YOKO Minemura's Profile
When Yoko Minemura was a young child growing up in Japan she wanted to dress in stylish fashionable dresses. However, being a petit young girl, she knew could not fit into anything she desired so with a little help from her grandmother, she began sewing and making her own designs. 20 years later, that creative gumption now thrives in her own brand (named after her nickname), HOMAKO.
HOMAKO officially was founded in 2008, but Yoko had always been making and designing accessories for herself and friends since her days as a student in Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo. HOMAKO launched as a online webshop. At a time when many designers were working with metals and precious stones, Yoko consciously moved towards lighter materials such as felt and fabric as the basis for her jewelry. Soon boutiques worldwide were knocking on her door to wholesale here popular necklaces. One of…
- Born on October 27
- Joined November 11, 2008