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••Kamakura, Japan••Three Japanese Teenagers In Traditional Japanese Kimonos••Originally, “kimono” is a Japanese word which actually means a “thing to wear” (ki “wear” and mono “thing”), has come to denote these full-length robes. But in recent years, it is particularly used to describe a type of traditional dress of Japan. Kimono that we know today came into being during the Heian Period (794-1192). Japanese Kimono is always used in important festival or formal moments, it is the representative of polite and a very formal clothing.
Over time, as the practice of wearing kimonos in layers came into fashion, Japanese people began paying attention to how kimonos of different colors looked together, and they developed a heightened sensitivity to color. Typically, color combinations represented either seasonal colors or the political class to which one belonged. It was during this time that what we now think of as traditional Japanese color combinations developed•• at Kamakura