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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 9, 2017

On TV shows, the color trend of the year is often introduced. In the old days back in the Heian (平安)era, our ancestors had the color trends too.

In Japan, we have one particular color whose name is Imayo (今様), meaning the ”latest trend”. The history proves that the Empe...

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...

December 7, 2017

Did you enjoy the autumn foliage this year? It's almost over here in Kyoto, and we only have one month left til the year end. It get busier and busier everyday, and soon we'll be listening to Christmas carols.

One of the delights in this time of the year is Christm...

December 7, 2017

The autumn foliage is almost over here in Kyoto, and now we are having the holiday season. The town of Kyoto becomes merrier and brighter, wrapped in Christmas atmosphere. Among the light-up events in this season, the "ROHM Illuminations" is in the largest scale i...

December 6, 2017

In terms of hair styles, short style suits Kimono (着物) very much. However, updo styles with gorgeous accessories are every women's dream when wearing Kimono.

As for hair accessories, we have Kanzashi (かんざし, hair sticks). Some excavated artifacts tell...

November 30, 2017

In Kimono (着物) fashion, there are countless number of patterns. Classy and traditional ones, seasonal ones, ones with flower or animal motifs, and ones with symbols of good fortune. If you are a Kimono lover, you will be so excited just to take a look at thos...

November 24, 2017

In 1895, Heian Shrine (平安神宮) was constructed in celebration of the 1100th anniversary of Heiankyo Sento (平安京遷都, the transfer of the national capital to Kyoto). The shrine is dedicated to the emperor Kanmu (桓武天皇) of the Heian era and the emperor Koumei (孝明) in the end o...

November 24, 2017

Have you ever seen Fushimi Ningyo (伏見人形, clay figures manufactured in the Fushimi district)?

Fushimi Ningyo ismade of clay from Mt. Inari (稲荷山) in the premises of Fushimi Inari Taisha (伏見稲荷大社) shrine, and believed to be the origin of Japanese clay dolls. Its produc...

November 22, 2017

Now Kyoto is in its prime season for viewing the beautiful autumn foliage. Many of our customers visit temples and shrines and have wonderful time wearing YUMEYAKATA's Kimono (着物).

The other day, I also got dressed in Kimono and visited Taiso-in (退蔵院), an old tem...

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