"OPTIQ TAILOR by Sasaki Celluloid" will open soon!

「OPTIQ TAILOR by Sasaki Celluloid」まもなくオープンです!

Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to read our press release, which was distributed yesterday. We have received delightful responses, and we appreciate your attention! Now, we are just under a week away from the opening of OPTIQ TAILOR by Sasaki Celluloid. The preparations are in full swing as we approach the opening day. Each day is filled with hustle and bustle, and being our first venture into retail operations, we are encountering unexpected challenges. Nevertheless, everything is a new and exciting experience.

Today, let's revisit an overview of OPTIQ TAILOR.

Sasaki Celluloid Industrial Co., Ltd. is a factory with a full production line for plastic eyewear, a rarity in Japan with only a few companies possessing such capabilities. True to its name, OPTIQ TAILOR is not only a place where you can find eyewear customized just for you, but it is also an innovative store where you can tour the actual plastic frame manufacturing line and even take on the challenge of the artisan polishing process. Various thoughtful touches have been implemented here to transform the eyewear selection for customers into a special experience beyond a mere product purchase.


Feature 1: Factory tour for general customers

Founded by Sasaki Matsukichi, a first-generation apprentice of Sabetani Gosaemon who brought eyeglass making to Sabae over 100 years ago, Sasaki Celluloid Industrial Co., Ltd. has upheld its historic craftsmanship. The artisans continue to refine their skills day by day. At OPTIQ TAILOR, you can take a behind-the-scenes factory tour to glimpse the heritage of craftsmanship that has been passed down.

  • Factory Tour Fee: Adults ¥1,100 (tax included), High School Students ¥550 (tax included), Junior High School Students and below are free.
  • Visitors who make a purchase or participate in the polishing experience can enjoy a complimentary short version of the factory tour.
  • Schedule: 11:00, 13:00, 15:00 on business days. (Up to 10 participants per session)


Feature 2: Experience program where you can experience the “polishing” of Sasaki celluloid

At OPTIQ TAILOR, in addition to shopping and factory tours, you can also enjoy a polishing experience program for accessories and miscellaneous items. This program goes beyond merely observing the products; it allows you to step into the shoes of the maker and actually feel the crafting process. It is an opportunity to savor the true essence of Sasaki Celluloid Industrial Co., Ltd.'s polishing technique.

  • Polishing Experience Fee for Earrings and Smartphone Stands: ¥3,300 (tax included)


“OPTIQ TAILOR by Sasaki Celluloid” product lineup

Featuring the popular "sasaki celluloid" series, which has been a hit since its debut in 2022, and the iconic brand "SASAKI" released at Silmo Paris 2023 by Sasaki Celluloid Industrial Co., Ltd. Other noteworthy selections include the gift-favorite accessory series "d-Twist" and "d-drop Loupe & Mirror," crafted using the same acetate material as eyeglasses. The lineup offers a comprehensive experience of Sasaki Celluloid Industrial Co., Ltd.'s in-house brands. When making a purchase, our eyewear specialists will assist you in choosing the perfect piece tailored to your preferences.

How was it?
At OPTIQ TAILOR , we have prepared programs that allow you to not only purchase glasses, but also experience manufacturing from various angles, such as factory tours and polishing experiences.

We are looking forward to your visit!