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「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 ...

「趣通信にインタビューされた」Interview with Omomuki

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Recently I had a fun interview with Kevin from 趣通信 (Omomuki Tsuushin) (a popular kimono site) about what sparked my interest in kimono and what inspires me. It was a great open dialog and we laughed a lot. The interview is only available in Japanese, but if you are interested please have a look: http://ommki.com/news/archives/11582 この間は趣通信にお世話になりました。 「趣着物」とのハッシュタグでInstagramでも大人気の着物・和の紹介をされるケビンさんにインタビューされました。 着物を着るきっかけから私のインスピレーションなどについて、色々楽しく話しました。ワクワク〜 お互い着物に夢中で幸せな時間すごせた。お誘い本当にありがとうございました。 是非このインタビューを読んでみて♡  http://ommki.com/news/archives/11582 写真も様々よ。 最後に「ケビンポーズ」(笑)ケビンさんのオリジナルポーズでよくイベントでも盛り上がります。 PS: I am wearing ...

「掲載された」WAttention Tokyo Magazine

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Recently I had an interview with the free magazine WAttention Tokyo about my work and story. 以前、観光客向けのフリー雑誌「WAttention Tokyo」にインタビューされました。 The magazine is aimed at tourists and available across the globes airports and hotels. The Tokyo Magazine is Japan exclusive of course and if you want to pick one up yourself - the Vol.24 with my interview is still ...

「毎日ウィークリーの着物コラム」Mainichi Weekly Kimono column

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In November I had an interview and photoshoot with the Mainichi Shinbun (one of the biggest newspaper in Japan) as some of you may remember. 11月は毎日新聞とインタビュー及び撮影しました。 That time I wasn't allowed to speak about it really but now I can lay my cards open: There now is a SALZ Kimono column From this month on, I am writing a ...

「デザイン草履」SALZ Tokyo Zouri

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Last autumn I designed and had my own and first SALZ Tokyo zouri sandals made. After testing them several months I'm still super excited, so I wanted to properly show them here: 数ヶ月前、初めてのデザイン草履を作って頂いたぁ〜 SALZ Tokyoの初草履だわ! 回数を履いた上に、ちゃんと紹介したいと思います: Even it sounds like what everybody would say who made their own item - they are genuinely the most comfy and favourite zouri I ...