Atelier PEPE releases a couple of perfumes!


In response to a lot of requests, Atelier PEPE releases a couple of perfumes inspired by Ishigaki Island’s fragrant flowers. They will be released in June. Please reserve as much as possible because they are limited editions!
a. Sagaribana (Barringtonia racemosa) eau de cologne
From June to August they start bloming in the beginning of the night, and they release the fragrance in the atomosphere.  Before the morning they fall. PEPE has created a perfume inspired by this scent. It’s very subtle so it could be used daily.
1 ml, 1,300 JPY (incl. tax)
b. Mani (Arenga engleri)  eau de cologne  / natural extract
They only bloom in this area in Japan. It’s a sort of palm flowers, called Mani locally. They are fragrant in April – fruity floral.  They are to be seen in Yonehara area in this island.  PEPE has a technique to extract naturally from this flower.  It’s a very natural scent but you could use it as eau de cologne.
Limited editions (300 in total) 1 ml  1,500 JPY (including tax)
Shipping and handling: 300 JPY

How to pay:
*Paypal (incl. credit card payment)
*Japan post bank
How to reserve: please specify
* your name
* tel. nr
* address
* the perfume you want and the quantity
* the desired payment method
and send an email to pepeandmaki [at]

サガリバナの香水 & マーニーの香水 予約販売(予約販売は終了しました)

みなさまのリクエストにお応えして、アトリエ PEPEでは「サガリバナの香水」と「マーニーの香水」を制作中。ご予約承ります。リリースは6月中の予定です。

オモト集落 / Omoto Village, where PEPE is located

アトリエPEPEのあるオモト集落は、集落そのものがまるでフラワーガーデン!切り花農家さんが多いんですね。 歩くほどに展開する香りが四季を通して楽しめます。
The village Omoto, where PEPE is located, are inhabited with a lot of flower farmers.  Therefore you can just stroll around and enjoy flowers in the garden all through the seasons.


石垣島クリエイティブ・フラッグ / Ishigaki Isl. Creative Flag

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“Ishigaki Isl. Creative Flag” is a local brand that promotes the creative culture of Ishigaki Island to the world. This attempt is one of the first in all-over Japan.
This project is led by Ishigaki City. They are continuously promoting the project and already made an exhibition at the “Ishigaki-jima shop” in Daikan’yama in Tokyo.
The other day my atelier was reviewed by a web magazine Colocal.  This also owes to the Creative Flag network.
Since I’ve lived for long in the foreign countries I hope to contribute myself to the project.