Shabu-shabu with Ame and Mischie!

Tonight I met up with a few of the awesome girls from the Immortal Geisha forums for a warming dinner of shabu-shabu. It’s cold and damp and snowy and icy here, so I decided to wear my black, white, and red wool kimono and hike it up a bit with some boots. I figured it would be a great time to wear my new red-orange Tokaido obi, and had a bit of fun accessorizing with a sandy beige and red keffiyeh (shemagh).

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Ame went along the same lines and wore an adorable black wool ensemble, but mischie was very brave and wore a gorgeous black silk houmongi with ume. It was entirely accidental, but we were all wearing black, white, and red outfits!

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The food was delicious. We went to Kagayaki Shabu-Shabu in Montreal’s Chinatown. It was warming and flavourful and perfect for the weather.

Shabu Shabu
Shabu Shabu

After we finished dinner, we went to a fancy hotel nearby to take photos over their gorgeous koi pond and to relax and have a drink. As usual, I could not resist being a giant ham. Look! Fishies!
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Ame with her Pink Lady
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Mischie with a cappucino (in a super pretty cup!)
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And me being a jackass with a Bloody Cesar. Hey baby, come here often?
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I had a great time, and can’t wait to have another kimono meetup. Maybe not until it warms up a little though!

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3 Comments

  1. Looks like you guys had soooo much fun! Makes me want to go out and have a grand evening with friends in kimono.
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  2. I love this coordination! I’ve never seen a keffiyeh with a kimono before, it’s quite stylish! And of course, we get to see the red Tokaido obi!!! 🙂 It looks like you guys had so much fun….makes me wish there was actually someone nearby that I could hang out in kimono with :/ Not enough people in the South I guess lol. 😉

    Red, black and white is a color combo that I love. It’s so funny that you three decided to go wearing it! I guess that that particular combo has a sense of warmth when it cold outside? I’m definitely getting that vibe from all three outfits.

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