The Samue is originally the working clothes for everyday work of Zen Buddhist monks in Japan.
It became popular as a very comfortable and practical outfit, and is used also by laymen artisans, artists, and even as casual wear.
The Chijimi hemp crepe from the Omi region (Shiga Prefecture) is a highly reputed fabric with weaving techniques dating back centuries. It is said to be the most delicate and breathable of all natural fabrics, making it perfect for summer garments.
The Kyo Samue, or Samue of Kyoto, is a particular cut of this traditional garment, easy to wear and distinguished at the same time.
Slim-cut - Slimmer cut to improve the silhouette, making the Samue elegant to wear.
Seamless collar - tailoring the collar so that no seams can be seen, it becomes more stylish and luxurious.
Convenient right pocket - practically positioned right pocket, which is made in such a way that your elegant silhouette won't be affected even though your pocket is full.
This Samue features also easily replaceable elastic pants belts and cuffs, to improve your Samue's lifetime.
Features & Highlights
- 100% hemp fabric
- Natural, lightweight & highly breathable
- Hand Wash or dry clean
- Kyo Samue: traditional Samue (Zen monks working outfit) in the Kyoto style
- Omi Chijimi: Omi region high quality hemp crepe
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