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"Espresso" Man's Kimono

"Espresso" Man's Kimono

Brown and Black

Regular price $55.00
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  • Ships from NY
  • One-of-a-kind
  • Sourced from Japan

This is a vintage Japanese kimono for a man - a heavier weight and weave than we usually see.  Men's kimono tend to be very understated in pattern and darker colors, so expect blues and browns with very smalll woven designs or no pattern at all. These make great robes for leisurewear at home but can also make a statement if worn out to a party or special event.

This kimono is a lightweight silk with a tiny brown and black checked weave. It may look gray on some monitors but it is a dark brown. There are a few areas of blemishing  (see last photo) but most could be hidden under a sash. Priced accordingly.

We don't typically include a sash with kimono but in this case we've added a thin obi normally used to tie an underkimono.  The brown and white stripes go well with this kimono.  We rarely get men's obi except for our Surprise Me Heko Obi (in black or blue) which would work with this kimono if you wanted something more traditional. 

Sizing for men's vintage kimono is very limited since they were originally made for Japanese men, who typically had slender builds and an average height of 5'8". Taller, slender-to-medium build men will be able to wear these kimono but will find the sleeves ending between elbow and wrist and the hem ending somewhere on the shin.

See the videos below for how to put on a man's casual kimono.

Length: 51"
Width: 48"
Body/Hips: 38"
Made In (Estimated): 1950s
Condition: Very Good Vintage
Fiber: Silk
Technique: Woven
Colors: Brown, Black
Motifs: Geometric


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