• Okayama: Jeans tourism welcomes 150,000 people annually

    1 month ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    “Kojima Jeans Street” is a section about 400 meters long of the Ajino Shotengai shopping street. The shops use different methods in producing their jeans: for example, indigo dyeing methods with natural colourants to produce bright blue colours. Some jeans are processed to look worn, and some manufacturers hand-weave fabrics. The Kojima area has become a tourist spot visited by about 150,000 people annually.
    Shops with highly skilled makers have gathered here. They manufacture products that can be made only in the Kojima area said Hisao Manabe, 64, the president of Japan Blue Co., which...
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