hanbok | Tumblr (Korea) Suryashi Huang would wear something similar to this for her official court appearances. Hanbok are almost unbeatable for comfiness and ease of motion, and the wealth of color and gold on such a wonsam would rival anything Europe has to offer.
Yumeji Times ~ Yumeji Takehisa Style ~ Kimono Times + Mieko Ueda no2
Japanese inspired styling. Interesting use of kanzashi.
Types of Obi knots
【着物】背中心（背縫い）に関する注意 by 摩耶薫子 on Pixiv
Uh oh, obi tied in the front? This is sure to bring a gloved hand to grandma's lips to hide her shock at the resemblance to an oiran of the pleasure quarters!
"That’s why people lose intelligence: for the simple reason that they are so tired. If the mind can have little rest, if you can leave the mind alone for a few hours every day, if once in a while you can give the mind a holiday, it will be rejuvenated; it will come out more intelligent, more efficient, more skillful." --Osho, Waking Times http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/10/26/meditation-rest-rest-makes-mind-efficient/