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Kimonos for Grandpa

by dustfinger Posted 18th Nov 2008 at 7:50 PM
13 Comments / replies (Who?) - 11 Feedback Posts, 1 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
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Here are the BV Kimonos converted for your male elders. (female version here)
I know, this outfit is actually called yakuta. Also for males???? you see, don´t know nothing about traditional asian clothing so don´t be angry that i called these kimonos, maxis did and many people know these under kimono....
Outfit is bumpmapped and has a working fat morph. BV is not required.
There are 2 sets:

Set 1
Set 1 includes 6 Kimonos and the mesh and the outfits use the textures of adult male kimonos. (black/white kimonos, blue kimonos with fans, green/white kimonos with bamboo print -> look at the pics below)

Set 2
Set 2 includes 4 Kimonos and the mesh and these outfits use the teen textures. (black/brown with white print, blue with wave print, blue-white one with flowers)

Here they are from the back:

set 1

set 2

I hope you like them

Polygon Counts:

Additional Credits:
Hair is by Maxis, Sims Store and maxistraum

Age: Elder
Gender: Male
Clothing Type: Everyday
Clothing Style: No Style Modern Historial
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Age Conversion
Outfit Type: Full Outfit

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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Size: 1.95 MB · Downloads: 13,295 · 18th Nov 2008
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Size: 3.13 MB · Downloads: 13,862 · 18th Nov 2008
3.13 MB 13,862 18th Nov 2008
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Zombie Socks
#2 Old 18th Nov 2008 at 8:59 PM
You are CLEARLY the Saint of Awesome. Thank you!

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Test Subject
#3 Old 18th Nov 2008 at 9:00 PM
Thank you again for these. You rock.

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Mad Poster
#4 Old 18th Nov 2008 at 9:16 PM
Excellent! Now both my grandads and gannies can visit Takemizu village and look the part.

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Test Subject
#5 Old 19th Nov 2008 at 2:33 AM
are there adult/teen equivalents of these? and if possible, could they be converted?

either way, thanks!
#6 Old 19th Nov 2008 at 10:19 AM
Thanks a bunch. :D

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#7 Old 19th Nov 2008 at 3:38 PM
Originally Posted by pensivefool
are there adult/teen equivalents of these? and if possible, could they be converted?

either way, thanks!

both the teen and adult versions come with bon voyage EP

and thanks for uploading these, EAxis should've made kimonos/yukatas for elders in the first place ^^ elders look great on them ^^

Field Researcher
#8 Old 19th Nov 2008 at 8:01 PM
Actually the word kimono means clothing or garment and this particular type of kimono is called a yukata and is worn in the warmer seasons and not for formal occasions... the more you know ;-) Great upload, would download if I hadn't done them myself lol(been too lazy to upload though).

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Test Subject
#9 Old 20th Nov 2008 at 12:39 PM
You're awesome! Thanks for converting and uploading these!

Yukata is a more simple clothing than a Kimono. Normally it's made of a lighter fabric and you wear only one layer. A real Kimono (as in *the* Kimono, not just the general tranlation of clothing) is heavier and thicker and made of a better fabric. Also, for a real outfit you have quite a few layers :-)
But I really don't think it matters what you call them, you did an awesome job that's enough :-D thanks again.
#10 Old 23rd Nov 2008 at 3:39 PM
This is as wonderful as useful Thank you!

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Test Subject
14th Mar 2009 at 2:30 PM
This message has been deleted by MTS2Staff. Reason: Copied attachment - thank you for the upload!
#11 Old 15th Apr 2009 at 12:25 AM
Now my elders won't have to go naked. Thank you!
Test Subject
#12 Old 8th Feb 2010 at 5:01 AM
Haha the name made me giggle. xD Kimonos for Grandpa. I dont know why its funny, it just is! Thanks for the awesome uploads. These are so much better then the stupid oldies clothes the poor elders get. I want my elders in style.
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 6th May 2011 at 9:23 PM
Yessss!!! Exactly what I need for a sim-movie I'm making for fun. =3