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.
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
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.
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.
There’s a yearly kimono dressing contest in Kumamoto and it was my second time to participate. Wanna see the outcome? Here we go!
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.
Do you sometimes find those pictures of beautiful obi and think: “Damn! Where can I buy that?” And then you realize the sad truth: it’s self-made and not for sell. But how can one make an obi? And can you also make an obi out of non-kimono fabrics?