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How to Wear a Kimono, According to an Expert

Licensed kimono dresser Masae Satouchi walks through the steps.

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Kimono dressing is a two-person job. Most modern Japanese women rely on the help of licensed kimono dressers to keep their folds in check. Professional kimono dresser Masae Satouchi walks through each step of how the traditional garment is arranged, from the juban to the himo to the datejime.

Last but not least, an obi can go on top. Find out more about wrapping an obi here.

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