‘Sashiko’, the Japanese traditional sewing method, bringing together layers of fabric to create strength and insulation. Such re-made cloth was durable and treated as a valuable material. “Fukube” (foo-koo-beh) means an emptied out gourd used as a bottle/vessel, and is a symbol of good luck. It can be seen in the central portion of this design.
Chup Socks exist in a special category of artisan produced, durable, and truly unique accompaniments to your hand-grade footwear. Extremely meticulous production out of Japan with the rare hand-linked toe and comprised of the finest durable yarns available make a Chup not just a sock, but an artful luxury heritage accessory.
Chup Fukube - Bone
Created by Japanese textile and sock manufacturing specialists Glen Clyde, Chup (“Classical Human’s Universal Peace”) specialises in earth-friendly, aboriginal-inspired hosiery.
The label creates unique and bright knit designs with ethnic colors from all over the world. High quality frame knit socks woven with the best attention to detail. Hand finished in Japan at a rate of only 25 pairs a day. Widely considered as some of the best socks available.
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