Apr. 14, 2020 UPDATE
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Order your own stylish tailored kimono at this men’s kimono store!
Conveniently located in Gion, Otoko Kimono Samurai specializes in order-made kimono for men. This store grabs a niche in the kimono industry by offering these traditional garments exclusive to men. The store makes kimono as a modern fashion statement often visited by those who are engaged in Japanese traditional arts. For example, rakugo-ka, or professional story tellers, and people who practice tea ceremony wear kimono on regular bases. You will see the pictures of the brand presenting the garments very stylishly. The kimono is all order-made and the most reasonable set of all, all-silk “Katana” set, is the best seller which includes Kimono, Haori, Obi, Nagajuban, and tailoring all for 147,000. There is also a good line-up of men’s kimono accessories as well.
Order-made Kimono / ￥92,000~
Order your own tailored kimono at SAMURAI! The prices depend on the type of fabric, but they start from about ￥92,000 including tailoring. There is kimono you could wear all year long and there are also seasonal fabrics as well. For example, “chijimi” fabric made of organic linen is great for the hot summer weather. To make order-made kimono, the process takes about 4 weeks to finish.
Tabi Socks / Varies
There are many different patterns of tabi socks to choose from! The sizes go up to 29cm, or US size 11. There are many Japanese designs that are very appealing like the mountain patterns. Most of them are made in Japan.
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Apart from the common fabrics like solid colored or striped ones, there are uniquely patterned fabrics. Some fabric are stored in the back and not displayed in the front, so you may have to ask about any particular ones you have in mind. The staff will also consult with you on the styles you are seeking for.
How to buy
The store offers tailored kimono. The whole process takes about 1 month until you will receive the finished product. Unfortunately, there is no overseas shipping available. You may be able to request for quicker process.
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Make sure to check out the men’s kimono accessories as well!