La primavera y el geisha

Kimonos are handmade, and geisha usually get kimonos designed just for them. Kimono prints and fabrics change with the seasons, but they are always made of silk. Geisha also spend about two hours just doing their makeup, hair, and putting on the kimono!

Cherry blossoms in Kyoto, Japan. I love   learning about other cultures and have about 100 million places I want to see.    Japan is one of them!

Cherry blossoms in Kyoto, Japan. If I ever get to fulfill my dream of going to Japan, it HAS to be during cherry blossom season.

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The maiko (apprentice geisha) Kyouka makes her way to the Tsurui tea house in the Gion district of Kyoto, Japan. I would love to go to the Gion district!


Maiko san, apprentice geisha or dancing child with typical hairdo, low neck line, white bodypaint, darari obi and holding the hem from touching the street

A couple wearing the appropriate kimono, going to or coming from their shinto wedding, and walking together.

theworldwelivein: couple / vintage / culture / kimono / traditonal : geiko (geisha) kotoha, kyoto japan 芸妓 琴葉さん 日本・京都 (by Michael Chandler)