One of Japan’s most beautiful signature items—the kimono. As lights come on at night and curtains are lifted, performers wearing sumptuous kimonos of vibrant colors or flower patterns, paired with elaborated hairstyle and makeup. performs original and unique century –old stories of Japan.
At Shochiku Costumes, a renowned kimono and Kabuki costume company in Osaka, Hyesoo is wearing a luxurious hand sewn kimono made with only natural dyes. The actor who plays the princess in a Kabuki performance wears this kimono. The sewing machine was not used at all. For the embroidery, every stitch was made by hand. The embroidery takes one person 6 months to finish. Together with Tokyo and Osaka, about 100 people do needlework, and we outsource to an additional 100 people for sewing.
Did you know it takes at least 1 hour to put on a formal kimono even with help from other people!
Hyesoo is wearing a luxurious hand sewn kimono made with only natural dyes. The actor who plays the princess in a Kabuki performance wears this kimono. And the exquisite kimono Hyesoo worn inside costs 3000000 Japanese Yen! Wow!
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