Sanjuhimo consists of a piece of fabric tape and triple elastic bands to secure a shape of obi. It is very useful and gives us easy tying obi and decorative shapes, especially for furisode. Today, I will introduce how to make gojuhimo which has 5 bands. …
Month: October 2020
When women wear formal kimono, they often wear a different collar called kasane-eri or date-eri to upgrade their neckline. You look gorgeous when you wear furisode with the collar! It is not so easy to put on furisode by yourself, so you need to be well prepared. This …
Select your favorite furisode and fukuro obi, and prepare all items.
When you begin kitsuke or putting on kimono, the first thing you have to do is preparation. It is very important because you need many kitsuke komono accessories.
Stack up furisode, obi and accessories in order, and you can put them on smoothly.
The next step is tying nagoya obi into ichijudaiko.
Ichuju literally means one layer and daiko means a drum. Daiko is usually pronounced taiko in one word. Ichijudaiko looks like a drum or drum-shaped bridge in a Japanese garden.
This is the most basic way of tying. If you master this, you can go anywhere.
So let’s get started!
The next step is how to make ohashori. Don’t forget to straighten the grain lines. Practicing step by step and checking one by one are important for beginners. So, let’s Enjoy kimono!
Enjoy wearing kimono as one of the fashionable outfits!
In casual situations, you can dress up as you like because of a wide variety of colors and textiles.
Of course, the traditional way of wearing is good, but it’s also good to coordinate with Western clothing accessories like boots, bags and hats…
Have a wonderful kimono life with your free imagination.
Are you ready? Let’s put on kimono!
Are you happy with your emon? You may sometimes fail to make emon. It will happen especially when you use juban without emon-nuki, juban with strings or slippery polyester juban. This is also the way for those who have rich breasts, square shoulders or a …