Samue vs. Jinbei: What are the Differences?
Understanding samue and jinbei can be tricky, but it doesn't have to be. Learn the biggest differences between the two, from design, materials, seasonality, and cost.
Fabrics We Use to Make Traditional Japanese Samue
Learn about the premium quality fabrics we use to make traditional samue: cotton, sashiko-ori (stitch weave), asa (hemp, linen, ramie), denim, pure silk, and more.
What is “Sashiko-ori,” the fabric that is perfect for autumn and winter?
2012 Thick Yarn Sashiko-ori Samue is recommended for those who prefer thick, heavy and warm comfort, and 1055 Small Pattern Sashiko-ori Samue is recommended for those who are looking for something soft that can be worn from autumn to spring.
Comparing the Three Samues We Recommend for Wear Through the Year
We introduce three popular samues from the Wasuian store that are great choices for a first samue: the 3055 Cotton Twill Weave Samue, the 6001 Kasuri Tsumugi Samue, and the 1051 Tate Slab Samue.
Japanese Traditional Clothing: Samue
Learn about the traditional Japanese clothing known as Samue, including its origins, aesthetics, design characteristics, use cases, and care tips.
How to Care For Samue & Jinbei
Before washing, please check the size and for any loose threads on the product. We cannot accept returns and exchanges once they have been washed.