromatic candles. A gorgeous scent is drifts through the cozy retro-style shop from the candles and rows of perfumes like musk. They recommend their Scented Cube which lets you mix your favorite scents. Their faintly sweet Peach Green perfume is popular for promoting relaxation. They also make original perfumes to match their customers. The shop is always crowded with young couples and women shoppers.

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Not just a prefecture but an island of its own, Hokkaido is the most northerly prefecture and island of the Japanese archipelago. Arriving in Hokkaido, which is rural and bursting with breathtaking nature, means entering a world where vast national parks, towering mountains, and natural hot springs can be found at every turn. Come December, these natural splendors freeze over and morph into a winter wonderland.

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