Traditional Japanese Kimono Dresses Ideas 2018 Kimonos are a thing of real beauty. They come from Japan and are a traditional garment. They can be worn for casual occasions from casual to formal. The color, pattern and look of the family crests vary depending on how smart the kimono dress is. For example, a silk kimono is considered much more intelligent than cotton or polyester. Kimonos of young women also tend to have longer sleeves to indicate that they are not married.
As you can see below, kimonos come in a range of beautiful shapes and colors. Different forms have different names like the Furisode, Homongi or Komon. The “Date Maki” is the wide belt sash that is worn around the waist and holds the kimono in place. For formal wear, kimonos are equipped with fans, hairpins and wooden sandals.
As you can see here, elements of the kimono can be adapted to modern clothes. Large colorful printed flowers, often chrysanthemums, are associated with Japanese culture. The color red is also often a basic color for kimonos. The combination of these two factors combined with a modern dress looks very striking. This is a great way to uniquely refer to Japanese history.
This kimono is so dramatic and exciting that fashion designers often refer to it. The picture below shows designer Jotaro Saito’s interpretation of the kimono dress. He is the third generation of a family of kimono makers and says they have always worked “more like designers than traditional shokunin craftsmen”.
Below is another crazy version of a traditional kimono. The designer has padded, plaited and layered in this outfit. It may not be to everyone’s taste, but it is striking!
Kimonos are often worn by children. The first important event that a baby experiences in Japan is wearing a kimono dress. When the child is between 30 and 100 days old, the family will visit a shrine together to report the birth of the child. The baby is first dressed in a white kimono, with a colorful top over it.
The colorful prints and pictures of animals and flowers are very suitable for children’s clothing. As you can see below, this is a fancy outfit for a kid. But due to the simple form and the playful pattern, it fits the carefree character of the children.