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Another Video Production from Happy Kimonos

In the spirit of Happy Kimonos, we have produced our first parody video as a birthday gift for a fellow martial artist. This is all in fun and has been enjoyed by all that have seen it to date. We … Continue reading

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You want a tie dye gi, but how do you pick a pattern?

So you’ve decided you want to make the jump to self expression on the mat. You know what colors you want, but what pattern. So many to choose from. Pattern, like color, is a very personal selection. While there are … Continue reading

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Live and Let Dye

Traditional Tie Dyeing The earliest surviving examples of pre-Columbian tie-dye can be found in Peru and date from 500-800 A.D.  Their designs incorporate bright colors including red, yellow, blue, and green into small circle and line patterns. Shibori (絞り染め Shiborizome), … Continue reading

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Don’t Dye on Your Training Partner

It’s one thing to roll with your various training partners and leave your mark by pulling off your “go-to” submission. Don’t me that guy with the new colorful gi. You know the one. He never washes his gi. You look … Continue reading

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