VISIONS SILK SHIRT
100% Silk Twill, digitally printed in a sustainable way, creating a digital print as a way for us to archive our hand-dyed patterns.
Inspired by Chef Antto Melasniemi's yukata jacket he wears to cook, and the yukata worn by Toshiro Mifune as the samurai in Akira Kurosawa’s films.
100% Organic Cotton mud-dyed in Sakhon Nakhon Red Earth by the Indigo Grandmas.
Working with Sakon Nakhon Indigo and the Indigo Grandmas, the brilliant blue of the plant Indigofera Tinctoria, native and abundant in Isan, is what we use to make our garments. A living and breathing dye - it eats, it sleeps, it re-energizes, it tires. Every vat is different. Every garment unique.
INDIGOFERA TINCTORIA - THE PLANT
About the Indigofera Tinctoria plant that makes natural blue indigo dye.
FROM PLANT TO DYE
How the indigo plant becomes indigo dye, an intensive and ancient process.
Meet the Indigo Grandmas of Sakon Nakhon who are keepers and teachers of the art of indigo-dyeing.
pH.lab focuses on experimentation with natural plant-derived dyes and plant-derived products from the Isan region. Explore a video series by Philip Huang where he explores a variety of natural dyes and shares facts, methods and processes.