What is “cobebe” ?
“cobebe” is artwork made from vintage kimonos and dressed in the traditional manner.
The vintage kimonos are scaled down to 1/3 size, for the models of 60cm / 23inch.
The name of “cobebe” is derived from the words ‘co’ which refers to vintage or small-sized, and ‘bebe’ which refers to kimono. cobebe is suitable for display and act as a centerpiece at the office, hotel, Japanese cuisine restaurant, event hall, or in your home.
Chic cobebe series
This is a collection of subtle colors and designs that when combined create a chic and sophisticated look.
Chic summer cobebe series
This is a collection of seasonal and more vibrant colors. Displayed to fit the season and a mood of the space.
Maiko cobebe series
This is a Maiko style collection.Antique cute colors, ‘darari’ or loose obi, and hemmed sleeves and shoulders are catachrestic of Maiko.
Dream cobebe series
This is a collection of colors both subtle and bold. Get lost in the design and simple patterns.
She has been involved in the kimono and dress-making industry for over 40 years, making kimono and teaching young generations how to make and dress kimono.
“cobebe” is compilation of kimono artisanship of experienced kimono artist – Toshie TANAKA.
Her philosophy is to create scaled versions of kimonos to be displayed in offices and homes around the world. With her long history in the kimono and dress-making industry, her passion to share the beautiful style and history of kimono drives her in the creations she makes.
We sincerely look forward to receiving your enquiry for Cobebe.