A traditional Japanese footwear, it is a wooden sandal elevated from the ground by one or two wooden teeth
Hakama are worn on the lower half of the body, on top of a kimono. Traditionally they are worn by samurai.
Together with a kataginu (a sleeveless jacket) and a formal kimono, they comprise a kamishimo, the standard attire for samurai and court officials.
A decorative piece of cloth worn over a juban collar to add style or color to an outfit. Also added to protect the juban collar, as it's easily removable for washing.
A traditional Japanese jacket/half-coat worn during the winter months for extra warmth. It is similar to the happi in appearance, but is visibly bulkier due to its insulation.
A coat worn on top of a kimono, usually added for formality.
Himo is a general term for various types of ties used by men and women in kimono dressing.
A traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat worn on festivals. Has a thick border (usually black in color) running down the coat opening, with the coat length usually long enough to reach past the waist, and may be worn open or fastened closed with the use of a cloth belt.
A fabric tube much like a tube top, except worn around the waist or stomach area instead of the chest.
Hiki-Furisode (引き振袖, lit. "extended swinging sleeves", "pull sleeves") is a formal type of Furisode (振袖, lit. swinging sleeves) used by bridesmaids during wedding celebrations.
A set of clothing usually composed of a matching short-sleeved top and trousers, solid dark-colored/striped, and made of light materials such as hemp or cotton. Normally used as sleepwear or house wear.
An apron with a gown-like cut.
A broad-sleeved outer cloak worn by nobility during the Heian period and onwards. The sleeves are often detached in the front, allowing the underlying kimono to be seen.
Used as informal men's wear by nobility from the Heian period onwards.
Worn formally by ladies in the Heian Period. Some are noticeably very colorful with large patterns.
A plain black kimono that is specifically styled to be worn at a funeral.
It was an extremely elegant and highly complex kimono that was only worn by court-ladies in Japan.
This tag will be used to describe Kimono that were prevalent to the Heian period. Such as the Juunihitoe "twelve-layer robe" and other layer robes that have lower numbers (usually 5).
Cloth gaiters worn by the samurai class and their retainers in feudal Japan.
A type of kimono overcoat usually with a rectangular neckline, covered buttons, and snaps.
A large belt worn around the waist. On women especially obi can be elaborate affairs. This tag typically won't be seen on Danbooru, as obi are almost always implied by kimono. See also obi spin, a common gag in which the obi is yanked, causing the girl to spin around.
An obiage is a rectangular piece of fabric used in the tying of musubi (obi bows) and to cover the makura. It is sometimes called the "bustle sash" or "obi scarf" in English.
Obidome (帯留, "sash clip") is a small decorative accessory that is fastened onto obijime.
Borrowed from Japanese 帯締め (おびじめ, obijime). Obijime (plural obijimes or obijime). An obijime is a thin decorated obi sash/rope/cord attached to an obi in order to tie an obi firmly and tends to help secure the bow of the obi and keep everything in place.
Obimakura (帯枕, "obi pillow") is a small pillow that supports and shapes the obi knot. The most common knot these days, taiko musubi, is made using an elongated round obimakura.
A traditional japanese footwear, it is similar to geta but it's elevated by a single block running the entire length of the sole
A simple outfit originally worn by Japanese Zen Buddhist clergy, consisting of a pair of pants and a thigh-length jacket that crosses over the chest left over right, they’re typically crafted from linen or cotton and dyed indigo blue, or brown.
A long, winding strip of cloth, usually thick cotton or bandages, wrapped tightly around the midriff up to the chest. Historically, samurai wore them under their kimonos, to resist injury.
Socks. They are distinguished from regular socks by a divide between the big toe and the other toes.
A lightweight ribbon or cord used to tie back the sleeves on a yukata or kimono.
A tall cloth cap worn by male aristocrats since the Heian period.
A float of the Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival. Participants carrying the float wear a happi and fundoshi.
A yukata is a special type of lightweight kimono typically worn during the summer. Yukata are much simpler in design and are usually made with cotton. They are commonly associated with summer festivals. Variations include short yukata.
Traditional Japanese sandals. Unlike geta, their soles are flat.
A rope or taut string is looped several times and tied in the center so the loops resemble flower petals.