It might be called that because it has short sleeves. The idea is that women with short sleeves look pretty sexy, and a good amount of flapper dresses have short sleeves. But they’re also pretty short, so you have to wear them in summer, when the sun’s rays are the strongest, and people wear dresses anyway. People actually wear flapper dresses out of an effort to impress people, rather than to wear the dress.
Why is it called a kimono? One theory is that in Sumer, many women had been wearing the traditional Japanese dress, and in the Sumerian calendar, the kimono (the traditional dress for women) was in effect a special dress, for specific festivals and other formal occasions. The kimono didn’t go away, but some historians believe that in the 8th century BC, Sumerian women started wearing a long black wrap with the kimono still around it, probably because it seemed appropriate to wear a kimono in a setting of the festival of the goddess of fertility, Ixion. The wrap didn’t have sleeves, and some accounts suggest that the wrapped kimono was used for wrapping girls in the festival. In other accounts, the wrap may have been a loose white or black robe. The wrap was actually the symbol for the goddess Ixion—who wore the wrap for the festival of the goddess of fertility.
Why is it called a kimono? Some historians trace the kimono to Ancient Rome, when it served as a symbol of fertility and power for women. It was considered a symbol of feminine strength, strength of mind and strength of body, and was associated with motherhood. The kimono was not just an accessory, but a symbol of purity. The goddess was thought to be female, not male, so the wrap was thought of as another symbol of purity and female empowerment. The wrapping symbol was thought to protect against bad luck, and it was associated with the “kimono kami” myth—the mythical kami of the wrap that guarded the sacred place of the woman from demons and evil.
Why is it called a kimono? Some argue it’s because it’s made in China, and some Japanese people prefer calling it a “Chinese costume” or “Chinese dress.” But to me, the kimono is an important part of Japanese culture, and to me, the Japanese have long been obsessed with the dress pattern, which in particular has to do with “kimon
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