Alcon & Jcon in September!

We shall we offering free kimono dressing services at Alcon (4-7th September) on the SATURDAY!

Liz from Eclectic Kimono ( will be running a series of drop in workshops on how to wear kimono and yukata on the Saturday of this year’s Alcon on 4-7 September. She will bring a selection of kimono but will also help you learn how to dress in your own.

Learn how to wear yukata and tie a bunko obi knot, as well as more traditional kimono dressing with an otaiko obi knot.

This is an informal workshop, and cosplay kimono questions also addressed! Want to wear your kimono like Geisha or Oiran? You can ask here.

Workshops will be drop in and each slot will be 45 minutes:

Starting at:


On a first come first served basis, limited kimono and space available. For £5 you can also be dressed as Geisha or Oiran

You can see the forum entry here:

But we are also attending Jcon Derby (19-20th September) on the SATURDAY.

Elizabeth Hitchen’s will be joining us to give a workshop on Kimono dressing. Kimono dressing is the traditional dressing as shown in the photographs.

J-Con attendees will get a chance to try on all manor of different styles and fittings of this traditional Japanese dress. ^_^

You can visit the page here:

To both events you will be able to dress up in not just yukata but full formal kimono.

See you there!

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