This is an Alexander McQueen kimono dress. I love the shape of the wide sleeves and the gold Japanese patterns really pop against the black. It is belted at the waist and I love that the skirt is what looks like chiffon.
Memoirs of a Geisha is a novel by Arthur Golden published in The novel tells the story of a geisha working in Kyoto during World War II. It is also the name of the film based on the book, and directed by Rob Marshall, and starring Zhang Ziyi.