I firmly believe that a kimono is far more than just a garment; it's a powerful link to centuries of rich Japanese culture and heritage. My mission is to celebrate and honor the profound beauty of the kimono, recognizing it not merely as a fashion statement but as a vessel that encapsulates the very essence of Japan itself.
As the founder of Kimono Suishin, I am not only a certified kimono dressing consultant but also a passionate advocate for preserving and sharing the deep cultural significance embedded within these timeless garments. My journey began at a tender age when I was captivated by a yukata (summer kimono) and refused to part with it. Decades later, I rediscovered my love for kimono, immersing myself in the Los Angeles Kimono Club, partaking in kimono dressing classes, and attending numerous kimono runway shows with my family.
Today, as a dedicated member of the Kimono Culture Research Institute, I continue to delve into the history, materials, and occasions associated with kimono. My expertise and profound respect for Japanese tradition are at the heart of Kimono Suishin.
I extend a heartfelt invitation to you to join me on this cultural journey. Explore the rich tapestry of history and meaning that each kimono carries. Allow yourself to immerse yourself in the artistry and grace of Japanese tradition as we celebrate and preserve the heritage that these kimonos represent. Kimono Suishin is more than just a destination for elegant attire; it's a bridge to the cultural treasures of Japan, waiting to be discovered and cherished.