KIMONO The kimono (着物 ? )  is a Japanese traditional garment. The word "kimono", which literally means a "thing to wear",  has come to denote these full-length robes. The standard plural of the word kimono in English is kimonos. On certain events, it is proposed that you dress in a kimono, in most times you will need a helping hand to get into one. It is not as easy it looks, if you want to wear it appropriately. Men, Women and children alike adorn kimonos.
OBI is a sash for traditional Japanese dress, keikogi worn for Japanese martial arts, and part of kimono outfits. There are many types of OBI, most for women: wide obis made of brocade and narrower, simpler obis for everyday wear. The fanciest and most colourful obis are for young unmarried women. The usage of the obi is regulated by many unwritten rules.