Vintage Japanese Kimono Culture News

YokoDana.com News: US Postal Service New Shipping Rates for Ground Advantage

October 17, 2023 Yoko Lewis

October 17, 2023:We thought we'd share our experience using the new US Postal Service(USPS) rates the last 2 months since the rate change. all just FYI, below: YokoDana's Latest Word on US Postal Service(USPS) Rates: On July 10, 2023 the US Postal Service made a number of significant changes that affect the types and cost of postage rates available for parcels to USA zip codes.  Now, instead of first class and parcel-select rates (USA only), here at yokodana.com/YokoDana Kimono we have an inclusive USPS Ground Advantage™ class/rate postage.  New USPS Rates Beating UPS for smaller packages: Since this new rate was integrated into our...

What's New? 9/25/23: New YokoDana Policy for "A" and "Nagajuban" Packages

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: What's New on YokoDana Kimono - yokodana.com ?

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 .

YokoDana.com Bulk Kimono Packages Inventory Added June 18, 2023

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.

"What's New?": New Page and Products on YokoDana.com-Vintage Split Men's Hakama

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...