Entries Tagged as 'Kimono'

月曜日, 2月 14th, 2011

event: Some no Komichi (Feb 18th-20th)

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event: Some no Komichi (Feb 18th-20th)

Japanese dyeing skills were greatly developed within the culture during the Edo period. From the early Showa period to 1950’s, the basin of the Kanda River and the Myoshoji River was known as a focal point of dyeing business, filled with more than 300 dyeing small factories, comparable to that of Kyoto and Kanazawa. Even [...]

金曜日, 11月 19th, 2010

TOKYO KIMONO WEEK 2010

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TOKYO KIMONO WEEK 2010

TOKYO KIMONO WEEK started on the following week of TOKYO FASHION WEEK. TOKYO KIMONO WEEK is an event to share the attractiveness of this unique Japanese culture kimono not only within Japan, but also with overseas. The event was held at Oedo, Nihonbashi.
During the event, visitors could try to wear or buy kimono and [...]

日曜日, 10月 31st, 2010

Research on a Kimono Market

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Research on a Kimono Market

Edo-Shoten, who has actively spread the traditional Edo culture, hosted a sale kimono market in Asakusa. This is my report on it.

The market was held in the 6th floor of this building Amuse Museum, which is located right next to Nitenmon (a gate) of Senso-ji.

A mannequin with kimono welcomes the guests getting off the [...]