In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- There was an open-air teahouse with picnic tables and young Japanese girls in kimonos who brought dainty teacups along with two pots of tea.
- Likewise, ancient Japanese nobility once attached bouquets of mint to their kimonos, breathing the aromatic herb was believed to invigorate the body.
- Shops selling Japanese woodblock prints, kimonos, fans and antiquities popped up in Paris like mushrooms.
- Keiko admired herself in the full-length mirror as she tied the sash around her teal kimono.
- A wallet gets picked from inside a kimono sleeve in a momentary impulse.
- She tucked the handkerchief into the sleeve of her kimono as she heard her husband approach their room.
- If you think of kimonos or school uniforms when you think of Japanese fashion, you're missing out on the best and most flamboyant outfits that Japan has to offer the world.
- He was in a business suit instead of formal dress or traditional formal wear consisting of a crested kimono and pleated skirt.
- There you will see kimonos, kaftans, t-shirts, jeans and jackets.
- Its streets are lined with people strolling in Western suits or Japanese kimonos, in full bustle even then.
- Specifically, kimonos compartmentalise cultural display both within and outside of Japanese culture.
- Traditional Japanese brides wear three wedding robes - a white kimono, a coloured kimono, and a white dress and veil.
- I would also have to get rid of all my gorgeous ethnic garb - my sari, kimonos, and African robes would have to go - ‘attention getting and immodest’, you know.
- He was wearing a loose fitting sky blue kimono with a long sash tied hurriedly at the back.
- Just as the Japanese used netsuke toggles to fasten their kimonos, the Inuit hung theirs from hunting equipment to placate the animal spirits for past catches.
- The owner was in traditional Japanese dress-a red kimono with an obi and sandals, her black hair pulled back in a tight bun.
- She instead was dressed in a satin white dress that had the basic form of a Japanese kimono, with a red sash that included a satin flower.
- She wore what appeared to be a yellow kimono with a white sash.
- A figure appeared in the distance, wearing a kimono, sash, and a sheath.
- Dressed in traditional kimonos and carrying fans and scrolls, the kids danced to some Japanese tunes.
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