Y’s Autumn Winter 2020 – Adidas’s Stan Smith featuring Peony flower
Y’s x Adidas “Stan Smith” “Peony flower” embroidered sneakers, unisex tote bag, scarf and bags
Y’s x Adidas “Stan Smith” is launching “Peony flower” embroidered sneakers, unisex deployment & bags.
In collaboration with Y’s and Adidas “Stan Smith”, “Peony Flower” embroidered sneakers are now available. Unisex sizes will be available at all Y’s stores and on official online boutiques from Friday, August 7, 2020.
“Peony flower” sneakers by Y’s and Adidas are available from the “Y’s Floral Collection”. The upper of the sneakers is embroidered with peony flowers drawn by the painter of the well-established kyo-yuzen 京友禅 “CHISO”千總. It is a special item that uses embroidery threads of various colors to delicately express the shade of flowers.
In addition to the “Y’s Floral Collection” includes clipper bags, tote bags and scarf with “peony flower” embroidery.
Y’s Floral Collection Release date: August 7, 2020 (Friday)
Stores: All Y’s stores, official online boutiques (planned to be released at 10:00)
・Y’s Diagonal Stan Smith Floral ¥34,000 + tax (unisex model) *White , Black
・Floral clasp bag 44,000 yen + tax ※ Black
・Floral drawstring tote 42,000 yen + tax ※ Black
・Floral wool stole 32,000 yen + tax ※ White, black
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Kyo-Yuzen (dyeing technique) (京友禅)
Kyo-Yuzen (dyeing technique) is one of the traditional arts of Kyoto and refers to the dyeing technique that was designed by YUZENSAI MIYAZAKI, who was a painter of folding fan, in the Genroku era. It is painted and dyed in a white silk fabric. It was exposed in Kamo-gawa River (Yodo-gawa Water System) to generate a bright color, but nowadays, it is made in suburbs.
It is also called ‘yuzen-zome’ (one of the dyeing processes).
Traditional hand-drawn Yuzen requires extremely time-consuming work composed of twenty-six processes for completion, therefore, techniques of dyeing fabric with models or of print-type dyeing are mainly used.
A rough design is drawn with colors extracted from petals of blue Asiatic Dayflowers, and resisting agents, which are contained in a thin case, are placed on a piece of fabric in a way similar to the way in drawing an outline with ink. The glue made from sticky rice and rice bran was once used, and gum is used nowadays. After that, it is colored and then painted with the color for a base after covering the entire pattern with glue. The detailed works such as drawing antennas of a butterfly, painting the eyes of a bird, or making gradation, are performed after peeling off the glue which covered the pattern.
It is completed after drying.
In 1555, Chiso was established in Kyoto. Our founder began in the vestment business and became the biggest company in Kyoto. Since then we have created a variety of fabrics and textiles using a high standard of techniques, embroidery, and Yuzen-dyeing.
Using history and tradition as its guide, Chiso has always met the shifting of trends and tastes over the years.
The Chiso Gallery was established on the second floor of our company’s headquarters in Kyoto where Yuzen selections and paintings – from the collection of Chiso – can be viewed by the public.
An exhibition featuring Chiso’s craftsmanship along with a collection of artifacts is also held in the gallery.
We have plans to hold exhibitions and cultural events and make our Gallery a place for cultural exchange and cultural discussion on what Japanese culture is, what design is, and what fashion and art are.
|Address||Chiso Head Office Building 2F|
80 Mikura-cho Sanjo Karasuma Nishiiru Nakagyo-ku Kyoto-shi 604-8166
|Operating Hours||11:00 – 17:00|
*Gallery is closed occasionally to change exhibitions or private showing or events.
A three-minute walk from Karasuma Oike subway station.
A seven-minute walk from Hankyu Karasuma Station.
Chiso Bldg., 1F, up the stairs to the 2nd floor from the “SOHYA TAS”.