I don't mind paying a little bit more if they are really nice.
Has anyone got suggestions on good places to go?
Kyoto-Kimono Plaza, Kyoto is one of Kyoto’s more approachable kimono shops. because the quality is high it's nit cheap but you can be measured for a custom kimono and the shop will post it to your home.
Alternatively, try the Kōbō-san flea market at Tō-ji on the 21st of each month where you can find used kimono. about 8 years ago
I highly recommend the Toji market Simon suggested. Lots of ladies sell their last season Kimono there, many are still really nice. There are also a few crafts-people that hand-die their own and sell there as well. Prices range from a measly Y500 to A LOT. I love that market! about 8 years agoAnswered by Renee Rossini via WorldNomads.com