Dyeing to Create a New Look
[BIZ STREAM SPECIAL EDITION]
This series includes selected stories from Biz Stream's signature "On-Site" reports. From the deep blacks used for dyeing formal kimono, to altering and accentuating colorful designs using a traditional dyeing process, this episode shows how traditional Japanese fabric dyeing techniques are now being used to give clothing a unique and modern look.

Dyeing to Create a New Look

A Kyoto-based artisan is taking traditional Togolese fabrics (as seen on the left) and dyeing them to suit Japanese tastes (as seen on the right)
This dress is part of special black-dyed collection of apparel that a department store had made from a variety of out-of-season garments