There is no exaggeration in saying that the development of the canvas sneaker came with basketball. In the 1950s and 1960s, professional American athletes wore canvas sneakers and sought the functional design of the present day. “Doek Basket” follows the design of the open-lacing basketball shoe and eliminates anything that could be viewed as a specific statement by only considering the material and making the best use of it. For the canvas used for the upper, the original coarse weave that was equivalent to 10oz was woven with an old-fashioned power loom. “Indigo”, which is dyed with indigo while still at the thread stage, grows in its expressions of the fabric the more it is worn. The footbed is made of cork, which is a naturally breathable material. The vulcanized manufacturing method, which is based on careful handwork, creates products that are necessary and sufficient for today’s lifestyles in terms of beauty, ease of wear, and durability.
DOEK SHOE INDUSTRIES
“Doek” is the original brand of GoodWeaver. Doek is the Dutch word which is the etymology of the Japanese word zukku (“canvas”). Its original meaning is “textile”. The mission of “Doek” is to “make sneakers with high-quality textiles”. From expressive canvas made from old-fashioned power looms, to modern fabrics made with new technologies. They create products that complement the material.
- Indigo-dyed threads are woven on an original canvas using an old-fashioned power loom. Indigo dyeing, which uses Tadeai as a dye, is said to have deodorizing, antibacterial, anti-ultraviolet, and anti-insect effects. It is also said to be craftwork that is filled with the wisdom of predecessors.
- CARE METHOD
- Please remove the laces when washing. Put powder detergent (neutral detergent) in lukewarm water and wash in a pushing motion in the water. Dirt on the rubber part of the sole can be effectively removed by rubbing it with a melamine sponge. Next, once thoroughly rinsed with lukewarm water until there are no more bubbles, please stuff a towel inside the sneaker so as to keep its shape, then spin-dry them in a dryer for about 10 to 30 seconds. Afterwards, it is recommended that they be dried in the sun or in the shade in a well-ventilated place as quickly as possible. There will be some color-fading, but once reaching a certain point, the color fading will lessen and eventually stabilize.
Overseas shipping is possible at the following rates per pair. Please note that shipping companies and rates are fluidly changing to what is best for the situation at the time.
2,500YEN CN, KR, TW, HK 3,800YEN ID, MY, PH, SG, TH, VN 3,850YEN Asia (excluding above regions) 5,550YEN Oceania, Middle East, EU (excluding UK) 3,000YEN US, CA, MX, UK 6,600YEN Central and South America, Africa
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