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Samurai Attire for the Modern Gentleman

Save your suits for another day! Wazigen Shizuka has released its new line of modern hakama and yukata styles, and you won't believe where some of the inspiration came from!

Fancy Wearing a Kimono on your Head?

Thanks to Japanese company W@nder Fabric, you can now wear a cap made from vintage kimono and obi sashes!

Spruce Up Your Home with Kyoto Incense Sticks

These Shofuan incense sticks come in one of 12 boxes, each matched to the seasons and events of Kyoto.

What's a Furisode?

While you may have seen many kimono in anime or around Japan, you may also have seen a furisode and not have even realized it!

Bundle Up this Winter with a Samurai Coat

Strut the streets of Tokyo in a modern take on a traditional Japanese garment.

A Kyoto-Lover's Guide to the Ancient Capital

Get tips and local knowledge from Kyoto-obsessed travelers, from must-see spots to unforgettable food.

The Year of Kimono has Arrived!

Seeking out a kimono that's woven with vibrant colors and modern designs? Look no further than Harajuku's Laforet!

Exploring 'Little Edo'

Kawagoe, also known by its nickname "Little Edo," is one of Saitama Prefecture's most famous sightseeing spots.

The Wonderful Seasons & Colors of Japan

Encounter the beautiful colors of nature nurtured by the four seasons.

5 Classic Cultural Activities in Saitama

Located just north of Tokyo, Saitama Prefecture has preserved beautiful pockets of traditional Japan. While there's much to see, there's just as much that you can try out first-hand!

8 Floors for Period Pics

If you’ve ever wanted to turn back time and step into the clothes of a well-dressed geisha, a pipe-smoking courtesan or a sword-wielding samurai warrior, we’ve found the perfect place for you!

Tokyo Day Trip: Renting a Kimono in Kawagoe

Kawagoe is one of the few places in Japan where you can really see what cities used to look like, centuries ago.

Travel Back in Time to the Early 20th Century

Slip back into the Taisho Period when you slip on one of these stunning kimono.

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