Formal Kimono Rental

Formal Kimono Rental

Experience high-class kimono with traditional techniques of pure silk

1 hour

Highest Grade Kimono plan suitable for Formal Occasions

The most elegant formal kimono “homongi” It is a high-quality silk kimono with elaborate dyeing and patterns that are different from ordinary kimono. This is a plan where you can experience high-class kimono that even Japanese people wear only on special occasions such as weddings, parties, and celebration ceremonies.


All kimonos in this plan are high-class silk kimonos.

If it gets dirty, special cleaning that requires special techniques is required.

Please try to behave and act appropriately for kimono, which is different from clothes.

If there is dirt that requires cleaning, we will charge the actual cost (approximately 5,000 to 15,000 yen)


【About formal rental in summer season】
We do not rent silk kimonos during the midsummer season, as sweat can cause a lot of damage to the kimono.
However, we use a high quality polyester kimono that has a texture similar to silk, which is a cool type especially for summer.

Formal Kimono Lineup Coordination Example

This is an example of coordination, but we will coordinate it according to the customer’s preference.

We also have photos available.

Other kimonos are available

Formal Kimono「HM-01」
Formal Kimono「HM-02」
Formal Kimono「HM-03」
Formal Kimono「HM-04」
Formal Kimono「HM-05」
Formal Kimono「HM-06」
Formal Kimono「HM-07」
Formal Kimono「HM-08」
Formal Kimono「HM-09」
Formal Kimono「HM-10」
Formal Kimono「HM-11」
Formal Kimono「HM-12」
Formal Kimono「HM-13」
Formal Kimono「HM-14」
Formal Kimono「HM-15」

Highest Quality

We offer a wide selection of high quality silk formal kimonos, They can be worn for many different occasions, and will surely provide an authentic Kyoto experience.

By Appointment Only

All of our kimono rentals are by appointment only. To ensure a quality, personal, and special experience, we only offer service for one group at a time.

Liscensed Staff

We proudly staff certified kitsuke trained assistants to help you dress. Our staff will help you maintain a proper fit while staying comfortable throughout your day's travels.

Hair Styling

Hair styling is included in our kimono rental plans. We do not offer extreme, elaborate hairstyles, but instead we focus on reflecting the simplicity and elegance of our kimono. And If you have short hair, it's better not to overdo it.

Rental Price

The following items are included in the rental price.

Formal Kimono Rental (Silk)
Price per person (tax included)
  • Kimono (Authentic Silk Kimono)
  • Obi (Nishijin woven obi)
  • Silk Obijime(for formal style)
  • Obiage
  • Undergarments
  • Tabi (Socks)
  • Zori (Sandals)
  • Hair Accessories
  • Bag
  • Kitsuke (Dressing Service)
  • Hair Styling (Applicants only)
  • ※ Formal silk kimono is not rental in summer (June to September)

Formal kimono in this plan is a pure silk kimono, so it requires professional cleaning.

◆Please refrain from using perfume with a strong smell or smoking.

◆ Rain stains and mud splatters are a big enemy, so please use only indoors when it rains.


*Please note that you will be responsible for actual expenses in the event of excessive dirt, scratches, tears, or other damage.

How It Works

The following is a step-by-step explanation of how our kimono rental plan works:

Step 1 - Make an appointment
All of our rentals are by appointment only. Please make an appointment using the online booking calendar from this site. You can see all of the available dates/times online.
Step 2 - Confirming an appointment
As soon as the booking is made online, you will receive an email confirmation so you can check your appointment details. Within 24-48 hours, you will receive another email from us, finalizing your appointment. Should you need to change or cancel your appointment, please contact us in advance.
Step 3 - Arrival
On the day of your appointment, please come to our salon 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment. In case you are running late or need to reschedule, please let us know as soon as possible. We provide everything you need, so you do not need to bring anything.
Step 4 - Choosing your kimono and accessories
Once you check in, you will enter our traditional tatami room where you will choose your kimono and accessories with the help of our staff. You will go through a catalogue first, and our staff will pull out and show you your selections. You will get to coordinate colors and patterns of kimono, obi, obijime, and obiage. Our customers find this process very exciting and special.
Step 5 - Getting Dressed
After you choose your kimono and accessories, our experienced kitsuke staff will dress you. Our licensed staff will make sure that you are comfortable and that your kimono will stay intact for the whole day.
Step 6 - Hair Styling
Next up is hair styling. This rental plan includes simple yet elegant hair styling that suits your style and kimono.
Step 7 - Departure
When your kimono and hair styling is complete, we will ask you to pay before you leave. We accept cash and major credit cards. You can safely leave your belongings at our salon during your excursions in town (no valuable items, please).
Step 8 - Return
Please return to our salon no later than 5:30 PM on the same day. You will change back into your clothes and return the kimono at the salon. If you would like to enjoy the kimono until later at night, there is an option to return it on the next morning (with an additional ¥1,000). Let us know before you leave if you would like this option. Please do not forget to return the kimono.

《Caution about cancellation》

This is a private salon with only one group per hour.

Therefore, uncertain reservations will cause inconvenience to other customers who wish to make reservations.

Please make a reservation with a solid plan.

Also, if you have to cancel due to unavoidable circumstances, please be sure to contact us at least 2 days in advance.

If you cancel on the day of the reservation, or if you cancel without contacting us, you will be charged a cancellation fee, so please make a reservation after agreeing.

Kimono Rental Booking Calendar

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Please read before you book!

Here are some rules and regulations that we would like you to read and understand before you book.

Book Kimono Rental

Check availability from the calendar and choose your date and time slot. Appointments are every 30 minutes, but the entire kimono process lasts about 1 hour. If you would like to book for more than 5 people or need to book at the last minute (less than 24 hours), please contact us directly.

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