Q Pot

Trinkets that look so realistically like desserts you may want to take them off after long bouts of fasting or sleeping at night, lest you decide for a midnight snack…

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Right now I am working on my next column for The Japan Times newspaper, and I am doing a short story on the brand Qpot. As the paper doesn’t afford me much space and I found the little treats-as-jewelry to be delightful, I am posting a little preview and photos here.

qpot macaron

Qpot makes jewelry to resemble various desserts and sweets and is headed by designer Wakamatsu Tadaaki (yes, a boy!)

qpot whip

It’s not exactly “fine” jewelry, although it is sold at department stores like Takashimaya as well as at the Harajuku main boutique.

qpot ipod cookie chocolate bar

These iPod cord reels are brilliant! Yummy.

On a sweetly related note, French Macaron and Bakery Laduree is finally setting up shop in Tokyo in Ginza, come July 21st (this is the company which headed all of those pretty pastries in the movie Marie Antoinette). The OLs are sure to love em, and thanks to the new store and Qpot plasticifying them for all eternity, the Macaron may become an official national dessert.



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makes me super hungry >:O very cute!

Jul 2, 2008 (5198 days ago)

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Jul 3, 2008 (5197 days ago)

This is so incredibly cute. It is exactly what I love about Japanese fashion, so playful!

Kjeld Duits
Jul 4, 2008 (5196 days ago)

pour jeunes filles anorexiques !

Aug 10, 2008 (5159 days ago)

btw, the last picture isn’t of a macaron, it’s of a religieuse.

Mar 5, 2009 (4951 days ago)

hi! do you know where i could find a store (online or not) that sells qtop merchandise in the u.s.? I so want that straberry whip cream ring…

Feb 13, 2010 (4607 days ago)

where can i get these in nyc?

emanda ng
May 31, 2010 (4500 days ago)

looks nice,japanese fashion ,in good design..

Dec 31, 2010 (4286 days ago)

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