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:

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  3. They call a spade a spade in Japan, I guess!

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  6. Love that kimono ♥
    xx
    theanotherpartofme.blogspot.com

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

    ReplyDelete
  8. that's it? It sounds so exotic.

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

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

    ReplyDelete