These were traditionally worn by Samurai to protect a horseman's legs from brush and weeds. After the samurai made the transition from mounted to foot soldiers, they continued to wear the hakama to set them apart and identify them. The hakama pants are 100% polyester with fully pleated legs to give the illusion of floating. The koshiato in the back allows ties for a comfortable fit around the waist. Shown with our Kendo Top. Sizes S/M or L/XL.