Vintage Japanese Kimono Culture News

Globus Washitsu to have Uchikake Exhibition in June (New York City)

May 22, 2016 Yoko Lewis

We love this place, even though we've not physically been yet. We've  been following them since last year and love what they do as far as spreading the beauty of Japanese textile arts and more. If you are in Manhattan, check out Global Washitsu's Uchikake Exhibition, scheduled in June 2016:  


AnimeNext 2016, Atlantic City, New Jersey, June 10-12, 2016,Yokodana Venue

May 17, 2016 Yoko Lewis

YokoDana Kimono next venue: AnimeNext 2016 in Atlantic City, New Jersey; Details on what we're bringing and discounts closer to the event.  


Thank you Brooklyn & New York! Back from Brooklyn Botanic Garden;Schedule

May 03, 2016 Yoko Lewis

1. BROOKLYN NEWS:We're back from the Sakura Matsuri at Brooklyn Botanic Garden(BBG) this past weekend. Saturday the weather was awesome and more than 56,000 people came! Thanks to all who came to see us and shop with us. You cleaned us out! :}  . Sunday was rainy but some of you even braved the windy rainy weather. So thanks again to all our members/fans and new friends who shopped with us at BBG. We want to especially  thank one of our long time fans/customers, Florence Lau, who came to shop and ended up working the booth with us as a...


Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Sakura Matsuri This Weekend (Discount & Venue info)

April 28, 2016 Yoko Lewis

Office & Shipping Schedule: We are closed beginning Friday,April 29th, returning to office Tuesday, May 3rd. All orders received before April 27th have been shipped. We'll resume shipments upon our return, filling orders in order received. YokoDana Kimono Venue Info:We're making final preparations for our last Cherry Blossom Festival of the season. The Sakura Matsuri of The Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) will be held this weekend, April 30 & May 1, 2016.  Our booth -- and other vendors -- will be located in the Osborn Garden part of the BBG, just inside the northern-most gate (near museum). Vendors area is open...


Update Shipping Costs: Below One Pound Free to USA

April 24, 2016 Yoko Lewis

In tweaking our new system we just caught that the cart was not offering proper rate for very light packages (such as fabric pieces or haori-himo).  This has been fixed so anything to USA weighing under 1 pound is shipped free, with option of course to ship Priority or Express.