2060 Samue Working Clothes Cotton Shijira

¥21,000 JPY

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Spring-summer facing work clothes A light and cool squirrel with hemp in it The hemp of the material has a feeling of refreshing, and the shijira is soft and light and cool, so it has been used as a traditional summer kimono since ancient times. There are irregularities called fine "shrinks" or "shibo" in the longitudinal direction on the surface of the fabric, so you can spend comfort without sweat cloth sticking to your skin. Please pass through the sleeve once. It is a workable clothes that is comfortable to wear from spring to summer. It is a secure wear because it is a solid product made in Japan as a gift for every father's day and celebration.

  • Cotton:75%,Hemp:25%
  • Machine washable (using a net)
  • Made in Japan
  • Shipping weight :715g

What is Samue?

Samue (作務衣) is the work clothing of Japanese Zen Buddhist monks, worn when engaged in "samu" means daily works of Zen monks such as cleaning and wood chopping.

Made from cotton or linen and traditionally dyed brown or indigo to distinguish them from formal vestments. In modern times they have become popular as general casual or work wear.
Because samue is originally made as working clothes, it is very functional, easy to wear and it also allows freedom of movement.

Compare to kimono, samue has less regulations. There are no rules such as when, where, how to wear. It has variety in materials, so you can enjoy various textures throughout the seasons. Above all, you can appreciate Japanese clothing by the enjoyment of dressing samue.

How to care for Samue & Jinbei

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About Us

Over 60 years, we became the top producer of samue (traditional workwear now popularly used as loungewear) in Japan. Our garments combine traditional techniques with modern functionality and design.