This is not a definitive list by any means and will continue to grow as more books are published (and as I discover more!!) and is simply meant as a guide to help you search for books on kimono to add to your knowledge.


The Book of Kimono by Noriko Yamanaka

Kimono by Liza Dalby

Kimono Now by Manami Okazaki

The Social Life of Kimono: Japanese Fashion Past and Present (Dress, Body, Culture) by Sheila Cliffe and Joanne B. Eicher

The New Kimono: From Vintage Style to Everyday Chic by The Editors Of Nanao Magazine

Kimono: The Art and Evolution of Japanese Fashion by Anna Jackson

Kimono: A Modern History by Terry Satsuki Milhaupt

Kimono, Vanishing Tradition: Japanese Textiles of the 20th Century by Cheryl Imperatore and Paul MacLardy 

Kimono Meisen: The Karun Thakar Collection by Anna Jackson and Karun Thakar

Kimono Design: An Introduction to Textiles and Patterns by Nitanai,Keiko

Kimono as Art by Dale Carolyn Gluckman

Kimono Refashioned: Japan’s Impact on International Fashion by Yuki Morishima and Rie Nii