Japanese dating traditions
The chosen gift wrapping serves an important role in shaping the messaging associated with the gift.
Red should be avoided when sending cards as funeral notices are normally sent in red. It can be used to represent morning and misfortune.
White traditionally represents purity and cleanliness and is seen as a blessed color. Black is also seen as the color of mystery and the night.
The recipient should wait until later to open the gift.
Color symbolism is important in Japanese culture and should be taken into account when choosing a gift wrap.
The distinction of a gift being wrapped is an important one when it comes to receiving a gift.