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Artist Creates An Unique Kimono That Reflects Her Biracial Heritage

Traditionally kimonos fall into one of three categories- cheap imitations mass produced for export, very fine garments made by the few living master seamstresses and handmade kimonos made by Japanese women.

Artist Maya Caulfield is half Japanese and half Scottish so she wanted a kimono that celebrated her dual heritage, so buying a mass produced generic garment was immediately out.

Maya also enjoys making her own clothes, so rather than paying someone to make her unique kimono she chose to make her own out of men's plaid shirts and boxer shorts sourced from thrift stores around Denver.

Her cross cultural creation truly reflects her biracial heritage and her creativity as an artist, plus it looks pretty comfy as far as kimonos go!

-Via My Modern Met


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