KIMOTO LEATHER FACTORY
Tatsuno City, Hyogo Prefecture
We want to focus on not only the color, but also the quality of what's inside that we can't see.
An up-and-coming tanner of "Himeji Leather" who continues to create each piece with pride.
It is said that around 2 tons of water are needed to transform the skin of one cow into leather. Tatsuno City in Hyogo’s Matsubara region is surrounded by the abundant waters of the Ibogawa and Hayashidagawa rivers. This area is one of Himeji’s most prosperous leather manufacturing centers.
Himeji leather is popular for its thinness, lightness, good coloration at the time of dyeing, and ability to produce a variety of colors.
Many fashion brands trust the development spirit and reliable quality of Kimoto Leather Factory, which continues to develop a variety of trend-specific leathers every year, and the company is now handling OEM work for some of Japan's leading fashion brands.
The leather is slowly tanned all the way to the core.
Skilled hands and eyes check the work.
The sharp eyes of artisans
smooth out even invisible bumps.
Himeji Semi Grain Strap
￥4,000～ (6 colors)
Vivid color and rich expression. Using Himeji leather with a reputation for beauty generously, six-colors strap was born. Thin, elastic, rich material promises a pleasant list wear life. Using the leather stuck to the quality of invisible content, one that was made with careful manual work would be long and beautiful to use. Continue to color your everyday arm with business, casual.More detail