Vintage & Antique Japanese Kimonos & Collectables


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**Asanoha Blue Yukata Kimono

# mk201

**Black Hand Braided Pure Silk Himo

# mt47

**Black Pure Silk Hand Braided Himo

# mt46

**Blue Silk & Hawk Lining Haori

# mh80

**Camouflage Yukata Kimono

# mk205

**Dashes Yukata Kimono - Japan's 2016 Range

# mk195

**Exquisite Horse Lining Silk Haori

# mh79

**Ichimatsu Yukata Kimono L

# mk204L

**Ichimatsu Yukata Kimono LL

# mk204LL

**Lines Blue Yukata Kimono

# mk199

**Lines Yukata Kimono

# mk200

**Montsuki Ensemble - Pure Silk

# mk213

**Navy Hand Braided Pure Silk Himo - Boxed

# mt48

**Plantain Mon Silk Montsuki Kimono

# mk212

**Pom-Pom Navy Pure Silk Himo

# mt49

**Wavy Lines Yukata Kimono L

# mk202L

**Wavy Lines Yukata Kimono LL

# mk202LL

*Bamboo Mon Silk Montsuki Kimono

# mk214

*Black & Grey Umanori Hakama

# mhk86

*Black & Pale Grey Umanori Hakama

# mhk93

*Black and White Yukata Kimono

# mk215

*Black Hakama-Shita Short Kimono

# mk207

*Black Montsuki Ensemble - Pure Silk

# mk210

*Black Pure Silk Montsuki Ensemble

# mk209

*Clocks Kimono

# mj139

*Clouds Umanori Silk Hakama

# mhk88

*Gold, Silver & Black Ichimatsu Umanori Hakama

# mhk85

*Golden Kanji Black Umanori Hakama

# mhk84

*Habutae Silk Montsuki Kimono

# mk211

*Hokusai Great Wave Juban B

# mj123

*Hokusai Great Wave Juban Kimono A

# mj70

*Kage Mon Haori With Horses Lining

# mh78

*Lively Horses Naga-Juban Kimono

# mj131

*Olive-Ochre Umanori Hakama

# mhk79

*Shibori Waterfall & Pine Silk Juban

# mj135

*Silk Kuro Montsuki Kimono - 5 Ume Mon

# mk191

*Striped Formal Umanori Hakama

# mhk90

*Tigers Galore Juban Kimono

# mj132

*Umanori Hakama - Stripes

# mhk87

*Ume Mon Montsuki Kimono

# mk206

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Japanese Haori Kimono Jackets - The Stylish, Japanese, Easy-Wear Option

Japan's Secret Treasure

A haori kimono jacket is an exquisite, easy to wear, traditional Japanese jacket that looks wonderful worn either casually with jeans or dressed up with evening wear. It's a long Japanese jacket, with deep, kimono style, swinging sleeves; always in lovely fabrics, often with lavish designs on the back. Men's haori have the sleeves attached most of the way down the body, like their kimonos do, and tend to be plainer on the outside than women's ones but men's often have exquisite designs on the lining. Haori kimono jackets, unlike kimonos, do not need a sash or obi; they are either worn open or loosely fastened at centre front with a himo tie but, although the Japanese don't wear them with a sash, they also look fabulous cinched in at the waist with a belt. Haori kimono jackets mix perfectly with western world style clothing, so are a great way of adding that touch of Japan to your wardrobe.

Haoris seem to be a well kept Japanese secret. We, over here in the West, all know about their lovely kimonos but few have ever even heard of haoris and it was long after I started my kimono collecting that I discovered these jackets that the Japanese sometimes wear on top of their kimonos.

I was focused only on kimonos, but eventually I bought a haori, just to see what it was like. From then on I was hooked. I love that I can now wear something so clearly Japanese with my everyday type clothing, something that's very striking and so different from what I see other people wearing. I think of them as one of Japan's secret treasures.

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Men's Haori section of my site*

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Haoris Galore - stylish haori kimono jackets being modelled *

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