A “kimono” rental store, VASARA Asakusa Main Shop will be opened! Newly designed items for the autumn and winter seasons will be sold.

24.September.2017 | FASHION / SPOT

VASARA Holdings will open “Kimono Rental VASARA Asakusa Main Store” created with the concept of “creating casual kimonos which make the person who wears them happy while walking on the street” on the 22nd of September (Fri) 9:00. Additionally, newly designed items for this coming autumn and winter season will be released at 14 stores throughout Japan.

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VASARA Asakusa Main Store is located in a convenient location, right beside Exit 6 of Asakusa Station. It boasts the largest floor space of all kimono Rental VASARA stores throughout the Kanto region. Nine fitting rooms are available, therefore visitors can try out the kimonos quickly and smoothly.

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Kimono Rental VASARA’s goal is to become a brand which promotes traditional Japanese culture to the world by offering items which have Japanese traditional taste and a playful spirit. They are also aiming to answer the needs of tourist both local and from abroad.

 

Let’s wear a kimono to enjoy the Asakusa tour.

 

■Information

Store name: Kimono Rental VASARA Asakusa Main Store

URL of the store: https://asakusa.vasara-h.co.jp/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VASARAKIMONO/

Address: 1-1-11, Asakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo

Access: Right beside Exit 6 of “Asakusa Station” Tokyo Metro Ginza Line.

Business hours: 9:00 to 17:00

Available items: Kimonos for women (Furisode (long-sleeved kimono), Homongi (semi-formal kimono), Komon (kimono with a certain pattern), hakama (skirt for formal wear), (clothes for children’s festivals), kimono for male (both adult and children).

 

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