[SALE] Hana Akiyama x UGUISU Tote Bag

$ 29.00 USD $ 14.50 USD


The new (& exciting) addition to UGUISU's artists collaboration collection is a tote bag created with artwork by a Tokyo based illustrator Hana Akiyama, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of UGUISU online store. Hana has come up with this charming artwork filled with objects that reflects UGUISU and Tokyo, the illustration is titled "Big City of Mine". 

The bag is made with 100% natural cotton by environmentally-friendly production methods in India and printed in the UK with ISO 14001 ink under sustainable operation. 

You can select free shipping option when this item is purchased on its own and it will be shipped by standard airmail (1-2 weeks, no tracking, no insurance).

Measurements: 420mm x 370mm / 16.5" x 14.5"  Handles: 60cm / 24"
Material: 100% Cotton (5oz / 140gsm)
Made from a sustainable crop
Country of Origin: India
Printed in the UK

Hana Akiyama graduated from Tama Art University with a concentration in Graphic Design, completing preliminary research in Graphic Design for the same university’s doctoral course.
Hana's areas of illustration include books, advertising, magazines, websites, packaging, CDs, newspapers, etc.
She has exhibited her works and won numerous awards both in Japan and overseas, including a New York ADC Award in 2014.
Her illustrations are currently a regular feature of the magazines “Kurashi no techo,” and “tocotoco”.

"WISDOM OF YOU" by Hana Akiyama available for purchase here-->

All orders are shipped from Japan using Japan Post mail services or Yamato Transport/UPS. You may select your preferred way of shipping - you will see the available shipping options with cost and time estimate upon checkout.

*Shipping options are temporarily limited due to COVID-19 and the current situation in Russia-Ukuraine.
See here for the full information on shipping.

Shipping cost is determined by weight or the size of the package and destination and it depends on the shipping option you select. You will see the available options for your chosen items at checkout.

Orders are typically shipped within 1-5 business days of your purchase if all items are in stock.



Yamato Transport / UPS EXPEDITED*: 5-8 Business Days / Starts from $20
EMS (Japan Post/USPS): Available upon request - it can be more costly than Yamato/UPS.

*You may be collected custom fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.
*There are certain items that can not be sent by Yamato Transport such as tea and aroma mist. We may change the shipping method accordingly.



Available shipping options are temporarily limited to the following due to covid-19:
Yamato Transport / UPS EXPEDITED*: 1-2 weeks / Starts from $20

*You may be collected custom fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.
*There are certain items that can not be sent by Yamato Transport such as tea and aroma mist.



Since November 2020, postal services for Canada are suspended indefinitely.
If you have a business address we can ship using UPS service, pleaes get in touch with us if you wish to use this optoin.


Registered Airmail: 5-15 Business Days / Starts from $7
EMS: 5-7 Business Days / Starts from $22
*Postal services for many countries in Europe are temporarily unavailable due to the current situation in Russia-Ukuraine.
We ship using UPS service to those affected countries for the moment, shipping cost starts from $25 and is determined by the size of the box.

*As of July 1st 2021, customers in EU will be charged VAT when shopping online and importing goods from outside of EU. This is responsible of customers' when receiving orders from Uguisu above €22 including gift orders.
If you refuse to pay this and parcel is returned to us, we can only refund the amount for the merchandise total and shipping and gift wrapping are non-refundable.

Returns Policy

We will only provide a refund in the event of damaged or defective items that we cannot replace. If you wish to return or exchange an item you must first contact us within 7 days of arrival by email at hello [at]

Pre-ordered or Backordered items, sale or discounted items can not be returned.

We will not be able to accept return or exchange of items if contacted after 7 days of arrival, so please make sure to open the package and check the contents as soon as the package arrives.

All customers are responsible for shipping costs as well as duties on all returned items. We can not refund shipping if the package has already been shipped.

When the package for your order gets returned to us after no re-delivery is arranged when you needed to, we can resend you the package but you will need to pay for the postage again. If you choose to cancel the items, we can refund the amount for the purchased items but not the postage as it has already been shipped and is totally non-refundable.

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