September 25, 2018

We are excited to return to Chicago, Illinois this weekend and are a part of the first ever Chicago Matsuri! This two day outdoor festival will celebrate Japanese culture through a variety of engagements such as food, performances, and of course SHOPPING! If you have never been to Chicago it is wonderful city to visit, and offers a great multicul...

May 9, 2018

Black is easily one of the most beloved colors. Alas, when it comes to Japanese kimono black is generally reserved for formal occasions. More so, solid black is called mofuku which is considered funeral attire for mourning. The Japanese have made it politely clear that mofuku should not be casually worn, and is reserved for mourning. So what is a...

May 5, 2018

Our company has long engaged in efforts to support various important charities such as donation of school supplies to an inner city school for children in need, cancer research, and feeding American children from difficult and low income backgrounds. Over the years we have pondered an idea for a way to raise money for various important charities...

December 16, 2017

This weekend we are hosting a holiday open house! This is a perfect chance to stop by and go through our kimono inventory, as well as pick up some prepaid orders. Aya Blue Studios is doing something extra special this weekend, she is making Star Wars inspired kanzashi! This is a limited line that she is producing dedicated to one of the greatest...

December 7, 2017

Our extensive private Japanese kimono collection includes a few other rare Japanese antiques. Included in our private antique collection is a selection of antique block print books, hand painted antique sumi-e wall scrolls, miniature suits of Samurai armor, and more. Recently we had one of our more unique antique collectibles reviewed, and discov...

December 7, 2017

Tis the season for festival kawaii kitsuke! In the spirit of the holidays we are giving away a Christmas Tree Obidome! Just head to our Facebook page for your chance to enter and win! The winner will be allowed to customize their Christmas Tree Obidome further - such as adding little jungle bells, and even the kind of bracket on the back it will...

November 30, 2017

We are committed to being a green business. One of the things we have done is ditch plastic bags, and offer our customers a nice reusable shopping bag while shopping with us at shows. Recently we polled out customers to select the color and theme of our newest batch of shopping bags. The winning theme was koi! Our friend over at Neko Creations is...

November 22, 2017

We are working hard on adding even more of our stock to the website this week! Why? Because this Black Friday we are having a massive 20% off EVERYTHING sale on our website! If you love kimono as much as we do, you might want to scout out various kimono and goodies listed in our online store in advance so that you can be the first to buy many of...

November 18, 2017

A long time customer of ours really upped her kitsuke game with a single simply addition to her wardrobe: a kitsune mask. We were fortune enough to see this coordination first hand at Matsuricon 2017 this year, and had to wait a few months for her to coordinate a photoshoot. It is amazing how the addition of just a single mask can cause such an i...

November 16, 2017

You don't need to wait in line for hours at some big department store to get some great gifts, or even a little something for yourself this Black Friday! Ohio Kimono is having a Black Friday sale with 20% off your total purchase! This sale is 1 day only and begins at midnight, and ends at the following midnight.

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