We are excited to return to Chicago, Illinois this weekend and are a part of the first ever Chicago Matsuri! This two day outdoor festival will celebrate Japanese culture through a variety of engagements such as food, performances, and of course SHOPPING! If you have never been to Chicago it is wonderful city to visit, and offers a great multicultural community. There is even a planned J-Fashion meetup at the festival!
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We are excited to announce that this weekend we will be a vendor at one of the oldest and longest running Japanese festivals in the USA, Ginza Holiday. This traditional Japanese Festival is celebrating its 63rd year on August 10th - 12th in Chicago, Illinois. Ginza is hosted on the grounds of the largest Japanese Buddhist Temple in the midwest, and attracts thousands of people each year. All weekend long there will be a selection of traditional Japanese entertainment ranging
This past weekend we had a great time being a part of the Chicago Samurai Sword Show. We offered identification services for Japanese textiles, and sold japanese kimono at the show. We hope to return to the show in 2019. Here are a few photos from the second day of the show. There was an amazing selection of antique swords, tsuba, research books, kimono, and more at the show. #ChicagoSamuraiSwordShow #japanesekimono #Chicagokimono #samuraiswordshow
This weekend we are excited to be in the Chicago area, and are proud to be a part of one of the most prestigious shows in North America dedicated to Japanese blades! This weekend we are selling Japanese kimono and antique samurai armor shrines at the Chicago Area Japanese Collectibles And Sword Show. From April 27th to 29th we will be at the show, and will have a selection of higher end stock tailored more toward collectors of Japanese arts. If you love Japanese swords this s
From all of us in the Ohio Kimono family we wish you a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year. Thank you all so much for your support, we look forward to serving you in 2018. #Ohiokimono #kimonostore #wheretobuykimono #buykimono #kimonoya #japanesekimono #japanesekimonos #yukata #Michigankimono #Chicagokimono #Indianakimono #Texaskimono
To celebrating hitting 1,200+ Japanese kimono, obi, haori, michiyuki, juban and more all for sale in our online store we have added to the site....A SEARCH ENGINE! This new search engine is visible both on the darktop, and mobile versions of our site. The search engine is at the top of every page on our site. As our online Japanese kimono store has grown, we have carefully taken note of various customer requests regarding the functionality of the site. In the early days of ou
This holiday season we are happily helping many of our customers celebrate the holiday season! Our site has been rather busy as people shop for some of the most unique gifts anyone can buy this year. We have even shipped out a few Secret Santa orders!
Most popular this year has been our Japanese kimono, and obi by far. All the same we do have lower cost items for sale such as tabi socks, and the Halloween Pepsi for sale which have equally been as popular this year.
We are committed to being a green business. One of the things we have done is ditch plastic bags, and offer our customers a nice reusable shopping bag while shopping with us at shows. Recently we polled out customers to select the color and theme of our newest batch of shopping bags. The winning theme was koi! Our friend over at Neko Creations is creating the exclusive koi art that will appear on our shopping bags!
Here is a sneak peek of the work in progress! This week we
Did you miss out on our epic #BlackFriday sale? Here is your chance to enjoy another round of discounts this Monday as we celebrate cyber Monday! Site wide everything is 10% off using code CyberMonday10 . This is a great chance to grab any last second gift ideas, or a treat for yourself from our massive selection of 1,000+ Japanese kimono, obi, haori and more. Thank you so much for supporting our small family business this Black Friday and Small Business saturday.
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You don't need to wait in line for hours at some big department store to get some great gifts, or even a little something for yourself this Black Friday! Ohio Kimono is having a Black Friday sale with 20% off your total purchase! This sale is 1 day only and begins at midnight, and ends at the following midnight.
Need to buy a gift for a kimono addict in your life? Don't know what to get them? We always recommend as great gifts for all kimono addicts tabi socks, haori, and e
We did it! Our online Japanese kimono store just hit over 1,000 items for sale! We are so proud and excited to share our authentic Japanese kimono, obi, haori and kitsuke accessories with everyone! Selling online has been a pleasure and has been a really enjoyable experience as we enjoy serving our customers online.
To celebrate this occasion we are offering a sale! You can enjoy 10% off of everything in our store for 1 week only, starting today! Now is a great time to grab
It has been a very busy week for us here! A large selection of inventory just arrived from Japan, and we are trying our best to work our way through all the lovely new kimono and obi. Included in the shipments were some really lovely antique nagoya obi, and stunning silk furisode kimono. As of today we have added many of these items for sale in our online kimono store. That being said, we still have hundreds more kimono to add to the site!
Here is a sneak peek of the new k
Holy cheese and crackers folks, we have a -lot- of obi in stock at the moment, 251 obi to be exacty. The majority of these obi are intended to be worn in a feminine style. These lovely ladies are all looking for a new home to love them be it that they are worn with kimono as a part of kitsuke, a wall scroll for interior design, or whatever it is you can envision. Almost all of our obi are in ready to wear condition.
ALL obi are 15% off for 1 week only in our store! You also
Japanese kimono are rich in symbolism and almost every decoration on them has a meaning. The Asanoha design is a prevalent and common theme found in various Japanese arts. Over the years we have sold kimono, obi, haori, juban, tabi socks, obi makura, and more with the Asanoha design on them. This design looks like the 6 point star or geometric flower.
What does this design represent? The Asanoha design is the Japanese hemp leaf design. The pattern is generally geometric. T
The second day of the Japanese Summer Festival in the Anderson Japanese Gardens was a success and truly a high class affair. This event we consider the single most elegant event we attend all year. It was a pleasure to be able to talk to so many customers, new and old. At this festival a wide variety of kimono could be see being worn, from the yukata to formals for Japanese theater. Though we did not get many photos of people wearing real kimono, they were highly common at th