wareshinobu

style for a new maiko

ofuku

style for an older maiko

Katsuyama

special style worn during the Gion Festival

Yakko Shimada

formal version of ofuku

sakkô

style worn by a maiko just before becoming geiko

hairpins (kanzashi) worn in the middle of the wareshinobu bun

A new geisha puts on a wig in the adult taka-Shimada style

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Variations of a maiko’s hairstyle

the ichôgaeshi style

Adult geisha usually wear a wig in either the taka-Shimada, or ichôgaeshi styles