Megumi was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. She moved to Hawaii in the early 90's to finish up her degree at the University of Hawaii. On one of her visits home she discovered a closetful of her mother's stunning vintage Kimono that rarely saw occasion to be worn anymore. Her love of colors, originality and passion for conservation combined to create her first functional piece of art which was a uniquely original bag made from one of her mother's vintage Kimono.
Moved by the experience of breathing new life and purpose into beautiful yet otherwise obsolete heirlooms, Megumi's vintage Kimono bag collection soon evolved to incorporate other outdated pieces such as old leather jackets, belts and suede boots.
Each of Megumi's handcrafted designs in consciously pieced together by combining genuine pieces of vintage Kimono with other repurposed materials to create beautiful, eco-friendly and truly one-of-a-kind works of functional
No one wants to wear accessories that everyone else wears; accessories are how we express our individuality. That's why I focus on unique products that will make you stand out from the crowd. I love hearing the creative ideas my customers have. These ideas are what drive me to create new collections!
I am committed to putting the "fun" in functional arts. While shopping with me, I want you to be completely happy with the experience. If you have questions about me, my products, or even shipping, get in touch! I hope you continue to shop with me for many years to come.
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States