We want to pass on Japanese kimono culture.
We have a wide variety of kimonos, from long sleeved, formal, to semi-formal, or even fashionable ones such as; plant dyed, hand-woven, or regional pongees. Popular "Kawagoe tozan" is available as well. It doesn't matter how old you are or whether you are a man or a woman, we want people to become familiar with kimonos and realize how wonderful kimonos could be.
Also, we have a wide variety of Japanese items waiting for you, perfect for daily use or as a souvenir, such as "furoshiki" (Japanese wrapping cloths), traditional face cards, handkerchiefs, hand towels, towels, and handbags. These are sure to become a well treasured keepsake.
- People will be kind to you when you are wearing a kimono.
There is an actual example that a taxi driver opened the door and helped a lady get off the cab.
- People think kimonos are tiring to wear, but there is a whole lot more excitement before wearing it.
The enjoyment of deciding which kimono to wear, which sash to tie, and how you want to color coordinate the decorative string and the sash bustle will always beat the troublesome feelings you will get before wearing kimonos.
- Kimonos can express emotion.
How you want to wear a kimono, put the collars together, and to color coordinate the kimono and the sash, shows the state of your mind.
- Understand Japanese proverbs / sayings from the kimono look.
opening one's heart,
Even a chance meeting is due to fate,
to hang on to one's sleeve,
money under the table,
part company with~,
one's financial position,
too much spoils, too little is nothing.,
to become a geisha,
to put oneself straight,
to leave a matter in somebody's hands,
... and so on.
These are the advantages of wearing a kimono. Please feel free to stop by our store and enjoy Japanese kimono culture.