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Ukraine’s first lady wears elegant kimono-inspired jacket in interview with Japanese television

  • First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska chose to wear an elegant, sky blue kimono-inspired jacket in an interview with Japan’s national television and radio company NHK.
  • The wool pantsuit came from the fall-winter 2022 collection of Ukrainian brand Bobkova, a collection that was reportedly inspired by Serbian artist Marina Abramović.
  • Zelenska covered a wide range of topics during her interview with NHK, including the devastation of war in her country, her many meetings with world leaders such as U.S. President Joe Biden, her family and the tragic death of a 4-year-old girl named Liza to a missile attack.
  • Zelenska has been in the spotlight since the Russo-Ukrainian conflict began, with the first lady acting quickly to rally up global support for Ukraine’s stand against Russia.

First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska chose to wear an elegant, sky blue kimono-inspired jacket in an interview with Japan’s national television and radio company NHK. 

The wool pantsuit came from the fall-winter 2022 collection of Ukrainian brand Bobkova, a collection that was reportedly inspired by Serbian artist Marina Abramović

Woman called ‘scum of society’ for trying to enter tourist site in China while wearing a kimono

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  • A Chinese woman wearing a kimono was prevented from entering Erhai Lake Ecological Footpath, a tourist attraction in the Chinese province of Yunnan, due to her attire.
  • A video of the incident, which has gone viral on Chinese social media, shows security guards at the site berating the kimono wearer and her friends.
  • “Is it appropriate for you to dress like this? Have you forgotten the Nanking Massacre?” asked one of the guards, in reference to the large-scale massacre and other atrocities committed by Japanese troops in 1937.
  • As the guards continued to argue with the local tourists, other visitors, as well as some social media users now, joined in, calling the woman the “scum of society.”
  • The tourist area’s management has since stated that they do not officially ban kimono wearers from entering the site and noted that they are now investigating the incident.

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A Chinese woman was stopped from entering a tourist place in China’s southwestern province of Yunnan for wearing a kimono. 

Japanese Women Share Stunning Photos In Their Kimonos After Kim Kardashian Tries to Trademark ‘Kimono’

Queen of cultural appropriation Kim Kardashian has recently faced massive backlash after filing to trademark the word “Kimono” for her new shapewear and lingerie brand.

The kimono is a traditional Japanese garment, dating back to the eighth century. However, the word is now awaiting review for trademark for items under Kardashian’s brand, which reportedly includes shapewear clothing and other items made of imitation leather, such as dog harnesses and whips, none of which have anything to do with Japanese culture.

Kim Kardashian Just Filed a Trademark for the Word ‘Kimono’

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Kim Kardashian West launched a shape wear line called Kimono Solutionwear and critics are not amused by the name at all.

A kimono is a Japanese garment, representing a rich culture and history since the 8th century. Now, its name is awaiting trademarks for items under Kardashian’s brand such as dog harnesses and whips, none of which have anything to do with Japanese culture.

Japanese Company Now Makes Kimonos With Hijabs for Muslim Women

Yumeyakata, a Japanese kimono rental store that caters to foreigners, is now offering wagara hijabs for Muslim women.

Muslim women visiting Kyoto, Japan with plans to rent out kimonos can now fully enjoy the experience with Yumayakata’s wagara hijabs that match their wide selection of traditional Japanese clothes for the price of 300 yen – reduced from its normal price of 500 yen ($2.73, $4.55), according to a press release via Grapee.

Century-Old Japanese Company Creates Modern ‘Outdoor’ Kimonos You Can Go Camping In

A century-old Kimono maker and an outdoors apparel manufacturer have teamed up to create some awesome-looking outdoor Kimono outfits that are ready to take on the upcoming chilly months in Japan.

With fall just a few months away, Kimono Yamato and camping supply firm Snow Peak have unveiled their joint project which combines the aesthetics of traditional kimono and the practicality and functionality of modern jackets.