Vintage & Antique Japanese Kimonos & Collectables

Women's, men's, children's & geisha's kimonos, plus beautiful haori kimono jackets, obis, footwear, accessories etc. & a wide variety of Japanese art, dolls, textiles, Buddhist, Shinto & other Japanese items.
The largest selection available outside Japan.


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*Rare Kawashima Orimono High Class Kinran Bolt

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£124.75
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2 Hanks of Ultra Fine Silk

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£9.95

Abstract Dots Silk Bolt 8M

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£64.00
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Autumn Colours Wavy Silk

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£64.00
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Beautiful Silk Lining

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£54.50

Beautiful Silk Sample Bolt

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£94.00
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Bingata Print Silk Bolt 12 Metres

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£44.00
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Butterfly Grid Silk Bolt

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£66.00
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Cat Grey Silk Textile

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£29.50
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Cat White Silk Textile

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£47.50

Cranes Silk Juban Bolt

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£56.00
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Crazy Paving Silk Bolt 8M

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£64.00
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Cream Crepe Silk Fabric Bolt

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£82.00
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Deep Orange Silk Bolt

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£64.00
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Deep Purple Leafy Silk Bolt 8M

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£64.00
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Deep Rose Hakata Silk Bolt

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£53.50

Diamond Flower Silk Bolt

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£34.50
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Erotic Art Silk Shunga Textile

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£64.00

Erotic Art Silk Shunga Textile

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£53.00

Erotic Art Silk Textile

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£52.00

Glinting Silk Textile Bolt

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£54.95
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Hyakunin Isshu Silk

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£54.00

Karinui Furisode Kimono

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£57.00
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Kikko Silk Bolt

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£58.00
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Kiri Ro Silk Obi Bolt

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£39.95
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Lattice Pattern Silk Bolt

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£64.00
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Lattice Pattern Silk Bolt

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£64.00
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Mandarin Ducks & Flowers Silk Bolt

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£49.00
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Orange Kasumi Silk Bolt 8M

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£54.00
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Panda Print Silk Bolt

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£54.00

Parasols Weave Silk Bolt 9M

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£74.50
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Peanut Red Silk Bolt

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£76.00
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Phoenix Zabuton Silk

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£78.00
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Ro Silk Obi Bolt

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£39.95
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Scribbly Leaf Silk Bolt

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£65.00
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Silk Bolt - Ume & Lozenge Design

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£65.00
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Silk Lining Textile

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£26.50
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Silk Sample Bolt

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£46.00
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Tower Scene Silk Bolt

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£46.50

Triangles Silk Bolt 8M

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£65.00
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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 publicly wear something so clearly Japanese, very striking and so different from what I see other people wearing. I think of them as one of Japan's secret treasures.

* Visit the
Women's Haori section of my site*

* Visit the
Men's Haori section of my site*

* See lots of versatile haori being modelled, on my Featured Blog Page:
Haoris Galore - stylish haori kimono jackets being modelled *


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A wide selection of women's kimono, men's kimono, geisha kimono, children's kimono, haori kimono jackets, furisode, tsugesake, homongi, tomesode, michiyuki, hanjuban, hadajuban, date jime, hanhaba obi, fukuro obi, nagoya obi, heko obi, kaku obi, obiage, obijime, shigoki, makura, obi ita, obidome, han eri, tsuke pre-tied obi, kimono accessories, shungaa Japanese erotic art, sumo items, sake items, hakama, hikizuri, uchikake, kakeshita, kataginu, kamishimo, geta, zori, kazanshi, kougai, tatou shi, fans, Ogura Hyakunin Isshu, Byobou, netsuke, susohiki, hanten, yukata, hanjuban, kaku, heko, Buddhist & Shinto items, Japanese art, Japanese textiles, kokeshi, hina, hime, ronin & other dolls, tabi, fukusa, furoshiki, Japanese woodblock prints, scrolls, uchishiki, Buddhist kesa, Buddhist monk's Houe, noren, sumie, himo, jinbei, samue, kinran fabrics, Hokusai's Great Wave textile art, etc. plus pages of kimono information and a glossary of Japanese terms. A mix of Japanese clothing ideal for interior home display, lounging, cosplay as well as everyday wear. The place for genuine Japanese kimonos