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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.
See also: kimono, open

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.
See also: kimono, open

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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NEW YORK, July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimono artisans and art of kimono creation are on the verge of a crisis because of reduction of kimono market, aging of artisans, and lack of their successors in Japan.
PS PSBut when it comes to the high street interpretation, simply throwing on a kimono won't cut it this season - this trend is about taking traditional attire and bringing it bang up to date.
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.
The workshop, which was hosted by the Embassy of Japan, aimed at teaching the students about the world of the kimono including how it is made and the different aspects of its design.
Sitting sedately in chairs, the elderly couple accompanied their grandchildren to a cultural Kimono fashion show on Thursday night, organised by their daughter Naoko Kishida.
We, as a cultural centre, were originally planning a kimono show as part of a cultural exchange programme but we have now decided to focus on raising funds for victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami.
Silk painting is high art in Japan, revolving primarily around the kimono industry.
The move follows complaints from a large number of geisha that tourists keen to click their pictures often pursue them down the street, and tug them on the sleeves of heir kimonos
Mrs Davies added: "The idea is to introduce people in the North-West to the idea there is more to Japan than cars, kimonos or tosa fighting dogs, lots of other things about Japanese culture ancient and modern that are there to capture the imagination which this exhibition will prove.
The motifs on the exhibitionCOs kimonos range from almost-abstract rivers capes to relatively realistic close-ups on blooming cherry trees.
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.