Based in the older part of Tokyo, Monomatopee is a Japanese label that brings the best of traditional Japanese designs to the modern fashion-forward crowd. The Kaku Kaku Balloon Stole is one such wacky design from the label which gives the semblance of an inflated, origami paper balloon when worn. The friendly and playful design allows the wearer to personalize the design in their own way and each wearer is free to fold the scarf the way they please.
Thanks to an intricate geometric design, the Kaku Kaku Balloon Stole looks like it is made of paper which makes the fabric-based design even more striking and unique. The stole is made up of a cotton-satin blend which allows it to use the stiffness of cotton for its amusing triangular creases while the satin allows it to be blown up easily like a balloon. The shape memory fabric is designed to retain its basic shape no matter how it is worn.
The stole is available in a number of striking colors including a few florescent ones which seem to be bright enough to make one stand out in the crowd like a neon sign! The Kaku Kaku Baloon Stoles are available from the Monomatopee website and they retail starting at ¥11,550 which is approximately 147 dollars.
Via: Trend Hunter