Kimono Knowledge

Kimono Knowledge

When we imported western culture, japanese daily clothing were changed from to western style. Over 100 years have passed since the foreign culture changed daily dressing habits of japanese. As a consequence, the number of those who have knowledge about kimono is gradually decreasing. Nowadays, kimono is considered as a special costume to be worn in limited events such as children celebration and coming age ceremonies. Modern Japanese who chose to wear kimono probably want to retrieve the original culture. Therefore, Wagokoro would like to bring back the precious kimono culture even a little but we hope it contribute to the big change.

Get To Know More About Kimono Accessories

Get To Know More About Kimono Accessories

Kimono besides having a high history and value and prestige, also has many amazing (or surprising) sides as well. Such as accessories, for example, other side items needed when wearing a kimono. To become a beautiful and neat kimono coordination, it is necessary to have at least the following items. Well, please check below ^

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What is the differences between yukata vs kimono

What is the differences between yukata vs kimono

Yukata vs kimono Yukata vs kimono are known to be used by both men and woman on a certain season. In a clothing line, it might be difficult to tell the differences in the pattern or style of the clothes. And for those looking at them at a glance will have such trouble identifying which

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Formal kimono in Japan

Formal kimono in Japan

The kimono The kimono is the Japanese traditional garment. Originally the word “kimono” referred to all types of clothing, but it has come to mean specifically the full-length traditional garments. Today, kimonos are most often worn by women, and on special occasions. A few older women and even fewer men still wear kimonos on a

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Japan yukata: things to know

Japan yukata: things to know

Japan yukata Japanese have a lot of festival during summer. Summer in Japan is hot. It’s sticky. Festivals are put on all around the world, but there are elements of Japanese festivals that really make them stand out and become a wonderful, enjoyable experience. Most foreigners melt into the sidewalks, only to be reanimated by

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Traditional kimono in japanese modern life

Traditional kimono in japanese modern life

Traditional kimono Have you ever seen someone wearing a traditional kimono? When people think of Japan, they invariably think of its traditional garment: the kimono. Worn by men, women and children alike through the ages, traditional kimono literally means a “thing to wear” (ki, “to wear,” and mono, “thing”), it has come to signify something

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Modern summer kimono in Japan

Modern summer kimono in Japan

Kimono origin The kimono is the most basic term for traditional Japanese dress. The term literally translates as “thing to wear.” The word kimono came into use in the late nineteenth century as a way to distinguish native clothing from Western clothing, and thereafter became more common inJapan. Kimono refers to the principal outer garment

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Furisode kimono in Japan

Furisode kimono in Japan

Furisode kimono Furisode kimono is a formal kimono with long length of sleeves. It is the most gorgeous kimono. Furisode are mainly worn for major social functions such as wedding ceremonies or tea ceremonies until they get married. Depending on the quality of the materials, design and workmanship, a furisode normally costs around A$15,000 for

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Montsuki kimono in Japan

Montsuki kimono in Japan

Montsuki kimono Montsuki kimono are traditionally worn in Japan by men for use as a wedding kimono and formal occasions. They are also used for the martial arts, theater and very popular among artists. Monsuki kimono are simple yet elegant and are distinguished for they bear a white round “mon” or crest. Not only that,

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Traditional kimono in Japan

Traditional kimono in Japan

Traditional kimono Have you ever seen Japanese traditional kimono? Most countries have their own clothes, For example, people wear chima jeogori in Korea, China dress in China and deel in Mongolia. In Japan, they have traditional clothes called Kimono. Around the world, the traditional kimono is recognized as the national dress of Japan. Made from

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How to do a Geisha makeup

How to do a Geisha makeup

A litle information about Geisha Geisha are traditional Japanese female entertainers who act as hostesses and whose skills include performing various arts such as classical music, dance, games and conversation, mainly to entertain male customers. Modern geishas nowadays pursue going to school first until they reach teenagers’ stage then decide then on if they wanted

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