Silk ‘Furisode’ (long-sleeved kimono worn by young unmarried women). Meiji or Taisho periods (1868-1927), Japan
Japanese wind chime
[detail] Maiko performance. Gion, Kyoto, Japan. July 24, 2012. Photography by Gisle Daus on Flickr #world #cultures
Amazing geisha headdress. I've not seen one with this many embellishments. Gorgeous!
Osen - Yu Aoi
Most Japanese women prefer to stay as white-skinned as possible during summer, so the use of parasols is widespread.
Yu Aoi - kimono