What is the difference between Kimono and Yukata?

What is the difference between Kimono and Yukata?

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KIMONO and YUKATA As our Kimono and Yukata are so popular items, some kimono lovers ask the question what the difference between Kimono and Yukata....
Tsukimi Is Just Around the Corner!

Tsukimi Is Just Around the Corner!

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The singing of cicadas is fading away and now we hear more of the droning sound of crickets at night in Japan. Autumn is here! Autumn has c...
A Hakama, Samurai Zoroye,  practical and easy to move

A Hakama, Samurai Zoroye, practical and easy to move

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Continuing from the previous article, we talk about the hakama one of the Japanese traditional clothing by practical aspect   ---------------------...
Hakama: Traditional Japanese Gentlemen’s Clothing

Hakama: Traditional Japanese Gentlemen’s Clothing

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Introducing "Samurai Zoroye" Have you checked our new item “Samurai Zoroye” on our online store already? This three-piece set of Hakama (trousers...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.5 "Kimono or Yukata?"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.5 "Kimono or Yukata?"

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Stay comfortable with Yukata this summer Kimono? or Yukata? Yukata is the one of the most popular items in our store and its comfortable texture ...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.4 "Folding fan for dance and decoration"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.4 "Folding fan for dance and decoration"

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Folding fan is an important item of ritual , when dedicate the dance for the God.   August has started.If you have been in Kyoto, you know that the...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.3 "Practical folding fan"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.3 "Practical folding fan"

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Folding fan, might be so practical item for you! Folding fan in Japan   We suppose that the traditional Japanese folding fan is one of the most i...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.2 "Kyo Uchiwa"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.2 "Kyo Uchiwa"

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The wind you make by yourself will cool you down. Do you enjoy summer vacation?Here, in Kyoto, the rainy  season was over at last, and now, we are ...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.1 "The effect of the cast iron Wind Bell"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.1 "The effect of the cast iron Wind Bell"

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Will the wind bell bring you the coolness? If you have ever been to Kyoto even once in summer, you may remember the climate extremely hot and humid...
Kokeshi and Tanabata Kokeshi of Jishu Jinja Shrine in Kyoto

Kokeshi and Tanabata Kokeshi of Jishu Jinja Shrine in Kyoto

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"Tanabata" Star Festival and Kokeshi dolls Have you heard the "Tanabata" Star Festival in Japan?If you have been to Japan before in Summer, you mig...
【Important Notice】Customs clearance for the residents in the EU

【Important Notice】Customs clearance for the residents in the EU

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E-Commerce VAT changes from the 1st July According to the VAT rules applicable up until 1 July 2021, no import VAT has to be paid for commercial go...
"Edo kiriko" glassware Ver.3 Enjoy with Japanese tea

"Edo kiriko" glassware Ver.3 Enjoy with Japanese tea

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June is the month of "Ice" We are halfway through this year.This month June is an important milestone for summer.As you know, Japanese people, espe...
"Edo kiriko" glassware Ver.2 The secret of beauty of Edo kiriko

"Edo kiriko" glassware Ver.2 The secret of beauty of Edo kiriko

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Do you know a secret of beauty? "Edo kiriko " , Japanese traditional glassware. This is a series of Edo kiriko glassware, we will introduce the s...
"Edo kiriko" glassware Ver.1 "Sunlight, shadow and Edo kiriko"

"Edo kiriko" glassware Ver.1 "Sunlight, shadow and Edo kiriko"

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Enjoy Japanese glass ware with the sound of rain The hydrangea under the raindrops seems more beautiful than under the sunshine.So, we are in rainy...
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The world of hanging scroll Ver.2 "How to roll up?"

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Is it like some ritual? rolling up a hanging scrollIn Kyoto, we enjoy the Hydrangea everyday.This flowers show various colors by the weather of thi...
The world of hanging scroll Ver.1 "Enjoy changing of the seasons"

The world of hanging scroll Ver.1 "Enjoy changing of the seasons"

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Enjoy "Kakejiku" hanging scroll Japanese people like to talk about the weather or the changing of the seasons, because seasonal changes are drastic...
Enjoy "Stay at home" with Shigaraki ware

Enjoy "Stay at home" with Shigaraki ware

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Rainy season & SAKE &Shigaraki ware The rainy season has already started in Kyoto.Every year, we are drawn into the rainy season in June, b...
May our package reach you safely.

May our package reach you safely.

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May our package reach you safely. Each time we ship your ordered parcels from Kyoto Japan, we pray like this.Shopping on the online store is diffe...
Movie about Kyoto Handicraft Center by Karim Davis

Movie about Kyoto Handicraft Center by Karim Davis

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 What comes to your mind when you hear "Japanese culture"? Foods culture? traditional crafts? Kimono? or manga? Pokemon?Some people might imagine s...
Promenade of  Noh Mask: Ko-omote, Okina, Hannya

Promenade of Noh Mask: Ko-omote, Okina, Hannya

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Here is our collection of Noh mask in the physical store, Kyoto.Okina(elderly man)     Ko-omote(beautiful young lady)     Hannya (Demon)     Ofu...