Toro Nagashi  (灯籠流し)  is a Japanese ceremony in which participants float paper lanterns (chōchin) down a river; tōrō is traditionally another word for lantern, while nagashi means “cruise, flow”. #his_orange

Toro Nagashi (灯籠流し) is a Japanese ceremony in which participants float paper lanterns (chōchin) down a river; tōrō is traditionally another word for lantern, while nagashi means “cruise, flow”. THIS IS WHY THE JAPANESE CULTURE IS THE BEST.

Wagasa | Japanese umbrella

Wagasa, the traditional japanese umbrella made from bamboo and washi (Japanese paper), is renowned not only for its beauty but also for the precision open/close mechanism.

薄紅色に染まるちぎれ雲がうかぶような模様が織り出された、生成り色の地に、きりりと映える黒でデザインされたシルエットのようなお花模様が印象的な銘仙単着物です。

"Obi Dome" or sash clip is metal fixings to keep obi (or sash) of kimono nicely fixed against loosing. It became into fashion among geisha girls in Meiji era.

Han-eri embroidered camellias. The "han-eri" is a detachable neckpieces for kimonos that is sewed on a juban, underwear for wafuku (Japanese traditional clothes). http://english.cheerup.jp/corpus/search?name=%E3%81%A9%E3%81%97+%E8%A5%A6%E8%A2%A2+%E3%81%98%E3%82%85%E3%81%B0%E3%82%93+%E5%8D%8A+%E8%A1%BF+%E7%BE%BD%E7%B9%94+%E3%81%B2%E3%82%82

The "han-eri" is a detachable neckpieces for kimonos that is sewed on a juban, underwear for wafuku (Japanese traditional clothes).

KYOTO, Japan—Schoolchildren with umbrellas visiting a temple, 1977.  © Thomas Hoepker / Magnum Photos

yellow umbrellas bring me nostalgia./ KYOTO, Japan—Schoolchildren with umbrellas visiting a temple, © Thomas Hoepker / Magnum Photos

Maiko's Spectacular Fashion Statement in Old Kyoto, Japan by Okinawa Soba

Utagawa Kuniyoshi was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting. He was a member of the Utagawa school. Wikipedia Born: January 1, 1797, Died: April 14, 1861,

Utagawa Kuniyoshi was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting. He was a member of the Utagawa school.

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