S12E3: Kimono, Japan's Most Iconic Traditional Clothing

Podcast host Azra neatly compartmentalises all you ever need to know about the famous Japanese traditional wear, the kimono: its history, symbolism, key components of the garment and its variations!

The word “kimono” has been thrown around as casually and as often a word can be, but do people actually know what it is? At some point in our lives we’ve heard about the kimono, or even worn a clothing piece that resembles it.

But the kimono is not just a fashion style — it has quite a culturally rich history, so much that the internet is saturated with all sorts of information on it. 

In this episode, podcast host Azra neatly compartmentalises all you ever need to know about this famous traditional Japanese wear: its history, symbolism, key components of the garment and its variations!


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