Prepare your SAYE sneakers and let your creative juices soar at Atelier By STORiES. This month, you can experience the traditional Japanese dyeing technique and the art of natural distressing to make your SAYE sneakers one-of-a-kind. Discover more ways to customize your very own sneakers by our highlight events!
The Traditional Art Of Japan
By using Sashiko stitching, unique vintage fabrics are patched onto certain parts of the sneakers. Alternatively, the sneakers can be dyed as a whole in the natural indigo dye, preserving the original streetwear and trendy appearance.
The upcycled Boro patchwork and Sashiko stitching are the two important techniques that have become the key to the artistry of handcraft, profound knowledge, and patience. Making the sneakers more special and rare.
SPECIAL Indigo Edition With M.ATO
"We use natural indigo dye made from plant indigofera for fermentation. Our dye vat is prepared with ingredients like lime, acidic fruits, and wood ash. Each handmade sneakers have the energy of the earth."
Our local label M.ATO has brought together Japan's centuries-old traditional arts of natural shibori indigo dyeing and sashiko stitching. They have been carefully selected the best quality of boro, and patch them on the SAYE sneakers. Every patter of boro is unique, the antique charm is making it a totally art piece.
Rit Hand Dye