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Japan's timeless yukata blend tradition and modern flair

Ancient dyeing techniques endure, even as summer kimonos enjoy new life

Colorful yukata are a staple of summer festivals and fireworks displays in Japan. (Photo by Akiyoshi Inoue)

TOKYO -- In early May in Shibuya, a throbbing, fashion-conscious Tokyo district, a music concert drew people of various ages.

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