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Jinbei & Samue

Average rating: 4.9/5 - 56 customer reviews

About our Jinbei & Samue selection

The Jinbei, sometimes called "Hippari", is a traditional Japanese garment, originally worn by males, but now sometimes worn by women. Originally considered a home-wear the Jinbei became very popular in the hot and wet Japanese summer due to its very light and airy characteristics. The Jinbei is also widely worn during popular festivities such as matsuri (festivals) or hanabi (fireworks). Generally made of linen and / or cotton, it consists of a pair of shorts tied with a cord and a jacket with short sleeves (sleeves are attached using linen thread to let air flow). Although there are many variations, traditionally, Jinbei is colored with a more or less intense blue. Jinbei is worn without a belt.

The Samue is a garment which has many uses. Traditionally worn by monks in Zen Buddhist temples, artists, or doctors, it is also widely worn as home-wear, both at home and inside Ryokan (traditional hotel), or at Onsen (hot springs). It is also found among Shakuhachi (traditional flute) players. In recent years, the wearing of Samue extended outside the home as a particularly comfortable informal clothing. Just like Jinbei, Samue is worn without a belt.

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  • Classic Kurume Cotton Samue

    ¥13,900

    Made in Japan
    100% Cotton
    Color: Black, Navy, Grey
    Size M, L, and LL
    NEW
    In stock: ships within 2 working days

    5/5 - 5 customer reviews
  • Temple Style Cotton/Polyester Samue

    ¥17,100 ~ ¥19,800

    Made in Japan
    65% Polyester / 35% cotton
    Available in navy and black
    Size S, M, L, LL and 3L
    Designed in collaboration with monks from various Buddhist temples in Japan.
    Best
    seller
    In stock: ships within 2 working days

    5/5 - 4 customer reviews
  • Deluxe Sashiko Cotton Samue

    ¥44,100 ~ ¥49,500

    Made in Japan
    100% cotton
    Available in 5 colors
    Size S, M, L, LL and 3L
    Sashiko weaving, similar to our Dogi fabric.
    Best
    seller
    Made to order: ~4 weeks

    5/5 - 5 customer reviews
  • Deluxe Waraku Cotton Samue

    ¥30,600 ¥27,540

    Made in Japan
    100% Mikawa Cotton
    Available in navy or black
    Size S, M, L, and LL
    Simply the best samue ever
    10
    OFF
    Made to order: ~12 weeks

    4.9/5 - 8 customer reviews
  • Deluxe Aizome Cotton Samue

    ¥36,000

    Made in Japan
    100% Hon Aizome Dyed Cotton
    Size M, L, and LL
    The famous "Japan Blue" color of the Aizome, combined with the savoir faire of the best seamstresses.
    Made to order: ~4 weeks

    No reviews yet
  • Deluxe Sashiko Cotton Haori - Sleeveless Jacket

    ¥28,800

    Made in Japan
    100% cotton (inside layer: polyester)
    Available in black and navy
    Size M, L, LL
    Sashiko weaving, similar to our Dogi fabric.
    Best
    seller
    Made to order: ~4 weeks

    5/5 - 2 customer reviews
  • Deluxe Sashiko Cotton Jacket

    ¥31,500 ¥28,350

    Made in Japan
    100% cotton
    Available in navy only
    Size M, L, LL
    Sashiko weaving, similar to our Dogi fabric.
    10
    OFF
    Best
    seller
    Made to order: ~4 weeks

    5/5 - 1 customer review
  • Tshirt Juban/Hadagi

    ¥5,000 ~ ¥5,400

    Made in Japan
    100% cotton
    Available in white only
    Size M, L and XL
    In stock: ships within 2 working days

    4.7/5 - 15 customer reviews
  • Classic Okumi Juban/Hadagi

    ¥5,900

    Made in Japan
    100% cotton
    Okumi Cut & reinforced collar
    Available in white only
    Size M, L and XL
    In stock: ships within 2 working days

    4.9/5 - 16 customer reviews
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