So...the pattern I'm designing for Pattern-Making 120 may already be jacked up....well, at least not accurate. Here is a good back view of hakama. Note the style of the two pleats--how, oh how, will I draft that...?
Jacket 19th century Chinese minority (Danzai people) cotton, hemp, silk
Sashiko Kimono. Period: Meiji period (1868–1912). Date: mid-19th century. Culture: Japan. Medium: Indigo-dyed plain-weave cotton, quilted and embroidered with white cotton thread. Dimensions: Overall: 55 1/2 x 45 in. (141 x 114.3 cm).
Lanvin Belted Cotton-silk Jacket Dress
Young men wearing yukata in Japan. A yukata (浴衣) is a Japanese garment, a casual summer kimono usually made of cotton or synthetic fabric, and unlined. Yukata are worn by men and women. Wikipedia 最近, 女性だけでなく若い男性の着物姿も結構見掛ける気が…宜しおすなぁ…♪(´ω`* )