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"Ocean Blue" Man's Summer Kimono

"Ocean Blue" Man's Summer Kimono

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  • Ships from NY
  • One-of-a-kind
  • Sourced from Japan

This is a vintage Japanese summer kimono for a man - light and unlined to handle the hot and humid Japanese summers!  Men's kimono tend to be very understated in pattern and darker colors (even for summer), 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.

The fabric is a lightweight fabric that we think is synthetic but it has a linen feel to it.  No pattern, just a rich, ocean blue.

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.  Indigo, light blue, white and red bands with the original label confirming 100% silk.  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Sizing for men's vintage kimono is very limited since they were originally made for Japanese men, who typically had slender builds and an average height of 5'8".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.

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Length: 53"
Width: 53"
Body/Hips: 43"
Made In (Estimated): 1970s
Condition: Excellent Vintage
Fiber: Blend
Technique: Woven
Colors: Blue
Motifs: Solid

SKU:0524mkgb18

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