In traditional Japanese attire, hakama are a kind of pleated pants worn over a kimono in formal situations. They were historically associated with menswear, but they came to be associated with womenswear as well, particularly in academic fields. In modern society, they’re most often spotted at graduation ceremonies!
VOCALOID idol Hatsune Miku’s outfit from the Tokyo 150 Years Festival is iconic of the Taisho period. What do you think of the other hakama outfits below?