It’s 2019~! Happy new year to all of the sweet princes and princesses that visit the Kawaii Palace~ The new year is a very important holiday in Japan. Shrines are visited in traditional formal wear to ask for blessings and luck in the coming year…and the beautiful and timeless kimono is the clothing of choice for this occasion! While there are customs to follow when wearing such garments full of history, it’s exciting to experiment with your look to create something new! Are you looking to try wearing kimono to celebrate the new year? Here are a few ideas of how to incorporate modern-day styling into your traditional kimono outfit~
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The holiday season is upon us! It’s a time of cheery music, delicious treats, and…lots and lots of shopping! Do you know what you’re getting for your family and friends this year?! Maybe you have a friend, sibling, or relative that you know is a super big anime fan, and are looking for that perfect something for under the tree to surprise them with. Heck, maybe you’re even shopping for yourself–no shame in that! Today I’m exploring the many different kinds of otaku (a.k.a. hardcore anime fans! ) and coming up with awesome and cost-effective gift ideas for each one. You’re guaranteed to find a super kawaii gift for someone who love, so read on to get inspired~!
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