More to explore:
Boy in Kimono--not nearly as common in pictures as women or girls--I don't know why, every little boy's outfit I've seen is amazingly detailed and beautiful!
little samurai :-)
Kimono boy- kawaii!
This is why I am not allowed around children who look like this. I would baby-snatch him in a heartbeat. SO CUTE!!!!!
Traditional Japanese Costume
This is an apparel example of a non western design. It is an oriental inspired Kimono. This would be a popular fashion design in the continent of Asia.
Little girls dressed in kimono for the festival at Meiji shrine, Tokyo, Japan
Young Boy at Japanese Wedding Festival - 七五三 by Einharch, via Flickr
.Japanese traditional event -Shichi Go San-: November 15th is the day of the Shichi-go-san or Seven-five-three festival in Japan. This is a traditional Japanese event to celebrate children's growth and pray for their future health and well-being.
This photo was taken on July 19, 2006.
Shichi Go San-7 5 3. This is a ceremony to bless boys and girls.
Jidai Matsuri--showing what a noble woman would wear while traveling.
Japanese wedding outfit: photo by Sgt.Steiner. Locals in Misawa, Japan, dressed me up in a similar wedding kimono and I still have the picture, complete with white face makeup!
Japanese girl in kimono - all smiles
Geisha in Higashiyama, Japan - ©nikkorglass www.flickr.com/...
Geisha in Kyoto - momoyama, Flickr