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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Japanese clothing
In the spring, bright colours and spring floral patterned Japanese clothing is worn.
Waraji (Japanese: 草鞋) are sandals made from straw rope that in the past were the standard footwear of the common people.
The japanese clothing was mianly influence by it's cultural teacher--China's Hanfu.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Japanese-clothing   (669 words)

 Reconstructing History — Japanese Historical Clothing Research
This is not surprizing since the Japanese were known to have established a vigorous trade with their continental neighbours.
Clothing, shoes, hairstyles and paintings of the period all reflect Sui and Tang styles.
This starkness is reflected in the clothing of the time which discarded the many layers of the Heian period and resorted to pure fuctionality.
www.reconstructinghistory.com /japanese/briefhistory.html   (1044 words)

 Morbid Outlook - Traditional Japanese Clothing
The clothing of the Edo Period (1601-1867 A.D.) is what the modern person would think of when asked about traditional Japanese clothing.
Consisting of basic pieces such as the Kimono, Obi, and Hakama, Japanese clothing is as remarkably simple as it is complex and elegant.
Japanese fashion developed independently of other countries which is apparent as their traditional clothing remained in widespread use until post World War II.
www.morbidoutlook.com /fashion/historical/2004_07_edo.html   (1122 words)

The kimono is a very famous traditional Japanese clothing.
Traditional Japanese weddings based on the Shinto religion are major occasion with wearing of the Japanese kimono including the wedding kimono.
Shichi-go-san is a festival celebrated by parents on the fifteenth of November in Japan, to mark the growth of their children as they turn three, five and seven years of age.
www.japaneselifestyle.com.au /culture/culture.html   (372 words)

 Japanese Clothing
Courtier's clothes were divided into three groups: formal clothes, court clothes and uniforms, the colors varying with rank.
Upper class clothing styles were Chinese, with men wearing a loose upper garment, slit on both sides, with a stand up collar and pants with sash to hold them up, and women wear a short upper garment and a long flowing skirt.
Kamakura (Shogunate) Period (1185-1333) As a reaction to the extreme impracticallity of the clothing of the previous period, clothes were modified to be more simple, frugal, and easy to move in to fit the more active lifestyle of the Samurai.
www.geocities.com /ladysveva/clothing/Japanese.html   (1119 words)

 Housing, Food, and Clothes - Explore Japan - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
While a traditional Japanese household consists of three or more generations of the same family living under one roof, urban households today tend to consist of parents and children, with grandparents living elsewhere.
Traditional Japanese homes are made of wood and supported by wooden pillars, but today's homes usually have Western-style rooms with wooden flooring and are often constructed with steel pillars.
A traditional Japanese meal consists of a serving of plain, white rice, along with a main dish (fish or meat), some kind of side dish (often cooked vegetables), soup (often miso soup), and pickled vegetables.
web-jpn.org /kidsweb/japan/housing.html   (710 words)

 Japanese Clothing - Clothes
Japanese clothing and japanese clothes are worn also based off a persons age or by the event.
Examples of traditional informal japanese clothing are; cotton yukata, woven cotton haori and dyed ikat kimono.
For women in particular, traditional japanese clothing like the kimono is not only worn based on the persons age but also by their marital status.
www.japanesekimono.com /japanese_clothing.htm   (391 words)

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Japanese footwear consists of Zori, a thin or thick soled sandal with a V-shaped thong which comes between the big toe and the rest of the foot and so keeps the sandal in place.
Japanese footwear has been designed so that it is easy to slip off, necessary in the country where footwear is removed before entering a house.
The traditional Japanese garment is fashioned entirely from one long piece of cloth and, due to its relative simplicity of design, the kimono can be made in an amazingly short period of time.
mothra.rerf.or.jp /ENG/Hiroshima/Things/79.html   (818 words)

 Japanese Furniture - Tansu - Jtansu
Japanese clothing tansu or isho dansu range from the simple kiri (paulownia) wood two- or three-section drawered chest to opulent lacquer chests with highly detailed ironwork, such as the Sendai, Yonezawa, Nihonmatsu, and Tsuruoka.
Regardless of their chosen design and material, all are wonderfully varied and practical for the storage of clothing of any kind, with countless drawers and creative storage spaces and often a secret box tucked inside for special treasures.
Japanese Lacquer Clothing Tansu, Shonai Dansu, Meiji - TC127
www.jtansu.com /Japanese-Chest-Clothing-Tansu-s/23.htm   (2640 words)

 Japanese Clothing, Japanese Yukata
Today, the traditional japanese yukata are widely used for everything from dances, casual wear in the summer, to simple night attire.
Japanese yukatas are one size fits all and measured in length.
All of our japanese clothing are made and imported from Japan and includes a matching 1 1/2" sash belt and full length in size.
www.garden-gifts.com /yukata.htm   (496 words)

 Japanese Clothing, Make Up, Jewelry
Clothing varied widely according to the historical period and with the social class.
Their clothes were made out of rough cotton, banana fiber, or hemp.
You may sew some of the clothing with material we purchase for class (ask me), ask a friend who may have a kimono or other type of clothing to help with the fashion show, or prepare your fashion show entirely of pictures, Japanese dolls, or poster art.
www.sfusd.k12.ca.us /schwww/sch618/japan/Clothing/Japanese_Clothing_Make_Up.html   (1447 words)

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The word kimono meaning clothing is usually applied to the traditional Japanese wrap-around garment with rectangular sleeves used by both men and women.
It is constructed of vertical panels of cloth stitched together and held closed with a sash called an obi.
The term kimono is sometimes used for Japanese traditional dress including the half-length jacket called haori and the full length undergarment juban as contrasted with Western-style clothing called yofuku.
www.intleducenter.umd.edu /japan/marjis/resourcecenter/clothes.html   (1734 words)

 Japanese Clothing.
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www.angelfire.com /blog/eingssa/japanese-clothing.html   (332 words)

 The Culture of Japan, Japanese Culture
The Japanese have a strong sense of being separate and different from the rest of the world and the culture and traditions of Japan are unique and rich.
The typical Japanese bathroom consists of two rooms; an entrance room to undress in and which is equipped with a sink, and the actual bathroom, which is equipped with a shower and large, deep bathtub.
Japanese calligraphy attempts to bring words to life, and endow them with character.
www.earthyfamily.com /J-Culture.htm   (1826 words)

 Japanese_clothing - Great UK Deals
Kimono is the traditional Japanese costume, now worn mainly for special occasions.
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Japanese clothing encyclopaedia article - This article is about traditional clothing, particularly traditonal clothing in Japan.
www.findspot.com /japanese_clothing.htm   (112 words)

 Japanese Kimonos, Chinese Paper Lanterns, Chopsticks, Chinese Dresses
Be open to new cultures and customs by embellishing your home with a Chinese paper lantern or even a specialty item for your home office.
We welcome you to the finest oriental art, kimono assortment and accessories, including a Japanese paper lantern collection for your home or office.
No matter what you select, from a Japanese kimono to a gift or office décor, your experience of bringing a touch of the orient into your life will be positive and joyful.
www.asianideas.com   (253 words)

 Japanese clothing - Cunnan
The construction of Japanese clothing is almost all based on a very simple pattern of rectangles.
While any given garment has a characteristic width, in general Japanese fabric is much narrower than European, and the construction of clothing reflects this: it takes about 4 widths to adequately cover an average person.
The basic Japanese garments are the kosode and hakama, both of which are worn, with minor variations, by men and women alike.
cunnan.sca.org.au /wiki/Japanese_clothing   (229 words)

 Dress for the Occassion
Then, as a class, they complete a Venn diagram on the board indicating the similarities and differences between Japanese and American clothing, and they are introduced to related clothing vocabulary.
Once students have had adequate practice in composing compound sentences using multiple verbs and multiple clothing vocabulary items, they are ready for an activity that allows them to put together the various language components in a creative way; they prepare for a fashion show.
They compare modern and traditional Japanese clothing with American clothing, and they become aware of the influence of one language/culture on the other (e.g., the influence of western-style clothing in Japan and the presence of Japanese Anime characters and Japanese writings on popular American apparel).
www.sedl.org /loteced/scenarios/japanese_dress.html   (1232 words)

 Japanese Character Clothing : Chaosmagic.Com Store : CafePress.com
Clothing with the Japanese Characters for Chaos Magick, Evil, Witch, Love, Power and Devil.
Clothing with the Japanese Characters for Hell on it.
Clothing with the Japanese Characters for Emma (the Japanese Buddhist equivalent of Satan) on them.
www.cafepress.com /chaosmagick/279907   (222 words)

 Wafuku, Japanese Clothing
Wafuku, as opposed to "yofuku," ("western clothing") describes those items of Japanese clothing that are uniquely Japanese.
Traditional Japanese clothing includes such things as kimono, yukata, jimbe, geta footwear and obi belts.
Note: "Japanese Clothing" relates to the craft, Yukata, Japanese summer silk and cotton kimonos.
www.thejapaneseconnection.com /Glossary/japanese_clothing.htm   (46 words)

There are several 3rd to 5th century figures that show the Japanese used to wear 2 piece costumes-crossed front jackets that flared out over the hips, with trousers underneath for the men and pleated skirts for the women.
The Japanese always have and probably always will not like seeing to much flesh nor they do not like seeing teenages wearing the grunge look (teared jeans at the knees, old things with holes in them) instead they wear tailored or designers clothing.
In conclusion clothing is now almost all western and despite these changes the kimono will still be a beautiful part of Japanese culture and history.
www.islandnet.com /~kpotter/mrk/jpcloth.htm   (945 words)

Gothic Lolita or GothLoli is a Japanese youth fashion among Japanese teenagers and young women.
Long before the fashions of the 1970's and the platform shoes, Japanese women had been wearing Geta sandals or clogs.
The Japanese wedding kimono is a major feature of the event.
www.japaneselifestyle.com.au /fashion/fashion.html   (284 words)

 Kimono, Kimono Fabric, Yukata and Japanese Clothing
Kimono site has info on japanese kimono, japanese clothing, kimono fabrics, patterns and japanese yukata robes.
Kimono, meaning clothing in Japanese, is perhaps one of Japan's most beautiful treasure.
I would like to share with you the beauty of the japanese kimono, kimono fabric and pattern, types of japanese clothing, kimono culture and the history of the Japanese kimono.
www.japanesekimono.com   (160 words)

 Excite UK - Arts - Crafts - Needlework - Embroidery - Japanese
Acorn specialise in printing and embroidering a range of clothing and workwear for individuals, groups, schools, universities and businesses.
Established in 1989 image Scotland is the company you can trust to deliver your custom clothing on time, every time.
Bunka Shishu is a japanese art resembling an oil painting, however, on closer inspection, you will see the beautiful art of stichery.
www.excite.co.uk /directory/Arts/Crafts/Needlework/Embroidery/Japanese   (180 words)

 Antiques, Furnishings, Furniture, Asian, Japanese on Trocadero
Japanese Isho Dansu Clothing Chest Tansu w/ Stand
Japanese mizuya kitchen chest tansu, Meiji period, c.
The chest is primarily constructed of Hinoki, or cypress wood, with Sugi, or Japanese cedar employed for the panels and drawe...
www.trocadero.com /directory/Antiques:Furnishings:Furniture:Asian:Japanese.html   (798 words)

 Sengoku Daimyo homepage
Primarily, I am a Japanese historian, with a focus on Kamakura, Muromachi, and Momoyama period warrior culture, but I also have a strong interest in Heian-period court structure and society.
I hold an MA in Japanese (my thesis was a translation of a 15th-century tale) from Indiana University.
Although my Laurel was awarded for Japanese research, I am also actively interested in Western armouring, costuming, calligraphy, illumination, Russo-Byzantine iconography, and about a hundred other things.
www.sengokudaimyo.com   (398 words)

On Sunday December 9th 2002 Wadaiko Rindo Japanese drumming group performed at Melba Hall, University of Melbourne.
Melbourne based shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) player Andrew MacGregor has been selected for Final of the All-Japan National Japanese Music Competition.
Wadaiko drumming is a very impressive event for the eyes and ears.
www.japaneselifestyle.com.au /culture/japanese_music.html   (179 words)

 Search: Japanese Clothing
Beautiful japanese clothing featuring; kimono, yukata, happi coats, japanese tabi socks, shoes and childrens japanese clothing.
Modern Japanese clothing should be categorised under Japanese fashion or Clothing...
In Japanese, it applies to any clothing, although sometimes the hemisphere-specific wafuku (Japanese clothes) and yofuku (Western clothes) are used instead...
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 S. Korea Doesn't Find It Easy To Block Japanese Culture | csmonitor.com
Earlier this month, officials at the ministry of communications and information reported that Japanese TV signals were reaching across the Sea of Japan and into Korean homes near Pusan, the second largest city.
Next month the number of Japanese stations available here by satellite TV will jump from three to as many as 57, and by next year to more than 100.
Many Koreans over age 60 speak Japanese, a leftover from the days of occupation when they were forced to drop their Korean names and serve Imperial Japan's empire.
www.csmonitor.com /1996/1029/102996.intl.intl.3.html?s=widep   (868 words)

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