Aug. 20, 2020 UPDATE
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A shop where you can find cute bags and cases
This shop is located along Shijo-dori (Shijo Street), the main street of Gion. Look for the aqua-colored sign with the cute font. Pouches and purses with clasps, known as Gamaguchi, are lined up by function and size. The wide variety of designs range from traditional Japanese patterns to dots and animal patterns. Many of the customers are women who enjoy selecting products while chatting with friends. We hope you find something you can use in your day-to-day life.
Makeup Pouch / ￥2,970～（tax-included）
These adorable floral-design pouches are made from soft cotton. The pouches are Gamaguchi style, making them easy to open and close.
Smartphone Case Smartphone Case / ¥2,808
These dot-pattern smartphone cases are popular with international visitors. They come in 5 color schemes and use a stronger material called "Hanpu".
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Kyoto Handkerchief / ¥660～（tax-incloued）
These handkerchiefs depict Kyoto sightseeing locations KINKAKUJI, KYOTO TOWER, and YASAKA. They are thin and easy to grab.
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Rucksack / ¥9,504
These Gamaguchi backpacks were created due to customer demand. They hold more than they seem. The inside is zippered so that you do not have to worry about your belongings falling out.
How to buy
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Broadly speaking, there are 3 types of materials. "Jacquard"has a soft feel. "Hanpu" is more firm and durable. "Chirimen" is a soft material and the colors are beautiful, and it does not easily become frayed.