Waraji Gake Tabi (Warabi kaki 草鞋掛け) are traditional style of Japanese tabi cut from cotton linen that is to be worn together with the Waraji Sandals. A new pair of waraji sandals can be quite itchy on the feet and this pair of socks makes wearing them very comfortable. The Waraji Gake Tabi Socks date back to the 15th century, typically ankle-high and with a separation between the big toe and the others. They are traditionally worn with waraji (straw sandals), zōri (flat sandals), geta (platform clogs), and other traditional tonged footwear. Tabi are also essential with traditional clothing kimono and other wafuku as well as being worn by samurai in the Feudal Era.
- Traditional comfortable design
- Fully functional
- Custom Tabi sizing available
Ordering Tips: The Waraji Gake-Tabi are snug fittings without stretch, so we recommend adding at least 1.5 ~ 2 cm to your actual measurements for a more comfortable fit.
Handcrafted by the Iron Mountain Armory at the time of your order. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for the crafting of this item.
- Waraji Sandals – Bamboo straw sandals commonly used by samurai
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