This week we have added a wide selection of fresh offering to our online kimono store: furisode, tomesode, children's kimono, men's juban, haori and more! Be certain to explore our website to discover many of these wonderful beautiful kimono, some of which are true treasures. In particular we are in love with the beautiful hand-sewn black tomesode that features peacocks, and the antique silk furisode with plum blossoms and bamboo. In the coming weeks you can expect to see us
A wonderful selection of 25+ brand new and vintage obijime were added to our site this week in a wide variety of styles and colors. Obijime are most often worn atop of women's nagoya, fukuro, and maru obi and come in a wide variety of styles and even formalities. In general Japanese kimono are composed of a wide variety of accessories to make their traditional look possible, and obijime are just one of many such parts. We plan on expanding our kimono, juban, and haori selecti
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
This year we saw a marvelous selection of beautiful haori pass through our store. The majority of our favorite haori were vintage, with a handful of antiques. Haori proved to be really popular this year as beach attire, and the majority of them sold to people in coastal areas such as Miami Florida, and Galveston Texas. Haori continue to be fashionable additions to wardrobes, and make for signature jackets that are idea for wearing in cooler weather. Spring and autumn are the
The New Year is almost here, during this time there is a lot of self reflection to be done. We like to look back through the year and reflect on the beauty and good of the world. One of our favorite things to do is create a list of our top favorite Japanese kimono we sold. As many of you understand most authentic kimono are one of a kind, and are vintage or antique. The traditional techniques used to decorate some of our favorite traditional kimono include meisen, and yuzen.
Autumn is here! Say good-bye to your fun loving summer yukata, and slip into something more traditional. This past week we have added a lovely selection of Japanese kimono for sale, as well as a grand selection of silk vintage haori, and even updated our supply of kitsuke dressing tools such as makura and datejime! The newest additions in our store are made from a wide variety of fabrics from silk, to polyester and feature traditional textile arts such as shibori. The holiday
As a part of our ongoing research into fashion trends and styles expressed with Japanese kimono over the decades, we have collected a large selection of vintage and antique books. These publications range in topics and style but ultimately all have a focus on the manner in which Japanese kimono was stylized. While the manner in which kimono has been worn has been pretty much the same for a lengthy period of time, there are notable trends in color preferences and even hair sty
In our private collection are a wide variety of publications dedicated to traditional Japanese kimono, textiles, and history. These publications serve as a point of reference for much of our research and kitsuke. More so, the older publications really help us note trends and styles in by gone eras, which helps us better date many vintage Japanese kimono which otherwise have no information attached to them. Looking through these books we can see variations in the styles among
A lovely selection of new haneri were just added to our online store! Many of these brand new haneri are made from fabric sold exclusively in Japan, and are made by Japanese companies. The new haneri include designs that feature Alice In Wonderland and even playful black cats. Haneri are a quick and easy kimono accessory that is a collar you wear attached to your juban, with an eri shin slid under it to give your collar a nice stiff look. As of this week we also have eri shin
Ohayocon 2018 was amazing, and made possible by so many great and supportive customers. Our new expanded booth design was very popular and got great praise! Our next show is Animarathon in Bowling Green Ohio. We are hosting 2 panels at Animarathon: one about kimono, the other a small business owner workshop. #kimono #ohayocon #Ohayocon2018 #japanesekimono #kimonostore #kimonoforsale #buykimono
We have expanded our booth for larger shows! Check out our booth at Ohayocon this year! We have 2 full spaces full of Japanese kimono, obi, kanzashi, and more! We will be at Ohayocon all weekend! Our next show is Animarathon, in Bowling Green Ohio. #kimono #japanesekimono #ohayocon #kimonoforsale
We are excited to announce for the first time ever that we will have a double booth this weekend at Ohayocon! This double wide booth will be packed full of a massively expanded inventory full of our best ready to wear authentic Japanese kimono, haori, obi, kanzashi, han eri, tabi socks, fans, samurai armor for sale, and more! This is the single largest booth we have ever set up, and can't wait to share it with you all! Prices for kimono start as low as $20!
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This weekend is Ohayocon 2018 in Columbus, Ohio! This epic winter anime convention is packed full of panels, great guests, and a massive shopping experience! Once more we are selling at this show, and are eager to see many of our long time customers once more. We will have with us a great selection of Japanese kimono ranging from yukata to furisode, haori, obi, tabi socks, and more. Additionally we will have a selection of our resin charms made by our Gold Raven side project,
We are working hard and are adding 20 or more Japanese kimono, obi, and haori a week. Almost everything in stock is in good and ready to wear condition. Here is a sneak peek of some of the Japanese kimono added to our online kimono store. #kimono #japanesekimono #kimonoforsale #kimonostore #authentickimono #realkimono
Recently a very beautiful Japanese kimono passed through our store, it was a lovely dark blue and covered in origami cranes with metallic accents. This kimono was lovely, and we had a strong response to it. It was no surprise when the kimono quickly found a home. The new owner has sent us some lovely photos to share with everyone of the origami crane kimono and their take on kitsuke with it. Devin has been features by us before, specifically for their spider queen kitsuke.