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Discover the Top-Selling Kimono and Yukata of April 2024

Friday, May 10th, 2024

April showers might bring May flowers, but at Chopa, April 2024 brought an outpouring of love for our meticulously crafted kimono and yukata. This spring, our customers have spoken with their choices, elevating five exceptional designs that blend traditional craftsmanship with contemporary style. In a celebration of Japanese culture and fashion, we’re thrilled to unveil our top-selling pieces—each telling its unique story while encapsulating the artistry and elegance of authentic Japanese wear.

1. Eternal Chain Yukata

Metaphorically wrapping the wearer in the enduring strength and connectedness of life, the Eternal Chain Yukata emerged as a top favorite. Symbolizing eternal life, hope, and strength with its interconnected chain design, this piece resonates deeply on a spiritual level. It’s a wearable mantra, reflecting the wearer’s appreciation for life’s continuous cycle, making it much more than just a garment—it’s a statement.

2. Pink Cherry Blossom Yukata

The Pink Cherry Blossom Yukata is a tribute to Japan’s beloved Sakura season. Adored for its delicate beauty and fleeting nature, the cherry blossom is a reminder to cherish each moment. This best-seller captures the essence of spring with its lush display against a soft pink backdrop, making it a perfect choice for any occasion that calls for both elegance and introspection.

3. Tree of Life Yukata

With roots in ancient symbolism, the Tree of Life Yukata presents a geometric elegance that’s been popular for millennia. Its design speaks of stability, growth, and longevity—qualities highly regarded by samurai warriors and, evidently, our discerning clientele. This pattern, representing both historical significance and personal growth, continues to be a timeless choice for those seeking depth in their wardrobe.

4. Great Wave Yukata

Inspired by Hokusai’s iconic woodblock print, the Great Wave Yukata carries the power and drama of the sea. A favorite among our male customers, this design captures the awe-inspiring energy of the ocean’s mightiest waves. It’s a vivid reminder of nature’s unfathomable power and beauty, making it an exceptional piece for anyone drawn to the majesty of the natural world.

5. Black Dragon and Tiger Kimono

Our Black Dragon and Tiger Kimono features two of the most potent symbols in Japanese culture. The dynamic interplay of the dragon and tiger across a stark black canvas is not just visually striking; it embodies the balance between wisdom and strength. This piece is a bold declaration of the wearer’s own power and courage, making it an unbeatable choice for those looking to make a profound statement.

Why Choose Chopa’s Authentic Kimono and Yukata?

Since 1994, Chopa has been dedicated to bringing the beauty and tradition of Japanese kimono and yukata to enthusiasts worldwide. Our commitment to quality, authenticity, and customer service has made us a premier online destination for Japanese apparel. Each of our top-selling garments is expertly crafted in Japan, utilizing high-quality, washable cotton for ease of care without compromising on authenticity or style.

Our collection is a testament to the timeless appeal of traditional Japanese wear, updated for modern life and tastes. We understand the importance of connection—to culture, to tradition, and to personal expression.

Whether you’re drawn to the ethereal beauty of cherry blossoms, the profound symbolism of eternal chains, or the dynamic conflict of dragons and tigers, our top sellers of April 2024 invite you to experience the rich heritage and exceptional craftsmanship of Japanese kimono and yukata. Explore the collection today and find the piece that speaks to your spirit.

To enjoy these masterpieces in your own life or to learn more about our authentic Japanese wear, visit Chopa. Discover the elegance, tradition, and artistry that can only come from the heart of Japan.

Lightweight cotton cherry blossom yukata for women

Pink Cherry Blossom Yukata

Thirty Years Under Our Obi Means Many Happy Repeat Customers

Friday, March 8th, 2024

In an age where the online marketplace is more crowded than the streets of Tokyo during the cherry blossom season, standing out as a go-to source for authentic Japanese Kimono and Yukata is no small feat. At Chopa, we’ve done just that, weaving a tapestry of trust and satisfaction that spans over three decades.

Our customers, a diverse blend of men and women of all ages, return time and time, not just for our vast selection of over 100 styles, prints, colors, and sizes, but because they recognize the unmatched value we’ve stitched into every fabric of our business.

Why Do Customers Keep Coming Back?

Our repeat customers aren’t just numbers in a database; they are satisfied patrons who step out into the world adorned in more than just a garment – they wear a story, a tradition, and a piece of craftsmanship that’s been carefully selected and delivered with care.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

One of our loyal customers shared, “My kimono arrived in perfect condition. The design was absolutely beautiful, and it was a great value. The quality alone is worth more than what they charge. I highly recommend Chopa for your kimono and Yukata. I own several and have purchased more as gifts.” This testimonial isn’t a lone cherry blossom; it’s reflective of the garden of satisfaction we’ve cultivated.

A Case Study in Loyalty

Our commitment to quality and service shines through in the long-term relationships we’ve built. A poignant example is a spa owner who has adorned her staff and spa with our yukata for nearly two decades. Her choice reflects not just a preference for our lightweight, gorgeous, machine-washable cotton robes but an understanding of the value they add to her business and the comfort they bring to her clients.

Beyond The Product

At Chopa, it isn’t just about the kimono or yukata; it’s about the entire experience. Fast shipping from the USA, easy returns, free shipping on qualified orders, and easy care are pillars that support our towering reputation. Our customers understand this, and their loyalty is a testament to our business culture.

Anchored In Tradition, Thriving on Trust

Established 30 years ago, our business is not just a purveyor of fine Japanese garments; we are custodians of tradition, offering authenticity in a digital age defined by fleeting trends and momentary desires. Our customers recognize this – their loyalty is our legacy, and their satisfaction is our future.

A Continuous Thread of Excellence

The emotional weave of every interaction – from browsing to unpacking – is what keeps our customers loyal. Their repeat business isn’t merely transactional; it’s an ongoing relationship built on mutual respect and appreciation for the art of the kimono and yukata.

In a world where everything is temporary, Chopa stands as a beacon of continuity, tradition, and quality. Our customers know this, and it’s why they return, season after season, year after year, decade after decade. Here’s to celebrating thirty years of unwavering customer loyalty. Here’s to celebrating you.

Join the Chopa family today and experience the difference that dedication, quality, and care can make in your wardrobe. Because when you choose Chopa, you’re not just buying a kimono or yukata – you’re choosing a legacy of excellence.

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Embrace the New Year with a Kimono or Yukata from Chopa

Saturday, December 30th, 2023

A new year is like the turning of a new leaf – full of opportunities, changes, and new beginnings. And what better way to welcome the new year than by embracing a new style and fashion? If you’re looking to add excitement to your wardrobe, then a kimono or yukata might just be what you need.

At Chopa – Your Kimono Source, we offer over 100 styles, patterns, and colors of authentic Japanese robes for men, women, and children. Our online store is open 24 hours a day, so you can shop for the best selection anywhere. Bring new joy and happiness into your life by embracing Japanese fashion and culture through these elegant and stylish garments.

The Tradition of Japanese Kimonos and Yukatas
The kimono is a traditional Japanese garment that has been around for centuries. Originally worn as formal attire, it has since evolved to become a fashionable and versatile outfit. The yukata, on the other hand, is a lightweight, casual robe often worn in informal settings such as summer festivals. Both of these garments are timeless, and they embody the essence of Japanese culture. They are made from high-quality materials like silk, cotton, or wool. These are decorated with intricate patterns that reflect nature, history, and spirituality.

Why Choose Chopa – Your Kimono Source
At Chopa, we are passionate about Japanese culture and fashion, and we strive to bring the best of it to our customers. We offer a wide variety of kimonos and yukatas in different styles and sizes that cater to all needs and preferences. Our products are made from authentic materials and are crafted by master artisans in Japan.

We take pride in providing excellent customer service and are committed to giving our clients an exceptional shopping experience. Whether you’re looking for a gift or a treat for yourself, we have something for everyone.

How to Wear a Kimono or Yukata
Wearing a kimono or yukata can be a little intimidating for first-timers, but with a little practice, anyone can look stunning in them. The key is to choose the right size and style that suits your body shape and personality. Kimonos come in different lengths, and they should be wrapped around the body with the left side over the right (except for funerals, where the opposite is true).

Yukatas are simpler, and they offer more flexibility in terms of styling. They are often worn with an obi belt and sandals. The elegance of these garments lies in their simplicity and the way they complement the natural curves of the body. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different accessories and hairstyles to complete the look.

The Benefits of Kimonos and Yukatas
Apart from the aesthetic appeal, kimonos and yukatas also have some practical benefits. They are comfortable to wear, and the flowing design allows for more freedom of movement. They are also suitable for all occasions – from weddings and parties to casual outings and lounging at home. In addition, they can be worn year-round, with different layers and accessories, making them a versatile and cost-effective addition to any wardrobe.

The new year is a perfect time for new beginnings and new fashion choices. By adding a kimono or yukata to your wardrobe, you’ll be embracing Japanese culture and fashion and bringing elegance and grace to your style. At Chopa – Your Kimono Source, we offer a wide selection of authentic Japanese robes that cater to all needs and preferences.

We’re committed to providing excellent customer service and ensuring that our customers are happy and satisfied with their shopping experience. So, why not start the new year in style and bring a little bit of Japanese tradition and charm into your life? Shop now and discover the beauty of kimonos and yukatas.

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Discover the Best Selling Kimonos and Yukatas of the Month at Chopa

Saturday, November 11th, 2023

It’s that time of the month again when we reveal the most popular kimonos and yukatas sold at Chopa, your go-to source for high-quality and authentic Japanese robes. Our list is based on actual sales, not mere opinions. This month, we have a beautiful collection of kimonos and yukatas that are perfect for the holiday season, from classic prints to modern designs. Whether you’re treating yourself or searching for a special gift, we’ve got you covered.

Top Five Sellers:

1) Yukata – Dragon and Mt Fuji- Blue: The stunning dragon and Mt Fuji design on this yukata is a popular favorite among our customers. The Japanese artist placed dragons, gold calligraphy symbols, and Mt Fuji against a multi-shaded blue background. This design created an extremely attractive yukata that is sure to please the discerning gentleman. Produced by expert clothiers in Japan. Yukatas are lightweight and perfect for hot weather or relaxing at home.

2) Black Kimono Samurai Robe: This black kimono featuring embroidered samurai designs is both elegant and edgy. It’s a versatile robe that can be dressed up or down, making it an excellent choice for many occasions. The robe comes with a matching belt that can be tied at the waist for a more fitted look.

3) Yukata – Cloud Dragon: Another dragon-themed yukata that made it on the best seller list this month.  Living among the clouds against a navy blue background representing the sky, the gilded dragons, gold calligraphy and contrasting shades of blue create this distinctive design. This men’s yukata is handcrafted in Japan of 100% cotton with a shrink-resistant finish.

4) Yukata – Eternal Chain: The interlocking chain patterns on this yukata are symbolic of everlasting life and love. The robe is available in with a striking white and blue pattern which looks stunning with the contrasting prints. This yukata is perfect for special occasions, such as weddings or anniversaries.

5) Kimono – Dragon of Flame: For those who love dragons, this kimono is a must-have. The intricate dragon designs are expertly embroidered in in red, white, and gold hues embody strength and passion. This kimono is made in Japan of premium, 100% cotton broadcloth.

Our monthly list of best selling kimonos and yukatas at Chopa is always a delight to share with our customers. We take pride in offering authentic Japanese robes that are both stylish and comfortable. If you’re looking to surprise a loved one or to treat yourself this holiday season, browse through our collection at Chopa. You can enjoy fast and convenient shipping from the USA. Thanks for taking the time to read our blog post. Happy shopping! Happy Holidays!

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Get Ahead of the Game: Early Christmas Holiday Shopping Tips

Tuesday, September 26th, 2023

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again. With just a few weeks left before the holiday season is officially in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about what to get your loved ones for Christmas. While some people might enjoy the hustle and bustle of shopping during the holiday rush, others dread the crowds and long lines that come with it. If you’re the latter, then you might want to consider starting your holiday shopping early this year. Not sure where to begin? Here are some tips that will help you get ahead of the game.

1. Make a list and check it twice. Before heading out to start your holiday shopping, make sure that you have a list of all the people you need to buy gifts for. This will help you stay organized and ensure that you don’t forget anyone. You can also add your budget next to each person’s name to keep your spending in check.

2. Already struggling for time?  Shop online for your gifts. Do your research early and determine which online store is right for you. What kind of selection do they have. What is their shipping time? What about their return policy? Determining these facts will help you when you are ready to click the buy button online.

3. Start buying early. The earlier you start your holiday shopping, the less likely you are to encounter the hustle and bustle. Plus, you’ll have more time to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Consider doing some online shopping to save time and avoid the crowds altogether.

4. Take advantage of sales and promotions. Many stores offer early bird discounts and specials for those who start their holiday shopping sooner. Check your favorite stores’ websites or sign up for their newsletters to stay informed of any sales or promotions.

5. Consider DIY gifts. If you’re feeling crafty, consider making some handmade gifts for your loved ones. Homemade gifts are a thoughtful way to show your love and appreciation, and they’re often more affordable than store-bought ones.

6. Don’t forget about wrapping. Once you’ve got all your gifts, get creative and wrap them up nicely. Doing so will add that extra touch of thoughtfulness to your gift. You can either wrap them yourself or hire a professional gift wrapping service if you’re not feeling up for the task.

Of course if you are shopping for a kimono or yukata, Chopa, the Kimono Shop is the right choice. Chopa was established in 1994 and is a leading online provider of Japanese kimono and yukata robes. They carry a large selection and offer many sizes to fit your body type. Produced in 100% cotton, the robes are easy to care for and a joy to wear. What makes a better gift than loungewear?

Shop online and sit back and relax. Chopa has your back when it comes to gifts. They can ship now or hold your package until a selected date that you choose. Refunds are simple and they offer an extended return window for the Christmas holiday.

With these tips, you can get a head start on your holiday shopping while avoiding the stress that comes with last-minute gift shopping. Remember to keep your budget in mind, and don’t forget to enjoy the holiday season with your loved ones. Happy shopping!

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The Easy Way to Buy a Kimono – Shopping at Chopa Kimono Shop

Sunday, September 17th, 2023

Have you always wanted to own a kimono, but have been intimidated by the buying process? Look no further than the Chopa Kimono Shop. Established in 1994, this US-owned and operated store is one of the largest kimono shops in the country. They offer an extensive selection of kimonos in various sizes, competitive pricing, and quick shipping from the USA. Additionally, their easy returns policy has made them a trusted vendor with thousands of repeat customers.

Read on to learn why buying a kimono from Chopa Kimono Shop is so easy.

1. Extensive Selection

Chopa Kimono Shop has one of the largest selections of kimonos and yukatas in the USA, with traditional and modern styles to choose from. Their inventory includes kimonos for men, women, and children, with sizes to fit everyone. They were one of the first retailers to offer plus-sized kimonos and yukatas for women and big and tall sizes for men. You’ll find a wide range of colors, patterns, in soft, comfortable cotton.

2. Competitive Pricing

You’ll be delighted to know that the Chopa Kimono Shop offers competitive pricing for their kimonos. They are a direct importer and have had relationships for nearly 30 years with their manufacturers. This means that they can offer reasonable prices without compromising on quality. If you are on a tight budget, they also run regular sales, and you can grab some fantastic bargains.

3. USA Owned and Operated

The Chopa Kimono Shop is a USA, Employee-Owned and operated store located in northwest Florida. When you buy a kimono from them, you are supporting a local business, and your money stays in the USA. They take pride in providing excellent customer service, and you can be assured of their commitment to their customers’ satisfaction.

4. Quick Shipping from the USA

When you order a kimono from Chopa Kimono Shop, you can expect speedy delivery from within the USA. They use USPS, UPS, and FedEx to deliver your order as quickly as possible. Most orders are shipped on the same day or the next day, depending on the time of day you place your order. You will receive a tracking number once your order has been shipped so that you can keep tabs on your package.

5. Easy Returns

If you’re not happy with your purchase, Chopa Kimono Shop has an easy returns policy. You can return unworn items in its original packaging within 30 days for a refund or exchange. They want you to be happy with your purchase, and they will work with you to find the right fit. They also offer free shipping on orders of $75 or more, giving you even more reasons to shop at their store.

Chopa Kimono Shop ticks all the boxes when it comes to buying a kimono or yukata. They offer one of the largest selections of kimonos in the USA, in various sizes, colors, patterns made with high-quality fabrics. Plus, they provide competitive pricing, quick shipping from the USA, easy returns, and free shipping on orders of $75 or more. Moreover, they are a USA, employee-owned and operated business that has been servicing its customers for nearly 30 years. They have a solid and respected reputation for excellent customer service and a vast number of repeat customers. So don’t be intimidated by the buying process – head over to Chopa Kimono Shop and pick out the perfect kimono or yukata today!

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Understanding the Significance of the Japanese Obon Festival – A Guide to Kimono Yukata

Tuesday, July 18th, 2023

Japan is a land of rich culture, fascinating traditions, and unique festivals. One event that is very popular is called the Obon festival. This annual commemoration honors one’s ancestors. It remains an integral part of Japanese culture and tradition. This is a time for people to reconnect with their roots and remember their loved ones who have passed on. If you’re planning on visiting Japan for the Obon festival in 2023, or simply curious about the festival, this is a must-read for you. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the meaning, traditions, and dates of the Japanese Obon festival.

The Obon festival takes place across Japan in mid-August. The dates vary depending on the region and usually last for three days. This includes one day set aside for visiting gravesites and offering gifts to one’s ancestors. This particular day is known as Hoyo and is a time for introspection and reflection. The other two days of the festival are dedicated to feasting, drinking, and celebrating with family and friends.

One of the most defining features of the Obon festival is the bon odori dance. This dance is performed to welcome back ancestral spirits and dates back to the 16th century. It features unique music and choreographed dance that everyone can participate in. Whether you’re a visitor or a local, you’re always welcome to join in the festivities. Bon Odori dances have become so popular that they are now performed in many countries across the world.

The lighting of chochin lanterns is another significant aspect of the Obon festival. These paper lanterns are used to light the way for ancestral spirits as they return to the world of the living. They are also used to decorate the streets and homes during the festival. These lanterns are colorful and add to the vibrant atmosphere of the celebrations.

Another tradition associated with the Obon festival is the making and displaying of Obon altars. These altars are created in households and shrines across Japan. They serve as a place for family members to pray and offer gifts to their ancestors. Obon altars may include offerings of food, drinks, flowers, and candles.

The Obon festival is an important time for Japanese people. This is a time to reconnect with their heritage and remember their loved ones who have passed away. From feasting and dancing to lighting lanterns and offering gifts to ancestors, the festival is full of traditions that celebrate the spirits of the dead. If you happen to be in Japan during the Obon festival, make sure you take part in the festivities and witness the magic of this enchanting event.

If you are not visiting Japan, check your local entertainment guides for an Obon Celebration near you. In the USA, Obon Festivals are gaining in popularity and are held in most major cities. Festivities usually take place in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, New York, Charlotte, San Diego, Philadelphia, Oakland, St. Paul, and many, many more.

It is common practice to wear a new Yukata robe for the celebration. If you are looking for a new robe, check out Chopa – Your Kimono Source. Chopa has been a leading online provider of authentic Japanese kimonos and yukata robes since 1994. They have perfected the art of online Kimono shopping.

Their Kimono Shop is open online 24 hours a day. They are a direct importer and ship quickly from Northwest Florida. They offer a large selection of garments in many styles, colors, and patterns as well as plus-sized, Big and Tall, Petite, full-length, and short-length robes.

Tokyo, Japan Obon Festival

What is the Right Cost for a Kimono? Debunking the Mystery of Clothing Prices

Sunday, July 2nd, 2023

The Kimono is a traditional Japanese garment. It has become a symbol of timeless fashion and elegance around the world. With its intricate embroidery, beautiful prints, and unique designs, this piece of clothing has caught the attention of fashion enthusiasts across the globe. However, when it comes to the cost of a kimono, it can vary drastically amongst different brands and designers. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the world of clothing prices, debunking common myths and uncovering how the cost of a kimono is set.

The cost of a kimono depends on various factors.  These include materials used, designer, pattern making, trims, sewing, handwork, packaging, duties, and shipping. The quality of the materials used in a kimono determines its durability and longevity. The higher the quality of materials, the higher the cost of the kimono. The same applies to the designer of the kimono. If you’re purchasing a designer kimono, you can expect to pay more due to the prestige of the brand.

Price tags can be a mystery for many shoppers, especially when it comes to clothing. What makes a $200 blouse different from a $20 one? And why is there such a massive price gap between two similar-looking kimonos? The truth is, pricing isn’t always straightforward, particularly in the fashion industry.

The process of pattern making, sample creation, and sewing all of these into a kimono also determines its cost. The intricacy of the design or pattern, the number of seams, and the fabric’s thickness influence the number of labor hours required to create the garment. The more the labor hours, the higher the cost of the kimono.

The packaging, duties, and shipping of a kimono all incur additional costs that are worth considering. For instance, if you’re purchasing a kimono from a different country, you may be required to pay import duties, which you should factor into the total cost of the kimono.

Understanding the various factors in the entire process, can help you make informed decisions about your purchase. First and foremost is the fabric. A silk kimono will typically be more expensive than a cotton one, as the cost of raw materials is higher. The complexity of the design is also a factor. A custom-designed, hand-printed kimono with intricate details will likely be more expensive than a simple, mass-produced one. The length and weight of the kimono can also affect the price.  They influence the amount of fabric and resources needed for production.

Additionally, the brand and retailer’s markup can significantly impact the cost. Popular designer brands and high-end boutiques often carry a hefty markup on their clothing to reflect their exclusivity and prestige. On the other hand, smaller, independent brands may have more transparent pricing models, reflecting their values of ethical and sustainable production. It’s crucial to research the brand and consider its values and practices before making a purchase.

The perceived “value” of a kimono is another essential component of pricing. Shoppers are willing to pay more for clothing that is perceived to be of high quality, has unique designs, or holds sentimental significance. This perceived value is often enhanced through marketing and branding efforts. These can drive up demand and prices for a particular kimono.

Lastly, production costs, taxes, and other expenses also contribute to the final cost of a kimono. While a brand may strive to keep prices reasonable, it must cover its overhead costs to ensure the viability and growth of its business.

In conclusion, the right cost for a kimono depends on many factors. The cost of a kimono is complex and multi-faceted. It’s essential to understand that the beautiful prints, intricate embroideries, and unique designs found in a kimono are the result of countless hours of work and significant resources. The cost of a kimono also accounts for the brand’s reputation, the designer’s experience, and the quality of materials used.

When purchasing a kimono, one should consider all these factors and ensure that the price tag is commensurate with the garment’s quality. By understanding the various factors that impact pricing, shoppers can make informed decisions about their purchases and support brands that align with their values. Whether you’re seeking a luxury designer kimono or a sustainably made, independent one, there is always a fair price that reflects the quality, value, and resources that went into its production.

Chopa – Your Kimono Source has been a leading online provider of authentic Japanese Kimonos and Yukatas since 1994. They have perfected online kimono shopping through their vast experience and quality offerings. Chopa was one of the first to offer Plus-sized and Big and Tall Kimonos. Chopa rewrote the idea that “one size fits all” or “one size fits most.” While often copied and frequently plagiarized by competitors, Chopa stands firm in their commitment to offer quality robes at reasonable prices. It’s a formula that has worked for nearly three decades.

The beauty of Kimonos

The Beauty of Kimonos

Happi Coats – Your Summer Essential

Friday, June 23rd, 2023

As the temperature rises and we say hello to summer, it’s time to update our wardrobes to stay comfortable and fashionable. And what’s better than a traditional Japanese garment to add a unique touch to your summer style? Happi coats are short-length kimonos that originated as workwear in Japan. Today they have become a popular fashion item around the world. Their lightweight and breathable fabric, shorter length, and easy care make them the perfect summer essential. In this blog, we will discuss why you should add a Happi coat to your wardrobe this summer.

Lightweight and breathable fabric
Happi coats are made of cotton or cotton blends, making them lightweight and breathable. This means that you will stay cool and comfortable throughout the day, even in the sweltering summer heat. Unlike heavy denim or wool jackets, a Happi coat won’t weigh you down or make you feel stifled.

Shorter length for a cooler you
The shorter length of Happi coats makes them ideal for summer. Not only does it give you freedom of movement, but it also allows air to circulate around your body. This will keep you cool and dry. Whether you are running errands or attending a summer festival, a Happi coat will keep you comfortable and stylish.

Easy care and maintenance
Happi coats are machine washable and dry quickly, making them an effortless addition to your summer wardrobe. You don’t have to worry about taking them to the dry cleaner or ironing them every time you wear them. Just toss them in the washer, hang them out to dry, and you are ready to go. Always check the garment tag to be sure yours is machine washable.

Lounging and cover-up after shower, swim, or pool
Happi coats are versatile. You can use them to lounge around at home or out on the beach as a cover-up after a shower, swim, or hanging out at the pool. They are perfect for those who love the feel of a lightweight and comfortable garment around their body, all while looking stylish.

A unique addition to your summer wardrobe
Happi coats come in various designs and colors, ranging from traditional to modern. By incorporating a Happi coat into your summer wardrobe, you can add a unique touch to your outfit and stand out from the crowd. Its versatility also means that you can easily mix and match it with your existing wardrobe, giving you endless outfit possibilities.

In summary, Happi coats are the perfect summer essential for anyone looking for a comfortable and stylish garment that won’t weigh them down. The lightweight and breathable fabric, shorter length, and easy care and maintenance make Happi coats the perfect go-to option. Whether you are lounging around, running errands, or attending summer festivals, this is your clothing necessity. So why not add a Happi coat to your summer wardrobe this year? Experience the comfort and style that it has to offer.

We recommend the online store to shop for your Happi Coat. Besides Happi’s, kimonos and yukatas are available in a large variety of colors, styles, prints and sizes. Whether you seek a man’s or woman’s, they have what you are looking for.

Short-length Happi Coat Kimono

      Japanese Happi Coat

Why a Japanese Kimono or Yukata Robe makes the Perfect Graduation Gift

Saturday, May 27th, 2023

Graduation season is upon us, and with that comes the stress of finding the perfect gift. But why not surprise your graduate with something unique and memorable? In Japan, a traditional kimono or yukata robe is often worn to celebrate special occasions like graduation. Not only is it a beautiful and elegant garment, but it also carries a deep cultural significance. At chopa.com, we offer a wide range of styles, colors, and sizes to cater to every graduate’s preferences. Keep reading to discover why a Japanese kimono or yukata robe makes the perfect graduation gift.

A Gift with Meaning
When you give a kimono or yukata robe as a graduation gift, you’re not just giving a beautiful garment. You’re also honoring a long-standing tradition. In Japanese culture, these robes are worn to mark significant milestones and occasions, including graduations. By giving a kimono or yukata to your graduate, you’re acknowledging their hard work and achievement in a meaningful way.

Perfect for All Occasions
One of the great things about a Japanese kimono or yukata robe is its versatility. Your graduate can wear it for special events like graduations, but it’s also suitable for everyday wear. Whether your graduate is heading off to college or starting a new job, they can wear their robe to add a touch of elegance to any outfit.

Wide Range of Styles and Sizes
At chopa.com, we offer over 100 styles and patterns, as well as a range of sizes from regular to petite and plus sizes. This means you can find the perfect robe for every graduate, no matter their style or body type. From bold and colorful designs to more subdued patterns, there’s a kimono or yukata to suit every taste.

Easy to Care for
Unlike traditional Japanese silk kimonos, our robes are made from easy-care cotton. This means they’re machine washable and easy to care for, making them a practical gift that your graduate will appreciate. Plus, the cotton fabric makes the robe comfortable to wear in any season. Your graduate can enjoy it all year long.

A Lasting Memory
Finally, a Japanese kimono or yukata robe is a gift that your graduate will treasure for years to come. Every time they wear it, they’ll remember their graduation and the special people who supported them along the way. It’s a gift that will last for many years and become a cherished memory of their achievement.

In conclusion, a Japanese kimono or yukata robe is the perfect graduation gift. It’s a beautiful and meaningful way to honor your graduate’s achievement and mark the start of a new chapter in their life. At chopa.com, we offer a wide range of styles and sizes to suit every taste, so you’re sure to find the perfect robe for your graduate. So why not surprise your graduate with a gift they’ll treasure for years to come?

koi fish yukata from Japan

Blue Koi Yukata