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Bunnies Easy-Kimono - Zipped Yukata - M
  • A light buff, black and red "easy-kimono", with leaping bunnies design.
  • This kimono has a concealed zip and ready made waist fold-over (ohashiori) that make it easier to put on
  • Cotton
  • The kimono is stitched to keep it folded neatly, so I can't open it out to photograph it. The stitching and the packaging simply get removed, then the kimono can be unfolded for wearing

 

Condition:
Excellent - unused - deadstock

Measurements
Sleeve end to sleeve end 134cm
Sleeve seam to sleeve seam 65cm
Length 124cm

 

Yukata cleaning info (courtesy of japanobjects.com): There are a few tricks to take care of your yukata. The first is a preventative measure. To avoid staining easy to stain areas, like under the arms, you can sew a protective layer of material on the inside of the yukata. This will catch the sweat before it reaches the outside of the garment. Simpler still, you can wear a V-necked short-sleeved T-shirt underneath, which will ensure you keep the yukata away from your skin.

If you have got sweat on the yukata, place the stained part on top of a dry towel and dab away the stain using a moist wet cloth. Dabbing away stains, like tea stains, is the best way to reduce the risk of fading through overwashing.

Another option is to use an old toothbrush and a little detergent to scrub at the stain to remove it. If washing via machine is necessary, fold the yukata into a laundry net and machine wash on a hand-wash cycle; don't use the spin cycle. Once out of the machine, roll the yukata into a towel to squeeze out the excess water before leaving it to hang dry.

Note that yukata do tend to fade with frequent washing, older, hand printed ones, in particular those with indigo dye, can colour run a bit.

Bunnies Easy-Kimono - Zipped Yukata - M

SKU: wk1055
£68.00 Regular Price
£57.80Sale Price
  • Kimono require a sash to hold them closed. This is always bought separately. Men usually wear a kaku obi with their kimono or, casually at home, a soft heko obi

    Sizing: Japanese clothing is usually of adjustable fit, being mostly wrap-over or tie-to-fit items, so most garments fit a range of sizes. Because of this (and only really knowing my own size anyway) I can't really advise anyone on the fit. Please judge fit from the measurements given. Check length given for the garment, then measure from base of back of your neck down to judge that length on you
    Also measure from centre back of neck, along shoulder and down the arm to the wrist, then double that and compare it with the sleeve end measurement to judge sleeve length

    Some of my garments have white stitching (shitsuke) round the outside edges to keep the edges flat during long periods of storage, these stitches just get pulled out before wearing the garment

    Cleaning: Be very cautious about washing kimonos. All cleaning is done entirely at your own risk, as is standard with all vintage garments and items. I would advise only dry cleaning

    Colour: Please be aware that different monitors display colour slightly differently. Therefore the colour in the photos and description is a guide only

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