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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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What kind of gi does Happy Kimonos (HKI) use??

Happy Kimonos International (HKI) kimonos are manufactured for HKI for the sole purpose of dying. All our kimonos (gis) are high quality and constructed with Jiu Jitsu in mind. The features of our Gis are as follows: • Solid 100% … 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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HappyKimonos tie dye gi worn by Matt Thornton in Black Belt Magazine

We are very excited here at HappyKimonos. We’ve been running strong for almost 3 years now and we appreciate all of our sponsored competitors and loyal customers who have helped us provide a rather unique service into the mainstream of … Continue reading

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