Vintage Japanese Kimono Culture News
September 25, 2023 • Yoko Lewis
September 25, 2023: So, what's new here on yokodana.com? BACKGROUND STORY: We are grateful that interest in our vintage Japanese kimono fabrics and by-pound bundles on yokodana.com continues to be strong as we head into our 25th year selling kimonos on yokodana.com, 34 years as export-import company. Thanks to so many, we continue to grow our customer base, both for bulk by-pound packages, and for by-piece fabrics. This presents a 'good news - bad news' situation, however. The good news (for us) is that demand remains high from customers world-wide; The bad news (for customers) is that we can only get...
July 17, 2023 • Yoko Lewis
Due to the fact that we have frequent changes to our vintage Japanese kimono fabrics inventory offered on yokodana.com, we have created a handy page where we periodically inform visitors of any changes to our inventory or offerings. To check it out, please click/push HERE, or, remember this handy URL: yokodana.com/whatsnew .
June 18, 2023 • Yoko Lewis
June 18, 2023: Updated Inventory Added Today -- Five(5) 10lbs Yukata Packages Two(2) 10lbs Ohshima three(3) 10lbs 110-NAG, Womens' Nagajubans Also working on some new fabric pieces to go up later today (6/18/23). Search for most recently added fabrics-by-piece HERE.
May 17, 2023 • Yoko Lewis
May 17, 2023:Since we continue to bring in from Japan a steady volume of vintage authentic Japanese kimonos and fabrics, we find that throughout the year we are regularly making changes to our store; almost daily we see inventory count changes -- especially fabrics by piece. Also, the vintage kimono supply stream in Japan is constantly changing, so, as things change, we need to add or take out different types of packages of vintage kimonos. To help our regulars keep up with our changes, we created a 'What's New?" page, here. The most recent kimono product addition (May, 16, 2023) is...
February 15, 2023 • Yoko Lewis
Again, one of our favorite website/newsletters around Japanese culture (Spoon & Tamago -- www.spoon-tamago.com) does not disappoint. Again this year they showed us something related to kimonos in a January 8, 2023 blog about Seijin-no-hi, Coming of Age Day in Japan. Above is one of these striking kimonos made by Miyabi. Below: Reverse View of Top Picture Photos from spoon-tamago.com Also, we invite you to check out their Instagram video here of Miyabi's show at Globus Washitsu in New York City this past November 4-9, 2022. We just thought that our site visitors would enjoy seeing these remarkable kimono creations, stunning...