Formality Series: Kurotomesode

  Traditionally worn by the mother of the bride as well as the groom, they are of the highest formality for a married woman. Back in the day, the bride would wear a black crested furisode during her wedding and afterwards, the sleeves would be cut off to be transformed into a kurotomesode, allowing the … Continue reading Formality Series: Kurotomesode

Kimono Challenge (11/13)

1. How did you discover and get into kimono? 2. Your dearest kimono item(s). 3. Your most used kimono item(s), not including dressing items or undergarments. 4. Your least used kimono item(s). 5. Your favourite coordinations? 6. What you like and don’t like about kimono. 7. Kimono confessions… Did you know that? 8. Your dream … Continue reading Kimono Challenge (11/13)

2016 – 2017 The third year of Chayatsuji Kimono

Lot’s of creativity this year, including the start of more men’s kitsuke as I had bought my three men’s stage pieces but also lots of sharing interesting stuff that I had found online. It looks a lot more like what I’m currently uploading, shape and form ^^ Let’s dive into the year, shall we? This … Continue reading 2016 – 2017 The third year of Chayatsuji Kimono

2014 – 2015. The first year of Chayatsuji Kimono

My very first year was  a mix of a bunch of different stuff. Ensembles, things I had found on Instagram or somewhere else, videos were added to the mix too halfway through the year in February. I posted pretty much what I wanted and what I liked ^^   Let’s dive into the year itself! … Continue reading 2014 – 2015. The first year of Chayatsuji Kimono

Kimono Challenge (9/13)

Kimono Challenge (9/13) How did you discover and get into kimono? Your dearest kimono item(s). Your most used kimono item(s), not including dressing items or undergarments. Your least used kimono item(s). Your favourite coordinations? What you like and don’t like about kimono. Kimono confessions…Did you know that? Your dream kitsuke items. Your biggest kimono fears. … Continue reading Kimono Challenge (9/13)