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Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« on: October 04, 2019, 11:54:49 am »
@Chesson & I are heading to Japan today for a short week. The main purpose is to catch up with Limbro (one of our Indonesian retailers) and show them the mills and maybe a factory or two. They are filming a documentary to tie in with their upcoming Jakarta Denim Festival to show customers the value in the brands they buy and how the clothes are produced.

We are then heading to CC Show and to visit some stores in Tokyo to see if anything catches our fancy for Sonder Supplies...

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Flight leaves in a couple of hours, so time for the essentials
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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2019, 12:10:18 pm »
Safe trip Alex!


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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2019, 01:31:31 pm »
Be safe gents. Sounds like a great trip even though it’s for work..


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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2019, 04:39:20 pm »
Be safe and enjoy the trip....


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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2019, 02:56:02 am »
We arrived in Osaka and jumped onto the bullet train down to Okayama, then onto Kojima where we are staying for two night
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Our view from the hotel looking out to the Inland Sea
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Out for dinner at a Yakiniku restaurant before an early night to make up for the 45 minutes of sleep I had on the plane!
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Today we are heading out to the Kojima store and to our screen printing factory

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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2019, 04:44:34 am »
I have to go to Japan if only  for supper. That looks delicious.  :P

The view isn't bad either.
Slow is smooth, smooth is fast

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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2019, 07:51:40 am »
Iron Heart Kojima
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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2019, 07:54:31 am »
A quick stroll around Jeans Street with some bizarrely named stores
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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2019, 07:56:22 am »
Lunch at a kaisen sushi restaurant where the dishes are delivered on automated shinkansens
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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2019, 08:01:52 am »
Then a quick screen printing lesson from Sarina's husband who runs the screen printing factory where our (and loads of other brands) tees are printed.

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Now for a beer while @Chesson edits some photos taken on a good camera to upload....

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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2019, 08:06:14 am »
Oi @Chesson working not shirking, lad. Although it is Sunday so a nice bit of lelaxing sounds in order.

Is that the made to order OGL bag you’re literally fronting @Alex ?


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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #11 on: October 06, 2019, 08:11:09 am »
Yessir:
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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #12 on: October 06, 2019, 08:13:28 am »
There is a maxi size too, right? Are they coming to a website near me soon?

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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #13 on: October 06, 2019, 08:14:27 am »
There is a maxi size too, right? Are they coming to a website near me soon?

Thank you Giles. I’ve been admiring it on IG.

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Re: Alex & (Alex) Chesson's Japan Trip - October 2019
« Reply #14 on: October 06, 2019, 08:17:30 am »
The maxi size was the original sample, and we tweaked it to be a little smaller as we thought it more fitting for the demand in our market. Available from Sonder Supplies soon