Parts of kimono and obi

Parts of kimono and obi

Each part of the kimono has a unique name. Kanji characters are difficult to read. This time we translated them. It was hard work but fun! Anyway, please look at the following images. They are used very often when you take lessons called “kitsuke no okeiko“. 

What to check when you buy kimono online

What to check when you buy kimono online

Nowadays you can buy kimono and accessories online without coming to Japan. It’s so easy to find your favorite one. You may want to get it immediately, but please wait a moment. Please look closer the detail of that. There are many things you should check 

Kimono structure and how to measure your size

Kimono structure and how to measure your size

Kimono is a simple shape consisting of some rectangles, such as the collar,  front body, back body and sleeves. There are no zippers and buttons because of the use of sashes, belts and strings. It is just like wrapping your body in a sheet of