You and your bushido buddies heading into the wild this fall? Then don’t forget your camping kimono.
It’s easy to forget while Japan is broiling in record-setting heat, but in just a few months, it’ll start to get chilly across the country. Japan’s starkly distinct seasons mean that you’ll want to bundle up if you’re spending an extended time outdoors in autumn or winter, and if you’d like to deal with Japanese weather patterns in a Japanese way, the outdoor kimono is here to help.
A joint project between Kimono Yamato, a kimono maker founded over 100 years ago, and Snow Peak, a camping supply manufacturer, these cold-weather garments take the styling cues of traditional kimono and mix them with