Koubou (工房 in Japanese) means atelier or studio in English. As its name suggests, kimono Koubou is creating kimonos and its accessories. This is the place to go if you are looking for a special kimono only for you, which would be hard to find in a commercial or chain kimono shop. Koubou is … More What is Koubou(工房)?
Let’s imagine you are going out for lunch with your friends and also you’re invited to a party. You’re going to the theater to see a musical. And you are willing to wear a kimono! Then what kind of kimono will you pick to wear for these different occasions? Is there any … More “Komon”– a versatile kimono suitable not only for everyday wear but for semi-formal occasions
You might already know, there are certain rules that apply to wearing a kimono depending on the occasion, age or marriage status of the person whom will be wearing one. Have you ever seen the most formal kimono for married women? It is an elegant black kimono with a beautiful pattern around … More “Kuro-tomesode”, popular by non-Japanese as black dress
Kimonos are traditional Japanese clothes. Even though people tend to describe kimono in a single word, there are several kinds of kimonos and each kimono is worn for a suitable occasion by a particular person. For example, some kimonos are only for young people. Others are for official ceremonies, a causal party or … More All about Furisode
Photo Reference:http://pinterest.com/ Have you ever heard “Iromuji” kimono? Iromuji is a plain kimono except black color. Iromuji with family marks is worn as a formal kimono, and without family marks is worn as a casual kimono. This type of kimono might be easier for kimono starters because you can choose any design … More Versatile “Iromuji” Kimono
Original:引き振袖をレンタルする前に！振袖を引き振袖に仕立て直して結婚式に着てみませんか？ Article provided by Omomuki Tsushin(趣通信) Omomuki Tsushin is a media with the concept of “Touch” and “to widen the circle of Japanese-style”. Introducing information about kimonos, Japanese tea, food, goods and various attractions in Japan. You will find lots of opportunities to “touch” the Japanese-style ( WA 和 ) at Omomuki Tsushin. … More The transformation of a frisode, worn during the Coming-of-Age ceremony, into a hikifurisode wedding gown
Original: 【きもののお手入れ】着物が生まれ変わる！洗い張りから仕立て直しまで全て手作業。だるまや京染本店をご紹介 Article provided by Omomuki Tsushin(趣通信) Omomuki Tsushin is a media with the concept of “Touch” and “to widen the circle of Japanese-style”. Introducing information about kimonos, Japanese tea, food, goods and various attractions in Japan. You will find lots of opportunities to “touch” the Japanese-style ( WA 和 ) at … More 【Kimono Care】 Now your kimono will be born again! From washing to revamping, Darumaya provides skilled artisan work.