Starting Nov 1st we are celebrating #KimoNovember! This annual event was started 5 years ago by Tallulah Cunningham and has become a global kimono trend! The challenge is simple, wear your kimono once a day or do something related to a kimono coordination once a day. You don't even have to wear the coordination, just lay it out and take a photo of it laid out on a clean surface then post it onto any social media you prefer, or our own blogs!
This is the perfect chance to
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
There is nothing like authentic silk from Japan. Without a doubt Japanese silk is unrivaled in the world, which is why traditional kimono made of silk is in such demand. Over the years we have sold silk kimono to a variety of people for everything for use in wearing for tea ceremony to simply used as luxurious lounge wear for the home. The top sellers we offer for silk kimono are iromuji. Iromuji are a type of semi-formal to formal kimono that is generally a solid plain color
This week has been a busy one for us, even so we were able to sneak in some time to add a fresh selection of vintage Japanese kimono and even some haori to the site! Have you seen the latest additions to our kimono store? Be certain to check out our selection of authentic Japanese imports weekly! Haori - Women's Kimono Most our selection of authentic Japanese clothing is limited, and even one of a kind. Grab your favorite design before it's gone forever! #vintagekimono #japan
We were recently approached by the internationally known Tokyo Weekender for an interview regarding our role as a global kimono influencer. Tokyo Weekender is a Japanese publication that focuses mostly on life in Tokyo Japan, however as a modern metropolitan city Tokyo has an eye on the global community and regard the international traditional kimono wearing community with interest. As a small family business we continue to be humbled by such generous publicity, and are grate
This week we have added a selection of authentic traditional Japanese kimono to our site, many of which are yukata! Be certain to check out the selection while you still can, as the designs are limited and one of a kind! Once the kimono sells, its gone forever! Every week we add new Japanese stock to our site, be certain to check back often! #yukata #japanesekimono #realkimono #traditionalkimono #yukatakimono #cottonyukata
We are working on getting lots of fresh stock added to the site, and we are currently focusing on filling out section of our online kimono store that were otherwise lacking in selection. This week we have returned our attention to nagoya and fukuro obi, as well as handmade kanzashi! NEXT EVENT: Grand Rapids Asian Pacific Festival, this epic FREE 3 day festival offer amazing food, live entertainment from around the world and more. This event has something for everyone ans has
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
Every week we add new inventory to our online kimono store! This week we focused on added to our kimono store a selection of goods in demand; yukata and juban. Yukata are popular in the warmer weather, and are a favorite for people to wear to various spring festivals. Yukata are an informal type of Japanese kimono, and are made of a cotton print. Hanhaba obi are typically worn with yukata.
Over 15 juban were added to the site that feature a wide variety of designs and are m
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
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.
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
Advertisements for kimono in Japan can be quiet the production, so much so that there are entire ' magazines' dedicated to various products. These publications are typically a high quality publication with rich color photos printed on high quality paper. Typically these publications feature higher end goods such as furisode. 'Furisode Mode' is one such high quality print publication. We recently acquired one of the more recent publications and fell in love with the styles exp
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