This elegant vintage women's yukata is in ready to wear condition. The yukata is in more of a traditional style with a dark navy blue background, and colorful botanical design made up of white, golden beige, and red sakura flowers paired with leaves. Yukata are considered informal kimono which are normally worn during warmer weather. Yukata are considered ideal for anyone new to wearing kimono to learn how to put on in a traditional manner. There is a tag on this kimono stating that it was made by Yukiko Hanai, which is a major fashion brand name designer in Japan.
The kind of obi worn with yukata are typically hanhaba obi. What color of hanhaba obi you pair with this kimono is a personal choice, however the Japanese style embraces contrasting complimenting colors.
- Yukata Condition: B, this vintage yukata is in good ready to wear shape with subtle minor flaws and some faint scattered discolorations.
- Wrist To Wrist: 52 in - 132.08 cm
- Back Width: 25 in - 63.5 cm
- Kimono Length: 62 in - 157.48 cm
- Kimono Brand Maker: Yukiko Hanai
Please look at our kimono shop for further kimono accessories to help complete your kitsuke - such as obi, han eri, and haori. Yukata do not require many accessories to be worn but do require a koshihimo, which we sell. Hanhaba obi are normally worn with yukata.
Dark Navy Blue & Golden Beige Yukata
Kimono require a variety of additional parts to wear in a traditional manner that observes Japanese customs. This list is a minimum baseline for what accessories we recommend you own for wearing your yukata. Without critical accessories such as koshihimo a kimono will not have a flattering or graceful look when worn. Because yukata are informal attire for when the weather is hot, they do not require as many parts to wear.
- Recommended additional parts: 2 Koshihimo, 1 obi-ita, 1 hanhaba obi
Direct cooperation with other small businesses located in Japan ensures that we are able to source and acquire the finest of authentic kimono. Each and every single yukata we import is individually inspected and checked to ensure authenticity and quality. In addition to yukata, we also offer a selection of kitsuke dressing accessories. Of the many different kinds of Japanese kimono that exist, yukata are regarded as some of the most fun and it is socially acceptable to enjoy more flash designs and colors with them. Because yukata are worn during hot weather in Japan, yukata will always be made from comfortable lightweight cotton which is often also machine washable.