Vintage Japanese Kimono Culture News

Washington DC & Philadelphia Cherry Blossom Festivals; Kumamoto Earthquake

April 20, 2016 Yoko Lewis

Hello everyone and a special greeting to everyone who came out to see us in Washington DC and Philadelphia's Cherry Blossom festivals over the weekend. The weather was perfect both days and we had a good weekend. We're always happy to meet our FB or website fans FTF, and we made new friends. Thanks again all! As for the earthquake in Kumamoto: First of all, our deep thanks to all of you who reached out to us with your support. I was able to share your messages with my sister Fumi who, amazingly, with her iphone,never lost internet during the...


Kumamoto Earthquake; Sakura Matsuri DC & Philly; Office Schedule

April 15, 2016 Yoko Lewis

As some of you have contacted us (and thanks for your concern) we want to let you know that Yoko's family in Kumamoto are all uninjured and accounted for. Some are in evacuation centers until the aftershocks stop but none of the family houses have sustained major damage, only very scared and rattled occupants with some minor house  and household items damages. The epicenter is very near to Yoko's hometown and damage is severe not far from them. They just had another aftershock which was the same strength (7 on Japanese scale) at 1:44am Japan Time, so we don't know...


Sale on Girls Nagajuban & Meisen Packages; Venue Discounts,Cherry Blossom DC/Philly

April 09, 2016 Yoko Lewis

Hello everyone from freezing but-with-tulips-blooming Delaware! This morning we even had snow falling on our weeping cherry blossoms here (Above)! Strange weather here in the Northeast USA but we're hoping it will warm by next weekend for the Cherry Blossom Festivals in Washington DC and Philadelphia. This blog post has news about a site sale and venue discounts, plus our office schedule for the week of April 11th: 1. Bulk Kimono Package Sale:  We have more supplies due to arrive and have accumulated an excess in two of our packages and need to make room. So, before we post the...


Hello Brooklyn! Next Stop Washington DC Cherry & Philadelphia Festivals

April 05, 2016 Yoko Lewis

Hello Brooklyn! We're back from the Brooklyn Quilt! show and resting today. We were happy again to meet FTF some of you New Yorkers we've only known online or email and to make new friends as well. Thanks to all who came out in that blustery messy weather. It was a nice show and the Marriott(Brooklyn Bridge) a pleasant venue. Next stop is Washington, DC and then Philadelphia Cherry Blossom Festivals (April 16 &17). If you plan to come to either of these events please check here a few days before hand to learn about web discounts should you shop...


Site News; Venue in Brooklyn April 2-3; Blog status

March 30, 2016 Yoko Lewis

Following our switch to this new platform last week we will be adding our former blogroll and replacing links to our favorite blogs/social media pages here in the near future. If you think we should link to you, please get in touch... In the meantime,here's summary of what's up with us... YOKODANA KIMONO NEWS: Venue in Brooklyn, Web Site Updates,Schedule,Bulk Vintage Kimono Packages... Hello everyone as we enter Spring here in the northeast USA. Cherry blossoms (and all of nature) are already blooming here in Delaware, very early this year. Here's what we're up to... We've been busy bees here...