A man in a kimono is a form you don’t see too often. The scene in which they wear them is limited, such as during wedding ceremonies and summer festivals and they are stylish, cool and have a certain sex appeal. There are many varieties of male kimono just as there are with female kimonos. The “kimono” has many looks. There’s the masculine hakama worn when riding a horse and the formal style costume reminiscent of Heian aristocrats and so on.
This time, we have an illustrated feature on various types of “men in kimono.” Please take a look.