Anime and manga are your life, and so is cosplay, so why not watch this video tutorial?
This is a step-by-step guide on how to make a Japanese gi top, suitable for characters like Bleach, Kenshin, Inu Yasha, Shinsengumi and many more! You can even use this for your judo and other martial arts. This costume will be the best of the best for cosplay, because it's not only fun, it's art.
PS: This is shown in miniature scale, so to make it actually fit you, you're going to have to scale it up, of course.