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Grey yukata with flower print


My one and only kimono not bought by myself. This grey yukata with tiny flower print is a slight oddity in my collection – it was a gift from someone else. All my other kimono are ones I’ve bought myself. This one, my friend R bought for me when I began collecting. Sold to her as a silk kimono, it… Read more »

Floral print Rinzu michiyuki


A michiyuki is a double-breasted coat worn over a kimono. Michiyuki means ‘goes over everything’. Since at this time I was aiming in my collection to have an example of every type of kimono, I bought this one, attracted by its busy floral print of stylised chrysanthemums and its gorgeous water-colour dyed lining. However, I wasn’t sure the shape would… Read more »