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Clothing that has a "comfort" that should exist other than a smooth and stress-free texture. One of the fabrics I came across while creating a collection that sought such an image was a plaid pattern that had been archived by a Japanese fabric shop. When I took one look at the fabric, my childhood memories suddenly came flooding back.

The noodle factory run by his grandfather in the countryside was a perfect playground for children. The building, lined with old noodle-making machines, is a traditional Japanese house. I didn't pay much attention to it when I was young, but the impressive sight of the bamboo framework that I saw when I looked up at the ceiling still lingered in the back of my mind. Perhaps that's why the plaid pattern of the fabric evokes a sense of nostalgia. At the same time, when I was younger I couldn't have noticed the exquisite beauty and high level of technical skill that I felt when I saw the fabric, but now that I'm an adult, I feel like I've been able to see it. I wanted to recreate that beauty in my own way, comparing it to my memory.

The time I spent in that house, which was surrounded by thatch, bamboo, and a thick mud wall. The colors and textures I saw at that time. The plaid tropical worsted was created in search of a texture that is completely different from smooth and thick textures, and uses cotton nep yarn wrapped with polyester to give it a dry texture and lightness. , expressing deep colors with polyester wool heather thread. If you take a deep breath while wearing a jacket with a pattern made of four colored threads that unexpectedly gives the impression of tatami mats, you might even smell the lush scent of rushes.