In keeping with the founder of the Yoshida Porter's company principal, all bags are strictly Made in Japan. All design and production are strictly done in Japan. In that way they can control and monitor each aspect in the creation of the bags and ensure the best quality. All bags are handmade by the company's skilled craftmen, only the very best fabrics and components, some of which we develop and treat specifically for our brands needs, are used. Some of the lines were under development for 3 years before their lauch, such is the devotion to excellence.