And Kimono Princesses sometimes wear jewelry. (There's actually a reason Japanese women don't have a big history of wearing rings, necklaces and pins – kimono fabrics were often more costly than jewels, and nobody wanted to risk something snagging or AI YI YI putting a hole in the priceless fabrics. But new style kimonos aren't expensive – most of them are vintage – so even cheap costume jewelry is safe to wear.)

And Kimono Princesses sometimes wear jewelry. (There's actually a reason Japanese women don't have a big history of wearing rings, necklaces and pins – kimono fabrics were often more costly than jewels, and nobody wanted to risk something snagging or AI YI YI putting a hole in the priceless fabrics. But new style kimonos aren't expensive – most of them are vintage – so even cheap costume jewelry is safe to wear.)

I wonder if this is a wedding kimono, because of the presence of cranes, a symbol for good luck.

I wonder if this is a wedding kimono, because of the presence of cranes, a symbol for good luck.

着物・洋服・アクセサリー・ファッション小物と、アイテムにとらわれることなく“和”を楽しめるショップ「ふりふ」。日本の美を新しいモノとして楽しむ女性たちに、ファッションとしての“和のスタイル”を提案します。

柴崎コウ Kou-Shibasaki

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