Geisha girls…

Geisha Girls
Dena came up with the idea of this blog and I truly thought what a great idea and jumped into doing it enthusiastically until trying to find the hair, makeup took probably as long as the RL training to become a Geisha ~ laughing as that is so not true ~ for about a week now am having some major issues trying to sign in to the SL website so I could look at Marketplace from outside SL ~ without going into a lot of detail just saying it is getting frustrating after 4 days and not fixed *grumpy face*…still the idea finally got going with a bit of creative finesse as you can see by the pic above ~ what I said about the training for Geisha’s is true as the time relates to approximately 6 years ~ not just about the makeup or wardrobe but as a geisha you study music, language, dance and yes the traditional tea ceremony…also learning the proper way to speak, act and even walk in  in a floor-length kimono without tripping over her hem, and to pour sake so that her kimono sleeve doesn’t dip into the cup. In a group of men and geisha, she learns whom to greet first and how low to bow when greeting each person. She learns how to flatter a shy man, an arrogant man and a disinterested man with equal success…There is also the art of fixing your hair, wearing the kimono and the clogs that keep the hem from dragging on the ground without falling over…sadly in today’s world there are fewer than a thousand registered geishas as most females will go through that process as part of their family heritage or because it is a very romantic endeavor ♥  Side note is that all geisha females are single and if they decide to marry they must retire ~ also the first geishas were men, not women♥♥ Not a profession I would have ever considered as it takes most up to two hours just to get dressed not counting putting on makeup…

Shot at my home using a backdrop by Pixel Art Photography and poses Umbrella-Kimono #3 & #1 by Chisa Creation

Dena and I wore the same exact thing with the exception of the color of our Kimono

Pud’s Very Subtle Bounce Physics
*CC* Umbrella-Kimono
*{( konpeitou )}* fuwafuwa–kimono 
..::( siratama )::.. Glass Clogs
CATWA HEAD Catya v3.2
IKON Odyssey Eyes – Nymph
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Chop Zuey Willow Love – Womens Wedding Band
~Ss~ Hair wig[Geiko Shimada]
Skin Glam Affair Kiko FLF past
Shapes ~ our own

2 thoughts on “Geisha girls…

  1. Your work really paid off, what a great photo! That is very interesting information about geishas. Some I had heard before, but I didn’t realize how intense and thorough the training was. There was a movie once about the life of a geisha, but I never watched it myself. After reading your blog here, I may look that up. Thanks for sharing with us!

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