Natural veggie dyed hand-spun and hand-woven fabric by natives of the Buyi tribe, in an ethnic village in southwest China;
polka dot fabric printed using natural cochineal dye;
check patterned slub linen material, with its uneven texture enhanced by using natural indigo kasezome skein-dye technique;
striped hand-woven cotton twill, with a unique unevenness created by natural-dyed yarn selectively varied in lengths and thicknesses;
hand-sewn sashiko details using multi-colored yarns of different yarn widths;
Gara-bou spun fabric, characterized by its uniquely uneven yarns and bumpy texture, as we first introduced in FW15...
All these original custom developed textiles represent our SS19 collection; seen throughout both primary and decorative fabric uses for our products and now combining them into a playfully unique mix in our collage series.
Developed since the early years of visvim, this footwear style uses a molded EVA midsole wrapped veggie-tanned cows suede, resulting in an ultra-comfortable footbed with excellent shock absorption. Finished with our custom designed outsole by Vibram.
The vegetable tanned cow leather produced by a heritage Swedish tannery is used for the upper of this running shoe silhouette. Features a Native American headpiece embroidery patch on the side. Its glossy surface is enhanced the more it is worn creating a smooth and elegant texture.
A breathable pigment free leather has been used for the lining, the EVA midsole and a custom designed sole made by Vibram has been used for the outsole.
The "FBT" stands as one of visvim's iconic models since the brand's establishment. This SS19 moccasin style is characterized by a fabric collage on the fringe detail.
Vegetable tanned cow suede by a heritage Swedish tannery has been used for the upper, and a custom designed sole with excellent grip and cushioning made by Vibram has been used to complete the outsole.
This cut and sew series is characterized by a fabric with a dry hand-feel, almost as if the oil has been completely removed from the yarn.
The "PEERLESS" graphic over the collage detail is individually hand-applied by stencil from a group of Kyoto-based craftsmen.
This hooded mods coat features a hand-painted "PEERLESS" graphic on the armband. By weaving a mix of specially twisted cotton warp and nylon weft at a high-density, the main fabric has a unique texture that combines a smooth touch with an adequate stiffness.
The parka offers excellent overall volume, with a distinct rounded silhouette and sharp sloped shoulders.
The MA-1 jacket features striking collage details on both elbows. The "PEERLESS" graphic has been individually drawn by hand. A high-density nylon twill fabric is used as the main fabric.
By applying a mud-dye finishing technique unique to Amami Ohsima, the fabric possesses a natural organic expression that cannot be reproduced with synthetic fabrics.