Battle Dress Kimonos

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Okay, you’ve gotta help me out here: what sort of manly occasion could possibly call for donning a kimono fashioned from American mil-spec camo?

Defcon 3 tea ceremony behind enemy lines? Tactical assault on the afternoon kabuki performance? Undercover date to the summer fireworks, knowing your recently-jilted ex will be there and gunning for you?

Whatever occasion calls for strategic – yet stealthy – Japanese formalwear, now you can attend in confidence, knowing that all your base are belong to us, whether on land, sea or air.

The obvious choice for infiltrating cherry blossom parties to which you have not been invited.

The obvious choice for infiltrating cherry blossom parties to which you have not been invited.

For stealth autumn leaf viewing, when photos shot from the designated area just won't accomplish the mission objective.

For stealth autumn leaf viewing, when photos shot from the designated area just won’t accomplish the mission objective.

The fish will never see you coming, when you drop a line in this Navy Working kimono.

The fish will never see you coming, when you drop a line in this Navy Working kimono.

Golf is war. Say it with camo.

Golf is war. Say it with camo.

If you know someone with a burning need for formal stealthwear, you can view the full Battle Dress Uniform line in all its glory at Kyoto Kimono Sai.

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