This is a bow tie made of kimono fabric, which is Oshima Tsumugi produced in Kagoshima prefecture, Amami Oshima.
Tsumugi silk fabric is traditionally dyed in mud, and other plant-based dyes like indigo, repeatedly to create a spectrum of shades and colors.
The tortoise shell pattern is auspicious pattern. It is pre-tied type and easy to put it on.
Since the Semi-Butterfly is the most formal and moderate size, it is recommended for everyone, regardless of the face shape or the scenes, for beginners as well.
Kyoto is a city of weaving.
“Kamigyo Bowtie” is a brand specializing in bow ties made of pure silk.
Mr. Tsutsui, the traditional weaver of Nishijin textile, produces them by utilizing his knowledge and experience of making the traditional stage costumes of Noh, Kyogen, and Kabuki.
For sewing the bow ties, it is used that the garment thread which is used for the tailoring of the costumes.
He also works on all processes by himself, from design to cutting, sewing and finishing.
We hope you will enjoy the collaboration with Japanese traditional luxury textiles and the modern fashion!
Recommended also for a gift to someone special.
Please note that this product is the only one item and will be discontinued as soon as it is sold out.