Episode 2 "hidden secret of Fox umbrella" (1)
The column series "introduction of Koishihara old man to U.K. studies" second which Koishihara old man engaged in various British brands for many years after life residing in the UK introduces British culture and British lifestyle to with noble family brand of VULCANIZE London humorously.
The second theme about "covered secret (1) of Fox umbrella."
What is secret covered to the beautiful umbrella that it is revealed because we went out with interchange and brand with former president Ray Garrett of Fox umbrella for many years?
When we were going to handle "Fox umbrella" in Japan, one of what we did was confirmation of trademark first.
In the case of general nouns such as "FOX" (fox), this is because it was not able to know who suppresses the division concerned where.
Particularly, it is natural because it unfolds as authorized sole agent which we do not import on a parallel import basis in Japan and needed.
Founding of "Fox umbrella" is 1868.
There is not record that which month was, but Japan is the time of Meiji after October 23.
Bobbed hair, Western clothes were recommended by the Meiji Restoration by the new government which hurried westernization.
Foreigner who visited Japan by the foundation of a country says that even foreign employee called as promotion of industry, teacher of measure to enrich and strengthen a country counted 2,500.
It is flow of nature that their style was made a model of for outfitting as about half of these was Briton.
"Clothes" and "umbrella" were symbols of the Westernization in that.