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The unlined, cotton kimono is often worn in the summer or after bathing. It is a very comfortable traditional Japanese garment, because it allows air to flow through and absorbs perspiration.

These handheld fans are waved to create a cool breeze.

Japanese wooden clogs consist of a wooden platform with a thong attached to it. They are worn with bare feet, and make a clattering noise as one walks in them. Wooden clogs are worn with cotton kimonos. Zori are worn with kimono as shoes are with Western clothes. They are similar to wooden clogs, but they are worn with tabi (Japanese socks).