Kyoto-- Juni hitoe-- 12 layers kimono Loved living in Japan maybe we'll go back someday!

Kyoto-- Juni hitoe-- 12 layers kimono Loved living in Japan maybe we'll go back someday!

Kosode with snow roundels and chrysanthemums, century, Tie-dyeing (kanoko-shibori, nui-shime) and embroidery on white figured silk satin (rinzu) ground.

Evolution of Chinese clothing…I have no idea if any of this is true, but it was on the internet so....

Evolution of Chinese clothing…I have no idea if any of this is true, but it was on the internet so....


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A vintage photo of a woman dressed in junihitoe.  Possibly royalty.

A vintage photo of a woman dressed in junihitoe. Possibly royalty.

Si tienes la oportunidad no te pierdas los espectaculares trajes del #JidaiMatsuri de #Kyoto

Si tienes la oportunidad no te pierdas los espectaculares trajes del #JidaiMatsuri de #Kyoto

Their Majesties The Emperor (Akihito) and Empress (Michiko)  at their wedding in 1959.

Their Majesties The Emperor (Akihito) and Empress (Michiko) at their wedding in 1959.

Princess Noriko of Japan and Kunimaro Serge prepare for their wedding ceremony

Princess Noriko of Japan and Kunimaro Serge prepare for their wedding ceremony

This series takes you on a virtual walking tour of Eastern Kyoto. Lots of ideas for your own exploration & photo glimpses of this beautiful historical city

Walking Kyoto: A guide to exploring eastern Kyoto

This series takes you on a virtual walking tour of Eastern Kyoto. Lots of ideas for your own exploration & photo glimpses of this beautiful historical city

Empress Michiko In Traditional Dress In Japan On November 08, 1990 - Michiko in formal imperial court attire for the enthronement rite.

Empress Michiko In Traditional Dress In Japan On November 08, 1990 - Michiko in formal imperial court attire for the enthronement rite.

“During the National traditional festivities called ‘Chuseok‘, many Korean people used to wear the hanbok. I wanted to show this typical ambiance with both a lyric and modern touch. I wanted a neutral stage; only shadows and reflections mattered to me: Colours, faces and models were enhanced by cold and light tones creating an almost surreal feeling.”

“During the National traditional festivities called ‘Chuseok‘, many Korean people used to wear the hanbok. I wanted to show this typical ambiance with both a lyric and modern touch. I wanted a neutral stage; only shadows and reflections mattered to me: Colours, faces and models were enhanced by cold and light tones creating an almost surreal feeling.”

WABI SABI Scandinavia - one of Sweden's largest ad free design blogs.: Dressed for a Nobel Prize Banquet

WABI SABI Scandinavia - one of Sweden's largest ad free design blogs.: Dressed for a Nobel Prize Banquet

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