- The Hakama has significant meaning applied to its design. The seven folds in the hakama represent seven virtues of the Samurai – Yuki (courage), Jin (humility), Gi (justice), Rei (chivalry), Makoto (honesty), Chugi (loyalty), and Meiyo (prestige)
- A men’s exquisite, umanori legs) hakama, for formal occasions. This hakama is black, with glinting golden kanji. It really is the most beautiful hakama.
- A very high quality synthetic textile
- I will include tying and folding instructions
- Made and bought in Japan
- Originally, the hakama was worn as an outer garment to protect a samurai horseman's legs from brush, weeds, etc. (similar to a cowboy’s leather chaps). In Japan, since leather was so very hard to come by, heavy cloth was used in its place. After the samurai made the transition from mounted soldiers to foot soldiers, they continued to wear the hakama, largely due to the fact that it set them apart and made them easily identifiable
- These Japanese garments should be hung out to air 4 times per year, if not worn frequently, just as the Japanese do. Hang your garment to air when you receive it too, as it will have been stored for a while.
- The Ja
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