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added on : December 19, 2022
Winter fashion starts with socks, and these three Tokyo shops will help you start the coldest season of the year off on the right foot.
Go beyond mere fashion and wrap your feet in art. Michail Gkinis Aoyama, though focused mainly on the brand’s Wearable Art Stoles, has created a line of socks. Michail Gkinis Aoyama, Wearable Art “Tokyo Socks” are an outgrowth of a projection mapping project by artist and designer Michail Gkinis. Gkinis plays with inspirations including light, shadow, Japanese textiles and his Greek heritage to create artworks that transform into stylish women's socks with the help of a Tokyo-based sock factory.
Tokyo's two Glen Clyde Sock Club Tokyo shops stock men's and women's socks by Glen Clyde, a Tokyo-based sock company. Carefully crafted by artisans, the Japanese-made socks, ranging from cute and colorful to office-friendly monotone, are durable and comfortable due to the special attention paid to materials and knitting methods.
You'll find sustainably produced socks from yahae, the house brand of a long-established Nara Prefecture-based sock company, on the shelves of yahae kiyosumi. Traditional manufacturing methods combine with quality, natural materials such as cotton, yak fiber and alpaca wool to create comfortable men's and women's socks produced without any chemical dyes.
|Address||1A 4-5-9 Todoroki, Setagaya City, Tokyo|
|URL||Michail Gkinis Aoyama|
2k540 Aki-Oka Artisan branch
5-9-23 Ueno, Taito City, Tokyo
Hibiya Okuroji branch
1-7-1 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda City, Tokyo
|URL||Glen Clyde Sock Club Tokyo (JPN)|
|Address||1F 3-3-30 Kiyosumi, Koto City, Tokyo|
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