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The Traditional Japanese school shoes “JAGUAR SIGMA”

Traditional Japanese school shoes “JAGUAR SIGMA”

Hello, I’m Yonaga(@whitesocksjp) who love white socks fashion from Japan.

Hey, we have our own interesting culture in Japan.
That the “school regulations” till about 15 years ago.

It is like this “Students must wear simple white shoes”.

I didn’t have the opportunity to see it in the shop daily life in Tokyo.

But,I found the shoes. It is so cool!

Traditional Japanese school shoes

Σ(sigma) is the symbol mark.

This Japanese traditional shoes are evolving to fit the modern fashion.

Simple design since 1980

The Jaguar Σ series is made by “Moon Star Co.,Ltd” in Fukuoka Japan. These shoes have a history older than “NIKE AIR MAX ’95”.

Since launch in 1980, 50 million pairs have been sold in Japan.

Many Japanese people have wearing these shoes.

Traditional Japanese school  shoes

The most popular “Σ04”

Once again, we can rediscover a very simple design and simple silhouette.

Traditional Japanese school shoes

Minimalist silhouette

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I have been wearing these shoes over and over as a child. I feel nostalgic.

Modern versions are on sale

Traditional Japanese school shoes

Original and Modern versions

There are modern versions in 2018.

4 colors “SCHOOLER” series

“SK SIGMA” which renewed the material and coloring as it is the original “Σ 04” design.

You can choose 4 colors natural, navy, gray, mustard, material is canvas fabric.

knot WEAR THE MEMORIES

Traditional Japanese school  shoes

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Original design of small goods store in Shizuoka Japan.

MoonStar JAGUER Σ with White Socks

I really tried putting on these shoes. It is a slightly off-white color.

Traditional Japanese school  shoes

Front

Traditional Japanese school shoes

Side

Traditional Japanese school shoes

Back

Surprisingly light! One shoe is only 175g.

Total of left and right is lighter than 500 ml PET bottle!

Traditional Japanese school shoes

Like bare feet lightness

It means that I feel like running so fast as when I was a child.

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But, in fact it is a dangerous challenge for me. Hahaha.

Conclusion: I also want other series…

Traditional Japanese school  shoes

Simple and Modern design

How was it?

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I also want other series…

However!

Extremely durable and long lasting shoes, those are.

So, I’d like to love the original “Jaguar Sigma” I just got for the time being.

Today’s White Socks

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Hey, Please tell me if you got this shoes.

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