Yamatomichi Cap

32g

¥ 6,000 Tax Included

Introduction

Yamatomichi Cap

Yamatomichi Cap is our Stretch Mesh Cap but with a Yamatomichi Logo embroidery designed by artist Kazama Naomi!

Like the Stretch Mesh Cap, it features a brim made from a shape-memory fabric that allows for flexible adjustments. The ultra-light stretch material is so comfortable that you might forget you’re wearing it, and it dries quickly even if it gets wet.

The color options are the same as those for the Stretch Mesh Cap scheduled for release in May 2024, with deliveries expected to start in June, July, right at the beginning of the hiking season.

Preorder Limited

Please note that this item has not yet been manufactured, and will only be sold at our online shop and samplus(Taipei). We cannot accept any amendments to your order after the order period is over.

Order period:
Yamatomichi Online Shop: November 6th, 18:00 – 17th 12:00 (JST)
Samplus: November 6th, 13:00 – 17th 21:00 (TST)

Delivery schedule:
June – July 2024

  • As they are completely made to order, please allow for ample production time.
  • Colors will be the same as the May 2024 release of Stretch Mesh Cap.

Shopping Cart Rules
Regular items, pre-order items, and custom orders cannot be purchased at the same time as they are shipped at different times. Also, please understand we are unable to ship items ordered separately in the same package.

Displayed Product
During the order period, product samples are on display at Yamatomichi Kamakura, Kyotoand Samplus. Please feel free to visit and check the embroidery and colors we have to offer!

*Store hours may vary by location. Please check our
stores page for information on operations hours.
*Yamatomichi Kamakura and Kyoto operate on a reservation basis./span>

Black
Nomad
Cobalt Blue
Moon Gray
Smoke Brown
Brick Red

Spec

Made in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Material:
Main: 100% Polyester (UPF50+) 140g/m²
Mesh: 82% Polyester, 18% Polyurethane 156g/m²
Underbrim: 100% Polyester 211g/m²
Sweatband: 89% Polyester, 11% Cupra
Weight:
32g (Size S)
34g (Size M)
37g (Size L)
Size:
UNISEX | S / M / L

The Aritist

Naomi Kazama

Born in Kamakura, Japan. In 1996, while studying in the United States, he learned screen printing from Shepard Fairey, known for his work with OBEY, and began his career as a screen print artist. After returning to Japan, he and his friends started an experimental gallery-like salon in Nakameguro. In 2012, he initiated the “Big O project,” which involved on-the-spot printing of various items on the streets. Throughout his activities, he places emphasis on organic cotton and upcycling. He received support from Patagonia for a nationwide tour in Japan and conducted live printing events in New York, the West Coast, Korea, Australia, Italy, and more. He also creates and showcases artwork produced through screen printing in various parts of Japan.

Naomi is a great friend of ours at Yamatomichi and is involved in creating artwork for our stores and designing our original tenugui (Japanese hand towel).

Product Story

Elastic, Light, Comfortable

Akira Natsume, Yamatomichi Founder

I always wear a cap when hiking, whenever, and wherever I am.

I want my cap to be comfortable, to protect me from strong sunshine, and keep me warm when it’s chilly. It should keep out the rain and stay securely on my head even during strong winds.

Tomohiro Kobayashi, wearing the Navy color.

For many years I was looking for a cap to match my needs, but as I couldn’t find a perfect one I decided to make my own.
For maximum comfort, every single part of the cap is made of elastic material. The size can be adjusted with one hand when it’s windy, and even sleeping with the cap on feels comfortable.
In the hot and humid summer in Japan, when you are on the move or lie down to sleep, the Stretch Mesh Cap offers you much comfort. It is so comfortable that you almost forget you are wearing it.

Product Story 2

Reborn Design

Akira Natsume, Yamatomichi Founder Hirotomo Hirono, Yamatomichi Patterner

We’ve Revamped the Stretch Mesh Cap. Hear from Our Founder Natsume and Pattern Designer Hirono about the Journey Behind the reborn design. (Subtitles available in English)

Form and Fuction

Brim with Shape Memory Fabric

We placed a significant emphasis on the design of the brim during development. Through numerous prototypes and tests, we achieved a brim that met our satisfaction.

With our shape-memory brim, you can make precise adjustments to the brim to your liking. No matter how much you bend it you can shape the brim back to its flat state.

Moreover, its thin and flexible nature allows it to resist bending when strong winds blow, effectively deflecting the wind and making it less likely for the cap to be blown away.

Single-hand Adjuster

The low-profile adjuster offers quick single-hand fitting. When you sleep with the cap on, the adjuster does not cause any discomfort.

Details

To maintain the overall roundness of the deep fitting crown, the brim is stitched horizontally to maintain its shape when raised.

For maximum comfort remove the rebel by carefully cutting the thread.

We’ve created a minimal brand tag that is delicately embroidered and doesn’t interfere with the simple design.

Very compact when packed.

At just 32g (Size S), it’s so lightweight that you’ll forget you’re wearing it.

Material

Elastic Material for Maximum Comfort

Except for the front panel and the brim, the cap is made of breathable mesh for comfort even during the hot and humid summer months. The elastic material offers excellent comfort.

Size

Sai – Circumference 53cm
Size S (Black)

Ichiro – Circumference 57cm
Size M (Navy)

Ryo – Circumference 57.5cm
Size L (Black)

Misako – Circumference 53.5cm
Size S (Black)

Ayu – Circumference 56cm
Size M (Navy)

Yuko – Circumference 57cm
Size L (Olive)

製品サイズ / Product Size

Unisex
単位:cm
Size S M L
頭周り / Circumference 48.5 − 54 52.5 − 58 56.5 − 62

Please measure the circumference of your head by placing the tape measure just above the base of your ear, going around the top of your head.

Instructions

Care Instructions

  • Machine-wash gentle, at 30°C.
  • Neutral detergent is recommended.
  • Wash separately or use a laundry net bag.
  • Use the detergent diluted in lukewarm water to wipe off the dirt.
  • Do not tumble dry.
  • Carefully stretch the seams of the cap to reshape and dry in the shade.
  • Do not bleach. Do not use fabric softener.
  • Iron low. Do not steam.
  • Do not dry clean.

SUPPORT

Gear can last a lot longer with proper care! For more detailes on care, visit our Support page.

Payment

  • We only accept payment by credit card. We currently do not accept payment via bank transfer from overseas accounts.
  • We accept the following Credit Cards: Visa, Master, American Express, and JCB.
  • To download your receipt, please click the link included in the Dispatch Notice, which we will send by email as soon as the items are dispatched.

Delivery

  • Order Confirmation will be sent after the order.
  • The items will be dispatched within 3 days after the payment is confirmed.
  • The dispatch notice will be sent by email as soon as the items are dispatched.
  • The delivery may be delayed by unforeseeable reasons such as natural disasters and other logistics issues. We appreciate your patience and understanding.
  • We cannot ship multiple orders in one package due to how our delivery system is currently set up.
  • We will ship to regions in North America, Oceania, and Europe (excluding Russia) via DHL. For regions in Asia, the Middle East, Central and South America, Africa, and Russia, we use EMS (International Express Mail Service) for shipping.
  • Shipping fees and delivery times vary depending on the shipping destination as well as the size and weight of the items.

Size Exchange

  • Overseas customers who need to change the size of their order, should note that the time needed for shipping will vary greatly depending on your country of residence.
  • We only accept exchanges when the item is unused (except for fitting).
  • If you wish to exchange the size of the item, please contact us within seven days of receiving your order.
  • Exchanges can only be made for the same color in a different size.
  • If the size you wish is out of stock, we will suggest a different color.
  • If the product is out of stock, we may simply have to ship the item back to you.
  • All shipping costs to be carried by the customer.
  • We will only send the exchanged item to you, upon receipt of return shipping cost via PayPal.
  • Please be aware that some countries charge customs duties depending on the price of the item.
  • We are unable to answer any questions on local customs. Please contact your local customs bureau.

Repair

We accept repairs for all of our Yamatomichi products. For inquiries on repair services including patching the holes, repairing with extra components, or fixing the items damaged over time, please feel free to contact us from the “Repair” section of the SUPPORT page.

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