Took a trip to MOTOR
today. Wonderful shop, and wonderfully friendly people. If you're ever in Tokyo, highly recommended it. Make sure you know where you're going. Make sure you've got a map.
Learned that the R
stands for getting back to the R
oots of what MOTO is all about: fine artisanal craftsmanship. The elder brother of the Motoike family told me that MOTOR
is about rejuvenation, about breathing some creative juice back into the craftsmanship they've been passionately pursuing now for decades. If MOTO is a renown brand standing tall in the world of fine leatherwork, then MOTOR
is about keeping these innovators on their toes, a space and product line for branching out with rediscovered R
Here are a few photos. My apologies for the low quality. Low light is good for ambiance, but it's more than my photography skills can handle.
I'll be headed back soon. The natural CXL wallet is just too good.Edited by Kashiwa - 5/12/12 at 4:46am