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Owning a kimono is a big commitment as it requires very specific care and cleaning methods. However, you don't have to wear a traditional kimono to appreciate its intricate beauty. There are a variety of unique souvenirs and items that are made from re-purposed kimono fabric or accessories – and they are available at a fraction of the cost of a full kimono attire. You can get a practical tumbler adorned with 'gilded' kimono fabric, a cool cap upcycled from obi sash, and jewellery fashioned out of vintage kimono. But of course, if you love to get your hands on a kimono, look to these secondhand kimono stores for a good buy.
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