Princess Kimono, Animal Style
The bunnies will be all over you at the rabbit café when you swan in wearing this bun-centric obi.
Obscure seasonal references to geese and crows? So tenth century! Leaf viewing and strolling beneath the cherry blossoms? Been there, called it a cab.
Let’s strap on our princess kimonos and hit the animal cafés instead!
Coming or going, let’s show those cat café denizens how “disdainful stare” is done.
Or lull them into complacency from a distance with what looks like a proper traditional outfit, when you’re actually rolling in kittycat hijinks.
And if this cat purse and wrap aren’t must-haves for all kimono princesses, revoke my license.
Diamonds and pearls? Meh. Diamonds and squirrels? Now we’re talking!
Panda viewing at the Ueno Zoo? Why would you wear anything else?
Hold your own at Fox Village in this predator-worthy princess look.
And let’s show them who’s boss when the royal we arrive at Bunny Island!
Thanks to Kimono Hime magazine (#10 & #12) for the gorgeous new style kimono photos.
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