Kimono Unboxing!

After a five year hiatus on purchasing kimono, I did a live unboxing of my first post-hiatus box of goodies! It was a lot of fun and I hope you enjoy watching!

Tsunodashi Hikinuki Tutorial

Tsunodashi Hikinuki Musubi Tutorial

One of my favourite musubi is tsunodashi musubi, but I don’t wear it often as most of my obi are antique and fragile, and the way I originally learnt how to tie it is not particularly…

Akira Times – Kimono Times

1. If you’re not already following Akira Times and his AMAZING styling over on Facebook – get yourself over there now and start following him now!! 2. Did you know he is releasing a book filled…

Hidden Secrets and Mottainai

I have this gorgeous tachibana komon, that has some rather unfortunate stains, possibly soy sauce, in very visible areas on the front. As there was no way I could hide the stains when wearing it, I…

We’re Back!

Hi Everyone! After a significant blogging hiatus caused by a mixture of life and also some serious database issues, I finally had time to revive the Kimono Asobi blog and commence blogging once again! While I’ve…

Vintage Japanese Ephemera Facebook Page!

I am excited to announce that after 17 years of collecting, I’ve finally started a page on Facebook to share scans of the various Japanese ephemera I have in my collection. Ranging from Meiji until now,…

Traveling Kimono Round 2

Hi everyone! I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus lately.  Life has just been so busy and active and I’ve had a large number of non-kimono projects I’ve been working on. However, the Travelling Kimono…

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