In Japan, the second Monday in January is "Coming-of-Age Day". ＊ The Coming-of-Age Day of 2018 will be held on January 8. This day, all over the Japan will celebrate this festival, and people will see Japan's young men and women who would have been incorporated into the adult ranks wearing beautiful traditional furisode or a suit. This time I am going to focus on the day of new adult women.
People only can participate in adults' festival one time, so most women wear "furisode". But, the hair makeup is also very exquisite, which is not inferior to the furisode. The difference between furisode and kimono? Please click here to check→
Yukata vs Kimono vs Hakama
From this morning, they shall go to the appointed beauty salon, so that professional dressmaker, hair stylist and make-up artist can provide best service for them, it'll take 30 minutes just to wear the furisode. So they must get up earlier in the morning! According to the booking situation and festival time, many girls have to get up at 4 o'clock in the morning ...! It must take so much time to change beautifully.
In order to make the furisode keep its shape, even walking shall be
careful, and it will also take some effort to sit down.
When arriving at the venue, shall take a photo with everyone♪
The start time is different in different region, but basically will be held at noon. The festival is generally held in various cultural centers or stadiums, in some region it may be held in the theme park.
When the adults' festival finishes, in order not to soil the furisode, or be easy to move around, many girls will change their clothes.
The furisode and kimono are very precious, so shall be kept well after taking them off.
The next clothes are evening dress.
It is said that many girls wear elegant evening dress or suit to attend the homecoming.
In the adult atmosphere unusual, just chat about all the things that have happened in your lives!
How do you feel?
An important day to become adult. Maybe you feel a bit nervous, but the stories in this day will certainly be a very wonderful page in your life.
If you find girls wearing furisode in Japan, just congratulate them in your heart♪