The koi has symbolic meanings in Japan. According to legend, the koi is believed to swim upstream no matter what the conditions are. This represents perseverance. In Buddhism it means courage. The strongest koi swim upstream until they reach the top of the waterfall, where they become a water dragon. The koi represents good luck and abundance.
This shorter length kimono is perfect for a bathrobe, loungewear or as a cover-up at the beach or pool. The distinctive design in navy blue and white is made of 100% cotton. This robe has a side pocket and includes a matching belt. Made in Japan. Machine wash cold for best results.
This Happi Coat is available in two sizes: Small/Medium and Large/XL.
Small/Medium, measures 42" in length and is designed to fit a man 5' 4" to 5' 11" in height. The sleeve length is 12", shoulder width is 24" and the girth is 50".
Large/XL, measures 45" in length and is designed to fit a man 5' 6" to 6' 2 in height.
The sleeve length is 13", shoulder width is 28" and the girth is 58".
Girth is the entire width of the fabric from end to end, so this robe adjusts to many waist/hip sizes. It is designed to wrap around you and be tied with the belt for a flattering fit. For length, measure yourself with a tape measure from the top of your shoulder, down your side to determine where the length would fall on you. The happi coat will be shorter on taller men and longer on shorter men.