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kamomeya

kamomeya

Paris, France · 1270 Sales

kamomeya

kamomeya

Paris, France 1270 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Welcome!
Kamomeya features handpicked Japanese vintage from the 60-70-80's, collected over the last 15 years.
The Kamomechan section includes vintage from Scandinavia&trips.
Visiting Paris ? I will be glad to arrange trying on sessions.

◊◊ ABOUT ◊◊

Discover more about Kamomeya here :

https://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2014/featured-shop-kamomeya/
http://www.linstantparisien.com/kamomeya/

Etsy France : http://www.etsy.com/blog/fr/2012/vendeur-a-la-une-julesatelier/
Grazia Italy : http://www.larmadiodeldelitto.com/2014/01/kamomeya-vestiti-giapponesi-vintage.html
Lucky magazine 2013 & 2014 : "40 Etsy stores that are Vintage Goldmines" : www.luckymag.com/style/2014/05/best-etsy-vintage-stores

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 26, 2016

** FREE international shipping with code FREESHIPPING2016 on orders of € 150+ **

Welcome!
Kamomeya features handpicked Japanese vintage from the 60-70-80's, collected over the last 15 years.
The Kamomechan section includes vintage from Scandinavia&trips.
Visiting Paris ? I will be glad to arrange trying on sessions.

◊◊ ABOUT ◊◊

Discover more about Kamomeya here :

https://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2014/featured-shop-kamomeya/
http://www.linstantparisien.com/kamomeya/

Etsy France : http://www.etsy.com/blog/fr/2012/vendeur-a-la-une-julesatelier/
Grazia Italy : http://www.larmadiodeldelitto.com/2014/01/kamomeya-vestiti-giapponesi-vintage.html
Lucky magazine 2013 & 2014 : "40 Etsy stores that are Vintage Goldmines" : www.luckymag.com/style/2014/05/best-etsy-vintage-stores

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Red Poppy, Japanese vintage dress, small
$67.11
Sea flags, Japanese red vintage blouse, small
$43.30
Popuri, flower vintage dress, Japan, xs - small
$103.92
Nara child, vintage dress, Japan, small - medium
$90.93
Navy blue polka dot vintage dress, Japan, small
$95.26
Flowers, Japanese vintage dress, medium - large
$90.93
Tokyo New Star, vintage, dress, small - medium
$95.26
Tawny brown vintage dress, medium, Japan
$77.94
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Beautiful copper mist flower print on an olive moss base. A very fine dress!
Dusky orchid blouse with ink stain print

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Dusky orchid vintage blouse, Japan, small
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Delicate deep blue blouse

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About

The story of Miss Kamome

Me & etsy

As I child, I was always fascinated by my mother’s wardrobe, which then still contained the dresses she wore as a young woman in the 70’s. Their number decreased at the end of the 80’s, as they got replaced by more casual sports wear, and it was not until I graduated from highschool and finally got rid of the mandatory uniform that I (re)discovered the world of Japanese vintage. This was in 2002, and my wardrobe soon started to overflow with the dresses I bought as soon as I found some time to escape to vintage shops – much to my mother’s despair, as she could not see the point of her daughter wearing such « oldfashioned » dresses while she tried to be as modern as possible.

Living in Tokyo, the temptation was almost at my doorstep, so I figured out that the only way to continue my vintage safaris was to open a shop. That’s when a friend told me about etsy – et voilà.

In 2010 I moved to France to continue my studies. This was an important step in my life as well as for my etsy shop, as I realized how much Japanese vintage dresses bore references to a Western (and often French) world that in the 60’s-70’s must have been a symbol of modernity and « exotic chic », but at the same time were unique with their color combination, patterns, details, buttons... The names that brands invented to make the dresses appealing to Japanese women continues to make me smile with their strange references to France : « Tokyo Lyonette », « Bel Château »…

Kamomeya

Kamomeya means the shop (ya) of the seagull (kamome). I chose this name because the seagull is a very iconic bird in a country surrounded by the sea like Japan. At the same time, the seagull travels constantly.
It was a big surprise when I got my first orders from Northern America, followed by Australia, Scandinavia, Italy, Hong Kong, Brazil… and Japan. So the dresses too travel around the world and cross oceans – as I do, asince I have a good reason to spend a few weeks a year hunting for vintage in Japan. I sell my finds on etsy, and during fashion fairs in France (a great way to see how they look on other people).

Style

Japanese vintage is not difficult to wear – on the contrary, as it was designed in a more « classical » way as were « young » Western clothes of the same period, it is comfortable and very easy to combine with contemporary accessories or clothes (jackets, knits, cardigans…).
When I select dresses, I always bear two ideas in mind : I choose dresses in a very good condition that I would want to wear, and would be able to wear and enjoy associating with my wardrobe.
Japanese vintage dresses are usually well made, with resistant, high quality fabrics (usually polyester with different textures) that show little signs of ageing, even after they have been cleaned.

Please contact me for any requests : I can make custom orders if you are looking for a specific type of dresses or send additional information & photos.

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Shop members

  • Jule

    Owner, Curator

  • Miss Kamome

    Delivery

    created by Michelle Park (http://mijeepark.wordpress.com) a little bit lazy sometimes but always prompt with parcel delivery

Shop policies

Last updated on April 14, 2016
Thank you for strolling through kamomeya's selection
○ Please read my shop policies and feel free to contact me for any additional information about the item (pictures, size, wrapping options...).
○ The accessories (bags, belts, scarfs, jewelry, ...) worn by the model are not included, except in the case of an assorted belt

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
○ Please convo if you need faster shipping, and I will let you know the exact shipping fee (additional).
○ Sales can be cancelled until the item has been posted
○ The etsy price includes French VAT
Shipping
○ Worldwide shipping, registered air mail or tracking sticker (depending on the destination). Please be aware that tracking updates depend on the destination and local postal service.
○ I wrap items carefully and can arrange special gift wrapping upon request. I also can ad a message which you send by mail, in case you purchase a present for someone else.
Refunds and Exchanges
○ All sales are final, unless there was a gross misrepresentation (measurements, color) or non-mentioned default.
○ In case you have doubts about colors, please contact me before purchasing and I will send you additional pictures or color sample.
○ I measured the items carefully, therefore I cannot accept refunds due to misfitting, unless I made a mistake with measurements. Please check size measurements before purchasing and contact me in case of doubt.
○ Bear in mind that indications such as XS, S, M, L are indicational, but that proportions and sizes vary depending on countries. When available, I indicate the Japanese size of the item.
Additional policies and FAQs
S.A.S. KAMOMEYA
242, Bd Voltaire - 75011 Paris - France
email: kamomeboutique [!at] gmail.com
SIREN/SIRET: 790 536 288 00018 R.C.S. Paris
N° de TVA intracommunautaire: FR 04 790536288

More information

Last updated on Apr 14, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Sizing details

Please be aware that all references to sizes (xs, small, small - medium) are indications given to help. You should always compare the measurements with those of a dress of your own. Sensitive points with Japanese vintage might be the sleeve length and sleeve width, as well as the bust measurements on some dresses.
In case of doubt, please send me a convo.