Made my dream come true

Since I am a reggae music fan for half of my life, Lee Scratch Perry is one of my favourite artist and I wanted to make his hat one day.

Then, finally  I made a hat inspired by him, his music, imagination of Jamaica and sent it to mr. Lee.

Shortly after I send the hat,he gave me email and said he posted his photo about the hat on his social medias -

I was so excited to see them.

Got his powerful message and got positive, happy energy - Thank you so much for the feature. It was wonderful experience.

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2011

Reminding 2011 - I was trying to find a direction of my hat making.

In the same year, my friend introduced me this contest. When I saw the detail of the contest, I was crazily excited like doubting my eyes. Because one of the judger was Stephen Jones. 

I am always inspired by his creations since I saw his show in Japan, in 2006. 

I submitted the contest and I didn't win, however I felt really honor, humble to be shortlisted by him and Vogue editor Dolly Jones. You can still see exact detail on www.vogue.uk

This news made me decide to direct where my hat creation should arrow to. 

Forager's hat

This is my favourite everyday hat.In town, hike, snow day, travelling..You can take it with you everywhere.They are kind of grandpa's hat look, classic, got good vintage taste.

Available on Tomoko Tahara

毎日かぶれる、ニット帽。シンプルな形ですが、フェルトのような手触りのウールで特に寒い季節には機能的で大抵のカジュアルなシチュエーションで役に立ちます。ちょっとおじいさんの帽子的なクラシカルな形がビンテージっぽいおしゃれな雰囲気を出しています。

 

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Snow in town

Vancouver has been snow for few days lately. Normally here is rain during the winter, it is very rare to get this much snow in town.Looking at snow is just beautiful even so people doesn't get used to this weather and it makes confuse everything in town.

バンクーバーはこの数日雪が続いています。こんなに毎日雪が降るのは珍しく、みんな雪になれていないので少し混乱状態の街中。それでも、雪は見ているだけで美しいものですね。

Snow ball hat.Available at hat shop _laboratory_

Last day in Tokyo

Thank you for all people around when I was in japan this time - 

I will miss everyone, everything!

Will update highlights of the show soon here.

日本でお世話になった皆様、ありがとうございました。

今回も楽しい滞在となりました。

そして私の活動を理解、応援してくれている家族。

また再会できる日を楽しみにしています。

開催期間中、あまりブログにのせられなかった今回のショウのハイライトを近々掲載します。

では、Good luck ! 

Tomoko Tahara