A shop where you can experience the joys of Japanese-themed “Tabi” shoes

SOU・SOU tabi

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SOU・SOU tabi

Japanese footwear – geta and zori sandals. When wearing these, one dons 「Tabi」 socks. The only producer of these socks still making them in Japan is 「SOU・SOU tabi」. The shop interior is bright, clean, and stylish. The most popular item is the 「Tabi Shoes」, which are made from 「Tabi」 fabric, making them lightweight and easy to wear. The shop also carries a range of other items and accessories. Choose from solid colors to patterned motifs – just handling the merchandise is...more fun! If you like kimono, yukata, and other traditional clothing, this is a must-stop for you.

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「Tabi Shoes」come in two major varieties – simple solids that go with any outfit and more dashing and bold patterned styles. Why not buy both?
Tabi Shoes
Recommend !
Tabi Shoes / ¥8,424

These are shoes made from tabi fabric. They are available in many styles and are easy to wear. One stylish way to wear them is to detach the Kohaze clasp and show off a bit of the lining. Because these are made from cloth, they are best not worn on rainy days.

Recommend !
Tabishita / ¥540

Tabi socks are sold here under the name of “Tabishita.” There is a wide array of colors and patterns, so you can take the time to choose the one you like best. They stock everything from children’s to adults’ sizes.

Check it out !
TEXTILE COVER / ¥1,890 ~ ¥2,036

Smartphone covers in dazzling pop-styled patterns. There are tons, and they’re all super cute. They are sized for different iPhone and Android devices.

Adhesive plaster
Check it out !
Adhesive plaster / ¥498

These adhesive plaster bandages will color your fingers in style. Available in ten varieties. They are specially designed to be easy to peel off and gentle on the skin, yet they stay on strong.

How to buy
SOU・SOU ta-bi How to Buy

If you find a set of Tabishita or Tabi Shoes that you like, check the size chart and tell a shop clerk. You can try them on if they are in stock.
- Shopping Tips -
If you’re having trouble picking the best「Tabishita」 to match your new 「Tabi Shoes」, ask a store clerk,

“Kono「Tabi Shoes」ni niau「Tabishita」 wo oshietekudasai.”
SOU・SOU ta-bi Appearance Photo
SOU・SOU tabi
Categories Clothing Store/Vintage Clothing
Phone +81 75-212-8805
Address 583-3, Nakanocho, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 604-8042
Directions 3-minute walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi Station.
Hours 11:00 ~ 20:00
Closed Open every day
Price range
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¥500 ~ ¥12,000
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, etc.
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Size charts in English.
Information Japanese only
Languages spoken The staff can speak simple everyday English.
Shipping services Not accepted
SOU・SOU tabi +81 75-212-8805 ¥500 ~ ¥12,000 3/3

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