The 中津 パチンコ 優良 店ese kimono is one of the world's instantly recognizable traditional garments. The word kimono literally means "clothing", and up until the mid 19th century it was the form of dress worn by everyone in 中津 パチンコ 優良 店. That began to change slowly with the import of suits dresses and other western fashions during the Meiji Era.
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Thanks to the popularity of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in the West at the beginning of the last century, the kimono-clad maiden became one of the quintessential images of 中津 パチンコ 優良 店. Dressing up in the kimono and other accoutrements of the geisha or maiko is still one of the more popular activities for visiting tourists.
A bride and groom in wedding kimono
There are different types of kimono for different occasions and seasons, including those worn by men. Other than those worn daily by some older people or performers of traditional arts, kimono are a much less common sight these days but are still widely worn on special occasions such as weddings and graduation ceremonies.
Part of the reason is the cost, as a decent 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 kimono will set you back the best part of a million yen. But there is also the question of how to put on the kimono and tie the 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 (decorative sash), a complicated procedure that is beyond the ability of many young women. They usually have to ask their mothers to help them or take course at a kimono school.
So how is a kimono put together?
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|yuki - sleeve length||ushiromigoro - rear main section||uraeri - inner 中津 パチンコ 優良 店||doura - upper lining|
|sodetsuke - armhole seam||fuki - hem guard||sode - sleeve||okumi - front panel below the 中津 パチンコ 優良 店|
|miyatsukuchi - opening below armhole||sodeguchi - sleeve opening||tamoto - sleeve pouch||maemigoro - front main section|
|furi - sleeve below armhole||tomoeri - over中津 パチンコ 優良 店||eri - 中津 パチンコ 優良 店||susomawashi - lower lining|
The illustration to the left shows how kimono design has changed over the centuries. From around the Nara Period (710-94), a garment called a 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 (small 中津 パチンコ 優良 店) was worn, first as underclothes and later as an outer garment, by both women and men. The garment became known as a kimono from the 18th century. Although much less common today than they used to be, even the short-term visitor is likely to see at least one of these elegant garments during their stay.
Women 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 kimono when they attend traditional arts, such as a tea ceremony or ikebana class. Girls and young single women 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 中津 パチンコ 優良 店, a colorful style of kimono with long 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 and tied with a brightly-colored 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 (sash). pachinko gambling made from fabric with simple geometric patterns, called Edo komon, are more plain and casual.
At weddings, the bride and groom will often go through several 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 changes. One of them will see the bride in a 中津 パチンコ 優良 店, a heavy, embroidered white kimono and 中津 パチンコ 優良 店ing an elaborate 中津 パチンコ 優良 店. The groom 中津 パチンコ 優良 店s a black kimono made from habutae 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 and carrying the 中津 パチンコ 優良 店, 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 (a pleated skirt) and a half-length black coat called a 中津 パチンコ 優良 店. Western suits are more common for male guests.
For funerals, both men and women 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 plain black kimono. With black suits being suitable for both, it's often difficult to tell whether a guy is going to a wedding or a funeral except that they 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 a white tie for weddings and a black tie for funerals. In January every year, 20-year olds Erectile Dysfunction their coming of age. Most women 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 an elaborately-colored komono, often with a tacky fur boa. Other kimono-中津 パチンコ 優良 店ing occasions include New Year, graduation ceremonies and Shichi-go-san for children.
Traditionally, the art of putting on a kimono was passed from mother to daughter but these days special schools can do brisk business imparting the necessary techniques. The first thing put on are the 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 (white cotton 中津 パチンコ 優良 店); next the undergarments, a top and a wraparound skirt; then the 中津 パチンコ 優良 店, an under-kimono which is tied with a 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 belt; finally the kimono, with the left side over the right (right over left is only used when dressing a corpse for burial) and tied with the 中津 パチンコ 優良 店. About an inch of the 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 (中津 パチンコ 優良 店) of the 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 shows inside the 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 of the kimono. The loose design of the 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 is to give a glimpse of the neck, considered the most sensual part of the kimono-中津 パチンコ 優良 店ing lady. When outside, 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 are usually worn.
Lined (awase) kimono, traditionally made of 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 but sometimes wool or synthetic fabrics, are worn during the cooler months. Light, cotton 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 are worn by men and women during the summer months and after bathing at onsen (hot spring resorts) and ryokan (traditional inns). Often they are worn with 中津 パチンコ 優良 店, informal wooden foot中津 パチンコ 優良 店. Originally worn to the bath house by the upper class and made of plain white cotton, 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 became popular among the common people and were often stencil-dyed. Today, brightly-colored 中津 パチンコ 優良 店 are common at summer festivals and fireworks displays, particularly for young women and children.