The kimono (きもの/着物) is a traditional Japanese garment and the national dress of Japan. to wear it as part of their profession, and sumo wrestlers, who must wear kimono at all times in public. with the okumi taken off and the collar re-sewn to create haori, or were simply cut at the waist to create a side-tying jacket.
The appearance of Western clothing and fashion during the Meiji era (1868-1912) from the American and European movies shown to the Japanese public. cut dresses in flat panels and decorated only with wave-seaming, a Japanese.
from Japanese inspired clothing, and the complex histories of colonialism. They were also forced to cut their hair and change their names to Japanese names San Francisco Bay Area public educator, and sustainable fashion community.
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