WAX PRINT POUCH - BLUE/YELLOW/RED

¥3,740
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.
By Keur
Description

[ECO TIPS]
✔︎ Fairtrade
✔︎ Package free

Ideal for storing make-up or toiletries.  Handmade by the artisans of Keur.

[FEATURES] 
100% cotton. 
Made of fleece fabric, graphic, colorful and chic.

What is wax fabric? African wax prints, are omnipresent and common materials for clothing in Africa, especially West Africa. They are industrially produced, colorful cotton cloths with batik-inspired printing.The wax prints are part of a nonverbal way of communication among African women, and hereby they carry their message out into the world. Some wax prints can be named after personalities, cities, building, sayings or occasions. 

The method for the production of imitation batik cloth proceeds as follows. A block-printing machine applies resin to both sides of the fabric. It is then submerged into the dye, in order to allow the dye to repel the resin covered parts of the fabric. This process is repeated, to build up a colored design on the fabric.

[SPECS] 
Height : 12.5 cm 
Width : 23 cm 

[CARE INSTRUCTIONS] 
Machine washable. Do not tumble dry.
Please note that all works are done by hand, there may be slight differences with the specs.

BRAND STORY

A bridge between Dakar and Paris, Keur - or "house" in Wolof - offers a selection of home decor and accessories that are authentic and colorful, entirely made in Senegal.

Keur draws on the creative treasures of Senegal to infuse the products with joie de vivre and fantasy. Raised in Dakar, Alfi Brun was the youngest daughter of a large family, with a strong taste for fashion and decoration. In 2001, Alfi leaves to settle in France always remembering her fundamental benchmarks: Africa. In 2014, after working for many fashion and decoration houses, she starts the Keur brand in Paris, an interpretation that is both modern and faithful to the aesthetics of her childhood. Alfi draws inspiration from her country Senegal, and thanks to the carefully selected craftsmen, she makes and imports unique and radiant pieces which are unique and enhances the Senegalese craftsmanship.

Handcrafted and limited edition, Keur products celebrate a culture and ancestral know-how.

OUR TIPS

During our research for brands and products in Europe, we stumbled in to Keur Selections. When we heard that the person behind the brand was born and raised in Senegal and wanted to promote Fair trade through working with her country, we were really inspired by the idea. When we visited the shop in Paris, we were attracted even more. The original textile designs that they create are all very beautiful and charming; with patterns and colors that match very well. Chic and elegant; great way to accent your every day look as well!

SHOPPING GUIDE
[Product Price]

Price shown is Japanese consumption tax included.

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[Packaging] 

In our commitment to sustainability, we will continue to work with recycled materials or materials that do not harm the planet.

Our wrapping paper and boxes are made by recycled products.  

We have adopted the use of zero-waste packaging, "stible" for delivery. stible is a new packaging service that enables the return and reuse of delivery packaging easily by customers. By reusing the containers, it saves resources and reduces waste and CO2 emissions. Borderless Creations is working together to solve the problem of wasteful shipping methods for brands, consumers, and the planet.

Due to various circumstances, there are cases where we cannot send via stible even if selected. For items that cannot be packaged in stible, we will continue to use letter pack, cardboard, compostable bags, etc.

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[Shipping]

Shipping fee changes depending on delivery regions (*tax included)

1) Non standard size (定形外郵便):

Japan Nationwide ¥300


** ** Up to 29 cm (width)/4 cm (thickness) according to general post standards
** Package will be sent through Japan Post mailbox

2) Yu-Pack Parcel (ゆうパック):

Tokyo

Kanto, Koushin-etsu, Hokuriku, To-kai

Tohoku Kinki
¥700 ¥700 ¥700 ¥800
Chugoku, Shikoku Kyushu Hokkaido Okinawa
¥900 ¥1,050 ¥1,050 ¥1,100

3) Ecohai delivery: 

Tokyo ¥530

*In order to contribute to CO2 reduction, delivery regions have been limited to only Tokyo
*If the package to be sent is less than 80cm (total of 3 sides), you will be able to select Ecohai
*Delivery time cannot be specified.
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[Oversea delivery]

Please note that we do not deliver overseas at the moment.

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[Delivery]

Ordered items will usually ship within 5 business days after your credit card has been authorized or after we receive your bank deposit. 

Some areas such as remote islands may take days to deliver. Please note that some products may take some time before shipping.

In order to reduce CO2 emissions from shipping as much as possible, orders received by Thursday will be shipped on Friday. If the shipping day coincides with a public holiday, the shipment will be sent on a weekday before the public holiday. We will notify you by email when the product is shipped.

Goods will be delivered in Japan Post Yu-Packet or Yu-Pack Parcel depending on delivery location and weight of goods.
The delivery address is only within Japan.

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[Returns and Exchanges]

Returns and exchanges has to be done within 14 days after your delivery. The return cost is either deducted from the refund (if we handle the shipping) or paid by the customer.

If you decide to return your purchase, start by sending an e-mail to contact@borderlesscreations.com. Add your order number as the subject of the e-mail. 

We will refuse returns if any of the following apply:

  • 14 days have passed since the product arrived
  • If the tag attached to the product is separated or lost
  • If there is evidence of previous use 
  • Some of the items or accessories are missing
  • When there is a shortage of wrapping supplies such as boxes, cloth bags, shopping bags, etc.
  • If the packaging for accessories, smartphone case, etc. is opened
  • Recycled or upcycled products may be imperfections because of its handmade nature.
  • Other products that we determine cannot be returned or exchanged
All deliveries are carbon neutral
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