Sarakichi -  Tomita Some Koge

Sarakichi -

Sarakichi - Tomita Some Koge

Sarakichi

Traditional

SARAKICHI is a new fashion brand from Tomita Somé-Kogei, Tokyo, Japan. Tomita Somé-Kogei has been operating a traditional Japanese technique upon dyeing garment of kimono for more than 200 years.  SARAKICHI  produces scarves, pocket cheifs, ties, using with an exactly the same dyeing method as an old time but with contemporary touch in its design. They often collabotate with designers nationally and internarionally. Their aim is to create a new perception towards ’a tradition’ and transform ‘an old traditional style’ to something novel. These products are produced carefully all by hand and the quality is promised. Each item is absolutely unique and original.

In recent years, many products have been introduced at international media and trade shows. Tomita Somé-Kogei wishes to impart SARAKICHI products and this fine and delicate Japanese traditional technique to people, domestically and internationally.

1882

Toimta KIchibei founded a factory in Asakusa-umamichi, Tokyo.

1911

Toimta Ichibei obtained a patent of Utsushi-egata which became a prottype of the current type of screen.

1914

Tomita Yuhei and Waka moved the factory to the current location, by the Kanda river in Waseda, Tokyo.  Waka produced Unochiyo-kozakura Kimono with a renowned Kimono designer, Uno Chiyo.

1949

Tomtia Kosuke was elected to the Gendai no Meiko,  as a honnered craftsman (nationally desginnated).

2006 

Tomita Atsushi became CEO and also holds many public roles.

2012

Launched SARAKICHI collection.


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