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Kimono Workshops in Montreal

Most of you might have seen this already on my Instagram: Kimono Workshops in Montreal, Canada are confirmed! And I’m super excited!!

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The World’s First Fur Obi

I’m always trying to create something new… or at least I’m thinking about it. There are so many kimono designs in my head, but I never made them real. A few days ago I was finally confident enough to finish a project, which was  dream for such a long time.

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New Year’s Outfits 2018

Happy new year!! 明けましておめでとうございます (akemashite omedetō gozaimasu)!! Check out my kimono outfits for New Year’s and help me to get out of a big and terrifying hair and make-up crisis. 🙂 Continue reading New Year’s Outfits 2018



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Wasai – The Art of Kimono Making

Today want to write about my obsession for wasai (和裁). 3 years ago I started to learn how to make kimono. Read all about the passion of making kimono with my own hands.

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Kimono Lessons in English

A few months ago I started to teach the art of kimono dressing. Today I want to introduce 2 of my precious girls and show you how far you can come in just 3 lessons.

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Kimono Dressing Contest in Kumamoto 2017

There’s a yearly kimono dressing contest in Kumamoto and it was my second time to participate. Wanna see the outcome? Here we go!

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My Day as a furisode shinzō

During the Golden Week (first week in May) I had the chance to participate in the biggest historical show in Kumamoto City: the oiran dōchū. Find out more about the day when I became a Japanese prostitute in Edo-Period.

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