Vintage Furisode Phot Shoot plan

Vintage ”Furisode” kimono photo shoot plan at a historically valuable Japanese house UME SAKURA ※This plan is photshooting inside our store "UME SAKURA" , as well as in the garden and entrance. You cannot use sightseeing on your own.

about 2hour

Wearing a vintage ”Furisode” kimono that boasts classic beauty, photo shooting in a historic Japanese house that is over 100 years old.

『overview』 ◆About this plan's furisode kimono The luxurious and elaborate vintage pure silk furisode kimono boasts timeless beauty and will captivate you with its beautiful dyeing and patterns. This plan has a collection and lineup of them. The obi that coordinates with the furisode kimono is a pure silk obi decorated with luxurious gold yarn such as Nishijin-ori, which is a traditional craft. Obijime is a handmade craft made using high traditional techniques. Combined with a tie-dyed obiage, this is a true orthodox traditional style that is sure to be a beautiful, top-of-the-line outfit no matter when you look back on it. ◆About photography Unlike studio photography, we will shoot at our store, which is a historically valuable Japanese house built over 100 years ago. The photographer will take photos in a natural atmosphere with gardens and buildings in the background. Also, except on rainy days, It is also possible to shoot on location at Kamogawa River, which is within walking distance. The shooting content allows you to leave a rich variety of beautiful photos that cannot be taken with studio photography. ◆How to provide photos We will give you the photo data (approximately 100 to 120 photos) on DVD or USB flash memory. The delivery format is simple and reasonable so that customers can use it freely according to their own purposes. No photo retouching or other processing has been done. We will provide as much photo data as possible, excluding out-of-focus and closed-eye photos. There are no additional charges or options. Please make your own photo prints and albums as needed. Our store only delivers photo data.


With family, friends, and lovers…

A valuable experience of furisode kimono photography…

You can also rent your family’s kimono or your boyfriend’s kimono and take photos with them. (Each kimono rental fee is required separately)

A valuable experience in Kyoto! Please take photos of wonderful memories with traditional beauty! !


Highest Quality Vitage Furisode

We offer a wide selection of high quality vintage furisode kimono. They can be for will surely provide an authentic Kyoto authentic 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 you.

Hair Styling

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


The following items are included in the rental price. ◆This plan is photshooting inside our store "UME SAKURA" , as well as in the garden and entrance. You cannot use sightseeing on your own.

Vintage Furisode kimono phot shoot
Price per person (tax included)
  • [Note] Cannot be used for sightseeing.
  • Vintage Furisode Kimono (Silk Kimono)
  • Obi (for furisode)
  • Silk Obijime (for furisode)
  • Obiage (for furisode)
  • Undergarments
  • Tabi (Socks)
  • Zori (Sandals)
  • Hair Accessories
  • Bag (for furisode)
  • Kitsuke (Dressing Service)
  • Hair Styling (Applicants only)
  • ◆Shooting by exclusive photographer
  • ◆Shooting time: About 1 hour (including in-store shooting)
  • ◆Photo data: DVD or USB flash drive
  • ◆Number of photos: about 100-120
  • *Kimono will be worn only during the photo shoot.

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 .
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 - Phot shooting
Once the dressing and hair are done, the photo shoot begins. We will take lots of wonderful photos mainly inside our store, which is a 100-year-old Kyomachiya house.
Step 8 - Payment
Once the photoshoot is finished, you will change your clothes and pay. Payment can be made in cash or by credit card.
※About shooting phot data
After we have finished checking and editing all the photos, we will give you all the data (about 100 to 150 photos) on DVD or USB frash memory, excluding out-of-focus photos and photos with eyes closed.
(Time required to deliver shooting data)
It will take about an hour and a half to review and edit the photos. You can receive your DVD or USB flash drive about 1.5 hours after the shoot ends. ※Closes at 5:30 p.m.

《Caution about cancellation》

This is a private salon limited to one group per reservation time.

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.

Furisode Phot Shooting 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. Please note that if you make a last-minute reservation (within 24 hours), we may not be able to accommodate your request depending on the photographer's schedule.

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