I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus lately. Life has just been so busy and active and I’ve had a large number of non-kimono projects I’ve been working on (if you are interested, you can check out my Naomi Hormozi Designs page on Facebook for a glimpse of some of them). However, the Travelling Kimono arrived and it was time to bust out all my kimono gear again!
If you’re not familiar [...]
I often have people asking me my opinion in regards to wearing kimono without ohashori. It’s also a question often asked on my forums – with this particular thread being the main one:
My opinion is – I prefer to wear a kimono I can get an ohashori out of – it’s just a lot less stress when dressing and also helps the kimono sit nicer. And, being 165cm tall – not awfully [...]
After my first rather painful attempt at kitsuke, I went for Round 2.
This time, I dressed much slower, paying closer attention to the instructions.
It paid off, and here are the results of Kitsuke Round 2:
There are obviously a lot of mistakes, as you’ll see in the following photographs, but the basic comprehension of dressing is there!