November 26, 2017

Did you know that within the anthropological record of perfumery that there are 2 distinctive origin uses for aromatics for human use? The Western origins involves anointing the body, whether to cloak body odor or to prepare the dead for the afterlife, oils were applie...

September 6, 2017

This Sep 16 and 17, we have three special anniversaries to celebrate: México’s Independence Day, Rafael Adón turns 18 years old, and we are observing our second year in its new headquarters in Saint Louis, Missouri, at 1901 Park Avenue.

Our beloved México decl...

August 4, 2017

We really do enjoy what we do;  there's much pride in creating and making quality products enjoyed by our customers.  Our customers, in turn, make what we do special by establishing their trust in our products and through their patronage.

The winner of the July Raf...

July 23, 2017

Rafael Adón is beginning a new tradition!  Starting in July, RA will hold a monthly raffle and customers who enter the drawing will have a chance to win.  The prizes will range from discounts off future purchases to early trials of special product lines.

If yo...

July 21, 2017

Oftentimes, visitors to our design studio and boutique at Saint Louis comment about the uniqueness of our products. They express their thoughts in response to the special atmosphere that we have created surrounded by luscious hand-crafted leather backpacks and beautifu...

July 16, 2017

Last week, we sent two of our friendly Kokedamas to their new home in Seattle, Washington.  Why the distance, you may wonder—that is because Rafael Adón is one of the few creative spaces where these very special plants are found.

The Japanese practice of Kokedama making...