"Tomesode and obi - the nape of a woman's neck is considered very sensual and beautiful in the Japanese culture. Kimonos are designed to draw attention to the neck with upswept hair. Noted for costume design.
Temple Entry, Japan photo via amy. Hard to believe the same nation that perpetuated the rape of Nanking and the Bataan Death March, also gives us rock gardens and some of the most beautiful and tranquil places on earth.
Blanket of snow covers Tokyo - Japanese women in kimonos walk during heavy snowfall as they attend a ceremony celebrating Coming of Age Day, Jan. Youths across Japan are honoured with special coming-of-age ceremonies when they reach the age of