The samurai or the “bushi” were the warriors of premodren Japan. They later made up the ruling military class that eventually became the highest ranking social caste of the Edo Period (1603-1867). Samurai employed a range of weapons such as bows and arrows, spears and guns, but their main weapon and symbol was the sword.
Self discipline, respect, and ethical behavior were the code of the Bushido “the way of the warrior” they were different and organized people also there outfits lets take a brief view on there outfit
Here is 7 basic clothe items
- Fundoshi:is the traditional Japanese undergarment for adult males, made from a length of cotton
- Kyahan:these were worn by foot soldiers ashigaru or by samurai as protection.
Kyahan were worn by ordinary travelers as protection from cold, insects and underbrush.
- Tabi:Are traditional Japanese socks dating back to the 15th century.
Ankle-high and with a separation between the big toe and other toes, they are worn by both men and women.
- Hakama:are a type of traditional Japanese clothing. Trousers were used by the Chinese , and this style was adopted by the Japanese in
the form of hakama beginning in the sixth century.
Hakama are tied at the waist and fall approximately to the ankles. They are worn over a kimono (hakamashita).
- Shitagi:a type of shirt worn by the Samurai class of feudal Japan when they were wearing full armor.
- Uwa-obi:a type of belt/sash that was worn by the samurai class and their retainers in feudal Japan.The uwa-obi was used to attach the sageo (saya cord) of the sword or swords worn by a samurai in order to secure it.
- Waraji:are sandals made from straw rope that in the past were the standard footwear of the common people in Japan.
Waraji were also worn by the samurai class and foot soldiers during the feudal era of Japan
although the Samurai culture is gone, not only leaving a touch in the clothing section they also left there touch in many things like self discipline and fighting techniques what a great loss for the humans what a great culture “samurai”