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Soulive

Printed camp shirt in indigo-dyed traditional fukure-ori kimono fabric

$355.00

You need to get closer to see that this shirt is really really special. The fabric is woven using a traditional kimono technique called "fukure-ori" ("blown") in which patterns are jacquard-woven into the fabric, and then shrunk to create a matelasse three-dimensional pattern. On top of that, the fabric is printed using an indigo resist-dye with large chrysanthemum flower, to create a very attractive summer shirt. Get ready for double-takes!

  • 100% cotton fabric, woven in Japan using fukure-ori technique
  • Natural indigo resist-dye print; open camp collar with top loop closure
  • Square hem, chest pocket, corozo buttons
  • Sizing scale: 1 = XS, 2= S, 3 = M, 4 = L and 5 = XL
  • Made in Okayama, Japan
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Soulive is the brainchild of designer Masato Tanaka, who has been creating some of the most interesting fabrics at famed Okayama fabric mill Collect and for other brands of the Japan Blue group.

Japan Blue and Collect have been at the forefront of denim production revival in Japan since 1992, helping establish Kojima as the denim capital of Japan, manufacturing some of the best denim and indigo-based fabrics, and developing garments under the group's brands such as Momotaro, Japan Blue and Soulive.

Tanaka's inspiration and philosophy for Soulive is the study of indigo and artisanal production that mixes traditional handcraft with innovative techniques. From traditional boro fabrics and haori shapes, to shibori and traditional resist dyeing techniques, all the way to more whimsical aspects of Japanese garment culture and history - inspiration comes in different forms, but is always translated into high-quality garments using Japan Blue's long expertise in fabric and garment manufacturing in Okayama.

Free standard shipping on all orders to US and Canada. Customers are able to upgrade to faster shipping at checkout at a cost.

We want you to be fully satisfied with your purchase. If an item doesn’t fit or is not to your liking, we offer free exchange and returns on all regular priced merchandise within 30 days on unworn and unaltered items. Note that any return shipment costs for international orders, as well as any associated duties, taxes or fees are your responsibility.

No returns on custom orders, underwear/hosiery and final sale products. See full Return Policy in Customer Service / FAQ area