The 2010 film The Social Network—to borrow a phrase popular with tech types—“opened the kimono” a bit on the industry.
A more elegant pencil dress/trench looked a little like a kimono that was tied with a feminine sash.
I saw the car and someone in a long blue Japanese kimono, but it was Brando in the kimono (also wearing brown fur snow boots).
After her set, Viva threw on her kimono and sat down next to me as a younger woman teetered onto the stage.
The next time I was in town, I called upon Chiso and was greeted by Emmy Kanasaki, a young woman dressed in a kimono.
"I wasn't finding fault," retorted Elsie, who had by this time taken off the kimono, and begun brushing out her long hair.
She doubted if she would have enough to buy a kimono in Japan.
She lent her Roman sash, her embroidered Japanese kimono, and her spangled Egyptian scarf to girls who could use them effectively.
My waif was curled up in my kimono, feeding my fan-tailed goldfish.
There was a motley array of every color of kimono that the mind of girl could conceive.
1630s, from Japanese kimono, literally "a thing put on," from ki "wear, put on" + mono "thing."
A casing of cement containing a corpse for disposal in deep water (1940s+)