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Top 5 Best-Selling Stationery and Variety Items at Loft for 2019

Love stationery? Cosmetics? Other miscellaneous goods? This article will tell you all about a shop you just have to visit: Loft! You're bound to come across something you want among Loft's massive selection, so be sure to stop by and enjoy some shopping!

What is Loft?

Loft is a store specializing in stationery, cosmetics, character goods, and interior / household goods. The shelves at Loft are lined with a variety of items, meaning that even if all you want is a ballpoint pen, you can choose one based on appearance, color, size, and feel. One of Loft's best features is that you can pick out exactly what you like.
There are currently 100 Loft locations located all over Japan, but if you're in the mood to go to one of the larger locations, check out the stores in Tokyo's Shibuya, Ikebukuro, and Ginza areas. If you find yourself in Osaka, Umeda is also home to a large store.

What is Loft?

21-1 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

1. Poketle Bottle (from Tatsumi Sangyo)

Being able to take a water bottle with you when you head out is both economical and eco-friendly. This super-small bottle has a capacity of just 120ml and measures out to about 14cm in length, meaning it can fit right inside your pocket! You can also put it in a small bag for when you get thirsty while shopping or strolling around. It might seem too small at first glance, but give it a chance, and you'll see it's more useful than you thought.

1,200 JPY (excl. tax)

1. Poketle Bottle (from Tatsumi Sangyo)

2. Water-Absorbent Fast-Drying Rabbit Turban (from CB Japan)

This item was ranked 3rd in the household-goods category on Loft's 2019 "Ranking of Most Popular Goods for Those Visiting Japan"! Wrapping your wet hair in this turban after stepping out of the shower will help absorb all the moisture and also protect against that post-bathing chill. Besides being functional, the rabbit ears make this item super cute when viewed from the front! And of course it's okay to wear even if you're an adult. Cut down on that time you spend blow-drying your hair, and pick up this cute turban!

1,200 JPY (excl. tax)

2. Water-Absorbent Fast-Drying Rabbit Turban (from CB Japan)

3. Kamenoko Sponge (from Kamenoko-Tawashi Nishio Store)

Kamenoko Sponges (in gray and yellow) were ranked #1 in the household goods category of Loft's 2019 "Ranking of Most Popular Goods for Those Visiting Japan"! It might be called a sponge, but try one out, and the difference between it and a normal sponge will be clear as day! It's highly durable, drains water, and bubbles extremely well, not to mention that its silver ions have antibacterial effects that help keep the sponge clean and sanitary.

300 JPY (excl. tax)

3. Kamenoko Sponge (from Kamenoko-Tawashi Nishio Store)

4. Sarasa Clip 0.5 (from Zebra)

This black ballpoint pen took 2nd place in the stationery category on Loft's 2019 "Ranking of Most Popular Goods for Those Visiting Japan"! This is the highly praised, smooth-writing "Zebra Sarasa Clip 0.5". It comes with a movable clip attached, making it extra convenient for attaching to a thick board or notebook.

100 JPY (excl. tax)

4. Sarasa Clip 0.5 (from Zebra)

5. PITTA MASK (from Arax)

This mask is easy to wear and leaves virtually no room for gaps thanks to its design. Since it is made from the same material as a makeup sponge, this awesome mask can be used again and again so long as you clean it! The masks are packaged individually, making them perfect for travel or use in the office.

474 JPY (excl. tax)

So, how about stopping by Loft on your next trip to Japan? Visitors love it, and with so many items packed into one place, you're sure to enjoy even just a few minutes of shopping here during your trip.

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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