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ban inoue : caya reversible scarf


Ban Inoue

From the beautiful ancient capital Nara, Ban Inoue make breathable garments in simple styles, allowing the soft texture and natural comfort of their caya cloth to take focus. Caya is a significant Japanese textile woven from pure cotton with a fine, netted structure, which becomes waffle-like with each wash and wear. Traditionally woven in Nara, it is renowned in Japan for a beauty of near spiritual quality, inspiring poetry and ukiyo-e woodblock prints of the Edo period. Today, Ban Inoue wish to preserve the gentle aesthetic and practical properties of caya cloth with their effortless and naturally comfortable clothing.

This simple, double faced scarf will gain softness and airy volume with wear and gentle washing, to provide a lightweight layer on cool days. Finished with a short fringe, the open weave allows each contrasting colour to show subtly through the reverse side, showcasing the beauty of this fine fabric.

For a wider wrap, try the caya single colour scarf.

made in Japan.

colour : marine and vanilla bean
materials : 100% cotton
measurements : 
  • length 200cm
  • width 37cm

one size

care instructions : This fabric could show pulls if snagged. Ban Inoue garments are machine washable but we recommend using a laundry bag to protect against damage. Please do not tumble dry.