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1930s Black Vibrant Shibori Flower Silk Kimono Jacket
As fashion in Japan began to skyrocket, the strong presence of the traditional kimono still remains. The straight cuts of silk are carefully sewn together, crafting a robe that can fit every figure, making it easy to wear and infinitely adaptable. The cultural impression of the kimono was an eye-opener to the western world, becoming a stunning blend of elegance and cultural significance.
Fashion industries across the globe began to fall head over heels for this traditional attire that remains a symbol of eastern regions today. Sewn from the finest of damask silk this 1930’s kimono can be paired with just about anything.
The shorter haori style is contradicted with its largely draped sleeves that fall softly off the shoulders. And featuring a simple, yet mesmerizing shibori floral print done in vibrant shades of orange, salmon, yellow, and black. This lively color scheme paired with the voluminous sleeves projects a charming charisma of delight.
The deep neckline, sleeves, and bottom edges are outlined with black silk portraying a similar, but more subtle flower pattern. The contrast between the dark and light colors further enhances the kimono’s silhouette and thus, highlighting the figure of those who wear it.
Size estimate: Small / Medium
Shoulders: 24.5 inches
Dropped shoulder seams:
Sleeve length: 21 inches measured from the neckline
Bust, waist, hips: 44 inches with kimono opened. Closed with the ties, it will fit up to a 36-inch bust.
Length: 37 inches
The interior features an elegant black lining incorporated with delicate flowers scattered throughout the silk. Once reversed, the piece reveals a second kimono just as beautiful as the one before. The simple attached ribbon functions as a tie closure, making it the perfect garment to add a little flair to even the simplest of outfits.
In excellent condition and professionally eco dry cleaned and pressed. High-quality vintage pieces like this are yours to live in and love while increasing in value every year. It’s never too soon to start collecting them, as an investment in your wardrobe—and in yourself.