Re.Brera Towel [Organic Cotton + Upcycled Materials]

$ 39.60 USD


Kontex Recycle is a new series added to the beautiful Japanese towel collection from Imabari (Ehime prefecture, Japan) by its towel maker Kontex who aim to continue producing with more sustainable ways while reducing the environmental load.

Re.Brera are waffle (lattice) towels like the original Brera towels in the design but the Re.Brera towels are made using cotton cutting waste and recycled yarns made with recycled pet bottles, and organic cotton yarns. By weaving them into lattice shape characteristics of both cotton and polyester are utilised and results are soft and beautiful towels that are highly absorbent and quick to dry - perfect for everyday use.

Each towel has a hanging loop. Please check measurements for each size below, [L] is a Japanese compact bath towel size. Select [XL] for a large bath towel.

*Please expect slight variations in size as these towels are pre-washed products.

  [Small / Washer] 42 x 42cm / 16.5" x 16.5" 
  [Medium / Face Towel] 42 x 85cm / 16.5" x 33.5" 
  [Large / Compact Bath Towel] 53 x 110cm / 20" x 43" 
  [Extra Large / Large Bath Towel] 84 x 145cm / 33" x 57" 

Material: 75% Cotton (50% Organic cotton, 25% Recycled Cotton), 20% Recycled Polyester, 5% Rayon (viscose)

Made in Imabari, Japan


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 shipping options with cost and time estimate upon checkout or at shipping calculator which appears at the bottom of the cart page. (*Temporarily we are unable to ship to certain countries as international mail services are suspended due to COVID-19.)

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 $28
EMS (Japan Post/USPS): 1-2 Weeks, Starts from $24
Standard Airmail (Japan Post/USPS): 2-3 Weeks. *This option does not have insurance or tracking.

*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.



Currently EMS and Registered Mail services with Japan Post are suspended due to COVID-19 so we are temporarily shipping with either of the following options:

Yamato Transport / UPS EXPEDITED*: 1-2 weeks / Starts from $28
Standard Airmail (Japan Post/Australia Post): Starts from $6 *No tracking or insurance.

*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 with tracking are suspended until further notice. We can ship using Standard Airmail shipping but this does not have tracking or insurance and we don't guarantee delivery.


Registered Airmail: 5-15 Business Days / Starts from $7
EMS: 5-7 Business Days / Starts from $22

*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 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.