Samurais, the military elite that dominated Japanese politics, social policies, and economics during the 12th and 19th centuries, were warriors with untold martial prowess. They were expert in archery, swordsmanship, and horseback riding while often devoted patrons of Buddhism and Zen. The Samurai was a highly cultivated individual who enjoyed splendor and a good cup of tea. Now you can unleash your inner Samurai with these trendy styles that capture the paradoxical relationship between the cultivation of bu and bun—the arts of war and of culture— that so deeply characterized Japan’s greatest warriors.
This print from the famous Japanese woodprint artist represents strength and power while displaying elaborate colors and impeccable design. Show your style and deep appreciate for kabuki drama with this colorful tee.
Just as the Samurai saying of “pen and sword in accord” held true for the warriors, you can show that your love of all things Japanese culture and fashion are in accord when you strut your stuff in this expressively detailed tee.
Appearing from story to story in Japanese folklore, the Onyudo is always big and often shape-shifting, while keeping his identity a mystery. If you enjoy keeping a bit of mystery about yourself, you’re sure to love this tank inspired by Japanese legends.
Be bold, be brave, but most of all be fashion forward in this one-of- a-kind tee. Stay bound to your code of honor while saving the day in this dark, dramatically trendy long sleeve tee.
Whether you are superstitious or not, you don’t want to mess with Pankwan (P’an-kwan)! This evil warrior looks like he is ready to dominate whatever comes his way. Take your fashion up a notch with this infamous soldier.
What could go wrong with this agriculture deity front and center? Whether you’re actually planting a garden or just hungry for the perfect burrito, proudly wear this tank and let the Japanese gods guard your food decisions.
Considered the last master of the ukiyo-e art, Utagawa Hiroshige is known for his landscapes and strong subjects. With an ambient, poetic approach, he was beloved by many including Van Gogh. This stunning tee is printed with one of Hiroshige’s most famous designs.
This tank depicts the major sea battle of the Genpei War, occurring at Dan-no- ura. With so much history and drama behind this print, you will surely turn some heads and strike up a few conversations with this fashion gem.
Meaning “Mirror of the East,” the Azuma is a Japanese historical chronicle. Originally consisting of 52 chapters, the whereabouts of chapter 45 is still a mystery. Considered the most important existing document concerning the Kamakura period, this intricate print makes for a unique and eye-catching tee.
This striking scene of the magician Daijyamaru displaying an abandoned woman’s kimono beside him, is considered a masterpiece by many. But it doesn’t take a magician to make fashion happen when this exceptionally rare and stunning print is worn with a sport coat and your favorite pair of jeans.
Toyohara Kunichika was considered a master of design and his work was often rated highest among his peers. With one of his most famous woodblock paintings printed on this long sleeve tee, you’re sure to stand out among your peers too.