There are many different ways that one can wear a kimono! Whether you choose to wear kimono in traditional or modern ways, have no fear — Tangerine Mountain has you covered with easy-to-follow instructions on how to wear kimono!
We recognize that everyone learns differently, and some of our fans and followers may prefer written directions with illustrations, while others may prefer videos. So, to ensure that we are making this information accessible to many learning styles, we have tutorials in multiple formats below.
To view our tutorials in Video Format, please check out our long-form video below, with the following instructions at the listed time markers. (And as always, please check our Tangerine Mountain YouTube Channel for even more content!) The video below focuses heavily on how to wear kimono in “traditional” ways.
00.02.47: How to Wear Yukata with Summer Nagoya Obi
00.17.10: How to Wear Yukata Harajuku/Matsuri Style with Hanhaba Obi
00.28.52: How to Wear Komon with “California Sushi Roll” Obi Tie
00.45.49: How to Wear Homoungi with “Otaiko” Obi Tie
01.06.52: How to Wear Furisode with “Swallow Tail” Obi Tie
01.21.27: How to Wear Men’s Kimono with “Kainokuchi” Obi Tie
01.29.42: How to Wear Men’s Kimono with “Bow” Obi Tie
01.32.53: How to Wear Men’s Kimono with “Ronin” Obi Tie
If you’re looking for how to wear Hakama, check out one of our newest tutorials below! This tutorial and more are available on our YouTube Kimono Dressing Playlist!
If you’re looking for fun and modern ways to incorporate kimono and Japanese garments into your wardrobe on a daily basis, check out this video we created in conjunction with Tiffany E. Modeling / LadyKage and Japan House at the University of Illinois for their virtual Ganbaru Day of Giving Event 2020!
To view our tutorials with written instructions and illustrations in an easy-to-scroll Mobile Format, click on the images below!
Need the tutorials in a Downloadable PDF format? Here you go!
And if you have questions about Kimono Sizing before you dive into how to wear kimono, be sure to check out info on that here!