"Western paper turns away the light, while our paper seems to take it in, to envelop it gently, like the soft surface of a first snowfall" - Junichiro Tanizaki.
Washi, lacquer or kasuri textile, our lighting is really popular at the show so far
and just like that, four weeks at #kawashimatextileschool were over in a flash ✨ i had an incredible experience and look forward to sharing the kasuri process and other wonderful textile moments from a month in kyoto ❤️ in the meantime, i still have two more weeks to explore japan and could not be feeling more fortunate for this time 🤗
Poduszka dekoracyjna indygo naturalnie farbowana i tkana w małej manufakturze w Japonii. Idealna na lato ze względu na antybakteryjne i odstraszające owady właściwości indygo. Dostępne ostatnie 2 sztuki 🌱
We always seek to find our own solutions to mass consumption and mass waste with the effort of becoming the first no fabric waste brand. Our products embrace the flaws within the vintage materials we use, enabling each piece to become one of a kind. Here weʻve taken a vintage French Workman jacket and have patched it with our fabrics to create new pathways by interweaving the culture of the West and East. Pair it with our new monpe pants for a perfect, versatile outfit.
We have new styles of monpe pants for women too! Made in Kyushu, Japan with our favorite Kasuri-Ori fabrics. "Monpe" pants were used as work pants and characterized by its loose waist and narrowed ankles. These simple and casual pants are similar to the modern day equivalent to jogger pants. The perfect pants to wear comfortably while going out or staying in. These unique patterned pants will immediately become your favorite.
Model is 5’5” wearing a size XS.
We have a new color in the oversized Kasuri Pocket Dress made in Kyushu, Japan! This dress is simple and casual with two pockets in the front and buttons up the back. This uniquely patterned dress would go great with some sandals and a sun hat for a new favorite summer look.
This style of pant is called Monpe (“e” sounds the same as in “edamame”). They are very similar to the modern day jogger pant, and were originally worn as work pants. We now have Monpe pants for men and women, made using our favorite Kasuri-Ori fabrics from Kyushu, Japan!