Maiko fingering the momoji (red maples leaves of Autumn)
Miko are women in the service of Shinto shrines (at the biennial Sanno Festival in Tokyo).The translation of Miko is "woman of god" (chosen by, or totally devoted to, the gods), but the closest meaning is "shrine maiden." Photo by tokyobling.
Jotaro Saito presented his Fall/Winter 2013 collection during Tokyo Fashion Week. Ever since his debut at the age of 27 as Japan’s youngest kimono designer, he offers a style that shares classic and contemporary sensibilities, in the.
Yumi Kutsura, Japan & Paris - Bridal Collection 2014 - wedding kimono - 5118 (T)