ban inoue : caya duster in flint
This simple, elegant jacket creates a long line with its straight cut and minimal detail. Dropped shoulders give it a nonchalant, slouchy charm, and the button-free opening keeps the silhouette light and informal. A perfect outer layer for warm days, the muted shades suggest a whole range of new layering possibilities for those in pursuit of subtle new colour harmonies...
made in Japan.
colour : flint
materials : 100% caya cotton
• length 104cm
• width 61cm
• sleeve length 63cm
washing & care : this fine, net-like textile is woven from pure cotton and stiffened with natural plant starches for presentation. You can expect its texture to become incredibly soft and waffle-ish with wear and washing, as shown in the last picture. caya can be machine washed in cold water on a gentle cycle (a laundry bag will help prevent snags) but should not be tumble dried.
From the beautiful ancient capital Nara, Ban Inoue make breathable garments in simple styles, allowing the soft texture and natural comfort of their textiles to take focus. Still traditionally woven to this day, caya 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.