“amachi.” Traces of Water Flow

A DAN TOMIMATSU event is currently underway.

Thank you to all the customers who visit us every day.

DAN TOMIMATSU is available in stores on a daily basis, but of course only a limited selection of the brand's lineup is available.

I think it's great that you can take this opportunity to see most of the items and choose from them.

Especially rings have exact sizes. If you are not a selected Golden Fit, I think it will be difficult for you to get your hands on the items we sell in stores, so if you are considering it, I would be happy if you could take a look.

Today, I would like to introduce amachi.

I was really looking forward to its arrival.

"Hand Process Series" in amachi.

This is from a collection created by designer Tenchi Yoshimoto himself.

Among them, there is a new style that is slightly different from amachi.'s previous hand processes.

“Regarding Wave”

This is Collection 012.


“About waves”

This season.

The waves were crashing, the waves were carving, and the water surface was shimmering with the wind.

This is the season when we are trying to express those "waves" with amachi.'s clothes.

That's why I think this collection lineup gives you a great sense of the "fluctuations of nature."

Among them, as I said earlier, new hand processes are emerging from brands.

This is what I was most looking forward to showing you in this collection.

Since this is a limited edition within the collection, the total number of pieces produced is max. 15 pieces.

And even among them, all of them look different.

That's why I really wanted everyone to take a look at it, so when I placed orders, I had a limited framework of 15 pieces, and most of them were requested.

In the end, it is up to the brand to decide how many items they will make and deliver, so I cannot say here how many items were actually delivered, but I would like to express my fervent hope. So, I was able to prepare multiple outfits.

Well, it's still not that many.

Whether you have seen amachi. in our store in the past or are visiting us this time, we believe that by wearing these clothes, you will be able to understand amachi. better.


Collection 012

Traces of Water Flow – Jacket [× Elise Gettliffe]

material_COTTON 100%




“Traces of Water Flow” = “Traces of water flow”

construction, form, and hand process of amachi.

Clothes that match those three things at a very high level.

I think the quality and expression of the amachi. brand's clothing really shines through.

In addition to the amachi. tag, hand-processed numbering.

It is also tagged with Elise Gettliffe, who created the accompanying ceramic button.

Up until now, amachi.'s hand-processed work has included handwork such as designer embroidery, adding an organic feel to it.

The techniques vary depending on what is being expressed, including those that make full use of sewing machines and those that are hand-embroidered.

However, this time, I will use a flat stone called "mudstone", a stone whose shape has been created by the natural environment, to organically draw its form onto the clothes.

A method in which dye is poured from above the mudstone, and the dye that collects or flows around the stone remains as a pattern.

Mudstone is said to be made from mud deposited on the ocean floor that hardens into rock and contains organic matter.

Therefore, during the dyeing process, the color may change due to the reaction between the organic matter held by the mudstone and the dye, and amachi. takes care of this hand process, which is a process that is not reproducible.

Then, stitches are added over the top to trace the outline here and there.

The shape is created by the accumulation of mud over time.

This time, the designer reflected the shape and the color change caused by the reaction with the dye onto the clothes.

We have multiple pieces available in our store, so I will introduce some of them.

Because they all have different impressions.

Where colors and hand processes are applied.

I think each one has something unique.

The clothes themselves are designed with very organic fluctuations.

By using switching, the shape of the shoulder is different on the left and right.

It has a very curved body and sleeve transition, but the left side has an original pattern that looks like a combination of set-in sleeves and dolman sleeves.

A pocket is placed on the left shoulder switching line.

On the other hand, the one on the right is a combination of raglan sleeves and dolman sleeves.

The switching line is also designed to be continuous with the collar.

A shoulder switch that starts from a much lower position than a normal raglan line.

Because it has a complex, curvilinear design that defies clothing theory, your brain can't immediately understand it just by looking in the mirror when you wear it.

The back on this side has also changed.

Switching in places you've never seen before, with curves you've never seen before.

However, when worn, these changes perfectly create the form of amachi.'s clothes.

If you look closely at the back, it's asymmetrical.

The design creates volume around the armholes that is unique to amachi.

The shoulder line fits the shoulders, but there is some volume around the arms, which is concentrated at the hem.

Like a cocoon silhouette.

Therefore, the arms can be moved quite a lot, and the body does not feel sluggish due to excessive weight.

And the arm is sharp.

I think it's pretty well balanced.

I think you'll get a feel for it when you try it on.

The main body is made of a single layer of 100% cotton fabric, but the touch of the fabric is not as strong as shirt fabric, but it is a soft plain weave with a fine, slightly damp feel.

For example, it has a softer, more natural, and rustic feel to Kaneta's ZZ high-twist fabric.

The name says it's a jacket, but it can also be worn as a shirt depending on the time of year, and the design of the clothing is based on outerwear, so it's called a jacket, but to put it simply, it's like a shirt jacket/light light outerwear. .

After creating the final shape of the garment using the fabric, the designer traces the shape of the stone.

The outlines of natural stones, which humans cannot intentionally create, are layered onto clothing.

In some places, multiple types of stones are traced in different colors, making the overlapping colors even more complex.

It's a piece of clothing that you can't understand unless you look closely at even one traced area.

The embroidery is done by hand again to bring out the traced outline.

Hand process x hand process.

Designers artificially modify the shapes created by nature.

However, how that is reflected in the clothes is left up to nature.

It has elements of both nature and man-made, and has a hand-processed expression that exists somewhere between nature and man-made.

There are three buttons on the front, all of which are designed by Elise Gettliffe.

Elise Gettliffe apparently graduated at the top of her class from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, a prestigious fashion university, but she stopped making clothes the moment she graduated.

That's how he became an artist who creates pottery works, an extremely angry person.

It goes really well with amachi.'s clothes.

The same goes for the cuffs.

The size is smaller than the front.

Shell buttons are placed only on the back of the neck.

Moon-shaped collar.

As mentioned earlier, no lining is included and it is a single layer design.

Because the product is hand-processed, it oozes out a lot.

Because it's so stained, I think the outline of the stone will remain even after repeated washing.

Most of amachi.'s dyes are 100% pure natural dyes, but I think they use dyes with high fastness in consideration of the expressiveness of the trace outline.

The atmosphere of the fabric is light as mentioned earlier.

All the sewing is done with lock stitching, and the main body uses a lot of bag stitching.

So, although there are many transitions, there are almost no stitches on the front, so you can really feel the softness of the transition lines.

And this.


Height: 167cm, weight: 53kg, size 4(S).

Even though this clothing is branded, it only comes in sizes 4 (S) and 5 (M).

However, I think most people will fit into size 2.

Design with many curves.

The armholes are also tapered at the hem, concentrating the volume.

As I said at the beginning, "construction, form, hand process".

These three things are combined at a very high level.

Also, Mr. Yoshimoto himself thinks very positively about the way fabrics change and how clothes change as they are worn.

That's why I think people will really appreciate amachi.'s clothes when they wear and use them.

This is a very popular series from our store amachi.

Please take a look if you are interested.

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