At the moment of its creation, the storied design of a patterned Japanese fabric and the process of the most fundamental beauty composed in the most complicated simplicity, Japanese textile arts are a tradition of cyclic reverence.
These fabrics are a story that begin with the raw materials, the deliberation of song-like manipulation and construction, and finally the life that breathes within their passive embrace as they patina into a prestige that words can’t serve. It is through the contemplation of use and wear that we arrive at an understanding that is felt more than it can be conferred. Kiriko is a company that makes and uses vintage textiles through this slow contemplation. The results are comfortable beauty.