After purchasing a vintage kimono, we were in awe of the meticulous stitching traversing from highly decorative designs to simpler, durable embroidery.
Sashiko, a form of decorative hand-stitching from Japan, was traditionally used to reinforce worn-out clothes. The technique pieced together fabrics to make new garments by using simple running stitches.
While the practice traditionally consists of white cotton thread on indigo cloth, we extended our translation to include a contemporary palette consisting of high-contrast neutrals and playful primaries.
Axel II meets all ACT performance standards for coated fabrics, including excellent abrasion resistance, colorfastness, and coating adhesion.