Kimono in London
May 30, 2012 2:40 AM   Subscribe

Where in central London, not online, can I buy a nice ladies kimono (say a silk one about £150 or so) right now?
posted by Segundus to Clothing, Beauty, & Fashion (5 answers total)
posted by essexjan at 3:43 AM on May 30, 2012

Not really, since a) the central London Chinatown is almost entirely travel agencies, trinket shops, and restaurants and b) It is probably a Japanese kimono the OP wants.

Perhaps Mitsukoshi or the Japan Centre shop - the area on Regent's Street around #14 has a cluster of Japanese shops. Unfortunately, the specialty UK retailer Japanya is online only.

As a side note, if you are not looking for a Japanese Kimono, and just want a kimono-style piece of ladies lingerie, almost any of the major shops will do - Agent Provocateur was the main one that came up in a search, but their kimonos are pricy.
posted by Wylla at 3:58 AM on May 30, 2012

posted by nickrussell at 4:13 AM on May 30, 2012 [1 favorite]

Thanks to all. I'm on my way to Regent's Street!
posted by Segundus at 4:51 AM on May 30, 2012

I got one, btw - thanks again.
posted by Segundus at 2:38 AM on June 30, 2012

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