Thursday, April 10, 2014

Fact of the Day: Kimono

The traditional Japanese garment, kimono is well known for its unique and beautiful design. However its name is rather plain. In Japanese 着物 (Kimono) literally means "thing to wear". 

15 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

English-shirt.

Manzanita said...

By that definition all that one wears can be a kimono.

Margaret D said...

Now that is interesting and something I certainly didn't know, hadn't really thought about it actually.

DEZMOND said...

it's a lovely kimono

Holy Ghost Writer said...

At least its the truth

Debra She Who Seeks said...

They call a spade a spade in Japan, I guess!

Pat Hatt said...

no matter what it looks like, its just a thing, wear it

Vett Vandiver said...

never knew, very cool!

Theresa Mahoney said...

I never knew! That really isn't as glamorous as I thought it would mean!

Michelle Vinnetan said...

Love that kimono ♥
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Maude Lynn said...

Makes sense!

Emmylou said...

I think an authentic kimono is such a beautiful garment, even with such a plain name:)

Christine said...

that's it? It sounds so exotic.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

The word 'kimono' sounds pretty cool even if its meaning is quite simple.

Pilar Domínguez said...

I love kimonos and I was very happy when they invaded last season catwalk.I had no idea about its meaning. Kisses :)