Kaga Yuzen ATELIER HISATSUNE
Kaga Yuzen is best known for its kimonos on fabric, but we wanted them to be more familiar to our customers--thus creating lamps, screens, plates, tumblers--for daily use, utilizing all sorts of materials such as wood, glass and gold leaf. This way, we hoped the Kaga Yuzen to be much better acquainted to all.
Types of kimono
Kurotomesode (black tomesode)
Kurotomesode, patterned only below the waistline, is the most formal kimono for married women. It usually has five kamon (family crest) printed on the sleeves, chest and back of the kimono. the mothers of the bride and groom are expected to wear Kurotomesode at the wedding ceremony.
Irotomesode (single-colored tomesode)
Irotomoesode, patterned only below the waistline, is worn by married and unmarried women as a formal kimono.
Hōmongi is worn by married and unmarried women as a semi-formal kimono, with patterns flowing over the shoulders, sleeves, and the lower parts of the garment. The friends of the bride often wear Hōmongi to the wedding receptions. It can be worn to formal parties.
Furisode is a kimono with trailing long sleeves (averaging 1meter