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    I visited Kyoto recently and dropped in on Kyokaori Company where they have been very creative and turned some kimono obi’s into brilliantly colorful and unique iPad Cases. Imagine turning up to a meeting with your iPad dressed [...]
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    The recent holiday for Coming of Age Day in Japan revived my love and interest in the kimono. The girls and boys were seen in full kimono attire in shopping centres, restaurants and hotel lobbies all day. It was a lot of fun to compare [...]
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    Have you ever wanted to own your own Pokkuri shoes? The pokkuri shoes are traditional wooden platform shoes. They are the shoes that are often worn by Maiko during their apprentice as Geisha. They are wonderful at keeping the kimono [...]
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    Beautiful, beautiful kimono bags …. my love of kimono and various ‘kimono inspired bits and pieces‘ show through on this post! I would love to hear your feedback if you are a lover of kimono too. This particular bag [...]
  • There are some great shops at Tokyo Station. I showed you some photos from a few of the stores on Character Street before. There are also plenty of souvenir stores, food stores and recently I found this kimono rental store. If you are [...]
  • The photos I took in Kyoto are going to take quite a bit of sorting out. Whilst I am still on the laptop and with the memory cards filling up quickly, I’ll share a few of the photos as best I can over the next few days. Once I [...]
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    I came on a short trip to Kyoto, arriving last night having taken the shinkansen from Tokyo with family. It was raining when we arrived but eager to see the town we headed out and took a few snaps. These were taken in the rain with a [...]
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