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Uchikake - The wedding kimono

For a young women having a traditional Japanese wedding, they wear the most gorgeous kimono called Uchikake. Most people rent this kimono, however the rental still costs around A$5000. The white Uchikake is just part of the elaborate Japanese wedding ceremony.

If you look carefully you will be able to see how the Uchikake is very long and touches the ground. Unlike traditional Western wedding dresses, that have train or material that flows along the ground at the back of the dress, the Uchikake is long all the way around.

The bride has to be assisted by one of her attendants to walk in this kimono (see below).








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