Yamabushi Robes by Niadra Star this if you like it!

This is the traditional outfit worn by a yamabushi -- a Shugendo mountain ascetic. Strangely enough, pretty much every part of this flamboyant outfit has a practical purpose -- for example, there's an odd little black hat you strap to your forehead, but which also doubles as a drinking cup. There is also a pelt that hangs down from the back of the belt so the yamabushi can sit down comfortably anywhere.

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