This forum kinda lacks infos on kimono seasonality... and I often see Geiko pictures and wonder when they were taken. After all, I can't judge by their kanzashi. So here's a collection on infos about colour and motifs.
"What's in a Kimono?"
Part 1: Pine (all seasons, mostly winter)http://missmyloko.tumblr.com/post/15510 ... tif-part-1
Part 2: Bamboo (all seasons)http://missmyloko.tumblr.com/post/15533 ... tif-part-2
Part 3: Plum (October - May, esp. January and February)http://missmyloko.tumblr.com/post/15605 ... tif-part-3
Geisha-kai Hikizuri patterns
... for Mayhttp://geisha-kai.tumblr.com/post/20714261432
... for July and Augusthttp://geisha-kai.tumblr.com/post/28712787019
... in Autumnhttp://geisha-kai.tumblr.com/post/36068782841
Blog post on the seasonality of colour combinationshttps://wafuku.wordpress.com/2011/05/15 ... binations/
72 microseasons of Japan (this is without colours but interesting to have this in the background)http://www.nippon.com/en/features/h00124/
"the traditional colours of Japan" -> search for "Kimono" and you have a short list of Months, Motifs and colours through the yearhttps://www.tofugu.com/japan/color-in-japan/
Traditional colour chart with japanese nameshttp://www.colordic.org/w/
A little more info on the same topic: Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tradition ... s_of_Japan
"Kimono Seasons--What to wear when" basically talks about the types of fabric.
http://blog.livedoor.jp/auberginefleur/ ... 35745.html
At the bare minimum, you need three kimonos, if you want to wear kimono all year long.
1. Winter lined awase from mid-October to mid-May
2. Unlined plain-weave hitoe for June and September
3. Ro (leno-weave gauze) for July and August
"Ready, set, Kimono!" has a couple of blog entries about Kimono motifshttps://readysetkimono.com/category/motifs/