Komorebi #65

€185,00

Gray and lilac gradient awase hiro eri kimono of the komon type with black interconnected lines. It has been adapted to midi coat.

 

FIT 

Dress Length: 119 cm | 46.9"

Sleeve Length: 33 cm | 13"

Shoulder to Shoulder: 62 cm | 24.4"

 

MATERIAL 

Handmande in Japan

100% cotton

 

HISTORY 

Awase is a lined kimono, exclusively worn between October and May (from Autumn to Spring in Japan). In hiro eri, the collar is wide and its inside is not sewn to the body. When put on, the lapel can be folded in two to feature the widht desired and fall naturally toward the erisaki (the bottom of the collar). It is used in many women’s kimonos.

Komon is an informal kimono whose pattern repeats throughout the piece and often incorporates vertical stripes. Originally used as casual clothing, it is nowadays very rare since, with the westernization of clothing in Japan and the disuse of kimonos as a day-to-day wear, tailors have virtually ceased to produce it.

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