Kimono: from Past to Present – show – at Japanese American National Museum, Apr 24

Kimono: from Past to Present

Saturday, April 24, 2:00 pm

Japanese American National Museum, 100 North Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, (213) 625-0414, www.janm.org

The International Beauty Association Yamanoryu Kisou (Yamano Style Kimono Dressing School) will present a beautiful and educational kimono show and lecture, featuring men and women’s kimono for all different occasions.

The show will feature furisode (a long sleeve kimono worn by unmarried women for ceremonies), homongi (a regular sleeved kimono worn by men and women for ceremonies), montsuki hakama (formal Japanese attire for men), and tomesode (a formal kimono worn by married women).

The lecture will include information about the different kinds of kimonos people wear, kimono patterns and designs, the kinds of kimonos you would wear for different seasons, the evolution of kimono fashion, an explanation and demonstration of how to tie an obi, and more.

This program is sponsored by the Atsuko & Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation in partnership with the Japanese American National Museum.

Kimono: from Past to Present will be held in conjunction with the exhibition Textured Lives: Japanese Immigrant Clothing from the Plantations of Hawai`i

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