I'm Nao. As you can see; I love kimono! Especially vintage/retro style. I love modern/harajuku style, too, but Taisho roman rules my heart, lol. Anyways! I'm always looking to make some great kimono loving friends!
books0977: “ Geisha Sakae reading in a Dragonfly Kimono ~ Japan, 1910s. Sakae (さ か え), from the geisha district of Shitayya (Shitaya) Tokyo in the Taisho period, was popular after the Russian-Japanese...
Hunting Fireflies by Kajima Seibei 1897
This black and white photograph of three hangyoku (young geisha) from the Shinbashi geisha district of Tokyo, hunting fireflies, was taken in 1897 by Kajima Seibei. Translucent washes were then meticulously added by an expert hand-colourist to give the effect of a colour photograph.