Kimono hime

Princess Sayako of Japan is going to be married soon, and held a farewell ceremony in which she wore a beautiful juunihitoe.

For a very different “kimono hime” (hime is Japanese for princess), scans of volumes 4 and 5 of the magazine have been posted to the LiveJournal group kimonoworld. Taisho chic with a modern perspective — the lace accents are great fun! There are also some hairdos from that period that I’m definitely going to try.

o Kimono Hime vol. 4
o Kimono Hime vol. 5 (both on Amazon Japan)

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