Masako Formals hair and makeup artist Hitomi Ohki, introduced Japanese TV channel Kiku TV to the history of kimonos. Hitomi was trained in Kyoto under a kimono master, and now dresses children, families, and couples in traditional kimonos at Masako Formal’s Kimono Photo Studio. In this epoisode of Naruhodo, Hitomi shares her kimono knowledge with Hawaii.

Check out store owner Kumi in a Tomesode kimono and enjoy learning a little more about Japanese kimono culture!