The Kimono Company

Japanese kimonos for men and women

We are about to retire from selling our beautiful Japanese kimonos. If the kimono you’d like is out of stock, you may find an alternative colour or design on our Alternative kimono designs page. We do not hold stocks of these designs and we cannot guarantee availability, but please don’t hesitate to check with us and we will do our best to obtain one for you.

Many thanks to our many loyal customers over the last 15 years, and best wishes to you all for the future.

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Quality products at competitive prices
Full refund for returns

Our customers say…

My son’s kimono arrived in time, and he is thrilled with it. Many thanks for your excellent service.”

Mrs J.R. of Exeter

Fantastic service, received in less than 24 hours… Wife loves it and is very pleased with the quality.”

Mr D.F. of Daventry

I am delighted with my nightdress, which arrived this morning. I would like to place another order today.”

Mrs W. of Leicestershire

From the blog…

Coming of Age Day in Japan

The Coming of Age Day (Seijin no Hi) festival in Japan is celebrated on the second Monday in January, and honours young Japanese who reach the age of 20 in the current year (from April to April). Twenty marks the transition to adulthood, and is also the age at which...

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How to care for a silk kimono

These tips on how to care for a silk kimono apply to modern rather than vintage kimonos. Ironing and crease removal • Iron with no steam, at a low temperature (silk, cool or delicate setting). Iron the garment inside out; to be safer, use a pressing cloth • Beware of...

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The story behind our men’s kimono ‘Family Crest’

One of our most popular men's kimonos is Family Crest, a striking geometric design that includes a number of intriguing heraldic-like emblems. These family crests have a centuries-old tradition in Japan, starting with the nobility in feudal times, but then adopted by...

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