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!

Genji Warehouse Shopping Spree!

When my friends were visiting – we decided to make a trek to the Genji Warehouse. I’m quite familiar with the storeroom in the city, as I buy from there all the time, but I’ve never…

2008 Cherry Blossom Festival – Taisho!

Last year I went nice and subdued for Cherry Blossom Festival. Well, this year I didn’t! I decided to re-vamp my Taisho ensemble with some new pieces. Namely the gorgeous tsuzumi obi, red accessories and zori….

A Rose By Any Other Name Is…FUGLY!

At Cherry Blossom Festival a few weeks ago, Genji had a large number of sale racks with kimono for $20. Arian pulled out this awesome black and white swirly kimono and we instantly went “oooh!!!”…..until we…

Edo Kitsuke

I’ve been watching a lot of Zatoichi lately, and I have to say the outfits of the various females have left me quite stunned. Ah…Edo kitsuke looks so comfortable and relaxed. I had to give it…

Goodness Gracious Pink!

Last weekend I received an absolutely lovely gift from the performing group girls at taiko as a thank-you for helping them out with some sewing backstage last year. It was quite unexpected and really sweet of…

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