This little tome has been selling like crazy at the store. And there's no doubt about it, the Japanese just have the most charmingly cuckoo relationship to objects. Or at least that's how they write about it. Case in point, and just in time for the rainy season, these lovely umbrellas from our Japanese friends in Seattle.
Here's what they have to say about umbrellas:
Every year when the rainy season comes around, we are saddened by the onset of the gray skies, soggy wet outdoors jackets and dull umbrellas. Why not use something on a wet day that will cheer you up, bring fun and excitement to every rainy season.
Umbrellas can change your mood, likewise a good choice in an umbrella can lead you to an exciting new day.
A cheerful, lovely umbrella on a gray rainy day can have a contagious effect on those around you. Wouldn't it be nice to have everyone around you enjoying the rain as much as you? You'll soon be looking forward to the next day of rain.
Not only will umbrellas keep away the rain, they are also mood altering substances. Good to know. So bring on the rain and come visit and find the perfect little something to enhance your next rainy day outfit.