Maiko is an apprentice geisha in western Japan, especially Kyoto. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years old and become geisha after learning how to dance (a kind of Japanese traditional dance), play the shamisen, and learning Kyō-kotoba (dialect of Kyoto)
Evolution of Japanese Fashion. Japanese Traditional Dresses include kimonos, hakama, yukata and jūnihitoe. Modern clothing in Japan, Modern Japanese Dressing is a mixture of Japanese and Western styles.