Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art Official Site: http://www.clevelandart.org/exhibitions/shinto-discovery-divine-japanese-art It may come as a surprise to some of you, however the Cleveland Museum Of Art is a world class venue that I personally feel is in the top 3 of all Art Museums in the USA. Widely overlooked this Art Museum offers an impressive collection with FREE admission to the public. Most recently they have on display a dazzling collection of Shinto a
We are excited to announce that on June 28th, we will be hosting 2 guest lecture and presentations at the prestigious Cincinnati Art Museum in conjunction to the upcoming new exhibit Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style. At 7pm and then later at 9pm we will be discussing the fundamentals of wearing Japanese kimono, and debunking many misconceptions about Japanese kimono.
This is a perfect chance to learn about Japanese kimono in person, and everyone is encouraged to atte
This past April marked the 10 year anniversary of Ohio Kimono. We celebrated by hosting a one day special event and kimono outing at the Schedel Japanese Gardens in Elmore, Ohio. This limited engagement included entertainment, lots of traditional Japanese kimono on display, and free admission. We also had a paid professional photographer in attendance who took a number of wonderful photos and we are existed to share those photos with you. #japanesekimono #kimono #SchedelJapan
Cherry Blossom season is upon us, and all over the world people are celebrating the annual return of the famous flowers. The Japanese term for the cherry blossom is sakura (桜). Did you know that there are well over 600 different types of cherry blossom trees? The different types of cherry blossom trees have different colors, petal shapes, and even bloom during different times. The cherry blossoms trees are famously a little tricky to predict, and the bloom typically lasts aro
March 16th, 2019 we will be out in Salem, Oregon for their 5th annual Cherry Blossom Day at the State Capital! This family friendly one day event includes traditional music such as taiko, ikebana displays, hands on activities, and even a kimono contest! We are sponsoring the kimono contest! We will have with us a selection of authentic vintage kimono including yukata and even some formals as well as haori, and even obi. At this time this is our only west coast show scheduled
This month we are attending Zipcon 2019, in Akron Ohio. This epic one day anime convention is budget friendly, and offers a great chance to get out and enjoy some cosplay to fight back that cabin fever. Admission is only $5, and parking is free so this is a great chance to come shop with us! We will ahve a full selection of Japanese kimono, haori, obi, and more in stock with us.
You can learn more about this great one day event: https://zipcon.weebly.com/ #zipcon #zipcon201
Japanese kimono can be worn all year long: from the heat of the summer, to the cold of winter. Often the way the colder weather is dealt with is by layering your attire. While many kimono include a juban under layer to help keep the inside of the kimono clean, it also is an additional layer of warmth. There is an alternative look that many people have been experimenting with in various kimono communities. We first saw this look on Instagram on a Japanese account that feature
We are delighted to count Kimono Seikatsu as not only a customer but friend. She is a driving force behind Kimono De Jack Boston, and even lived in Japan for a period. While living in Japan she attended kimono dressing classes. Recently she has returned to the states, and has brought back with her a rocking renewed passion for Japanese kimono. Recently she has been exploring some alternative looks and just shared with us this look. The white and black checkered obi is from us
BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! We are excited to announce that Teaologie will be joining us for the open house THIS WEEKEND! They are taking over the dining room and will have on hand a fine selection of loose leaf teas that are hand blended. The owners of Teaologie are well known and respected tea experts who are skilled at brewing team in a variety of manners and are happy to talk about tea history and be tea nerds with everyone. You can learn more about Teaologie at: https://www.teaolo
This Black Friday not only are we offering 20% off everything site wide, but we are also hiding a handful of great items on our website that will be marked at a DEEP DISCOUNT. How do you get your hands onto these goodies that are up to 70% off? Find them! That is right, we are hiding them on the site, and you have to find the link to them. So while you are shopping our Black Friday sale keep your eyes peeled for any curious links, or odd images you can click.
Our Black Friday sale is our largest sale of the year! Everything site wide will be at LEAST 20% off. Additionally, we are going to hide some HIDDEN deals around on the site with limited supplies of select haori, kimono, and more as much as 50% off! To top it off, our Black Friday sale will go from Nov 22nd all the way through Nov 24th! Don't forget that most of our authentic Japanese kimono, haori, and more are one of a kind and once they sell out they are gone forever! What
We are wrapping up the final details of decorating for our once a year annual open house. This year we decided to up our game, and do something bold and original: a kimono Christmas tree. The project was fun, and inspired by some of the dress form trees we have seen elsewhere online such as pinterest. Decorating for our annual open house has been a lot of fun, and we are excited to welcome the guests to our home and warehouse this year for a rare shopping event. This is the o
Youmacon 2018 has come and gone, and this year was our best year ever! Youmacon is an anime convnetion located in Detroit, Michigan and is one of the largest in the nation. The vendor room and artist alley was moved to Hall C, and the layout greatly improved upon. The vendor room as a whole had a wonderful flow through that benefited everyone. Over the course of the 4 day show we cross paths with many long term loyal customers, and many new ones! For the first year ever, we
A common problem with vintage and antique clothing are stains. Stains present a wide variety of problems, and are difficult to treat. Effective stain treatment on textiles requires knowing the kind of fabric you are working with, the source of the stain, and speed. As with many vintage and antique authentic kimono we have none of those factors in our favor. Most Japanese kimono do not have tags that identify the materials they are made from, the stains present we most often k
Yesterday we noticed something, we have over 6,000 followers on our social media platforms! WOW! That is a lot of kimono friends! To celebrate this landmark, we decided to have a spontaneous sale to thank everything! For one week only all of our women's haori in our kimono store are now for sale, with 10% off at checkout! When you check out, use the coupon code Haori10. Autumn is haori weather, and we have a great selection of vintage haori in stock that would love to be adde