I surmise that perhaps the vast majority of you have at any point heard or have a picture about kimono. Kimono is a Japanese customary piece of clothing for ladies and men, with no age limitation. Despite the fact that in the past Kimono is generally be worn as an everyday garments so does in numerous exceptional occasion, these days there’s just some of Japanese individuals who actually will in general wear kimono in their free days, or they simply wear it in a unique event like wedding function, the day of coming age service, graduation, casual get-together, and so forth 

“Kimono”, really implies a “thing to wear” (着 ki “wear” and 物 mono “thing”). However, this word covered significantly more than that. The kimono that we know really comprises numerous sorts of kimono for women variety and every one of them have distinctive particular and level as well. Presently I might want to know 6 sorts of various kimonos and clarify the components of every one of them. We should get further into kimono’s reality of the kimono ! 


Houmongi is the thing that you regularly call an evening dress in Western. The word houmongi itself in a real sense deciphers as “visiting wear”. These proper garments can be worn by unmarried or wedded ladies. As a rule, individuals wear houmongi in an exceptional events like when going to a wedding function, party, uncommon occasion in work environment, casual get-together, presentation music or show, workshop, kabuki playing, and so on For wedding service, houmongi just can be worn by companions of the lady of the hour and not intended for family or direct relation’s wedding party. 

In a look, this kimono seems to be indistinguishable with irotomesode, yet one of the particular features is that the example isn’t halted uniquely in the trim parts, yet in addition stream in shoulders, creases and sleeves. The examples are consistently alluring and rich, showing the costly worth and best nature of this general piece of clothing. In case furisode is given by guardians to their little girl in the day of coming age function (成人の日 ; seijin no greetings) as an indication of “becoming grown-up”, houmongi is an indication of “beginning of another life” and given to their little girl as a wedding present. Houmongi is perhaps the most significant level of garments after tomesode. 


Furisode frequently alludes to kimono with long sleeves and become the most significant level of garments to unmarried ladies. The theme is garish, beautiful and showing the young energy and magnificence. On the Coming Age Day service (成人式; seijin shiki), numerous young ladies are going to wear this kimono complete with hide extras on their shoulders, full with makeup and ostentatious hairdo. The other event to wear furisode is when going to a wedding service, as a bridesmaids or a visitor, and numerous others. 

Furisode can be named after their sleeves lengths. From the longest to the most limited one, called dai-furisode, chu-furisode, and ko-furisode. The more drawn out the sleeves, the more notoriety the furisode will be. There’s likewise furisode with the lengths of its sleeves arriving at 114-124cm or close to the lower legs. 


Tomesode consists of two, the dark hued one called kurotomesode, and the hued one called irotomesode. The most explicit approach to recognize this kimono is the example just underneath the waistline. Different elements show the degree of kimono and the individual who wears it. 

Kurotomesode is the most significant level of garments for a wedded lady. It says that this kimono can only be worn a few times and just in the most exceptional event, for instance a mother of the lady of the hour or husband to be wearing it in the wedding function. There are 5 peaks imprinted on this kimono, one in the back represents their progenitor, two in front chest for guardians and two in the sleeve part for kin/direct relations. 


Yukata is the most relaxed unlined kimono-like article of clothing, normally made of cotton, material, or hemp for summer use. Back then, yukata was a dress that was just to be worn for Japanese individuals with high status after they have cleaned up. That is the reason the yukata word itself in a real sense can be converted into “garments for shower”. These days, everybody can wear yukata in numerous casual events like open air celebrations, watching light shows or simply walking around town, by people, everything being equal. Yukawa are likewise worn at onsen or ryokan (natural aquifer resorts), where they regularly accommodated the visitors in the retreat’s own unique example. 


Hakama are customarily worn by men yet contemporarily changing and presently likewise worn by ladies in certain events. The base part is an isolated or unified skirt which takes after a wide pair of pants, while the tops are called ni-shoku-side, which likewise a ko-furisode. Hakama is ordinarily creased and affixed by strips, tied around the midsection over the obi. 

Hakama are regularly worn by Japanese ladies at school graduation service, and red distinctive shaded one worn by Miko on Shinto holy places. Contingent upon the example and material, hakama can go from extremely formal to visiting wear.