Tag Archives: Edo

Wool komons

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Wool kimonos are a practical addition to my winter wardrobe. A couple of new kimono arrived today – both of them wool, which seems a bit weird in the middle of summer, but a girl likes to be prepared. This red one with a broken stripe is from KimonoBestBuy on Ebay, and was only a few cents. I’m guessing it… Read more »

Omeshi scenic townwear kimono

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My fifth kimono purchase was this Showa-era townwear with scenic design in Omeshi and urushi. This kimono was my first purchase of a hitoe – an unlined kimono. I bought it because it was Omeshi, and I was keen to see what this fabric was like. In fact I didn’t know at the time, but I already owned an Omeshi… Read more »