These days Japan is very cold. It was freezing yesterday. So I bought ‘heat-tech’ in ‘uniqlo’ to survive this winter. ‘Heattech’ is the successful product of this clothing store. I am not a PR person, but this underwear is really light and warm.
Especially this winter, heat-tech and other similar products are selling very well in Japan. Because people are trying to refrain from turning on heaters. After the nuclear crisis in Fukushima caused by 3.11 tsunami, many nuclear reactors nationwide were stopped, which is making the supply of electricity tight. So these warm underwear are very helpful to those who try to save energy.
By the way, it is not an overstatement to say that uniqlo is Japanese national clothes. Most people have at least one or two items in their closets. Me, too. They are simple, functional and very reasonable. Besides, I think it great that their functional wear like heat-tech are enhanced every year.
But you need to be careful if you don’t want to come across others in the same clothes as yours on the streets! This is likely to happen in Japan when you are dressed in uniqlo’s products.