Buy A Washable Porch! Enhance your travel goods at Tokyu Hands!
Tokyu Hands has a great product lineup of carefully selected goods. It is an extremely popular shop, which is well known not only within Japan, but by foreigners as well, as being a shop where “you can get everything you want right here!” Among their many items that will brighten your day, their private label brand “hands+ (hands plus)” and Tokyu Hands original products are grabbing people's attention. Here, we introduce you to goods that are convenient if you buy them during your travel, and products that make great souvenirs.
Just pop the whole thing in the washing machine! “hands+ washable pouch”
Before going on your trip, using the “hands+ washable pouch” to organize the contents of your luggage can be very convenient. The sizes of them fit right in the hands+ suitcase, and they have antibacterial and deodorant function. The best characteristic of this pouch is that you can pop it in the washing machine with your laundry inside. After you get home from your trip exhausted, it's a lot easier to be able to just throw the laundry in, without the hassle of organizing beforehand. They come in S, M, L sizes, so you can choose depending on the number of days you are traveling, or the size of your suitcase.
●S 1,300 yen; M 1,600 yen; L 1,900 yen
When you have to carry extra luggage “hands+ Intension backpack carry 25 L”
Not only can you use “hands+ Intension backpack carry 25 L” as a wheeled bag, you can use it as a backpack or a hand-held bag as well. Including the wheels, the total length of the 3 sides is 115 cm (117 cm when expanded), so the size makes it easy for you to carry around. You can expand the gusset to allow more room, too. The fabric used is water-shedding, and the zipper is water repellent, so you'll be able to carry it around on rainy days, too. It is no wonder this convenient bag is so popular among travelers from abroad whose baggage tend to get larger while travelling, since the size is allowed on airplanes*.
*Policies differ depending on the airline. Please ask airlines about carry-on sizes beforehand.
You'll know its convenience when you see it! “hands+ carry hand”
(*an example of how to use)
This “hands+ carry hand” is especially useful when you are using your suitcase in places such as airports. When you can't hang bulky things like jackets, souvenirs, tote bags and plastic bottles on the handle, this item comes in handy. When you aren't using it, you can just roll it up into a tiny size. Also take note they come in 8 great colors.
“hands+ Cho-keiryo oritatami-gasa 50 cm” is high-quality, not just lightweight
This folding umbrella “hands+ Cho-keiryo oritatami-gasa 50cm (extremely lightweight folding umbrella 50 cm)” is lightweight - only 99g, allowing you to easily carry around. This item is especially popular among the many folding umbrellas sold at Tokyu Hands. They use superb material such as glass fiber and highly water repellent, lightweight, and thin fabric, providing an umbrella that is light enough for you to carry around. “hands+ Cho-keiryo oritatami-gasa 50 cm” is not only lightweight, but it has 6 master ribs that secure durability. They come in various colors, and also have an ultraviolet-ray interception rate of 90 %, so you can use it as a sun parasol as well as an umbrella, which should be convenient for travelers. It's a very popular item among foreign travelers from abroad, since it's something that you would think is easily found, but are not.
●Border red 3,100 yen
Tokyu Hands original item “Yamanaka-nuri chokaku nidan bento-bako & side menu lunch bowl”
“Tokyu Hands original Yamanaka-nuri chokaku nidan bento-bako (Yamanaka style lacquered rectangular two-tiered lunch box)” and “Tokyu Hands original Yamanaka-nuri side menu lunch bowl” are synthetic lacquer ware, each hand-made by craftsmen in Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture, where traditional lacquer ware crafts making has been passed on for more than 450 years. The major characteristic of these items is that the inside is coated with a special soil-resistant finish, allowing you to wash them easily, using less water. You'll never become tired of the simple designs, and using the lunch box and bowl separately, combining them in different ways allows you to have a more variety in menu. Not only the wonderful features of the items, but the traditional Japanese craftsmanship should be quite appealing to foreigners visiting Japan.
●Yamanaka-nuri chokaku nidan bento-bako 2,100 yen
●Yamanaka-nuri side menu lunch bowl (a set of two) 1,500 yen
A great selection of items that fulfill the needs of travelers
Japanese culture is popular in the world, and it's not just food or kimono. Useful items that are found only in Japan are also in high demand among travelers from abroad. A lot of those kinds of products are found at Tokyu Hands, and their original brand “hands+” was especially developed as a series of very useful items. Their high-quality, reasonable items are great for foreign travelers in Japan, allowing you to select from a wide variety.
Tokyu Hands has shops mainly in major cities throughout the country, especially in the metropolitan area. There are large shops in Shibuya, Shinjuku and Ikebukuro in Tokyo, and in Sapporo, Nagoya, Osaka Umeda, Osaka Shinsaibashi, Kobe Sannomiya, Hiroshima and Hakata. For details, please check their website.
* Prices of all products on this article do not include tax.
*The above information was last updated October 20, 2017. For further information, please contact the facilities directly.
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