Differences between yukata and kimono

Differences between yukata and kimono - KUDEN by TAKAHIRO SATO
"Yukata" is a well-known souvenir when Japanese going abroad and Foreigner renting for sightseeing in Japan.
Some people abroad may have the image of a "yukata" = "kimono".
Today, let's check easily the difference between a yukata and a kimono.

What is a yukata?

A quick checklist
・Yukata is a type of kimono
・Light summer casual kimonos
・Same shape
・Familiar in modern day, worn as a nightgown in inns and at summer festivals.

Differences between yukata and kimono

・Kimono: worn all year round
 Yukata: only for summer
・Kimono:can worn formal occasions such as parties and ceremonies
 Yukata:casual occasions only
・Wear Nagajuban( kimono-like garment, made of light fabric and worn under the kimono )
Kimono: Yes
Yukata: No

・Different methods of wearing (yukata is easier to wear).

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