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Sumi Gauze & Pile Kimono Robe



86% cotton, 14% rayon 14%

Made in Japan


Available in M, L, XL (Unisex)

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SKU: UCN12412 Categories: , Tags: , , ,

Defined by exceptional softness, comfort and a beautiful tone of grey, Sumi Gauze & Pile Kimono Robe is both durable & gentle on the skin.

Spun with superior quality cotton, rayon, and fine ‘Shijima’ charcoal powder worked into the very fibres of the textile, Uchino’s tireless craftsmanship and refinement have resulted in a beautiful & natural aesthetic that chemical dye could never render while also activating charcoal’s unique ability to adsorb and eliminate odour.

The microscopic pores on the surface of the charcoal brilliantly adsorb odour molecules offering a material with superior odour-eliminating properties. These adsorbed odour molecules are cleansed during laundering and can be eliminated completely by drying in open air and sun. The Sumi Gauze & Pile Robe will maintain this lasting charcoal effect through repeated use.


*Low temp on tumble dry recommended.


Chest Width: 58cm (22.83″)

Length: 111cm (43.70″)

Neck to Cuff: 78cm (30.71″)



Chest Width: 61cm (24.02″)

Length: 114cm (44.88″)

Neck to Cuff: 80cm (31.50″)



Chest Width: 64cm (25.20″)

Length: 117cm (46.06″)

Neck to Cuff: 82cm (32.28″)

When Laundering…

  • Wash with more water
  • Washing with enough water so the towels swim inside the washing machine removes soil easier and prevents fluff from adhering to the towels.

  • Use fabric softener sparingly
  • Use softener only if the towels feel hard. Overuse may diminish towel absorbency and cause shedding.

  • Do not leave wet
  • Leaving towels wet will cause bacteria to breed and develop unpleasant odours. We recommend frequent laundering and immediately hanging to dry after use.

    When Drying…

  • Use a dryer
  • Tumble drying is the best way to get a fluffy finish. Please note that there are some towels that should not be placed in the tumble dryer.

  • If hang drying
  • Choose the delicate cycle used for wool and silk clothing and set water volume to maximum, this way you can prevent the pile from getting flat and stiff.

    After the spin cycle and before hanging to dry, whip the towel strongly 10-20 times. The flattened terry pile will return to its original state and stay fluffy.

    Then, hang towels to dry in the shade where there is good ventilation. Hanging them in the sun will fade the colour and harden the towel.


    Specialising in textiles since 1947, UCHINO’s concept is to offer a unique experience with their originally developed materials using new technologies. Located in Tokyo, Japan, UCHINO is renowned for its commitment to protecting the environment while using natural materials and mineral dyes in all its fine line of merchandise.

    With an approach of “towel comfort” for enjoying a premium and pleasant lifestyle, they research and develop superior quality towels from every angle of everyday use. UCHINO suggests to pleasurably spend the time between taking a bath and going to bed in an effort to enrich and bring more happiness to everyday life.


    Living within Tradition

    Shop Location


    279 East 6th Ave

    Vancouver, BC V5T 1J7



    Phone: 604 423 3679

    e-mail: info@itsumo.ca




    Shop Hours


    Tue ~ Sat: 11:00 ~ 18:00

    Sun: 12:00 ~ 17:00

    Mon: Closed


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