How to dress Yukata
Basic dressing of Yukata 2.
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Wearing Yukata hastily before you leave contributes to make it come loose easily. Practice how to wear it in advance and take time for one hour at least. You can of course dress Yukata in 30 minutes when you get used to.
When you do your hair
If you fix your hair by yourself, do it before wearing Yukata. After wearing, Yukata comes undone or spoiled easily.
Check Yukata beforehand
Put the Yukata on a hanger a day ahead and check if it gets wrinkled. Iron the wrinkeles.
Do not forget to check the items needed to dress Yukata. It is convenient to use a full-length mirror.
Basic dressing of Yukata (continue to 2)
|9. Cross the string behind, bring the both ends to the front and tighten.
Make sure it is tightened properly otherwise the Yukata will become untidy soon.
|10. Put the string on the other string in front, pass the string put under twice under two strings and tie.
If it is difficult, it is OK to tie in a half-bowknot that is to untie one side of the bowknot and the other side remains as a loop
|11. A view showing the string is tied.||12. Pull the remained each end to the opposite direction not to be untied, and tuck them into the Koshihimo on the side.|
|13. Lift the Ohashori which is the adjustment of tuck, around the waist on both the back and front of the body.
||14. Fix the Ohashori on the back. Insert the hands into the Miyatsuguchi, openings under the arm, and straighten parallel to the waist line.
The Senui then should be on the centre line.
|15. Pull the collar ends in front and the Senui on the back to adjust the distance of the collar and neck.
The basic distance is the width of three fingers..
|16. Adjust the front panels. The point of collars should be placed on the center of collarbones|
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