Common Kimono Accessories:

Koshihimo, juban, obi, datejime, han-eri, eri-shin, makura, obijime, obiage

From new yukata to vintage furisode we have a great selection of real kimono. We are excited to offer a full range of authentic Japanese kimono for sale in our online store. Our kimono range from casual yukata and komon, to Furisode and Houmongi. Authentic Japanese kimono come in a variety of styles and formalities. More so, kimono can be worn to express a gender. Dressing and wearing a kimono is considered an art form, which is known as kitsuke. Wearing a kimono in a traditional style, the kimono will also require a few accessories to be worn. Our online Japanese kimono store offers a wide range of different kinds of kimono, and kimono dressing accessories. For people new to wearing traditional kimono we suggest wearing a yukata as a great starting point. A quick and easy rule to know about wearing Japanese kimono and how to coordinate the accessories for the formality of the kimono, is that the more formal the kimono is, the more accessories typically need to wear it in a traditional manner.

Wafuku such as obi, haori, tabi socks, and more are located in other sections of our online store. These items are typically worn with Japanese kimono, but also have found other creative applications such as in use for interior design.

There are a variety of kimono accessories that are used to create the signature style of a traditional Japanese kimono when worn. The kind of kimono accessories used vary slightly based on the gender and formality of the kimono. Some of the most common and universal kimono accessories anyone can own are an obi of the proper coordinating formality, koshihimo, tabi socks, and an obi-ita. Without the proper accessories, a real kimono cannot be worn in a traditional manner. Our favorite kitsuke accessory for kimono are korin belts, which we have for sale! Haori are among the most popular accessory for kimono.

There are many different types of kimono, and each gender has their own styles. The most obvious cues as to what kind of kimono are the luxurious designs. Japanese kimono are globally renown for their beauty, and the techniques to decorate them are unrivaled. Ultimately the most obvious way to check the formality f a particular kimono is to look at its design. furthermore, there are certain colors and materials that are regarded as more formal and if present they will increase the formality of the garmet. 

Japanese fashion is so much grander than kimono. An entire world of traditional attire exists and evolved alongside kimono. Anyone looking to expand their wafuku collection need only look at options such as haori, michiyuki, and hakama. Kitsuke is so much more expansive and complex than many people are aware, and it includes aspects of wearing kimono other than just kimono. A stylish set of sleek zori, or a black formal haori can really change up an outfit. More so many people are taking the likes of haori, and even tabi socks and are incorporating them into American waredrobes.