Category Archives: Fashion

Understanding Women’s Fashion In Korea/Japan

I grew up in the Seattle area almost my entire life. Until recently, people here dressed like we’re all going camping, or at least doing something outdoors, but this was basically all I knew. It is the Pacific Northwest after … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion, Japan, Korea, Music, Travel | Leave a comment

A Look at Jinbei

Speaking of Bonodori, fireworks, and summer barbecues in Japan, another aspect of summer are jinbei (甚平): Jinbei shouldn’t be confused with kimono. They are very light, cotton robes, usually indigo in color, but as you can see below, the seam … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion, Japan | Tagged , , | 3 Comments