kanzashi

Cardcaptor Sakura brings anime flair to your hair with beautiful traditional Japanese hairpin

The magical girl often dons a cap for her anime adventures, but you won’t need one with this kanzashi keeping your hairstyle in place.

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Transform your hairdo in the name of the moon with these Sailor Moon kanzashi!

Wargo Nippon’s new collection of Sailor Moon kanzashi are here just in time for yukata season!

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Upgrade your hairpin arsenal with Japanese kanzashi shaped like samurai swords and rifles

Fashion accessories will have you ready to turn heads, defeat foes.

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Wargo Nippon and One Piece team up for the perfect “one piece” to keep your hair up

Move over Sailor Moon, it’s the age of pirates! While there have been a huge influx of Sailor Moon related products to promote the new Sailor Moon Crystal, everyone knows that in a battle between sailors and pirates, the pirates will win. Accessory maker Wargo Nippon has a new collaboration with One Piece to give all the fans a special way to show off their pirate pride. If you’ve got long hair and have been waiting for a stylish way to keep it out of your face, the wait is over.

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The World of Japanese Ornamental Hairpins: Breathtakingly Beautiful Flowers and Butterflys Caught in Time

Kanzashi have been used to adorn the hair of Japanese women throughout the ages. These ornamental hairpins are still considered a form of art and are crafted with pride even today, even though Japanese women wear traditional kimono less than ever before.

Our sister site YouPouch recently featured the incredible work of kanzashi artist Sakae, who uses flower blossoms and butterflies as the main motif of her work. We think you’ll agree that each piece is a work of beauty caught in time, so check the gallery below and be prepared to have your breath taken away.

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