The furisode kimono, Japanese clothing with extremely long sleeves
The Furisode kimono is a traditional Japanese kimono recognizable by its very long sleeves that sometimes even touch the ground. Originally, these feminine kimonos were reserved for young girls who were not yet married. Nowadays, anyone can wear this beautiful garment.
With its pretty shades, from pale pink to light red, this furisode kimono is definitely elegant. The floral pattern represents peonies, which stands for the feminine ideal in Japanese culture. Considered as the queen of flowers, the peony embodies the following virtues: independence, kindness and strength of spirit.