This short-sleeved cotton pique polo has been woven on old-fashioned shuttle looms. It is said that the knitting organization of seed stitching is what makes the merit of the old-style hanging knitting machine remarkable. The uneven feeling of the fabric surface is emphasized more than the general cotton pique fabric and seems to emerge beautifully. You can feel the texture of a notch above. Piqué refers to a weaving style, usually used with cotton yarn, which is characterized by raised parallel cords or geometric designs in the fabric.
The UES logo patch on the left cuff, though it is small, emphasizes the swinging of the embroidery thread and expresses the logo clearly. Embroidery is done one by one, carefully sewn. The collar ribs and cuffs are given a reasonable thickness considering the balance with the body cloth.
The entire polo is full of superior-quality details and uses a unique, highly skilled sewing process, producing a durable garment that can be cherished for a long time. UES used a high-quality ribbon of 100% cotton and sewed out the sewn part to prevent them from stretching out and losing shape. As a result, it improves the appearance, the feel and enhances the strength of the stitching.
The corozo nut buttons are made up of very tightly wound organic fibres, giving them excellent durability and scratch resistance.
UES is a small Japanese label founded by Chuji Matsumoto in 1994. UES comes from the English word "Waste", which means that Matsumoto-San wants you to make full use of each garment for as long as possible before discarding it. It is a small judgement of the concept of disposable wear that is so commonplace today in the world of fashion and from which Matsumoto-San disassociates himself completely.
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