BUAISOU

January 25, 2015

My friend and fellow Indigo enthusiast, Michelle just sent me this link to a feature on BUAISOU via the Urban Outfitters blog. They are two young Japanese indigo farmers + dyers, Kenta Watanabe and Kakuo Kaji and they have a Indigo dye house in Brooklyn. For around $50 you can attend one of their Bushwick workshops (DYE YOUR OWN GARMENTS, KATAZOME: RICE RESIST DYEING, or ROKETSUZOME: JAPANESE BATIK) . Their site notes, “All workshops are for beginners and using a 100% organic indigo vat with SUKUMO, dye made of composted indigo leaves harvested in our farm in Tokushima, Japan.” How cool is that?

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Their farming process photos are fantastic…see them here.

Read the feature and check out their instagram.

Images are from http://blog.urbanoutfitters.com

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