Category Archives: Japanese Culture

Traditional Japanese Fashions

Traditional Japanese Fashions - Blue Floral Komon Kimono

Traditional Japanese Fashions – Japan has a long and rich heritage when it comes to the arts, food, entertainment and culture. It also has items of traditional dress that date back centuries – some of which are still prevalent today. Traditional Japanese fashions have undoubtedly evolved over the years and many popular garments have changed. […]

Understanding the Kimono Obi

Understanding the Kimono Obi

The traditional kimono is a staple wardrobe piece in Japanese culture. but understanding the Kimono Obi and it’s importance in completing the look is crucial. The long fitting robes with their trademark wide sleeves are incredibly versatile and often worn all year round – thicker fabrics with plenty of layers in the winter and more […]