In Heian era (about 1000 years ago),
noble women wore more gorgeous kimono
which is called Junihitoe（十二単）.
This costume has a pink gradation
which is named
" Red plum flower's Fragrance"（紅梅の匂い）.
The gradation express a blooming of the plum!
It is very elegant!!
She enjoyed the tradition of
Japanese royal family,
and felt like a Japanese princess!!
During staying Japan,
why do not you try a traditional Japanese costume?
HERE for more the detail!