Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Kimono books

Monday I went to the libary to check out books on kimono for my panel. I have done some power points already on kimono types, shopping,obi but I have so much more to tell and share so i'm going to brush up again. I'm doing a two day panel one day power point second day workshop on how to wear kimono. I checked out the fallowing Images of Asia The Japanese Kimono by Hugo Munsterberg, The book of kimono the complete guide to style and wear by norio yamanaka, kimono fashioning culture by liza dalby, Japan crafts source book a guide to todays traditional handmade objects by diane durston, Kimono vanishing tradition japanese textiles of the 20th century by cheryl imperatore & Paul Maclardy.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Just more practice

So, I wanted to experament with my birthday kimono. I paired it with my black obi because the new obi I bought to go with it is still in japan. I am in love with these lace tabi! <3 The zori went with the outfit I'm surprized but happy. ^ ^

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Rabbit tabi

Today I Did some practice for my panel. I wore my rabbit tabi for the year of the rabbit <3
Thoughts suggestions welcomed!

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Cute obi for hime outfit

This is the last item that I can buy for kimono for a year. I want to save money so thats why I have to put off buying items. I got it for under $20 yay bargin obi! It's fukuro obi <3