KUROKI MILL SPECIAL
THE TRADITIONAL ART OF DENIM
WAKONAI®(Wa-kon-ai, meaning Japan Spirts), exclusively developed by the legendary KUROKI MILL. It is Genuine Natural Indigo Dye that is characterized by its pure, dark indigo color and its vivid natural fade. Traditional Japanese Natural Indigo Dyeing is globally renowned as a "Traditional Art Craft"
WAKONAI® is 100% natural indigo denim. Skilled artisans meticulously produce this beautiful denim using a very special technique, Awa Genuine Indigo Dye Method. This technique is designated as an Intangible Cultural Treasure by the Ministry of Manufacturing and Industry in Japan.
Indigo was brought to Japan around 1400 years ago and gained popularity as a dye in the Edo period (1603-1868). The Natural Indigo dye gives the jeans a richer, deeper color compared to Synthetic Indigo dyes.
NATURAL INDIGO IS ECO-FRIENDLY
Natural Indigo is a sustainable resource and is part of an ecosystem where the waste water from the dyeing process can be used to water & fertilize the land.