HITOMI ITO
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建仁寺塔頭両足院に生まれ、和の空間に囲まれて育つ。祖父の法要の時、色とりどりの衣を纏った僧侶がお経を唱える姿を目にし、それがあまりにも美しく心に残り、着物の世界へ進むきっかけとなる。

2008年西陣和装学院にて師範を取得、更に婚礼・芸舞妓の技術を習得。祇園を拠点に着付けやスタイリング、和装小物の企画に携わる。
2013年よりヒューマンアカデミー 京都校ヘアメイク学科にて着付けの授業を担当。
2015年10月活動の拠点を東京へ。同年春、白金にプライベートサロン「enso」をオープン。銀座三越、阪急うめだ本店など百貨店においても着付けレッスンやトークショーなどを行う。

自身のキモノライフを通じて、着物を身近なものとして提案し発信し続けている。雑誌・TVなどのスタイリングや着付けも手がけ、着物に関わるイベントや国内外のアート作品にも参加し活動の場を広げている。
Hitomi Ito is a kimono stylist, kimono model and creator of a kimono lifestyle.
She was born as the first child at Ryōsokuin where the temple is a sub-temple within Kenninji Temple, located in Gion in Kyōto. She was grown up in a peaceful and healing atmosphere.
At grandfather’s Buddhist memorial service day, she saw elegantly attired monks recited a sutra. That had a big impact and impressive on her and served as a starting point for her interest in a kimono dressing.
In 2008, she has obtained a teaching certificate at Nishijin Textile Industry Association and got a qualification for a bridal kimono dressing, Geisha and Maiko dressing.
She biased her activities as a kimono stylist and a designer of kimono articles and accessories in Gion in Kyoto.
In 2013, she has worked as the lecturer of a kimono dressing in the makeup and hair specialist course at Human Academy Co., Ltd.
In October 2015, she moved to Tokyo for new challenge.
In April 2016, she opened a private salon called “enso” in Shirogane, Tokyo.
She also works on a kimono styling on magazines and TV and joins kimono events, talk show and artworks in Japan and international. Her activates are familiar existence for a kimono lifestyle. She will further expand her activities through a kimono.
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