In summer, the southeasterly wind marks the pacific side very hot and humid.  When you wear kimono in summer, it is important to feel cool atmosphere.  So people use cold color like white, indigo blue and light blue and so on..  The summer wear is woven with ‘ro’ (it is kind of silk gauze) or ‘sha’ (another kind of silk gauze).  Hemp kimonos are also often worn in summer.  The autumn and winter patterns like snow rings, colored leaves and autumn flowers are popular and they look cool.

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