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THE SEARCH FOR KINOBI
機能美の追求

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THE SEARCH FOR KINOBI
機能美の追求

Explore

 
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Story1


機能美

Kinobi is the coming together of function and beauty. A most basic form, carved in harmony with intended purpose.

Story1


機能美

Kinobi is the coming together of function and beauty. A most basic form, carved in harmony with intended purpose.

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It’s here in the mountain village of Hineomata where Polartec and Teton Bros came together and their search for Kinobi began.  

檜枝岐村

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It’s here in the mountain village of Hineomata where Polartec and Teton Bros came together and their search for Kinobi began.  

檜枝岐村

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Story3


Developed for serious mountain use, Teton Bros is 10-year old apparel brand founded by designer, skier, and former Wyoming ranch hand, Nori Suzuki.

Story3


Developed for serious mountain use, Teton Bros is 10-year old apparel brand founded by designer, skier, and former Wyoming ranch hand, Nori Suzuki.

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Gateway of Oze National Park, and nestled between three mountains (Komagatake, Mount Taishaku, and Hiuchigatake), Hinoemata is home to snow monkeys, amazing soba, and relatively few humans.

尾瀬国立公園

Story4


Gateway of Oze National Park, and nestled between three mountains (Komagatake, Mount Taishaku, and Hiuchigatake), Hinoemata is home to snow monkeys, amazing soba, and relatively few humans.

尾瀬国立公園

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Story5


 It is also home to some of the most dry, airy powder you’ll ever float across.

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 It is also home to some of the most dry, airy powder you’ll ever float across.

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We came to see just how our newest version of breathable waterproof Polartec NeoShell, made exclusively for Teton Bros, performs in the field. 

Story6


We came to see just how our newest version of breathable waterproof Polartec NeoShell, made exclusively for Teton Bros, performs in the field. 

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Story7


This new NeoShell, a bit stretchier, and even more breathable, was a collaborative effort between the material scientists at Polartec and the mountain guides and designers who make up the core of Teton Bros.

Story7


This new NeoShell, a bit stretchier, and even more breathable, was a collaborative effort between the material scientists at Polartec and the mountain guides and designers who make up the core of Teton Bros.

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We also came to experience Nori’s process of inspiration and refinement of his signature garment, the TB Jacket. Like many designers who are also expert end users, Nori cannot help but to follow his passion for constant improvement.

Story8


We also came to experience Nori’s process of inspiration and refinement of his signature garment, the TB Jacket. Like many designers who are also expert end users, Nori cannot help but to follow his passion for constant improvement.

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A search for a new expression of capable, elegant outerwear.

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A search for a new expression of capable, elegant outerwear.

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A search for functional beauty.
Hai - はい

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A search for functional beauty.
Hai - はい

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