Vintage Japanese Kimono Pure Silk Fully Lined Blue & Orange Ikat Long Kimono

Size Guide

This is a gorgeous, unworn indigo-satsuma vintage ikat/kasuri kimono. It’s 100% silk; fully lined and still has the tailor’s white tacking in place. This is an original vintage Japanese kimono with an amber and crimson lining. The beautiful indigo blue and burnt orange ikat/kasuri design features a very subtle grid composition with intricate circular motifs accented with delicate highlights. It's a cosy, substantial and luxuriously long kimono weighing over 800g.

Condition: this vintage Japanese kimono is in excellent vintage condition with no noticeable marks or blemishes.

Materials & Details
  • 100% silk vintage Japanese kimono 
  • Unworn, tailor's tacking still in place
  • Beautiful deep indigo and burnt orange ikat/kasuri fabric
  • Fully lined lining
  • Handmade in Japan
Size

Fits most sizes. Please check below for accurate measurements. We also do alterations, if for example shortening is required (shortened kimonos come with a belt made from the excess fabric). Please contact us if you require an alteration.

Measurements
Shoulder to shoulder 23.25" / 59cm
Sleeve span (cuff to cuff) 48.75" / 124cm
Length (shoulder to hem) 62.5" / 159cm
Sleeve length 12.75" / 33.5cm
Sleeve drop 21.75" / 55cm




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Sizing Chart

Please use the size charts below to help you determine your size. As sizing and cut can vary greatly between brands, use the charts as a general guide to compare sizes and the measurements for listed item to ensure a good fit. If you need assistance selecting the right size, please contact us at info@meroretro.com or +44 (0) 207 6866807.

Women's Clothing Size Conversion  (source: Wikipedia)

UK 8 10 12 14 16
USA 6 8 10 12 14
Europe 36 38 40 42 44
Japanese 9 11 13 15 17
Bust 34" 36" 38" 40" 42"
Waist 26" 28" 30" 32" 34"
Hip 37" 39" 41" 43" 45"

 

Shoe Size Conversion

 

UK Sizing US Sizing AUS Sizing Europe Sizing
2.5 5 3.5 35
3 5.5 4 35.5
3.5 6 4.5 36
4 6.5 5 36.5
4.5 7 5.5 37
5 7.5 6 37.5
5.5 8 6.5 38
6 8.5 7 39.5
6.5 9 7.5 40
7 9.5 8 40.5
7.5 10 8.5 41
8 10.5 9 41.5
8.5 11 9.5 42

 

Vintage Sizing and Measurements

Vintage sizing and modern sizing can be very different. Because of this, we provide detailed measurements of all vintage clothing to help you determine whether or not a garment will fit correctly. An assessment of the estimated modern size will be noted, as well as any sizes on the tag, but please refer to measurements to best determine fit.

A good way to determine fit:

* Find a similar item in your wardrobe.
* Measure it according to our measurement guidelines.
* Compare your measurements to those of the vintage item you are interested in.
* You're done. If it's a good fit, make it yours!

We do occasionally pin clothing to fit our models, so please read all measurements carefully. We do not accept returns for vintage merchandise that does not fit. If you have any questions about our sizing/measurements, please contact us at info@meroretro.com.

Measurement Guidelines

All bust, waist, and hip measurements are taken straight across while garment is laid flat. Please double bust, waist, and hip measurements.

Clothing

 

Shoulders Shoulder seam to shoulder seam
Bust Armpit to armpit, and sometimes stretched for strapless or form-fitting pieces
Waist Measured at the smallest part of the waist
Hip Measured at the largest part of the hip, straight across
Sleeves Shoulder seam to cuff; for dolman sleeves, measured from collar
Length Top of garment, from shoulder seam to hem
Rise Taken from crotch seam to top of garment
Inseam Taken from crotch seam to ankle
Swing Taken across bottom hem of garment, then doubled

 

Shoes

 

Length Sole of shoe, from toe to heel, measured on the bottom of the sole
Width Measured at widest part of the sole of the shoe, typically at ball of foot
Height From bottom of shoes (including heels) to top
Heel Taken at the very back of shoe, from floor to top of heel
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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