There is a very interesting and thriving kimono community on Instagram. As one would image it is largely based in Japan, and is rich in photos. From time to time we discover a Instagram account with some amazing kitsuke! In particular the Instagram account for Yukari is full of obi that are mind blowing awesome and rather complex.
Instragram account: https://www.instagram.com/yuyukari7/ Here are just a few photos from the account, prepare to be impressed. #kitsuke #japanes
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.
Join us on Oct 16th @ 7pm for a free public lecture about traditional Japanese kimono, and a dressing demonstration. Topics covered in the lecture will include a brief history, kinds of kimono, the many different kinds of obi, formalities of the kinds of kimono, differences in the genders of kimono, and kitsuke rules for wearing kimono in a traditional manner. This educational kimono presentation is good for all ages, and is free to the public. We are excited to host and teac
Our website has been busy, and buzzing with activity. The behind the scenes of our company is equally busy, as we attend to our customers individual needs and every order. With so much activity it is easy to miss how much work there still is left to do. Today we took a quick stock and tally of the kimono inventory waiting to be added to our online kimono store.
Guess how many Japanese kimono are waiting to be added to our online kimono store? Over 600 kimono! We have 40+ ob
We love to teach people who to wear kimono in a manner that is traditional and respectful of Japanese culture. One of the things we love to share with our customers and students is a 'secret'. This 'secret' is that they are allowed and encourage to create their own obi knots and styles. Kimono and obi are fashion, and fashion is fluid and about expressing yourself.
Instragram has a large Japanese community who love kimono and frequently post about them. One of our personal