As the holiday season approaches, the joy of giving becomes even more enchanting, especially for those who have a passion for Japanese kimono. Finding the perfect holiday gift for a kimono enthusiast can seem like a challenge but we are here to help with all of our experience. Based on our experience with helping others gift shop, we carefully curated this gift-buying guide is designed with both seasoned collectors and those new to the world of kimono in mind. These gifts will help discover unique and thoughtful presents that celebrate the artistry, history, and craftsmanship embedded in every kimono.
Our carefully selected guide will navigate the vast landscape of kimono-related gifts for all budgets. Whether you're seeking a vintage piece that whispers tales of bygone eras or a modern twist that seamlessly merges tradition with contemporary aesthetics, we've compiled a selection that reflects kimono appreciation's diverse and nuanced nature.
Our gift list is intended to be easy to buy from and not require much any measurement or sizing.
#1 - First on our list is a Obi-dome. Obi-dome are whimsical decorative elements worn with obijime atop an obi. These kimono brooches are timeless and a frequently overlooked accent for any kimono collection that will easily add fun flair to any collection or outfit.
Check out our Obi-dome selection: https://www.ohiokimono.com/obidome
#2 - Kanzashi are beloved accessories for hair, and are frequently worn with kimono and also everyday western fashion. These handmade flowers come in a wide variety of styles and colors and made for a fun addition to any ponytail or hair clip. They may even be used as decorative accents such as obidome.
View our kanzashi collection: https://www.ohiokimono.com/kanzashi
#3 - Third on our list are obijime. Obijime are decorative braided cords typically produced using a technique called kumihimo. These decorative cords are most often worn with women's kimono for all formalities and most often come in flat and round braid styles. Timeless and universal among women's kimono, these are a great gift for anyone who enjoys wearing kimono regardless of experience or skill level.
Check our our obijime selection: https://www.ohiokimono.com/obijime
#4 - Last on our list are kimono dressing clips. These mighty clips are not to be underestimated and are a wonderful gift for anyone who wears kimono. Each clip features a strong spring for gripping the weight of a kimono and obi while dressing, effectively providing an extra set of helping hands while someone dresses in a kimono.
You can buy a set of 3 brand new kimono dressing clips here: https://www.ohiokimono.com/product-page/kimono-dressing-clip-set-2
Each gift was selected to be budget-friendly and have a wide application in any kimono collection. Best of all, most of these items are not highly sensitive to measurements, which means. Best of all, any of these gifts can easily fit into a stocking, making them a whimsical stocking stuffer for anyone who wears a kimono.
Happy Holidays! Be certain to order before Dec 10th to make certain your order arrives in time for the Holiday gift giving season.