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Some more GREAT testimonials!

I wanted some colored gis.  My first attempt was a fail: I had a white gi dyed by a professional garment dyer in the NYC fashion district.  You’d think they’d be experts, but the colors came out weak and uneven. … Continue reading

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The appreciation continues to roll in. Thanks for your support.

Just received my Gi last week and all I can say is awesome! It arrived exactly when Chris said it would and was perfect in quality and weight. Held up in class and got me a bunch of compliments. It … Continue reading

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What people say about their Happy Kimonos Custom Tie Dyed gis.

“BEST INVESTMENT EVER. I loved my pink Atama gi dearly, but it doesn’t come close to how much I love my custom dyed Kimono from Happy Kimonos and my tie dyed one as well. The quality of the dye is phenomenal, the … 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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What are people saying about Happy Kimonos Custom Tie Dye Gis?

Occasionally, Happy Kimonos will post excerpts and links to blogs, forums and emails related to martial arts and our tie dye gis. With the re-introduction of tie dye fashion into mainstream martial arts we have found that opinions vary greatly … Continue reading

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