Vintage & Antique Japanese Kimonos & Collectables


     [Prev] 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 [Next]

Arabesque Flowers Haori

# wh521

Arcs on Cream Silk Haori

# wh194

Attractive Bingata Landscapes

# wh221

Autumn Urushi Silk Haori

# wh973

Bamboo Design Drawn Thread Haori

# wh725

Bamboo Lattice Haori

# wh61

Bamboo Lattice Haori

# wh528

Bamboo Sumi-E Silk Haori

# wh817

Batik Leaves Haori

# wh450

Beautiful Butterflies Haori

# wh664

Beautiful Embroidered Botan Haori

# wh448

Beautiful Lining Long Haori

# wh695

Beautiful Long Meisen Haori

# wh714

Beautiful Long Meisen Haori

# wh723

Beautiful Oshidori Haori

# wh349

Beautiful People Haori

# wh739

Beautiful Plum Blossom Painterly Haori

# wh820

Beautiful Purple Kiri Haori

# wh716

Beautiful Roses Dark Blue Haori

# wh785

Beautiful Tall Plant Brown Haori

# wh769

Beautiful Temple Scene Silk Haori

# wh816

Beautifully Embroidered Silk Haori

# wh727

Big Blue Flowers Haori

# wh430

Big Bold Peacock Haori

# wh643

Big Bold Peonies Shibori Haori

# wh754

Bingata Garden Haori

# wh582

Bingata Silk Haori

# wh58

Bird Flowers & Gold

# wh145

Birds & Embroidery Haori

# wh583

Birds & Flowers on White

# wh118

Birds, Flowers & Waves Haori

# wh353

Black Beauty Haori

# wh706

Black Floral Haori

# wh13

Black Painterly Haori

# wh826

Black Scenery Weave Haori

# wh658

Blue & White Shibori Haori

# wh360

Blue Berries & Vines Silk Haori

# wh808

Bold Browns Haori

# wh467

Bold Peony Shibori Silk Haori

# wh728

Bold Red Leafy Haori

# wh519

[Prev] 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 [Next]

The icons below indicate that the item was added in the last
week2 weeks3 weeks4 weeks

wafuku - noun: traditional Japanese clothing

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.

* 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 *

A-Z Index of Pages

Also see my Wafuku Blog

Shopping Cart Is Empty

© 2019 C Oldham - Wafuku -

Also see my Wafuku Blog

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