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Feature on AineRy-Samurai Jeans

Updated: 28 Jan 2023

Concept of AineRy

Yoshinari Kakazu, the fashion designer of AineRy, has a base in Okinawa, Japan.
Ainely designs casual denim clothing based on the concept “adults who are sophisticated yet always have a sense of fun.”
Natural Ryukyu indigo was previously considered impossible to mass-produce in the denim industry. AieRy is the brand that challenges seedling, product planning, and sales to achieve it.

 

What is AineRy

Ryukyu Ai has been grown in Okinawa for centuries and used as dying material. These indigo leaves were essential to make traditional Okinawan textiles. Its cultivation method is so severe that cultivation maintenance skill, the technique to grow high-quality leaf indigo, tough stamina and mental strength are required to withstand the heavy labor in the cultivation management. Also, it is essential to have long-term experience and skill to determine the amount of water and water used; it needs in the process of Ryukyu indigo.

 

Dying of Ryukyu Ai

Instead of the indigo that is manually manufactured by spending a lot of time and effort, the chemical synthesis indigo went into circulation with the times because it is cheap and easy to maintain.
The dyeing method of Ryukyu Ai is almost no longer used. It is a traditional technique that has been taken over since a long time ago. It needs to dye one by one and wash many times. By repeating it carefully, Ryukyu indigo, which has a unique, profound color that cannot be made with chemical dyes and has a different texture, is accomplished. We believe this is one of the best colors of Okinawa.

 

Acorclor Denim

In Okinawa, the scene that changes the color of the sky from daytime to night is called Acorclor. The changing color from the red color of the setting sun to navy blue and black makes the beautiful scene for a few minutes. If you continue to wear Ryukyu Ai denim, you can enjoy changing over the years like the Acorclor.

 

Speciality of AineRy Products

One-stroke stitching

The perimeter of the back pocket is finished with one-stroke stitching, which is popular for vintage denim. It’s a technique that requires expert skills to give characteristic individuality to denim back pockets.

 

Concealed stitch

The AineRy logo is embroidered on the inside of the back pocket.
By wearing Ryukyu Ai denim many times, the shape of the logo will appear. You can enjoy growing denim.

 

Itsuyo-Mimi stitch

Itsuyo-Mimi pattern is a type of Okinawan textile “Minsar Ori.”
Itsu means five, and Yo means four. That’s why the Itsuyo-Mimi pattern is a combination of five and four dots. The word Itsuyo also means eternity. Because of its pronunciation, this stitch is woven into the Obi(belt). It was a common gift from women to men, wishing that “their love lasts forever.”

 

Empty shell case, rivet

Accent rivet that processed empty shell case.
By using bullets that have been cut off, it symbolizes a goodbye to battles and weapons. They try to show a strong desire to continue free and peaceful everyday life that we can enjoy fashion with a peaceful mind.

 

Brand, patch

A design where Zero Fighter and B29 pull jeans, which is the symbol of peace.
It directs military taste and represents the against war mind: battles cannot tear peace and freedom apart.

 

 

Would you like see Ryukyu Ai denim items for sale? Please check the link below.We hope you can find your favorite Ryukyu Ai item.
https://www.samuraimuseum.jp/shop/product-category/ryukyu-ai-denim/

  • $107.06

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    100% Ryukyuai denim mini wallet from Okinawa

    -Perfectly made in JAPAN

    -100% cotton

    -Denim dyed by  100% Ryukyuai, with yellow-color stitch

    -Card storage space: the back side

    Width Height Depth
    13.5 cm (5.3 inches) 8.2 cm (3.2 inches) 2.0 cm (0.8 inches)

    CARE:
    *Due to the characteristics of the material, this product may stain other clothes when it gets wet with sweat or rain or when it is rubbed strongly.
    *Please do not wash with other items because it may cause discoloration.
    *This item is available on request. If you like to know how long it takes to receive it, please feel free to ask us.

  • $183.32

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    100% Ryukyuai denim long thin wallet from Okinawa

    -Perfectly made in JAPAN

    -100% cotton

    -Denim dyed by  100% Ryukyuai, with yellow-color stitch

    -Capacity for holding cards: 18 cards

    -Change purse: zipper on the back side

    Width Height Depth
    12.5 cm (4.9 inches) 7.0 cm (2.8 inches) 3.8 cm (1.5 inches)

    CARE:
    *Due to the characteristics of the material, this product may stain other clothes when it gets wet with sweat or rain or when it is rubbed strongly.
    *Please do not wash with other items because it may cause discoloration.
    *This item is available on request. If you like to know how long it takes to receive it, please feel free to ask us.

  • $217.21

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    100% Ryukyuai denim clutch bag from Okinawa

    EC Limited Item

    -2-way bag: it can be used as a clutch bag or a hand bag

    -Perfectly made in JAPAN

    -100% cotton

    -Denim dyed by  100% Ryukyuai, with yellow-color stitch

    -Inside: zipper pocket

    -Front: two small pokckets

    -Back side: one pocket

    Width Height Depth
    36.0 cm (14.2 inches) 42.0 cm (16.5 inches) 4.0 cm (1.6 inches)

    CARE:
    *Due to the characteristics of the material, this product may stain other clothes when it gets wet with sweat or rain or when it is rubbed strongly.
    *Please do not wash with other items because it may cause discoloration.
    *This item is available on request. If you like to know how long it takes to receive it, please feel free to ask us.

  • $132.48

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    100% Ryukyuai denim key case from Okinawa

    -Perfectly made in JAPAN

    -100% cotton

    -Denim dyed by  100% Ryukyuai, with yellow-color stitch

    -Using cowhide for hemming and lining

    Width Height Depth
    12.5 cm (4.9 inches) 7.0 cm (2.8 inches) 3.8 cm (1.5 inches)

    CARE:
    *Due to the characteristics of the material, this product may stain other clothes when it gets wet with sweat or rain or when it is rubbed strongly.
    *Please do not wash with other items because it may cause discoloration.
    *This item is available on request. If you like to know how long it takes to receive it, please feel free to ask us.

  • $471.39

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    100% Ryukyuai Jeans from Okinawa

    -Perfectly made in JAPAN

    -Button fly straight jeans made of 100% cotton

    -Ako kuro denim dyed by  100% Ryukyuai, with two-color stitch: In Okinawa, the scene that changes from twilight to night is called “Ako Kuro”. So that this denim can be enjoyed that it changes its appearance over time.

    -Itsuyo-Mimi stitch: A type of textle “Minsar Ori” that has been woven since long time ago in Okinawa. It’s used as a message for women from men. This design repeats the number of 5 and 4 patterns. “Itsuyo Mademo” is linked to “Itsunoyo Mademo” in Japanese and it represents the wish for eternity.

    -Concealed stitch: There are concealed stitches on the back pocket. It has a mechanism that the pattern comes to the surface while wearning the jeans.

    AineRy Size XS S M L LL
    Waist 76 cm

    (29.9 inches)

    80 cm

    (31.5 inches)

    84cm

    (33.1 inches)

    88 cm

    (34.6 inches)

    92 cm

    (36.2 inches)

    Insearm 87 cm

    (34.3 inches)

    88 cm

    (34.6 inches)

    89cm

    (35.0 inches)

    89 cm

    (35.0 inches)

    89 cm

    (35.0 inches)

    CARE:
    *Due to the characteristics of the material, this product may stain other clothes when it gets wet with sweat or rain or when it is rubbed strongly.
    *Please do not wash with other items because it may cause discoloration.
    *This item is available on request. If you like to know how long it takes to receive it, please feel free to ask us.

  • $38.51

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    100% Ryukyuai Musk from Okinawa

    -Perfectly made in JAPAN

    -Made of 100% cotton

    -14.5 oz. denim

    -Double gauzes lining

    Washable musk made from Ryukyuai denim.
    Please enjoy its fabric texture changes over the years. 

    Caution:

    *We do not guarantee that this product will eliminate the possibility of personal injury or illness. Please enjoy it as a fashion.

    *Due to the characteristics of the material, this product may stain other clothes when it gets wet with sweat or rain or when it is rubbed strongly. Please do not wash with other items because it may cause discoloration.

    *We recommend hand washing. Due to the properties of denim fabric, it may shrink slightly. After hand washing, please do not use a dehydrator. And do not squeeze it. Please dry with a towel gently and air the musk in the shade. 

    *After using the musk, please wash and dry it thoroughly before you use it again. We recommend keeping clean always the inside of the musk using a disinfectant spray. 

    *If you have allergic reactions such as rough, dry skin, or eczema when using the musk, please discontinue putting it.

    *This product is made from denim fabric dyed with 100 % natural indigo; it has a peculiar texture and scent. However, there is no problem with using it. 

    *This item is available on request. If you like to know how long it takes to receive it, please feel free to ask us.

  • $38.51

    Free Shipping Worldwide

    100% Ryukyuai Musk from Okinawa

    -Perfectly made in JAPAN

    -Made of 100% cotton

    -14.5 oz. denim

    -Double gauzes lining

    Washable musk made from Ryukyuai denim.
    Please enjoy its fabric texture changes over the years. 

    Caution:

    *We do not guarantee that this product will eliminate the possibility of personal injury or illness. Please enjoy it as a fashion.

    *Due to the characteristics of the material, this product may stain other clothes when it gets wet with sweat or rain or when it is rubbed strongly. Please do not wash with other items because it may cause discoloration.

    *We recommend hand washing. Due to the properties of denim fabric, it may shrink slightly. After hand washing, please do not use a dehydrator. And do not squeeze it. Please dry with a towel gently and air the musk in the shade. 

    *After using the musk, please wash and dry it thoroughly before you use it again. We recommend keeping clean always the inside of the musk using a disinfectant spray. 

    *If you have allergic reactions such as rough, dry skin, or eczema when using the musk, please discontinue putting it.

    *This product is made from denim fabric dyed with 100 % natural indigo; it has a peculiar texture and scent. However, there is no problem with using it. 

    *This item is available on request. If you like to know how long it takes to receive it, please feel free to ask us.

  • $437.50

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    100% Ryukyuai Jeans from Okinawa

    -Perfectly made in JAPAN

    -Fly tapered formal jeans made of 100% cotton

    -Ako kuro denim dyed by  100% Ryukyuai, with black-color stitch: In Okinawa, the scene that changes from twilight to night is called “Ako Kuro”. So that this denim can be enjoyed that it changes its appearance over time.

    -Itsuyo-Mimi stitch: A type of textle “Minsar Ori” that has been woven since long time ago in Okinawa. It’s used as a message for women from men. This design repeats the number of 5 and 4 patterns. “Itsuyo Mademo” is linked to “Itsunoyo Mademo” in Japanese and it represents the wish for eternity.

    -Concealed stitch: There are concealed stitches on the back pocket. It has a mechanism that the pattern comes to the surface while wearning the jeans.

    AineRy Size XS S M L LL
    Waist 76 cm (29.9 inches) 80 cm (31.5 inches) 84 cm (33.1 inches) 88 cm (34.6 inches) 92 cm (36.2 inches)
    Insearm 87 cm (34.3 inches) 88 cm (34.6 inches) 89 cm (35.0 inches) 89 cm (35.0 inches) 89 cm (35.0 inches)

    CARE:
    *Due to the characteristics of the material, this product may stain other clothes when it gets wet with sweat or rain or when it is rubbed strongly.
    *Please do not wash with other items because it may cause discoloration.
    *This item is available on request. If you like to know how long it takes to receive it, please feel free to ask us.

  • $556.11

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    100% Ryukyuai denim jacket from Okinawa

    -Perfectly made in JAPAN

    -Denim jacket made of 100% cotton

    -Ako kuro denim dyed by  100% Ryukyuai(traditional Japanese indigo): In Okinawa, the scene that changes from twilight to night is called “Ako Kuro”. So that this denim can be enjoyed that it changes its appearance over time.

    -Itsuyo-Mimi stitch: A type of textile “Minsar Ori” that has been woven since long time ago in Okinawa. It’s used as a message for women from men. This design repeats the number of 5 and 4 patterns. “Itsuyo Mademo” is linked to “Itsunoyo Mademo” in Japanese and it represents the wish for eternity.

    AineRy Size S M L
    Body Length 58 cm

    (22.8 inches)

    60 cm

    (23.6 inches)

    62 cm

    (24.4 inches)

    Shoulder Width 47 cm

    (18.5 inches)

    48.5 cm

    (19.1 inches)

    50 cm

    (19.7 inches)

    Body Width 53 cm

    (20.9 inches)

    56 cm

    (22.0 inches)

    59 cm

    (23.2 inches)

    Sleeve Length 59 cm

    (23.2 inches)

    61 cm

    (24.0 inches)

    63 cm

    (24.8 inches)

    CARE:
    *Due to the characteristics of the material, this product may stain other clothes when it gets wet with sweat or rain or when it is rubbed strongly.
    *Please do not wash with other items because it may cause discoloration.
    *This item is available on request. If you like to know how long it takes to receive it, please feel free to ask us.