Japanese-Philippines mix cultural fashion label
EDYA1929 is Japanese-Philippines mix cultural fashion label.
“Spirit was born in Land of Rising Sun, now bloom from Pearl of the Oriental Sea”
EDYA1929 began when a lone Kimono laden with a dramatic history crossed the seas.
Together with local artisans, the piece from EDYA1929 are meticulously made using
carefully unraveled vintage Kimonos and Obi(the belt for kimono).
FOUNDER/DESIGNER OF EDYA1929
EDYA1929 was founded by Japanese-Filipino fashion designer, Yumi Christina Sakamoto
in March 2020.
Our designs are originally inspired her Philippines-Japanese heritage.Tying in the pride and beauty of the various
cultural influences makes the collection bold and elegant. We use only exquisite fabric taken from
vintage Japanese Kimonos as Materials, all the while since the brand started.
RESPECT FOR HAND-SKILLED ARTISAN IN OUR COMMUNITY
Japanese Kimono was everyday wear for women in Japan, unfortunately Kimono is not everyday clothing for
Japanese women anymore. We bring back once-forgotten Kimonos to the modern world with the essence of
Philippines tropical mood and culture. We truly respect for hand-skilled artisan in the Philippines.
We could not have done without their wonderful and artistic skills.
RESPECT FOR THE EMVIRONMENT
We are proud that all of our products are made with vintage and upcycled materials. We can call ourselves
as a truly earth-conscious brand. We will continuously strive to improve all aspects of our business to minimize
the impact on our environment.