Vintage Japanese Kimono Culture News

Conversion to new Shopify platform near completion; New Fabric Pricing

March 16, 2016 Yoko Lewis

We have put all our pages and products onto our present yokodanakimono.com URL and all are accessible and totally functional. We will resolve new platform to the yokodana.com address by the weekend and announce here and our social media pages once our primary domain, www.yokodana.com resolves to new platform. In the interim, we are busy preparing for our first venue of the season in Brooklyn April 2-3, 2016 at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriot GrandBallroom. Details here on this blog and on our Facebook Page a bit closer to the event. If you ever come to a venue, please always tell...


Site Upgrade Status; Bulk Kimono Packages; Venues

March 06, 2016 Yoko Lewis

1. Site Upgrade Status -- For the techies who care about such things :}  : Just a quick note to say that we are almost finished converting all our old format yokodana.com pages to this new platform. We have some fabric pieces to add and we'll be done. We love the new look and it is SO much easier to navigate and order.  All products are up except the fabrics on page 2 of yokodana.com version of site, HERE. If you find any typos or problems  please let us know HERE. 2. Status of Bulk Kimono Packages: Our replenishment from...


Fabrics & Bulk Kimono Sections:Status of YokoDana Kimono Site Upgrade, Fabric Prices

February 28, 2016 Yoko Lewis

Update February 28, 2016: We continue to transition from our current (and, we know, ancient :} ) web platform on www.yokodana.com to a current and very user-friendly platform using the technology of shopify.com. We expect to take weeks to fully convert all our old information pages and products to the new platform. When done we will still use our URL www.yokodana.com as primary address on the web. In the interim, for our regular repeat visitors you will notice a few things during the transition: 1. You'll see pages with a yokodana.com URL (our old look) and pages with a temporary...


Site Upgrade Status; Wait-List info

February 21, 2016 Yoko Lewis

1 Quick FYI about our move to the new site platform (via shopify.com): For those of you who even care about these technical things :}, we are steadily moving current pages of yokodana.com to the new platform. Once we've converted all our pages, everything will resolve to our main URL address, www.yokodana.com. Until then, you'll see combinations from both yokodanakimono.com and yokodana.com. REMINDER: We've added fabrics onto the yokodanakimono.com platform which are NOT on yokodana.com. Also, the new platform shows clearly which bulk kimono packages are in stock and can be ordered. 2. Wait-List for Bulk Kimonos: We expect to...


Welcome to our Shopify Web site

January 21, 2016 Yoko Lewis

We are updating our technology so will be using this shopify.com ecommerce site. We will be converting our pages presently on yokodana.com URL to the Shopify platform temporarily using this yokodanakimono.com URL. To contact us at any time please write us via our webmail form page.