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  1. Why do the Japanese spend so much on clothing?

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    February 19, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    “For example, why have the Japanese been so interested in fashion — arguably far beyond other cultural fields? As Japanese …
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  2. Cobbler’s Web on Instagram

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    May 6, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    Jun, the mystery man behind the famed old Cobbler’s Web, has joined Instagram, and delights his readers with glimpses of …
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  3. Interview with Hiro Yanagimachi

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    February 23, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? HY: I am 49 years old and a bespoke shoemaker. VR: Your educational background? HY: …
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  4. The world according to Hirofumi Kurino

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    February 3, 2014 by Ville Raivio


  5. Forthediscerningfew’s interview with Yukio Akamine

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    January 29, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    February 2012 was marked by FTDF’s Pierre-Antoine Levy and Virgile Mercier’s meeting with the Humphrey Bogart of Japan, Yukio Akamine. …
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  6. Yasuto Kamoshita with Antonio Liverano

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    January 28, 2014 by Ville Raivio


  7. Interview with Tetsushi Ueda

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    November 4, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? TU: I am 40 years old. I manage a shoe store, and I am also …
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  8. Interview with Yukiko Okawa Bassett from Bench Made

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    September 23, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘I am 44 years old. I run and teach at my own school of bespoke shoe making and also make …
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  9. Interview with Chihiro Yamaguchi from Guild of Crafts

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    September 4, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘I was born in 1960, and I am a¬†bootmaker. I graduated from the Cordwainers College (the University of the Arts …
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  10. Interview with Robin Baba AKA nutcracker

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    September 3, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? RB: I’m 36 yrs old, and currently I head a company in Japan that imports …
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