As the oldest Geisha-district of Kyoto, Kamishichiken attracts fewer tourists and visitor due to it's location farther away from the center. But it's Geiko and Maiko are among the most accomplished artist in the Kagai and stand out due to their subtle and demure style.
Umeraku from Umeno Okiya is sadly no longer working as an Artist. But she is a welcomed guest in the hanamachi and good friends with a lot of Geiko and Maiko. I like her cute look and her sassy attitude!
March maiko kanzashi In March, the first signs of spring are appearing in Japan, and geiko and maiko are busy preparing for the odori season. Maikos’ kanzashi are a veritable garden of blooms, hinting at the warmer weather and the upcoming cherry.