“Kimono-hime” magazine, issue 9.
Lose the hair bow & it would be perfect!
i like the hair bow
Mamechiyo has done it again with red, pink and light pastel yellow with a touch of dark dark green. This kimono coordination shines with a springtime feel, including the unique touch of the taupe-brown obiage, which doesn’t detract from the yellow and red, but adds a touch of earth tone that makes this very gentle. As always I enjoy her coordinations.
Using two mirrors to appraise hair-work. Hand-colored photo, 1870’s, Japan, by photographer Felice Beato
Putting on an obi (wide belt). Hand-colored photo, 1870’s, Japan, by photographer Felice Beato
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Why can’t I have my dream stripe kimono…T____T
A silk kimono featuring an elegant combination of rice and stripe motifs. Taisho period (1911-1927), Japan. The Kimono Gallery
A charming Graduation set from Wa Nadeshiko.
The colours convey a rather vintage feel to me, and the Cho-furi’s lavender on beige-mustard is a nice, original colour set. Though those colors are both washed out and look a little dry, they are a Western complimentary color set and go nicely together.
The green hakama are standard modern polyester but contrast with the kimono and keep this set from becoming too dull and mature. The red accessories are what breathe some youth into this set. An extra nice touch!
The oddity here is really the light white/camel coloured boots—normally they are black, but having lightness at the bottom of this set ties the mustard color (and the cream coloured rose in her obi) with the flowers on the hakama and the colour of the boots carrying the eye of the viewer through the whole set.