Kapital spring sumi-zome TH denim jeans

Sumi-zome is a pigment-dye created from burning various oils, usually made into an ink-stick. This sort of sumi is used in Japanese calligraphy. Kapital has applied it as a yarn dye and turned it into this:

 

Media_httpbandannalma_vnmex

 

Media_httpbandannalma_ijagm

 

As you can see the dye is uneven to create a texture, albeit a more spring-like feeling through shades of gray.  

 

Media_httpbandannalma_alqea

Blue selvedge throughout, for the non-indigo denim.

 

Media_httpbandannalma_mcrgl

The new Kapital Denim label. 

2 responses to “Kapital spring sumi-zome TH denim jeans

  1. Thanks Matt. I never really was a fan of gray jeans, but since I saw these I thought they really looked special. Especially since the dye is natural one.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s