「スペースインベーダー着物の作り方」How to: Space Invader Kimono

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For a while now I really wanted a half-half coloured kimono (aka. 片身替り katamigawari). Unfortunately they are very hard to find and if you come across one, they are usually pretty expensive. 前から片身替り着物(半々の色)が欲しかったけど、手に入りにくいことが分かりました。 もし見つかったとしても、高いお値段で売られています。 Being as poor as I am right now my only chance was to make something myself. However making a kimono from scratch seems kinda scary ...

Kimono Rock Tokyo

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Yesterday I went to Kimono Rock Tokyo, a 3 day pop up store event (10th 11th and 12th of June 2016) in Harajuku featuring cool modern kimono brands. 着物ロック東京へ行ってきました☆ 原宿である「スペースさくら」三日間の着物イベント(2016年6月10〜12日)でした。 The kimono brand Rumi Rock hosts this fun get together sometimes and always invites fun and popular modern kimono brands. (See my post from last year: http://www.salz-tokyo.com/kimono-rock-tokyo/ ) This season ...

「谷崎潤一郎の着物ギャラリー」 Junichiro Tanizaki Kimono Gallery

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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 ...