Nanami Sakuraba Traditional Hakama

Actress Nanami Sakuraba looks beautiful in hakama (the outer layer which wrapped the kimono) by Japanese clothing company Maimu. Hakama are worn by girls and women during graduation and some traditional events.

Nanami Sakuraba traditional hakama dress

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Maimi Yajima in Kimono

Maimi Yajima of Japanese girl group C-ute wearing a traditional kimono for a photoshoot in 2012/2013. Not 100% sure but that’s probably a yukata, a casual summer kimono which is becoming popular again since the late 1990’s.

C-ute Maimi Yajima Japanese kimono

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Reina Triendl in Kimono

Japanese model Reina Triendl – who was born to an Austrian-German father and a Japanese mother – in a special kimono collection produced by Nishizen in 2012.

Japanese model Reina Triendl in Kimono

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Kimono Girls vs Tokyo Tower

Vintage photo (July 1958) – two young girls in kimono in a street near the almost completed Tokyo Tower. Didn’t realize that the tower is that old.

Kimono girls and Tokyo Tower vintage photos

Credit: Keystone, via Nippon-graph (Tumblr)