So we all know by love I am in love with the idea of Japan (idea only, because I haven't been there yet!) so I cruise around on ebay all the time looking for Japanese fabrics, ogling obis and sighing over gorgeous kimono which I am consistantly outbid on. I have this firm idea that all kimono are beautiful, and yet quite often I come across a piece of clothing which shakes the foundation of this belief. For example, this one:
http://cgi.ebay.com/Japanese-Beautiful-KIMONO-TOMESODE-No-29384_W0QQitemZ220300302465QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item220300302465&_trkparms=72%3A1205%7C39%3A1%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C240%3A1318&_trksid=p3911.c0.m14 I just don't understand why you would want to wear a lobster? Eat it, sure, very tasty, but wear it?