Kimono

There has been, for a long long time, an obsession and attraction to Japanese women. From the geisha to the maid to the present day schoolgirl, what is it about these ladies that makes people lose their minds?

Geisha with hair down. Photo taken about 1900 in Tokyo, Japan, by photographer Kazumasa Ogawa

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Maiko (apprentice geisha) Fukiko, her kanzashi (hair ornaments) suggest that she is dressed for a tea ceremony, during the late or early

oiran | Description Oiran ca. 1920s.jpg

The japanese prostitute, "baishunfu", would dress themselves like Geisha in order to attract costumers. Notice the difference. The baishunfu has a large assortment of hair accessories (over the top), and her obi unties in the front.

<b>A glimpse at what is known as the geisha golden age — and the kimonos are absolutely striking.</b>

12 Gorgeous Color Photos Of Geisha In The Late 1800s

<b>A glimpse at what is known as the geisha golden age &mdash; and the kimonos are absolutely striking.

Maiko MakeUp  Maiko {my=Koh} is a young lady in training to be Geisha {an artist or muse- not prostitute}

The art of being a geisha partially lies in the meticulous application of her make-up. Let’s discover its history and characteristics…

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