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
As you may know, we had another photo session last month with 5 models from various counties such as New Zealand, Myanmar, Russia, USA, and USA. We had really really great time with them!! ->> Please visit our Instagram to see more beautiful photos! Let me show you the first models:) … More Photo Session Report: Mom&Daughter from New Zealand
Hi there! Tonight, I went to watch a kimono show by Jotaro brand:) There are 18 collections for both women&men. The invitation. One of the shots, seems the same kimono of invitation!? I talked with the store manager, & she told that they consider to set up English … More Kimono show, JOTARO SAITO
Hello! Apologies for writing after a long time…and thank you for being come back again to read !! Today I just would like to show, again, modern kimono brand, Jotaro Saito. He’s from Kyoto, and his father, Sansai Saito, is also an modern kimono artist. Jotaro Saito’s shop is in Ropongi, Tokyo; Kenma … More My Favorite Modern Kimono Collection
Hello every one:) Next photo session date is fixed now on October 16 (Sun)! Other details are still under consideration but we are sure the next time would be also enjoyable session !! Read past session report If you are interested in our future activity, please follow our site:) … More Next Photo Session date is fixed!
KIMONO NOTEBOOK is an online kimono dictionary to whom wants to be an bilingual kimono coordinator to learn kimono in English, French, Spanish and Chinese. Kimono terminologies are sometimes hard to understand in Japanese even for us Japanese!! For example, there is an phrase, “衣文を抜く”(emon-wo-nuku) which literally means to ”pull around the back center … More KIMONO NOTEBOOK, EN Page is almost ready!
Have you ever heard the name of “Arimatsu-narumi shibori(有松鳴海絞り）”? It is a traditional tie-dyeing technique for yukata (summer kimono) and is a cotton fabric tie and spot-dyed. In Arimatsu/Narumi Shibori, techniques and methods to produce patterns vary and are greater in number than in any other similar crafts produced elsewhere in Japan. … More Arimatsu-Narumi-Shibori Yukata