I find Geishas incredibly beautiful. They have to train from young to master the many different forms of art, for instance making traditional Japanese tea, playing an instrument like a Shamisen, dancing and being an entertainer.
°jpn° "Makiko with Fan." Makiko poses with a fan and you can just make out the crest of the Inoue School in the center of the fan.
I grew up being told of and on about Geisha and studied them briefly in college. Such a wonderful culture and lifestyle that I wish would flourish once more.
maiko Ayano of Pontocho Geisha Apprentice
Geisha 芸妓 君香さんと君晴さん Real-life sisters Kimika (right) and Kimiharu (left) are young geiko (geisha) who work in the Miyagawa-cho area of Kyoto, Japan. In Kyoto geisha are known as geiko and trainee geisha are known as maiko.
Japanese Hair Knot Make a fun and easy knot-shaped Japanese hair accessory (chirimen tegarami), like that worn by apprentice geisha!