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近江上布 |Omi-Jofu

品牌簡介
Introduction

日本自古以來,將進貢幕府的衣布稱之為「上布」。這些「上布」作成皇親國戚以及上流階級所穿的和服,主要以大麻跟苧麻這兩種麻織布為主。

日本滋賀縣琵琶湖的湖東地區,古時名為近江,所產麻織布技術精純、品質優良。自古以來,是地方藩主進貢幕府將軍的高級和服,稱之為「近江上布」;近江麻布也是現今有名商社「伊藤忠商社」創業人伊藤忠兵衛的起家商品。「近江上布」六百多年的編織工法與染技,在滋賀縣琵琶湖附近的愛妝町與東近江市傳承下來。結合傳統工法的機械式量產,以及融合現代時尚的織布設計,讓今日的近江麻織,創造出更多不同的嶄新風貌。

 

品牌大事紀

  • 1977年 「近江上布」的絣(Kasuri)、生平(Kibira)被日本指定為國家傳統工藝品
  • 日本經濟產業省伝統工芸品指定品目

 

Traditional Textile Of Japan

Omi, east area of Shiga prefecture has always been famous for high quality Hemp and Ramie industries since 15th century, Hemp and Ramie was used as tribute gifts for the Shoguns.

Omi has global standard quality textile industries. “Lake Biwa” The greatest lake in Japan is located in Omi. It is thought that the Ramie manufacturing in Omi is located in the best place in Japan so “Lake Biwa” Produces great amount of water. Omi has many types of textile, techniques and experiences to manufacture the fine products.

Natural Ramie textile feels very nice and cool on skin. It has been everyone’s favorite for long time. We want more people to experience about the Wonderful Ramie and Hemp textile.

OmiJofu combining traditional production methods with mechanical mass production and modern and modern clothing design, today’s OmiJofu creates more different new looks.

OmiJofu has original creations made by artists, we have high quality textile and yarn that you can only get here.

 

 

DESIGNERS

設計團隊介紹
Behind the Scenes

越智和子

日本服裝設計師,自創品牌「樂居布」。與日本各地工藝職人多有合作,作品大多利用日本國內各種面料材質設計開發。近江麻織概念品牌「aishoasaco」商品規劃與設計師。

 

Kazuko Ochi

Japanese clothing designer, own brand “Laifu”. There are many cooperations with craftsmen all over Japan. Most of the products are designed and developed using various Japan domestic fabric materials. And producer of OmiJofu concept brand “aishoasaco”.

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