Elneos magazine is one of the two major Japanese information magazine for & about economics and business.
An elite group of jounalism "Japan Newspaper Publishers and Editors Association" which is consisting of two large news agencies such as Jiji and Kyodo, 6 key TV station lik NHK & TBS and 5 major newspaper Asahi, Yomiuri, etc. which are headqurtered in Tokyo write columns and articles in the real intention.
Sueko wrote a column about her expriences which are running a kimono business in the U.S and suggestion to Japanese people who want to scceed overseas.
Click Here to read it.
*it's Japanese only, no translate. sorry about that.
We held the 5th Yamanoryu Kimono school graduation at the Montage Beverly Hills which is the 5 stars.
Our Master, Jane Aiko Yamano participated it from Japan with her family.
Also, we invited the deputy consul general of Japan, the deputy chief of L.A.P.D and more V.I.P.
9 students passed the final exam and they got licenses for kimono stylist.
Sueko Oshimoto has produced 33 kimono stylists in the U.S for 6 years.
Our client who was nominated by Academy Awards appeared in Asahi Newspaper which is one of major media.
Asahi Newspaper website
The Tsunami and the Cherry blossom which was 40min short movie was nominated.
They couldn't win but we believe their message went all over the world.
November 15th is Shichi-Go-San 753 day, a traditional rite of passage and festival day in Japan for three- and seven-year-old girls and five-year-old boys. On November 13th we had a photo shooting for the families who were celebrating it. Thank you so much for coming out and we hope we can this again next year.
We were invited to the Los Angeles Japan Consulate for the emperor's birthday and to welcome the new consul, Mr. Jyun Niimi.
We also dressed a talented young shamisen player, Ben Atkins, and Miss Asia USA Japan, Yuka Sano, who won 3rd place and the photogenic award at the Miss Asia USA contest this year.
The 12th Annual Latin Grammy Awards was held on November 10, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
The Latin singer Shakira particularly known for the best selling song of the 2000s 'Hipps Don't Lie' won the award for Best Female Pop Vocal Album. She has won two Grammy Awards and eight Latin Grammy Awards in the past.
For the event, Ms Yukiko Matsuyama the Japanese Koto artist performed with Shakira on Antes De Las Seis, her latest single from the album, Sale El Sol. She wore a gorgeous blue kimono dressed by Sueko Oshimoto for this event. Sueko also did her hair styling and makeup.
Click this Video to see Shakira and Ms Matsuyama's performance on the stage!
We are honored to be part of such a great event!
Today's photo shooting is for thier wedding anniversary.
They'd like to display thier photos at thier party for next next week:)
They gave us invitations for thier party. We will update the photos on this blog at that time.
We have many kind of bliss kimonos for wedding scene. You should try it:)
Our interview appeared in the recent issue of the Lighthouse magazine!!!
The Lighthouse is published on the 1st and 15th of each month and the most popular free magazine for Japanese people.
The manager, Kentaro Terauchi and the assistant manager, Hiroshi Ishii were interviewed about KIMONO SK and our points of views with a kimono.
Our encounter with Sueko Oshimoto changed our lives.
If you'd like to read English version, please contact us!
Last month, We were featured in a Japanese TV station.
Documentary of the day, and Activities of the company so far.
Can understand what the company's business activities.
NTB 6,5 2011 （San）Full-length TV
Polaris Institute located at the Sawtelle W. Los Angeles, a Eco event held to consider global warming to learn from Japanese culture.
Introduction of Japanese culture, the show introduced the beauty of Japanese kimono performed by us and Edo senke showeda tea demonstration of Edo style.
Polaris Institute is a Japanese school in West Los, and through the students from kindergarten through elementary school.
Everyone, Do you know "3R"?
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
This element is essential to the future eco-talk and everything is contained Kimono.
Reduce ‐ Kimono was inherited from parent to child.
Reuse ‐ Lifetime use, repair is possible。
Recycle ‐ Making clothes, bags and clothes using Kimono fabrics, you can decorated kimono and sashes as an art.
Attracting attention as an attempt new project submitted to the venue a lot of Japanese media in Los Angeles, such as NTB TV· UTB TV · JF.
We were in charge of "Kimono Show and Lecture" in this event, has unveiled Glossy Kimono modesl and explained for each one.
Sueko Oshimoto is a kimono master and costume designer, Kentaro Terra is a kimono stylist and photographer. They've started KIMONO SK in 2010.