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open the kimono

To be transparently open about one's plans, dealings, or intentions. I assure you that our company has opened the kimono about every aspect of our tax obligations to the state.
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open (up) (one's) kimono

To be transparently open about one's plans, dealings, or intentions. I assure you that our company has opened our kimono about every aspect of our tax obligations to the state.
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open (up) one's kimono

Sl. to reveal what one is planning. (From the computer industry, referring especially to the involvement of the Japanese in this field.) Sam isn't one to open his kimono much when it comes to new products. Even if Tom appears to open up his kimono on this deal, don't put much stock in what he says.
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open (up) one’s kimono

in. to reveal what one is planning. (From the computer industry, referring especially to the involvement of the Japanese in this field.) Even if Tom appears to open up his kimono on this deal, don’t put much stock in what he says.
See also: kimono, open, up

open one’s kimono

verb
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Though kimonos are made from a variety of fabrics, especially the casual ones in polyester and cotton, silk is the most desirable fabric for formal kimonos.
Go glam in a bright silk kimono with matching trousers or shorts - just the thing for strolling com along the beach on balmy nights - and the kimono will come in handy as a cover-up back home too.
From waist to ankle length, prints to block colour and plain to embellished, there's a kimono to co-ordinate with every wardrobe.
As the curtain went up, the audience marvelled at the character's display of kimonos.
Look to a chic kimono jacket or chamirishsundaymirror@ bray tunic teamed with sleek, tailored trousers to work the look, while no fashion warrior's wardrobe would be complete without a graphic silk dress belted loosely at the waist.
A participant will also be dressed up in full ceremonial kimono and there will be stalls set up by the Wirral Bonsai Society, collectors of Ningyo (Japanese dolls) and koi carp aficionados among others.
The company's products range from Organic Cotton Dog Kimonos ($29) and Organic Striped Dog Tees ($22) to organic cotton bone or animal-shaped chew toys ($9-$13).
It reads: "A Korean woman and her American friend model traditional Korean kimonos.
Sheep, after all, do not weave their wool into Harris tweeds, nor do silkworms spin kimonos.
We do birthday and special-occasion Japanese tea parties with special kimonos for people to wear.
This collection features approximately 20 color photos of kimonos owned by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and worn by Ichimaru (1906-1997), a geisha, musician, and well-known singer in Japan.
Collaboratively researched and co-authored the team of by Barry Till, Michiko Warkentyne, and Judith Patt (all of whom are from the curatorial department at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria), The Kimono Of The Geisha-Diva Ichimaru is a visually impressive photographic and informative biographical compendium of the life and success of the world renowned Japanese artist Ichimaru (1906-1997), and her collection of kimonos now owned by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
Canny shoppers should now be stacking their trolleys with kimonos and white face paint as Geisha chic is set to sweep the high street.
Kimonos come in a variety of colors and styles, which differ depending on the occasion, as well as the age and marital status of the wearer.