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September 18, 2018

"There is not much compliment expression in Kyoto dialect. Plus, people do not use those rare expressions anymore today."

Once I heard an elderly lady from the Muromachi (室町) district sighed. 

Among those rare expressions, we have "Han-nari (はんなり)" and "Koutona (こーとな)"....

January 6, 2018

In Kyoto, you'll often come across antique Kimono (着物) stores in town. Antique Kimono has been very popular in Japan since long time ago, and lately the definition of the term "antique" has been broadened along with the "casual Kimono" boom in these years.

Antique Kimon...

January 5, 2018

Happy New Year to you all !

Today, I would like to start this year’s my first post by introducing the varieties of Kimono (着物).

For me, the most frequently asked questions are:

1) what's the difference between "Homongi (訪問着, Kimono for visiting)" and "Tsukesage (附下, less...

December 28, 2017

I was born in Kyoto and have never left. Even so, I never get tired of it.

Kyoto is called the place of "San shi, sui mei (山紫水明, beautiful mountains and clear water)". When visiting Kyoto, you will see the wonderful sceneries, such as Higashiyama Sanju-Roppo (東山三...

December 9, 2017

What is the most popular activity during the stay in Kyoto? It's probably visiting temples and shrines. However, experiential activities, such as making Japanese confectioneries, handcrafting Kanzashi (簪, ornamental hair sticks) or Nioibukuro (匂い袋, Japanese scented sac...

December 7, 2017

Footwear for Kimono (着物) is Zori (草履, Japanese sandals), and it's a common practice. However, the rules are somewhat changing.

Lately, girls in Kimono, wearing a pair of boots, or Geta (下駄, Japanese wooden clogs), and colorful patterned Tabi (足袋, Kimono socks), are ofte...

November 21, 2017

Behind the manga museum is our second Yumeyakata Oike Bettei shop.

Unlike the Gojo store, our head office, the atmosphere of the renovated Oike shop of a Kyomachiya is zen and relaxing!

A stock of high quality clothing adapted to this special space is offered.
Now you ca...

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