Versatile and comfortable garments include the hippari (jacket) for men and women, monpei (pants) and padded jacket for women. Beautiful in traditional ethnic prints or coordinating new age fabrics. Instructions included for traditional folded and stitched ties. Suggested fabrics: For Hippari and Field Pants, choose medium weight tightly woven materials such as cotton, lightweight denim, or silk. Traditional Japanese fabrics are usually indigo dyed ikat weave or striped cotton in blue, black, gray, or brown. For Padded Jacket, choose light to medium weight cotton, silk, or rayon, or lightweight wool.