Vintage Japanese Kimono Culture News

Japanese Kimono Culture: From Shichi-Go-San to Wedding Day

December 04, 2021 Yoko Lewis

Japanese Kimono Culture: From Shichi-Go-San to Wedding Day

Nov.22, 2021 UPDATE: Current Supply Status of Bulk Kimono Packages, Shipping

November 22, 2021 Yoko Lewis

Answers to the question, "Why are some of your bulk kimono packages 'sold out'?"

YokoDana Kimono's New Discounted International Shipping via GlobalPost

October 24, 2021 Yoko Lewis

September 22, 2021(updated Oct 18, 2021:

We are happy to announce that we now offer discounted shipping rates for our international customers using GlobalPost ( GoGlobalPost.com).

European Union Import-One-Stop-Shopping(IOSS) for YokoDana Customers

October 18, 2021 Yoko Lewis

October 18, 2021: YokoDana Kimono, yokodana.com, now offering IOSS (Import-One-Stop-Shopping), pay customs at order time for deliveries to any country in the European Union.

YouPouch.com(Japan): Wedding & Other Dresses Made From Vintage Kimonos

October 07, 2021 Yoko Lewis

  We came across these pictures on a Japanese-language website, Youtouch.com. Starting in 2017 and then most recently (October 7, 2021), they explain how these dresses were upcycled, made from 1950s-1960s vintage kimonos, deconstructed and made into both wedding gowns and other fashionable dresses/gowns; some are then made available as rentals (in Japan). To see full pictures of these lovely dresses please visit 2017 blog HERE , and 2021 blog HERE. Also, in early 2020, one of our customers (Below, Pam T., Canada) shared with us her own wedding kimono made from our "A Package" vintage silk women's kimonos:   To...