Whats the Difference Between a Kimono and a Yukata?

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How to Differentiate Between Japanese Kimono and Yukata A Yukata is often called a ‘kimono’, which, while being imprecise, isn’t exactly wrong. In very general terms, a Yukata is a kind of ‘light kimono’ designed to keep one cool during the warmer months. However, there are a number of other features that set the two apart. Read on for more detailed information on what the difference is between a kimono and a Yukata – in terms of features, uses and tradition.