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Learn how to wear a Kimono correctly from a traditional Japanese Lady in Niseko Japan.
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Christy: Today, we have come down to Quick Chow which is a town around 50 minutes drive from Mexico to visit the Authentic Kimono Shop. And to help me is Mimi from Athens Mexico and she is also a culture correspondent. Now, Mimi can you tell me a little bit more about the shop, it is just beautiful.
Mimi: This is one of my favorite shops in Quintana actually. I am always here just looking for, like Kimono and just nice little bit in pieces. As you can see this actually an Antique Kimono shop but they also have lots of lots of sort of nice Japanese authentic stuff.
Christy: There is a lot of souvenirs for you to take home and things like that.
Mimi: Yes. Lots of people are coming here to pick something for their friends and family, back at home, but they usually end up buy lots of stuff for themselves.
Christy: Definitely and there is other things you can do here there is closet and get some pieces like that as long as there is.
Mimi: Yes, it is, you can experience origami which is the paper craft and you can do that to and you can also do the patchwork using Kimono materials. So that is something quite interesting for me.
Christy: That is a fantastic way to experience a little bit of Japanese culture when you are in ski holidays as well. Okay now, what is the first thing that we should have a look at today.
Mimi: I think we should go and have a look at how to coordinate Kimono.
Christy: Now we have been joined by Jessie Co who is the owner of the shop and she Mimi are going to help me coordinate my first Kimono. So where do I start.
Mimi: First of all did you know how to wear a kimono at all? How everything works. [Voice Overlap]
Just remember that you can not really wear a Kimono like a gown. There is a certain order that you have to follow.
Mimi: Did you know how many strings you need to wear the whole Kimono apart from these three. You do not know.
Christy: I do not know.
Mimi: A part from these three is she is actually using about six strings inside.
Mimi: Yes, underneath to keep in health, [Voice Overlap]
Mimi: And inside the actual Kimono you are actually wearing another Kimono which is not really kimono because it is actually an underwear.
Christy: This is underwear?
Mimi: Yes, you wear this inside the Kimono.
Christy: It is beautiful.
Mimi: I know it is. This is actually the kind Kimono about it is nice underwear that you actually wear inside.
Christy: So that is the first layer.
Mimi: Yes, it is.
Mimi: I am still wearing this underwear and Kimono you have to pick you old maybe, which is some changes
Mimi: Next will be Obi.
You hold your Obi with this material.
Christy: The head strap.
Mimi: Yes, the head strap. So how does this look to you Christy?
Christy: This looks beautiful.
Mimi: It does. Does is not.
Christy: Well, thank you very much for helping me to coordinate my first Kimono. This has been Christy in the Kimono shop for Patty T.V.