Brief Explanation of kinds of Kimono

Brief Explanation of kinds of Kimono 

KOMON: a kimono with a repeated pattern. It’s what you might wear when you don’t want to be too formal.

YUKATA: the most casual version of kimono, which is usually worn in summer.

FURISODE: a prime formal kimono for an unmarried woman. It has long sleeves; the average length is 1 meter

SHOUKEN: a formal kimono made of pure silk

HOUMONGI: literally translates as “visiting wear” which may be worn by married and unmarried women. They are characterized by patterns that flow over the hem, shoulders and sleeves

Term about the kimono

Shiti-Go-San: a festival to celebrate the healthy growth of children at the age of three and five year-old boys and three and seven year-old girls.

Hanhaba Obi and Nagoya Obi: kinds of Women’s obi sash

Nagagi:a long Kimono for men. The word “Nagagi” is used as Kimono for men.

Haori: a knee-length garment worn over the kimono on formal occasions.

It is fastened loosely in front by short braided cords.

Kawari-musubi: arranged Obi of gorgeous style

Mofuku: mourning dress (喪服)

Hakama: divided or pleated skirt worn over a Kimono which is worn mostlyby men on such ceremonial occasions as weddings.

Hifu: a kind of Jackets that is put on over Kimono

Han-eri: decorative neckpiece on Kimono

Nagajuban: undershirt for Kimono