History of kimono - nice to see with year instead of period, yes it's nice to know it was for example, the Edo period, but I never can remember the year that matches
wasbella102: Japanese Embroidered Green Silk Theatre Kimono
Boy visit the Shinto shrine as part of a coming-of-age celebration. Tokyo, Japan. Photographer Laurent T (aka thery...)
Tayu's hair style (Tayu is the highest title of geisha). Japan
The geisha’s make-up, origins and techniques in the geisha make-up art
Geisha - Hair & Makeup References
Maiko Apprentice in Kyoto ~Repinned Via JLD Webfocus http://500px.com/photo/40486040
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Three Maiko Girls with a Camera 1920s by Blue Ruin1, via Flickr
Kimono, Japan, 1850-1900 from the exhibition "Kimono: Decoration, Symbols & Motifs" at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Kimono and Obi
samurai women... well i have no comment on what to think...what they were thinking.
Geiko Tomigiku dressed for the Miyako Odori 1920s by Blue Ruin1, via Flickr