Using the special coated canvas that used for high-class bag lavishly
We adapt this fabric because it’s water-resistant, doesn’t discolor and surface hardness is good. It double-layer laminated polyurethane film on based cotton canvas fabric. By bumpy on surface by color and lustre, it makes more three-dimensional effects of material, appear deeply color. Its lustre likes leather one. This classy style is good match to both formal and casual outfits.
Cut the function to the utmost limit and make it simplest
These days, the bag has many function with partition and also there are many specific to some way like camera bag. But we deliberately remove the specification to be suitable for any situation and fashion style.
Good size to carry A4 documents and laptop
It has 2 color variation, black and white. Both bags are for unisex and inside color is red.
The size is about 35cm×22cm, you can put 13 inch laptop and A4 documents. Putting your stuff, taking it easy from bag, it’s a useful to not only daily life but also for travel scene and so on. You can use your own way according to the situation.
-鞄の原点回帰- The return to roots of the bag
The idea of design is modern “雑嚢”(Zatsunou).
雑嚢 is the shoulder bag used around end of Meiji period to Taisho period (about 1912) and also at that time, people wore both kimono and western style clothes as usual outfit. We think it’s the roots of the bag and cut the function to the utmost limit and make it simplest to be suitable for any situation and fashion style.
This bag is designed with being good both with Samurai Mode series and other usual fashion style in mind.
Collaboration model with welfare service business for disabled people “Hanpu Studio YUI”
This bag is collaboration model between KUDEN’s designer Takahiro Sato wining the Italian design award and welfare service business for disabled people “Hanpu Studio YUI”. There are both brand logo of KUDEN on front side and YUI on inside.
( Detail of design award is from here)
About Hanpu Studio YUI
Slogan is “Fulfilling for living and working by disabled people”
HIKARI AKEBONO EN is welfare service business for disabled people based on Hikari city in Yamaguchi prefecture.
Hanpu Studio YUI started with members who are good at sewing and embroidery in HIKARI AKEBONO EN. They make bags made of canvas. A lot of people are amazed by their bag with their heart, warm design and color and also their technique.
They put hope in the the bag, “If YUI bag connect us with you.”
Our Designer Tak also use YUI bag in his daily life and feel their good technique. When he designs shoulder bag, he have a strong thoughts to order the bag to YUI and now actualize this collaboration model.
[What is 雑嚢 - Zatsunou - ?]
It means Japanese bag that put miscellaneous in.
The shoulder bag used around end of Meiji period to Taisho period (about 1912) is called Zatsunou. Also that time, people wore kimono as usual outfit. When designer Tak think about “what bag is good for Samurai Mode Series?”, the idea comes from it.
[What is -書生- Shosei]
Shosei is the student staying at home someone they know and study a lot in Meiji - Taisho period (about 1868 - 1926)
They wore uniform and kimono, carried their stuff in shoulder bag.