'Ashi no nemaki' Double-layered Socks
Gluck und Gute's classic 'Ashi no nemaki' socks should be worn at bedtime.
When resting or sleeping, it is important to release the pressure of shoes and socks along with warmth from the feet. We have taken the maximum dimensions possible so that the fingertips can play inside the sock.
The inner organic cotton yarn has been dyed with natural dyes such as Rakuyo Dye, but for this season's new colors, we are using yarn dyed with food loss (food waste from mass production and mass consumption = unsold and overdue food loss) to help realize a sustainable society. The colors below describe what they are dyed with, so please enjoy them as well.
(White) Organic cotton (inside) / Blueberry: Blueberry cultivation is carefurry curated from the initial soil preparetion to the final stage of harvest.Blueberries that are damaged during harvesting or are irregularly shaped,are then used for dyeing.
(Ginger) Organic cotton (inside) / Ginger: Ginger is a flowering plant widely used as a spice. It helps improve blood circulation and Unused parts are used for dyeing.
(Ski blue) Organic cotton (inside) / Red turnip: The Red Turnip is famous vegetable natieve to the Kiso town of Japan. The color extracted from this vegetable is unexpected,beautiful Blue. The Excess red turnips,left befind when making sunki pickles from red turnip leaves,are used for dyeing.
(Dark orenge)Organic cotton (inside)/ Rooibos: Rooibos is known for its numerous health benefits,especially for skin and hair.The Leaves of Rooibos are imported from South Africa and carefully inspected in Japan.The ones that do not meet the specifications are then used for dyeing.
(Charcoal gray)Organic cotton (inside)/ Senburi(Swetia japonica）: Senburi is a biennial harb that is native all over Japan.It has been used as folk medicine to treat indegestion,nausea and anorexia.Senburi after extraction is used for dyeing.
inner/ 100% Cotton (Organic cotton)
outer/ 100% Wool (New Zealand Merino)
under thread/Polyester polyurethane
size Free (both men and women)
Manufactured in Nara Prefecture Japan
International orders are exempt from consumption tax.