By Bart - 03/07/2015 04:32 - France - Lille
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It is most certainly not racist. In fact, he was TRYING to be inclusive. Now granted, he failed miserably because he didn't know what he was doing, but hopefully the client saw that he was trying and could laugh at his attempt. Maybe OP's boss could even play it off as a joke?
The problem is your boss forgot to offer sushi and challenge the client to a katana duel. He was obviously offended by this.
The problem is your boss forgot to offer sushi and challenge the client to a katana duel. Great, I posted this twice. Thanks phone. Sorry, can't delete this. Just downvote it
though it was a nice thought, knowing the culture better is probably a good idea, a kimono is generally only worn anymore for festivals, or certain events, though some wear it every day, its usually elderly people or people in more old style cities such as okinawa, a buisnessman probably wouldnt ever be wearing it to a meeting unless it were set at a festival (for whatever reason) or at a special event, such as a tea ceremony