WELCOME TO JAPANESE TEX-STYLE
We specialise in importing JAPANESE TEXTILES and CLOTHING including VINTAGE and ANTIQUE KIMONO i.e. WEDDING UCHIKAKE, FURISODE, TOMESODE, JAPANESE OBI, HAORI, YUKATA, KAMISHIMO, JAPANESE FOLK TEXTILES and other interesting Japanese cultural items such as TEA CEREMONY ACCOUTREMENTS, JAPANESE DOLLS, TANSU FURNITURE and JAPANESE SCROLLS.
Please make use of our wishlist facility to purchase items or request more information.
We trust you will enjoy your visit.
News Update: THE LEACH POTTERY, ST IVES, CORNWALL
Anyone interested in ceramics and finding themselves in the South West of the UK may be interested in a visit to THE LEACH POTTERY in St Ives, Cornwall. The pottery was founded by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada in 1920 and was the first to use a Japanese climbing kiln for firing, within the UK. For more information on the subject and potters in residence today, go to www.leachpottery.com
For those customers interested in Japanese Folk Textiles, the following books maybe of interest.
JAPANESE COUNTRY TEXTILES by ANNA JACKSON
COTTON AND INDIGO FROM JAPAN by TERESA DURYEA WONG
JAPAN COUNTRY LIVING : SPIRIT, TRADITION, STYLE by AMY SLYVESTER KATOH and SHIN KIMURA
If you are looking for antique or vintage Japanese textiles to make an interior design statement, the obi is ideal and very versatile. They make stunning wall hangings, table runners and window dressings. Take a look at our OBI SECTION where we have a wide range to choose from.
For ideas on displaying Japanese collectibles, see our Blog Archive, to access Japanese Tex-style Blog click on link at right top of homepage.
JAPANESE NEW YEAR 2018
In Japan 2018 is the Year of the Dog, Inu in Japanese.
INSET PHOTOGRAPH - K2925 RARE TAISHO FURISODE, SHIBORI, URUSHI AND HAND EMBROIDERY, FANS
NEW BLOG - JEAN PIERRE DUBORD - PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST IN JAPAN
Please check availability of an item before ordering using the WISHLIST or MESSAGE facility. Alternatively email or telephone us (see CONTACT US) with your query.
POSTAGE AND PACKING IS FREE WITHIN THE UK with the exception of extremely heavy items, if this applies it will be pointed out in the description. Orders over £50.00 we use ROYAL MAIL SPECIAL DELIVERY, under £50.00 1st CLASS RECORDED.
PAYMENT FOR UK CUSTOMERS is by CHEQUE, BANK TRANSFER or through PAYPAL. PLEASE NOTE Paypal now give the option of paying by CREDIT CARD (No Paypal Account necessary) or through your Paypal account. Both methods are a very secure way of paying for goods on the internet.
Please check availability of an item and also shipping costs to your country, before ordering using our WISHLIST or MESSAGE facility. For overseas shipping we use the following services depending on size, weight and destination, Royal Mail Airsure, International Signed For and Parcelforce Worldwide. We have no control over customs payments or delays due to customs clearance. This should not apply to country members of the EU.
PAYMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS is through PAYPAL. PLEASE NOTE Paypal now give the option of paying by CREDIT CARD (No Paypal Account necessary) or through your Paypal account.
Both methods are a very secure way of paying for goods on the internet. Please pay in British Pounds, currency converter is only a guide.
We take great care to photograph and give descriptions with the upmost accuracy, however we have no control on how colours appear on different monitors. As the textiles and garments etc. are vintage (secondhand) and antique, we have a non-returnable policy but are very happy to provide further information or photographs before purchase.
We are always happy to talk to customers and strive to maintain a very high standard of customer service. Feedback is very much appreciated.