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Mieko Mintz

"Traditionally, kantha were supposed to help keep their wearers safe from harm and aid in obtaining happiness and prosperity, all of which Mieko wishes for you."

Born in southern Japan, Mieko Mintz uses handcrafted textiles from around the world to make contemporary pieces. Her signature line includes jackets made from vintage sari kantha, each with its own variety of colors and its own story.

Mintz's work follows in the kantha tradition. First, her designs are made into kantha throws in West Bengal, which she then cuts to fit her jacket designs. Her focus is a kantha line that is not only comfortable, but also contemporary and sophisticated.

Cuttings left over from making the jackets are recycled one more time to create hats, bags, and jewelry.

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Serpent Vest
Silk and Cotton Vest
by Mieko Mintz
$ 698
Serpent Ombré A-Lin...
Silk and Cotton Jacket
by Mieko Mintz
$ 798
A-Line Silk Jacket
Silk Kantha Jacket
by Mieko Mintz
$ 898
Kantha Necklace
Silk Necklace
by Mieko Mintz
$ 120
Kantha Necklace
Silk Necklace
by Mieko Mintz
$ 120
Soho Bamboo Vest
Kantha Cotton Vest
by Mieko Mintz
$ 700
Kantha Vest
Woven Vest
by Mieko Mintz
$ 550