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  • Soto Zen Koromo priest robe summer weight
  • Soto Zen Koromo priest robe summer weight full view, arms at side

Zen Koromo Priest's Robe, Summer weight


Zen Koromo Priest's Robe, Summer weight is part of our Zen clothing line.

Our Zen Koromo is a Soto Priest's Robe which is based on a typical pattern. It is more stylized and formal than the Lay Robe. The bodice is actually more similar to the Jubon. The skirt portion has more pleats and they overlap. And, there is an "arm pit ventilation" feature. The sleeves of the Koromo are extra long, extending far beyond the finger tips. We make the robe from the identical 100% fine quality, durable, cotton fabric.

The length of the lower portion of the Koromo hem is about 9" from the floor.

The sleeve portion extends beyond the finger tips when arms are outstretched by about 3" -4".

The sleeve dept from the top of the arm towards the floor is 27". If you 'd like deeper/longer length sleeves, please ask when ordering. There is an additional $10.00 charge for the time required to make deeper 36" sleeves.

Your have two fabric choices:

  1. a Black men's dress shirt weight fabric
  2. a light weight fabric just about 30% lighter weight than the regular fabric.

The lighter weight fabric is an excellent choice if you live in a warmer climate or want a Koromo for late Spring and Summer wear which is not so hot.

For XL - XXL add 20% additional.

If you have another fabric in mind, we can make the robe using your own selection of fabric. Call us first, then place the order.

When ordering, place the following information in the comments/notes section: your height, weight, bust or chest size and hips, arm length and height to 3" above your ankle to adjust the garment to fit best.
These garments are made to order but are not custom sized. If you're not height weight proportionate, there may be custom sizing required which requires an additional investment.  If you need help selection the correct size we are happy to respond via e-mail. Often garments take approximately 5-7 weeks or more to produce since they're made for you.

Please advise us if you have a deadline, and order with plenty of advanced notice.

Size Waist/Chest Height/Weight
Small 31-33/31-33 5' 0" - 5' 2"/120-130#
Medium 34-37/34-37 5' 4" - 5' 6"/135-150#
Large 38-42/37-40 5' 7" - 5'9"/155-175#
X-large 44-46/41-44 5' 10" - 6' 0"/180-210#
XX-Large 47-49/46-47 6' 1" - 6' 2"/210-235#
XXX-Large 50-54/48-51 Any height/240#'s+

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