Ahead of the Jidai Festival, one of Kyoto's three major festivals, newly made costumes were unveiled at Heian Shrine in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City on October 11, 2023. The light pink hitoe worn by the purple shikibu of the Heian-era women's procession has been completely redesigned for the first time in 17 years, adding a touch of glamor to the procession.

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