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This set of brand new himo are in ready-to-wear condition, and are made from lovely printed cotton fabric. Each himo is in the traditional style, and are the primary tool used to tie kimono onto a person's body. Himo are an essential kimono dressing tool required for wearing all kinds of kimono. 

Contrary to popular belief, obi do not hold kimono on a person: himo do. Himo are sometimes also referred to as koshihimo. Ideally most people need 2 himo to wear a kimono minimum.

MADE IN THE USA. Machine washable.


  • Koshihimo Condition: A, new unused set of 2 himo in each order.
  • Koshihimo Length: 9 feet
  • Koshihimo Designs: Random
  • Material: Cotton, Machine Washable

Himo, Set Of 2

  • All orders ship from NW Ohio with a tracking number and $50 insurance via USPS. Customers will be sent an email when their order is shipped, which includes their tracking number.

  • This is a quick guide to kimono and obi accessories. This is not a complete listing, and if you need more advanced help please contact us or check out the reference materials we suggest in the book review section of our online kimono store. These are just quick reference lists tailored for beginners.


    • 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.


    • Obi Kitsuke Accessory List (Nagoya/Fukuro/Maru):
      • 1 makura
      • 1 obijime
      • 1 obiage
      • 1 obidome (Hanhana obi do not require any accessories to wear)


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

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