This silk kimono is Blackyoto unique piece, which means it is one of a kind. For example this kimono is authentic Japanese vintage item found between Tokyo and Osaka. Blackyoto is proud about the fact that the shape of the piece is traditional and wasn't refurbished in any way. As all pieces by the brand, it was dyed black at Kyoto Montsuki, a century-old Japanese company dedicated to this process. Kyoto Montsuki uses their signature shinkuro process, an environmentally sound black oxide dyeing method theyâ€™ve perfected over decades.