This kimono is a vintage piece, which means it has been worn before and also lived in a container for a bit. The smell is fresh and there are no visible stains. Because there is no tag which says what kind of material the kimono is made out of, judging by how it reacts to water, and how it feels when you wear it I would say it is___________, but there is no gaurantee(!).
The kimono is yellow with rosé red and white details. Please check the detail photos to see the colors, as colors in the other images have been altered.
The photos are taken in collaboration with Teti Hava, whom I met in CM through Instagram. She works as an illustrator and sells personalized illustrations in her etsy shop.
Please be patient with me, as this is not my day to day business I will ship within 10 day of ordering. Only within Europe. Let's think about that carbon footprint ;)
STORY & WHERE IT COMES FROM
This kimono caugt my eye at the Night Market in Chiang Mai, totally making me think of Kim! After receiving numerous messages with interest for Kimonos I decided to make this into an experiment for myself. As I am passionate about being sustainable with the way we approach fashion, I want to use these kimonos as an example to show how one mans waste, is anthers treasure and can becomes a resourcefull business.
แจ๊ค, or you can say Jack, sells second hand clothing and vintage kimonos at the Sunday Night Market in Chiang Mai. The Kimonos are from clothing containers in Japan - think Vino Kilo goes kimono. If you are lucky you can find a really beautiful one for 350 baht which is about 9€.
Having no room left in my luggage, and a tight budget, I chose to leave my tripod, and most of my clothes in Chiang Mai. That way I could fit all Kimonos into my Backpack, and also don't need to schlep so much with me next time I come :)