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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 managed to manually revive most the past blog posts, I have a number of new posts I need to…

Kimono Challenge #4 – Your least used kimono item(s)

The kimono challenge questions are: 1. How did you discover and get into kimono? 2. Your dearest kimono item(s). 3. Your most used kimono item(s) (not counting jubans, datejimes etc.). 4. Your least used kimono item(s). 5. Your favourite coordination(s) so far. 6. What do you like and don’t like about kimono. 7. Kimono confessions….

Kimono Challenge #2 – Your dearest kimono item(s)

The kimono challenge questions are: 1. How did you discover and get into kimono? 2. Your dearest kimono item(s). 3. Your most used kimono item(s) (not counting jubans, datejimes etc.). 4. Your least used kimono item(s). 5. Your favourite coordination(s) so far. 6. What do you like and don’t like about kimono. 7. Kimono confessions….

Kimono Challenge #1 – How did you discover and get into kimono?

A number of kimono bloggers are doing this, and while I’m late to the game, it’s better late than never! 1. How did you discover and get into kimono? 2. Your dearest kimono item(s). 3. Your most used kimono item(s) (not counting jubans, datejimes etc.). 4. Your least used kimono item(s). 5. Your favourite coordination(s)…

Thank You!

I wanted to extend a big thank you to those who bidded on my auctions!  The grand total was: $672.09 100% of the proceeds were donated to Global Giving for Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund paid automatically upon payment by the winner through eBay’s charity payment system. Thank you to those who bidded and…

Welcome to Naomi no Kimono Asobi!

Welcome to Naomi no Kimono Asobi! Many years ago I started what was originally a small website about geisha and maiko. I had always held a deep appreciation for the traditional arts of Japan, especially the geisha culture, and was saddened to find hardly any information about them. I started seriously researching, collecting vintage photographs/programs…