This vintage blue wool Japanese kimono is decorated in an abstract flower design.  It has a half collar and is unlined.  Typically this kind of casual Japanese kimono would be worn with a juban underneath and an obi of either nagoya or hanhaba style, depending on the occasion.

 

  • Kimono Condition: B+, this gently used kimono may have some slight flaws that have no serious impact on wear or presentation.
  • Wrist To Wrist:  49.5 in - 125.73 cm
  • Back Width: 24.5 in - 62.23 cm
  • Kimono Length:  61 in - 154.94 cm
  • Collar: Half
  • Lined: No

 

There are many kinds of Japanese kimono, and each style has its own unique set of accessories and social settings in which it is typically worn in.

Blue Kimono

$30.00Price
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    Are you new to wearing Japanese kimono and need a quick reference guide on what you should buy? Wearing kimono is considered an artform in Japan, known as kitsuke. Kimono require a few accessories to be worn traditionally. This is a quick basic guide tailored to people new to kitsuke, and wearing kimono. An easy rule with kimono is that the more formal the Japanese kimono is, the more accessories are needed to wear it in a culturally respectful traditional way.

     

    • Kimono Kitsuke Accessory List (feminine):
      • 1 juban (kimono underwear)
      • 2 eri shin (collar stiffeners)
      • 1 obi ita (obi stiffener)
      • 1 obi with its cordinating accessories (hanhaba/nagoya/fukuro/maru).
      • Optional accessories include haori, and hakama.

     

    • Kimono Kitsuke Accessory List (masculine): 
      • 1 Koshihimo
      • 1 Juban
      • 1 Obi
      • Optional accessories include: netsuke, inro, hakama, and haori.

     

     

    We encourage our customers to explore our growing online Japanese kimono store and refer to sections like our book review page to further education themselves about authentic traditional Japanese kimono.