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(Japan Times)   With COVID-19 killing summer festivals and in-person socializing, struggling Japanese department stores push colorful yukata to be worn at online pandemic parties, an attractive alternative to grubby T-shirts or bare chests   ( divider line
    More: Obvious, Kimono, Department store, department stores, Japan, London, Matsuya department store, Ginza, department store  
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2020-08-12 8:05:32 PM  
I'm pretty sure that I could get close using sheets but unfortunately I don't think Target offers those crazy patterns. Kinda dull selection.
2020-08-12 8:46:28 PM  
Sorry. All stocked up.

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2020-08-12 8:48:53 PM  
Need to lose a bit(lot) of weight to fit back in my yukata
blue and white w/kubuki actors on it.
2020-08-13 1:58:05 AM  
I have just one. Sort of fits. Back in the day I managed the post-op of the first juvenile heart transplant. The yukata was a gift from the family.

Interesting societal note: this was before HIPAA in the US and so I had to field condition reports from news agencies in Japan calling in. My mom still has a clipping somewhere from the AP circulation of the story with me in it.

/Back when you could also find it online, but the inet is polluted now
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