Lovely tea time treats by Uchu Wagashi, hand-made in Kyoto, Japan. Wagashi are traditional Japanese confectionary, usually exquisitely presented and served with matcha tea. The Kyoto Monogatari set (Kyoto Story) shows familiar sights and landmarks in Kyoto such as Kiyomizu Temple, Heian Shrine, Kyoto Tower, Mt. Daimonji, Kamo River.
Love the fresh pastel palette! These make delightful gifts or souvenirs of your trip.
The cute animal shaped ones (in hedgehog, hippopotamus, sea lions, elephant, pig, sheep, horse, polar bear) comes in vanilla and chocolate. Also available is Chai flavored ochobo.
Sweet Recipe is a delightful new range from Korean beauty brand Etude House. The packaging is designed to look like mouthwatering desserts, with the campaign fronted by K-pop stars Sulli and Krystal of the group f(x), alongside the members of the boy band SHINee.
The lovely designs and soft, pastel shades, especially that of the Baby Choux makeup base pot, brings to mind another food-themed make-up collection, i.e the 2012 limited edition Jill Stuart Patisserie make-up collection.
Etude House Sweet Recipe make-up range include jelly lipsticks, candy stick lip gloss ice-cream nail colors, chocolate bar shaped eye shadow and highlighter, multi-color cotton candy style cotton balls, chocolate chip cookie compact, liner in heart shaped choco pots and sliced cake makeup puffs.
Anyone who loves retro stuff would be tempted by these products inspired by Vespa, the Italian scooter brand that made its first appearance in 1946. Vespa’s iconic bike has remain popular till today and even has its own cult following.
Even if you don’t own one of its famous scooter, you would find the chic vintage charm of these products hard to resist. Above, an alarm clock radio inspired by the typical shape of the most well known Vespa speedometers, comprises an AM/FM radio. The radio alarm clock function with snooze/radio settings. Or how about a table lamp (below) with a lamp head that resembles the headlight of the Vespa “98″ (year 1946)?
Above, a mini alarm clock that is reminiscent of the head lamp used in ’125′ Vespa. Available in 3 colors – black, white and pastel green.
Vespa mini table alarm clock available at amazon