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Informal Obi For Yukata
Obi for Japanese kimono have their own formalities and can be worn in a wide variety of styles. Hanhaba obi are considered an informal kind of obi for kimono and are typically worn by women. These types of obi are worn with a kind of casual kimono known as a yukata, and require less kitsuke accessories to wear in a traditional fashion. Typically only an obi-ita which is a stiffener for the obi is required to wear one of these. Odori obi are the ones favored by performers, and commonly have metallic accents to them and bold designs.