Toyooka & Kinosaki, a city known for its rich nature and bag manufacturing
Toyooka City, Hyogo Prefecture is a region known for its 1000 year history in bag-manufacturing. Approximately 80% of the city area is forest, and both coastal and mountainous areas are rich in nature with national parks.
The city is home to Shirosaki, one of the best hot springs in the Kansai region, and many shops carrying the local bag brand "Toyooka Kaban" have opened. Enjoy an assortment of uniqueness such as stores offering made to order products, repairs, and cafes!
toe style works
A multi brand store mainly selling Verb Creation's own brand. Casta from a wide variety of designs and sizes
Their "U-DOT" collection allows you to customize your shoes from a wide selection of designs and sizes,
and they also participate in the "i / 288 Pumps Method Laboratory" project that offers shoes from a selection of 288 wooden lasts.
Takaaki Tomita, who won the Jury's Award (selected by Koji Aritaku) for the 2020 Japan Leather Award in the Leather Product Competition, is developing handmade custom-made shoes. We deal with a wide range of issues related to shoes and leather, including remaking and repair. Pop-ups of various writers are also held.
THUMBS UP MARKET
Cafe popular for their french toast. A place where shoe makers can mingle with customers and show their works. Offers a large selection of drinks including an icecream float. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in a quaint atmosphere.
Start from “care”! Partnership with Japan leather
Universal language “MOTTAINAI”.
The culture of taking care of products and using them with care is the pioneer idea of “sustainable”.
The shoe industry began in Japan 150 years ago.
Shoe care as well has changed over time.
The reliable quality that continues to evolve, gains high reputation from overseas.
Nowadays, you can take care of your shoes in just 3 steps. Also, we will introduce waterproof & antibacterial steps, latest care brands, and special shops.