These “slap painted” beer mugs from Kyoshi Matsuda feature an abstract glazing technique in which the artist soaks a piece of cloth in slip or glaze, then slaps the cloth against the surface of the piece repeatedly to create splashes of color. Visit our Yachimun pottery exhibition on Floor Two to see all of Matsuda’s incredible work in person! (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

These “slap painted” beer mugs from Kyoshi Matsuda feature an abstract glazing technique in which the artist soaks a piece of cloth in slip or glaze, then slaps the cloth against the surface of the piece repeatedly to create splashes of color. Visit our Yachimun pottery exhibition on Floor Two to see all of Matsuda’s incredible work in person! (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

RESTOCK: “Merlin” and “Harrier” watches from Techné Instruments are back in stock in a couple styles, with a full restock on the way later this month. (at Hickorees.com)

RESTOCK: “Merlin” and “Harrier” watches from Techné Instruments are back in stock in a couple styles, with a full restock on the way later this month. (at Hickorees.com)

NEW STUFF: We’ve got four colors of these “Baja” hemp/cotton pocket tees from @jungmaven online now. They’re made in the US using a 55% hemp / 45% organic cotton blend, and have a perfect weight and texture to them. (at Hickorees.com)

NEW STUFF: We’ve got four colors of these “Baja” hemp/cotton pocket tees from @jungmaven online now. They’re made in the US using a 55% hemp / 45% organic cotton blend, and have a perfect weight and texture to them. (at Hickorees.com)

Along with tons of new products, HICKOREE’S JAPAN includes restocks of some of our favorite styles of jeans from @burgusplus, like these Lot.955 Natural Indigo “Ultimate” jeans in 14.5 oz selvedge denim. Available in-store and online. (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

Along with tons of new products, HICKOREE’S JAPAN includes restocks of some of our favorite styles of jeans from @burgusplus, like these Lot.955 Natural Indigo “Ultimate” jeans in 14.5 oz selvedge denim. Available in-store and online. (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

HICKOREE’S JAPAN will be up and running until August 8th - come check out a whole store full of incredible made-in-Japan clothing and accessories, along with our special exhibit of Kyoshi Matsuda’s acclaimed Yachimun pottery. (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

HICKOREE’S JAPAN will be up and running until August 8th - come check out a whole store full of incredible made-in-Japan clothing and accessories, along with our special exhibit of Kyoshi Matsuda’s acclaimed Yachimun pottery. (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

We’ve got tons of stuff from @burgusplus on Floor Two for HICKOREE’S JAPAN - the awesome graphic on this MVP t-shirt is just the beginning. Stop by the shop to see more! (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

We’ve got tons of stuff from @burgusplus on Floor Two for HICKOREE’S JAPAN - the awesome graphic on this MVP t-shirt is just the beginning. Stop by the shop to see more! (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

Here’s another preview from our Yachimun pottery exhibit. We’ve got over 200 pieces on display! (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

Here’s another preview from our Yachimun pottery exhibit. We’ve got over 200 pieces on display! (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

We’re almost set for the opening of our Okinawan “Yachimun” pottery exhibit - featuring the famed work of Kyoshi Matsuda. We’ll kick things off tonight with an artist’s talk by Mr. Matsuda during our opening reception from 7-9pm. Feel free to join us! (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

We’re almost set for the opening of our Okinawan “Yachimun” pottery exhibit - featuring the famed work of Kyoshi Matsuda. We’ll kick things off tonight with an artist’s talk by Mr. Matsuda during our opening reception from 7-9pm. Feel free to join us! (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

Floor Two will be closed today while we set up our special exhibition of Okinawan “Yachimun” Pottery by Kyoshi Matsuda - the largest exhibition of its kind anywhere in the world. Please join us tonight from 7-9pm for the opening reception and artist’s talk! (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

Floor Two will be closed today while we set up our special exhibition of Okinawan “Yachimun” Pottery by Kyoshi Matsuda - the largest exhibition of its kind anywhere in the world. Please join us tonight from 7-9pm for the opening reception and artist’s talk! (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

On Monday evening we’ll be unveiling a special exhibit featuring over 200 pieces of Okinawan “Yachimun” Pottery by master potter Kyoshi Matsuda. Here’s a sneak peek at a pair of “Itchin Manome” coffee mugs. The design on these is referred to as “horse eyes,” and is applied with thick white slip over a clear glaze, showing Okinawa’s unique red clay underneath. Stay tuned for more to come… (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

On Monday evening we’ll be unveiling a special exhibit featuring over 200 pieces of Okinawan “Yachimun” Pottery by master potter Kyoshi Matsuda. Here’s a sneak peek at a pair of “Itchin Manome” coffee mugs. The design on these is referred to as “horse eyes,” and is applied with thick white slip over a clear glaze, showing Okinawa’s unique red clay underneath. Stay tuned for more to come… (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

Come check out our HICKOREE’S JAPAN pop-up shop this weekend on Floor Two. Tieasy is one of the many rare brands featured in the event. They produce slub yarn basque-style t-shirts in eastern Japan, in tons of cool colors. (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

Come check out our HICKOREE’S JAPAN pop-up shop this weekend on Floor Two. Tieasy is one of the many rare brands featured in the event. They produce slub yarn basque-style t-shirts in eastern Japan, in tons of cool colors. (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

It’s friggin’ packed on Floor Two! (at Hickoree’s Floor 2)

It’s friggin’ packed on Floor Two! (at Hickoree’s Floor 2)

HICKOREE’S JAPAN features a few select collaborations produced exclusively for the occasion. These are Lot.740-HS Special Edition Jeans from @burgusplus, the legendary in-house brand from renowned Japanese retailer Hinoya. The front pocket bags, half-lined rear pockets, and waistband lining feature yellow, red, and blue overdyed soft oxford fabrics from @thehill_side’s upcoming AW14 collection. #insanedetails (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

HICKOREE’S JAPAN features a few select collaborations produced exclusively for the occasion. These are Lot.740-HS Special Edition Jeans from @burgusplus, the legendary in-house brand from renowned Japanese retailer Hinoya. The front pocket bags, half-lined rear pockets, and waistband lining feature yellow, red, and blue overdyed soft oxford fabrics from @thehill_side’s upcoming AW14 collection. #insanedetails (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

This is the first weekend of our HICKOREE’S JAPAN pop-up shop on Floor Two - we’ve got tons of great made-in-Japan clothing, accessories, and home goods from rare & exclusive brands. Shown here is a selection of Phigvel’s finest. (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

This is the first weekend of our HICKOREE’S JAPAN pop-up shop on Floor Two - we’ve got tons of great made-in-Japan clothing, accessories, and home goods from rare & exclusive brands. Shown here is a selection of Phigvel’s finest. (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)

We’ve got lots of sharp gear and tools from Banshu Hamono at HICKOREE’S JAPAN. Located in southwestern Hyogo prefecture, the Banshu hardware industry started as a Katana factory 250 years ago before moving on to straight razors, shears and cutlery.  Pictured is a “Higonokami,” a traditional tradesman’s pocket knife. Come check it all out!

We’ve got lots of sharp gear and tools from Banshu Hamono at HICKOREE’S JAPAN. Located in southwestern Hyogo prefecture, the Banshu hardware industry started as a Katana factory 250 years ago before moving on to straight razors, shears and cutlery. Pictured is a “Higonokami,” a traditional tradesman’s pocket knife. Come check it all out!