Photo Shoot Preparation…

Argh! Photo shoot today! *sweats it* I managed to put together a very nice outfit using bits and pieces I would not normally have thought of doing. So I have two outfits – my beloved indigo…

Uchikake for Concert!

A few weeks ago I participated in a taiko concert. I only had a small walk-on appearance in the finale – but the costume was spectacular! I was told often during the night that I looked…

Taishō Chic

“This morning I dressed up in my indigo kimono I purchased early October. I fell lin love with this kimono because the indigo was just so vibrant and the pink and turquoise hanabishi pattern completely won…

Japanese “Style” Dance

Last night I performed a Japanese style dance at a resturant. I was still quite nervous about performing, but I was much more confident – and did a better job. I don’t really have a large…

Addys 2005

I recently attended the South Florida Addys awards with my boss, as our design firm had won a few awards. Being a black tie event, I didn’t really have anything fancy to wear – but then…

Meeting Liza!

I had the opportunity to attend a lecture about geisha on the 17th of November held at the Morikami museum by Liza Dalby. I completely enjoyed the lecture, although I do have to admit I didn’t…

Kitsuke, Round 2!

After my first rather painful attempt at kitsuke, I went for Round 2. This time, I dressed much slower, paying closer attention to the instructions. It paid off, and here are the results of Kitsuke Round…

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