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Samurai Jeans 16oz ‘Japanese Cotton’ Slub Yarn Polo Shirt – Kinari / Natural Ecru

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To truly understand Samurai Jeans' craftsmanship, one must feel and experience the fabrics made from their own cultivated 'Japanese cotton'. The 16oz slub yarn tubular knit is unmatched in feel and texture, and is uniquely exceptional in this world.

The entire Samurai team is involved in cultivating their own cotton. The small plantation is located an hour's drive from Osaka in Sasayama, Hyogo. The entire cultivation process is a labor of love for Nogami-san and is carried out without any chemical additives or fertilizers, with much effort and passion.

The thick and especially irregular 'Japanese cotton' yarns are transformed into an impressive tubuar knit fabric in Wakayama, creating a fabric with unparalleled depth and texture.

  • Samurai ‘Japanese Cotton’ Polo Shirt
  • SJST-SC04
  • Kinari / Natural Ecru (Unbleached / Undyed)
  • Regular Fit
  • 100% Japanese Cotton (Samurai Cotton Project: Sasayama, Hyogo)
  • 16oz Slub Yarn Tubular Knit (Wakayama)
  • Yarn Count: 10 x 20
  • Flat Side Seam Construction (60s Vintage Special Flat Seamer 36200, Kyoto)
  • 100% Cotton-Thread Sewing (Kyoto)
  • 100% Cotton Selvedge Cotton Twill (Collar Lining)
  • Shell Buttons
  • Garment Dyed
  • Rinsed: Minimal Shrinkage
  • Made in Japan
Hubertus is 176cm tall, weighs 65kg and wears a size MEDIUM.
Jürgen is 188cm tall, weighs 85kg and wears a size X-LARGE.

The Samurai Cotton Project

The Samurai Cotton Project has set its sights on revitalizing traditional methods of 100% organic and domestic clothing production. By personally cultivating and hand-harvesting cotton, they are dedicated to creating garments of exceptional quality. However, this undertaking presents significant challenges in practice.

During the 1970s, Japan experienced a significant decline in cotton production, resulting in a heavy reliance on imported cotton. The utilization of modern production techniques, which relied on chemicals, raised concerns about health and environmental contamination.

Aligned with the principles of "making things in Japan, for Japan, in the Japanese way," the project strives to revive the sense of pride associated with traditional craftsmanship and pass down these invaluable techniques to future generations.

The project's commitment extends well beyond a single generation, aiming to reintroduce sustainable practices that uphold values of tradition, quality, and environmental well-being. Through the Samurai Cotton Project, they are actively redefining the landscape of clothing production and consumption.

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Shoulder 44 45 48 50 56
Length 66 67 72 74 75,5
Chest  52 54 56 58 61
Sleeve  19 19,5 20,5 21,5 29,5

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