Vintage & Antique Japanese Kimonos & Collectables


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*White Han-Juban

# mhj30

1920s Toys Pattern Man's Juban

# mj114

3 Geisha Blind Man's Bluff Haori

# mh71

5 Mon Montsuki Kimono

# mk208

A Handsome Black Kimono M

# mk184M

A Handsome Dark Blue Haori 3L

# mh72LLL

A Handsome Dark Blue Haori L

# mh72L

A Handsome Dark Blue Haori M

# mh72M

A Handsome Dark Blue Kimono LL

# mk186LL

A Handsome Dark Blue Kimono M

# mk186M

A Handsome Dark Brown Haori L

# mh74L

A Handsome Dark Brown Haori LL

# mh74LL

A Handsome Dark Brown Kimono L

# mk187L

A Handsome Dark Brown Kimono M

# mk187M

A Handsome Grey Kimono & Haori 2L

# mk189LL

A Handsome Grey Kimono & Haori 3L

# mk189LLL

A Handsome Grey Kimono & Haori L

# mk189L

A Handsome Grey Kimono L

# mk185L

A Handsome Grey Kimono M

# mk185M

A Handsome Olive Haori L

# mh75L

A Handsome Olive Haori M

# mh75M

A Handsome Olive Kimono L

# mk188L

A Handsome Olive Kimono M

# mk188M

A Plantain Mon Silk Kimono

# mk170

A Zig-Zag Silk Kimono

# mk167

Antique - Fireman's Jacket - Rare - A

# mx12

Antique - Fireman's Jacket - Rare - B

# mx14

Antique Kamishimo

# sc4

Antique Reversible Fireman's Jacket A

# mx11

Antique Reversible Fireman's Jacket B

# mx13

Aranami & Fuji Naga-Juban Kimono

# mj118

Artist Silk Naga-Juban

# mj17

Artistic Samurai Sketches

# mj128

Astounding Sumie Naga-Juban Kimono

# mj98

Bamboo Man's Kimono & 2 Sashes

# mk129b

Bamboo Man's Kimono & 2 Sashes

# mk129a

Bamboo Mon Montsuki Ensemble

# mk133

Bamboo Naga-Bakama Hakama

# mhk31

Big Bamboo Mon Kimono B

# mk144

Big Bamboo Mon Kimono C

# mk145

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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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