Japanese Kimono

Travel Inspiration for Japan - Want to dress up as a Geisha Maiko? There are several shops and studios around Kyoto, Japan that offer the complete transformation.

Japanese KIMONO for wedding

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Mini As title suggests, not just to capture traditional kimono culture, but to remove as much distractions and left with large pattern/background to make the subject look smaller than appeared.

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The Empress of China (simplified Chinese: 武媚娘传奇) is a 2014 Chinese television drama based on events in and Tang dynasty, starring producer Fan Bingbing as the titular character Wu Zetian—the only female emperor in Chinese history.

maiko 舞妓 Miyagawachô 宮川町 Fukuno ふく乃 KYOTO JAPAN

【Maiko, November Maiko is Fukuno. Shooting location is Seirai-in Temple. Photo by gaap.

Different types of kimono:

Time, Place & Occasion (TPO) Charts for wearing Kimono. Immortal Geisha has a good general chart, a good thread topic and a highly detailed chart. “Where do you want to go wearing your Kimono?” sourced from Shimazakura’s website.

Japanese Shibori Furisode Early Taisho period, 1912-1920. Young woman's kimono with tie-dye, yuzen dyeing, gold and silver surihaku, and silk embroidery.  50½"across shoulders; 58"long.

"Japanese Shibori Furisode Early Taisho period, Young woman's kimono with tie-dye, yuzen dyeing, gold and silver surihaku, and silk embroidery. I particularly like the book pattern--lovely.

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