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Vintage! Second-hand haori, jackets for Japanese kimono.


With its beautiful harmony of gray blue, navy blue and white, this haori carries us into the world of Waritsuke patterns 割付文様, caracterized by games of diagonal and horizontal lines that cross the fabric to draw, through a set of repetitions, a pattern that will surely catch the eye. Here, we see Hishi 菱 diamonds dotted with dots like the knots of the ropes used to tie bamboo stems together to make a vegetable fence as Japan knows how to do them with talent. The haura, the inner lining, takes up the same figure of the diamond, with inside, another diamond drawn by the set of outstretched wings derived from the pattern of the Mukaitsuru-Bishi 向かい鶴菱where two cranes face each other, their heads turned in the opposite direction as a sign of love for life. And to add to its charm, this jacket also allows you to enjoy the dyeing technique of Shibori 絞りwhich has conquered the whole world and which represents one of the oldest techniques in the world of Japanese textiles using threads tied on the fabric to form patterns during the coloring stage of the latter. It requires a skill of great talent. With the exception of small stains where the silk is a little blemished by time in the inner lining, this jacket is in excellent condition and you can wear it with no problem!


The haori, a jacket worn over a Japanese kimono, is perhaps THE Japanese garment that TABITABIYA fell in love with the most! Cut in the same way as a kimono, the haori also shares its sumptuous fabrics and patterns traditions. But you don't need an obi to keep it closed. It is generally worn open or tied at the front with braided strings made in the same materials as the obijime that is attached to the obi. They are also very decorative. Its easy-to-wear length, its lightness, its more restrained or downright daring patterns make this authentic kimono jacket a super playful and stylish garment that you will never get tired of! There is no limit to how you can wear it because the haori goes absolutely perfectly and creatively with all clothes. For your moments of relaxation on the sofa, your reading times, to enjoy a cup of tea, to make you comfortable at home after your hard days of work, to bring an edgy touch to your jeans outfits, or a more chic note to your skirt or work outfits, for going out in the evening, for invitations to a wedding or a slightly chic aperitif party… Suitable for all your outings, the haori is the fashionable answer for all women, and the ways you can wear it are endless!!! The haori is THE ideal fashion item to add to your wardrobe and your life this so very unique touch of Japanese elegance! A simple and accessible way for all to enjoy the art of Japanese kimono.

In Tabitabiya's flea market, I only feature second-hand Japanese haori that melt my heart. They are not perfect but in good, or even very good condition. The photos will show you the small defects that some may have.


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