All Posts By Anji SALZ

「撮影」Dirndl vs. Kimono Photoshoot

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A few weeks back I had another fun photo shoot with a more complex theme and location. Also I upped the number of models to two! 最近、面白い撮影を考えてみました。今回は、少し深い意味の着物撮影で、モデルさんは二人で! Dirndl vs. Kimono Photoshoot ディルンドル vs 着物 As the name suggests it actually was no competition yet I came up with this idea inspired by the ever boiling "cultural appropriation" topic in ...

「注染」How to: Yukata Pt.2 / Chuusen dyeing

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※Continued from my previous article / 前回の記事の続きです To continue the journey of my original yukata let us take a look at the next step: Fabric dyeing. In this case the traditional Japanese dyeing method called: 伝統的なオリジナル浴衣の旅の続きです。染めに入ります: Chuusen (注染) This craft of dyeing has been invented in the Meiji period (1868-1912) in Osaka and is a very practical way of dyeing ...

「浴衣の型紙」How to: Yukata Pt.1 / Traditional stencil cutting

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For a long time I wanted to make my own design kimono or yukata the traditional way. In April I finally went onto a tiny journey to make this happen. 前から自分はデザインした着物欲しかった。そして伝統的な技術を味わえながら作品を作る夢がありました。 今年の4月にその夢は事実になった。 Here is my story. How to: Yukata Part 1 - Japanese stencil cutting 浴衣の作り方:パート1 ー 着物の型紙を掘る Before departing I found some information about a newly to be opened place where you can ...