Whta is Wafuku?
Have you hard the word “Wafuku” befor?
“Wafuku” means the traditional Japanese clothes so almost same “Kimono”.
“Wa” is 和 means Japanese, “Fuku” is 服 means clothes.
And we call about other clothes “Youfuku”.
I’m going to talk about kind of Wafuku this time 🙂
Type of Wafuku
How many Wafuku do you know??
The bride and groom’s mother wear the Kurotomesode at wedding ceremony.
The Kurotomesode is the most formal Kimono for married woman.
“Kuro” is 黒 means black.
There is “Irotomesode” also.
“Iro” is 色 means color so Irotomesode is a single color kimono,
patterned only below the waistline same as a Kurotomesode like picture.
Furisode is the most formal kimono for unmarred woman.
We regularly Furisode for ceremony of 20 years old.
Houmongi literally translates as “visiting wear.”
They are characterized by patterns that flow over the hem,shoulders and sleeves.
You can wear Houmongi for some ceremonies and party like that situations.
The Tsukesage is slightly less formal than the houmongi.
It has fewer patterns and less flamboyant than houmongi.
Iromuji is single colored kimono that be worn by married and unmarried women.
It’s a formal kimono mainly worn to tea ceremonies.
Komon is a repeated pattern.It’s a casual kimono.
Whta is Yukata?
Yukata is the most casual kimono for the summer.
Recommend you the Kimono rental store
If you want to go around Asakusa, Ichigo Ichie is good location.
You can chose the plans from half day,long night and more.
Also you might get hair accessory as a present*
You can chose your favorite one from 30,000 Kimonos in the store !
Also good locations and good cost performance*
There are Kamakura, Akihabara, Asakusa, kyoto end more!
Wargo has so many original plans like… couple,antique,children and formal and more…!
Also price is good!
If you want to be particular about the hair style, how is the Tekuteku?
There are a lot of hair accessory and they kindly ask you to make a reservation for a hairset in advance!
If you interested optional tour, I recommend you the VELTRA.
There are optional tour of more than 14,000 so you can find good tour you really want!
Please check theVELTRA 🙂