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Social & Learn Secrets In Making Samurai Tabi Socks (FOC)

Hosted by the Consul of the Singapore Professional Singles Group
Business & Networking
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 23 Sep 16:00 - 17:00

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We will meet, make new friends and learn from the tabi socks professional from Japan who will demo on how the final progress on making the samurai tabi socks. Learn insights and secrets on what goes into making samurais' socks!

Date: 23 September, Protected content
Day: Saturday
Time: 4PM
Venue: Protected content


Tabi (足袋) are traditional Japanese socks dating back to the 15th century. Ankle-high and with a separation between the big toe and other toes, they are worn by both men and women with zori, geta, and other traditional thonged footwear. Tabi are also essential with traditional clothing—kimono and other wafuku as well as being worn by samurai in the feudal era. The most common colour is white, and white tabi are worn in formal situations such as at tea ceremonies. Men sometimes wear blue or black tabi for travelling. Patterned and coloured tabi are also available and are worn most often by women, though they are gaining popularity among men as well.