Exploring diversity with jacquards
Founded in 1906, Susai started as a kimono sash weaver. Its product range soon expanded into viscous rayon exports, then women’s dressmaking fabrics from 1980’s. Their expertise was formed on the sheer variety of small quantity, diversified jacquards they have produced. The owner Sunaga Yasushiro tells that they hold the very essence of Kiryu itself and are trying to broaden it. Kiryu’s feature in his eyes is that free style jacquard craftsmanship with a great command of materials and techniques, using various mix of the warps. “We are always looking to diversify materials to explore the new textile expressions”. The fabrics such as pleated matelassé, faux-sashiko double-weave, and a hybrid of satin and twill are just a few of the company’s innovations. Its ethos is to be open-minded and to welcome fresh ideas. It produces fashion accessary lines, such as bags and hats, with its own fabrics.
Add. 5-4-9 Higashi Kiryu City Gunma JAPAN
Tel. +81-277-45-2750 Fax. +81-277-45-2770