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Traditional Japanese Footwear. Wafuku – noun: traditional Japanese clothing Welcome to my www.wafuku.co.uk WordPress blog Traditional Japanese Footwear Traditional Japanese footwear tends to have thong toes, like modern day flip-flops.

Traditional Japanese Footwear

The thong part is called the hanao and can usually be replaced if it is damaged or a change is wanted. The thong between the toe is believed to press on acupressure points, aiding the body. This kind of footwear could be easily made using nothing more than woven and twisted reeds, the woven reeds providing a sole, the twisted reed providing the string for the hanao or to simply tie the sole onto the foot. Waraji tatami sandals The traditional footwear worn with kimonos is, for women, geta or zori. The wooden bases are sometimes ornately decorated. Plain wood geta Lacquered wood geta Antique geta Ama geta, with removable toe covers, for rainwear Snow geta – the wooden teeth on the sole raise the kimono off the snow and the spikes give grip, like crampons. Koi Antique Geta Names of geta types Zori.

Breakdown of the Kimono: Obi & Obiage/Obijime. Perhaps more difficult than finding a kimono that’s just right, is finding it’s counterpart: the Obi.

Breakdown of the Kimono: Obi & Obiage/Obijime

Traditionally, the obi is the most decorated part of the outfit, as it contains the most embroidery. I knew from the Primer that the obi I would need to select for historical sake would be a Fukuro or Maru obi. These are essentially indistinguishable, but the primer explained that the Maru obi was really for marriage or Geiko celebrations, and that a Fukuro obi was more multi-purpose. From experience, the most common type of obi you will come across in your searches are Nagoya obi and Hanhaba. Ohio Kimono - Kimono Store. Ohio Kimono Online Pink Bunny With Sakura Tabi Bunnies Among Sakura Black Tabi Stretch Mt.

Ohio Kimono - Kimono Store

Fuji Tabi Socks Please reload Hand Painted Floral Tea Bowl Vintage Dark Blue Bird Theme Nagoya Obi. The Kimono Lady. Kimono Style. Kanji search terms - 着物月 Kimono Tsuki. The following is a list of kanji and kana (traditional and modern phonetic Japanese) for terms that would be useful to search Japanese kimono sites.

Kanji search terms - 着物月 Kimono Tsuki

If you have any suggestions for terms, corrections, or categories to add, please contact me. This is the product of a decade of self-motivated research and learning, I am by no means fluent in Japanese, so there is always a chance there may be errors in here, but I have striven to ensure accuracy. If there are both kanji and kana commonly used for the same term (or in a few cases alternate kanji), the second search term will be in a column next to the first. Try using both terms, sometimes one will result in more hits than the other. Kanji search terms - 着物月 Kimono Tsuki. きものファッションショーProduced by きもの日和 目黒雅叙園 MIYABI遊園 2016. 第210回 洋服生地から着物を作るための情報. Yukata kimono Market sakura. Rakuten Global Market: Kimono - Women's Clothing. Real or Fake? Tips for Buying or Making Japanese Kimono. Immortal Geisha Forums. Rakuten Global Market: [kimono-storage]Tatoushi: mat for kimono dressing, Unryu back cover model, with thin papers, 20 piece sets, you can choose size combination freely[Made in Japan]fs04gm.

Go Hime - Fan magazine. How To Dress Yukata & Kimono Part1 by ICHIROYA.COM. Yukata kimono Market sakura / plus size yukata kimono. AnneLiese's Fibers and Stuff - Japanese Make Mens Hakama. 550px-Kimono_parts.png (PNG Image, 550 × 316 pixels) Hana Kanzashi Factory. Araihari: The Art of Washing Kimono. Neat parcels of fabric with crispy paper labels browned with age.

Araihari: The Art of Washing Kimono

After opening up a bundle for the first time I discovered it’s hidden secret. It was a former kimono from a previous life waiting to be rediscovered. The kanji describes the details of the original garment and the previous owner. Araihari is a garment, such as kimono or haori, deconstructed to it’s original form for washing. The various parts are sewn back together to form a jigsaw of the bolt from which is was cut.

The panel is then spread over a wooden board and washed with water, soap and a horse hair brush. The fabric is then stretched on a delicate frame. The name comes from two verbs arau (wash) and haru (stretch), which are combined into the noun ‘araihari’. Once washed and dried, the kimono would be remade or rolled into araihari bundles and reused. Kimono Care 1 – Washing Kimono (Arai-hari) 洗い張り. Cleaning and Caring for Your Japanese Textiles I’ve received many inquiries regarding how one goes about taking care of kimono and other Japanese garments.

Kimono Care 1 – Washing Kimono (Arai-hari) 洗い張り

I will approach this in two segments. This first section will deal with cleaning, and the next installment will treat general care and storage. In Japan, traditional garments were disassembled to launder. At first glance, this may seem like a very peculiar practice, however, let’s look at it in its historical context: The school I attended as a child was attached to a convent, and as it happened, in first grade I sat next to a glass door that lead to a sunny courtyard. One day I This looks like way too much fun! How to get a nice hikizuri hem. Japanese Kimono Yukata shop based in U.S. Antique Kimonos to Modern Yukatas for Men, Women, & Children.

Rakuten Global Market: Lined Kimono Starter Set Lucky Bag Women's Kimono Dress Nagoya-Obi Accessories 19pcs. ユニクロ 特集. ONE SIZE(着丈の目安:155cm / 袖丈:49cm / 裄丈:67cm) ※サイズは身長110cmが目安となります。

ユニクロ 特集

(着丈99cm/袖丈50cm/裄丈53cm) Seattle / Tacoma Kimono Club: So You Want to Make a Kimono? Hello, reader.

Seattle / Tacoma Kimono Club: So You Want to Make a Kimono?

Kotori's Kimono. Japanese Kimono Yukata shop based in U.S. Antique Kimonos to Modern Yukatas for Men, Women, & Children. きものん着付け動画 『袋帯の結び方(二重太鼓結び)』 Creative works of a professional kimono par KimonoPonchoCom. "Yui's kitsuke world" kimono blog on Kimonogeisha.com - Kimonogeisha.com. 着物に明日はあるか? What are the differences between a Geisha, a Maiko and a Geiko? Tutorial: How to unpick and wash a vintage kimono. I love re-using vintage kimono silk for new garments.

Tutorial: How to unpick and wash a vintage kimono

I’ve used it for the Vionnet dress, my Deco Echo top, the jacket and over-skirt of my Japonisme dress, the Carte Blanche gown, the lining of my 1770s Lady Anne Darcy dress, my (as yet unfinished) 1770s jacket, the sash of my chemise a la reine, and a few other garments. Yep. Sou. Wisteria Gardens Studio by WisteriaGardens. Kimono Seasonal Motifs, Colors and Flowers: Finished! Here it is, my final post containing the text-only translations for August-February, plus links to the other months already done.

Kimono Seasonal Motifs, Colors and Flowers: Finished!

(For why I'm stopping this blog, please see here.) This has been a really intense, interesting project and I learned a lot from doing it. I hope it will be helpful to you and please let me know (on Facebook or Tumblr) if you have any questions about something in the translation. The source for this translation is a tea ceremony website, as a note, and therefore the rules are much stricter than for everyday wear. (One last request: Please credit me if you copy and post this elsewhere. August. Japanese Kimonos, Vintage Kimonos, and Fabric from Kyoto Kimono.

Kimono❖How to dress kimono decently when it gets out of shape ✪How to Japan TV. Obi clip for kitsuke / useful tool for tying by KimonoPonchoCom. A blog for kimono and other Japanese culture stuffs! Haruyo Morita - Original Japanese Paintings. Home - Kimonogeisha.com. Creative works of a professional kimono by KimonoPonchoCom. Shinei -Japanese Kimono Fabric Store-