Pregnant Kitsuke – 27 Weeks Pregnant!

It’s been a while since I’ve had time to sit down and do anything fun with kimono. Work, life and pregnancy have been keeping me terribly busy! Today, though, despite my horrendous allergies (I hate plant…

Taishō Era Indigo Striped Houmongi

I’ve always been a fan of indigo – there’s just something so luscious about the colour I simply cannot resist.  I also go crazy for stripes – so obviously, this kimono caught my eye immediately!  Of…

Pregnancy Kitsuke!

I apologize for not posting for a while, but I’ve had a good reason. Now that I feel safe talking about it in public, seeing I’ve made it to the second trimester (I’m 15 weeks now!)…

San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival 2009

My husband and I went to San Francisco’s Cherry Blossom Festival this past weekend and had tons of fun! It gave me the oportunity to wear my two “new” kimono: my Taisho komon furisode hikizuri, and…

Published in Marie Claire China Magazine!

I was contacted by Marie Claire China a few months ago to do an interview for a special they were putting together “Secret in Women’s Closet”. They wanted to feature me with my tansu and kimono….

What’s Black, White & Red All Over?

I’ve started an “IG Kitsuke Challenges” sub-forum over on ImmortalGeisha – to help encourage people in experimenting with their ensembles: Today I finally had a chance to experiment for the “What’s Black, White & Red All…

No Ohashori? No Worries!

I often have people asking me my opinion in regards to wearing kimono without ohashori. It’s also a question often asked on my forums – with this particular thread being the main one: http://www.immortalgeisha.com/ig_bb/viewtopic.php?t=10273 My opinion…

Just Married!

Arian and I recently got married at Hakone Gardens. It was a very private, beautiful ceremony…and of course…I wore kimono!

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