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ban inoue : kuzu bag

$148.00

Ban Inoue

From the beautiful ancient capital Nara, Ban Inoue make breathable garments and accessories in simple styles, allowing the soft texture and natural comfort of their materials to take focus.

Kuzu (or kudzu) vine is native to Japan and its long bast fibres have been traditionally processed and used to make lustrous twine and textiles for hundreds of years. This sweet little bag is constructed from linen oilcloth, lined in contrasting cotton (with one internal pocket), and features a stitched layer of kuzu netting over the outer, creating a beautiful design detail. A drawstring top with wrapped cotton cords makes the bag adjustable.

made in Japan

colours : carbon + oatmeal
materials : 
  • body : 100% linen
  • net layer : kuzu
  • lining : cotton
  • string : hemp
measurements :
  • width 20cm
  • height 22cm
care instructions : Wipe the outer of your bag clean with a damp cloth. Invert lining and hang in shade to air out as need. Do not machine wash, tumble dry or dry clean.