• "Taisho Dream: Secret Meisen Story" Exhibition 「大正の夢 秘密の銘仙ものがたり」展

    "Taisho Dream: Secret Meisen Story" Exhibition 「大正の夢 秘密の銘仙ものがたり」展
    On Friday I was invited to the pre-opening of the newest kimono exhibition by the Yayoi Museum in Tokyo.As a Meisen and antique kimono lover - the Yayoi & Takehisa Yumeji museums are my go to for exhibitions in a casual setting. Finally a motivation to wear a Meisen kimono again as I have been avoiding antiques since having kids (You know, don't want...
  • 「谷崎潤一郎の着物ギャラリー」 Junichiro Tanizaki Kimono Gallery

    「谷崎潤一郎の着物ギャラリー」 Junichiro Tanizaki Kimono Gallery
    Last month I was invited to join a fun group of kimono enthusiasts and check out a lovely kimono exhibition in Tokyo. The exhibition carried the name of Junichiro Tanizaki (a famous Japanese novelist 1886-1965) who wrote about and drew many women in lovely (now antique) kimono. The gallery showcased a lovely collection of taisho roman kimono and accessories and was hold in the...
  • Autumn in Kyoto

    Autumn in Kyoto
    Due to business I had the chance to get back to Kyoto earlier than expected. Also an awesome and timely coincidence that my best Tokyo and kimono friend was in Kyoto at the exact same time so one day we could meet and wear kimono together. My outfit consists of my favourite antique yellow silk komon a blue rather modern Nagoya obi and a...
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