Japan 19th Century  .....assolutamente magnifica!

Japanese this seems to be a Geisha. A long tradition in Japan. Geisha's are women whom learn to entertain, dance, play an instrument, the tea ceremony, and be the life of the party when at events organized by Japanese men back in the early still p

Japanese ancient 12 layered kimono, Juni-hitoe ღ♥♡♥♡♥ Thanks, Pinterest Pinners, for stopping by, viewing, re-pinning, & following my boards. Have a beautiful day! ^..^ and “Feel free to share on Pinterest ^..^ #topfashion #fashionandclothingblog #kimono *•.¸♡¸.•**•.¸ ┊ ┊ ┊ ┊ ┊ ┊

Junihitoe is a kind of formal kimono developed in Heian era. I fall in love with it since the first time i see it from manga(for example Genji Monogatar. Hime in Junihitoe

Three Maiko Girls with a Camera 1920s by Blue Ruin1, via Flickr

Three Maiko Girls with a Camera Maiko Hatsuko holding a camera, while two other Maiko girls (Apprentice Geisha) look on, a postcard from the mid

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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!

Geiko Kayo, 1870s

Geiko Kayo in winter dress, c. Kayo is dressed in winter clothes ready for a snowy day. This type of headscarf is called an Okoso-zukin. Era Kayo 江良加代 was a popular Geiko (Geisha) in Gion, Kyoto during the early Meiji period

Two Maiko Girls from Ponto-cho 1961

Two Maiko Girls from Ponto-cho A photograph by Burt Glinn, in the Japan issue of Holiday magazine, October 1961

Oiran's Kimono

Oiran 花魁 - Japanese courtesans back in and century. There're no more Oiran in modern times but there're few Matsuri (festival) parading wearing Oiran costume. Be a geisha, be a geisha, be a geisha.

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