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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Flare Long Jacket #2 by Mieko Mintz  (Size S (2-6), Cotton Jacket)
Flare Long Jacket #2
Size S (2-6), Cotton Jacket

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Flare Long Jacket #7 by Mieko Mintz  (Size M (8-10), Cotton Jacket)
Flare Long Jacket #7
Size M (8-10), Cotton Jacket

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Bell Shape Jacket #16
One Size (2-18), Silk Jacket

$ 700
Short Jacket #2
Size M (6-8), Cotton Jacket

$ 500
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Kimono Maxi #4 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (2-16), Silk Coat)
Kimono Maxi #4
One Size (2-16), Silk Coat

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Short Jacket #5
Size L (10-14), Cotton Jacket

$ 500
Short Back Vent Vest #2
One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest

$ 450
Short Jacket #12
Size L (10-14), Silk & Cotton Jacket

$ 650
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Kimono Jacket #4 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket)
Kimono Jacket #4
One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket

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Knee Tuck Pants #2 by Mieko Mintz  (Size M (10-12), Silk & Cotton Pant)
Knee Tuck Pants #2
Size M (10-12), Silk & Cotton Pant

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Pocket Jacket #8
Size 1 (2-12), Silk & Cotton Jacket

$ 800
Short Jacket #9
Size L (10-14), Cotton Jacket

$ 500
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Pocket Jacket #6 by Mieko Mintz  (Size 1 (2-12), Silk Jacket)
Pocket Jacket #6
Size 1 (2-12), Silk Jacket

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Short Jacket #7 by Mieko Mintz  (Size M (6-8), Cotton Jacket)
Short Jacket #7
Size M (6-8), Cotton Jacket

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Pocket Jacket #1
Size 1 (2-12), Cotton Jacket

$ 700
Kimono Duster #3
One Size (2-16), Cotton Coat

$ 800
Short Back Vent Vest #4
One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest

$ 450
Kimono Jacket #6
One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket

$ 700
Mother's Kimono Maxi Kimono
One Size (2-16), Silk Coat

$ 2,625
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Kantha Messenger Bag #2 by Mieko Mintz  (Cotton Purse)
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Short Jacket #10 by Mieko Mintz  (Size L (10-14), Cotton Jacket)
Short Jacket #10
Size L (10-14), Cotton Jacket

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Kimono Jacket #3 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket)
Kimono Jacket #3
One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket

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Pocket Jacket #7
Size 2 (14-16), Silk & Cotton Jacket

$ 800
Short Jacket #8
Size M (6-8), Cotton Jacket

$ 500
Pocket Jacket #5
Size 1 (2-12), Silk Jacket

$ 875
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Tucked Brim Hat #4 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size, Cotton Hat)
Tucked Brim Hat #4
One Size, Cotton Hat

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Mother's Kimono Duster
One Size (2-16), Silk Coat

$ 1,750
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Kimono Maxi #1 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (2-16), Silk Coat)
Kimono Maxi #1
One Size (2-16), Silk Coat

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Short Back Vent Vest #6 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest)
Short Back Vent Vest #6
One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest

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Hooded A-Line Long Coat #2
One Size (4-16), Cotton Coat

$ 1,175
Kimono Jacket #9
One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket

$ 700
Patch Work Hat #4
One Size, Cotton Hat

$ 152
Kimono Jacket #7
One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket

$ 700
Patch Work Hat #3
One Size, Cotton Hat

$ 152
Cropped Jacket #6
One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket

$ 500
Maxi Back Pleated Vest #4
One Size (4-14), Silk Vest

$ 875
Back Tuck Jacket #7
Size L (12-14), Silk Jacket

$ 875
Cropped Jacket #3
One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket

$ 500
Full Brim Hat #2
One Size, Silk & Cotton Hat

$ 200
Kantha Beret #4
One Size, Cotton Hat

$ 152
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Back Vent Vest Maxi #3 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest)
Back Vent Vest Maxi #3
One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest

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Circular Vest #2
One Size (2-12), Silk Vest

$ 875
High-Neck Jacket #2
One Size (4-12), Cotton Jacket

$ 750
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Cropped Jacket #5 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket)
Cropped Jacket #5
One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket

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Full Brim Hat #3 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size, Silk & Cotton Hat)
Full Brim Hat #3
One Size, Silk & Cotton Hat

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Back Vent Vest Maxi #1
One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest

$ 700
Kantha Beret #5
One Size, Cotton Hat

$ 152
Back Tuck Jacket #2
Size M (8-10), Cotton Jacket

$ 700
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A-Line Duster #1 by Mieko Mintz  (Size 1 (2-14), Cotton Coat)
A-Line Duster #1
Size 1 (2-14), Cotton Coat

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Back Vent Vest Maxi #4
One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest

$ 650
Back Tuck Jacket #4
Size M (8-10), Silk Jacket

$ 875
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Back Vent Vest #2 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest)
Back Vent Vest #2
One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest

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A-Line Duster #3
Size 1 (2-14), Cotton Coat

$ 800
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Circular Long Jacket #2 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket)
Circular Long Jacket #2
One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket

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Cowl Neck Flare Top #3 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (4-16), Silk & Cotton Top)
Cowl Neck Flare Top #3
One Size (4-16), Silk & Cotton Top

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Flare Long Jacket #3
Size S (2-6), Cotton Jacket

$ 680
High-Neck Jacket #3
One Size (4-12), Cotton Jacket

$ 750
Maxi Back Pleated Vest #3
One Size (4-14), Silk Vest

$ 875
Back Tuck Jacket #6
Size M (8-10), Silk Jacket

$ 875
Cropped Jacket #2
One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket

$ 500
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Full Brim Hat #1 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size, Silk & Cotton Hat)
Full Brim Hat #1
One Size, Silk & Cotton Hat

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Full Brim Hat #4
One Size, Silk & Cotton Hat

$ 200
Back Vent Vest Maxi #2
One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest

$ 700
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Bell Shape Jacket #13 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (2-18), Silk & Cotton Jacket)
Bell Shape Jacket #13
One Size (2-18), Silk & Cotton Jacket

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Cowl Neck Dress #2 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (4-16), Silk & Cotton Dress)
Cowl Neck Dress #2
One Size (4-16), Silk & Cotton Dress

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High-Neck Jacket #1 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (4-12), Cotton Jacket)
High-Neck Jacket #1
One Size (4-12), Cotton Jacket

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Back Pleated Vest #2
One Size (4-14), Silk Vest

$ 775
A-Line Duster #8
Size 1 (2-14), Silk & Cotton Coat

$ 900
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A-Line Duster #2 by Mieko Mintz  (Size 1 (2-14), Cotton Coat)
A-Line Duster #2
Size 1 (2-14), Cotton Coat

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Circular Long Jacket #1 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket)
Circular Long Jacket #1
One Size (2-16), Cotton Jacket

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Back Tuck Jacket #5 by Mieko Mintz  (Size S (2-6), Silk Jacket)
Back Tuck Jacket #5
Size S (2-6), Silk Jacket

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Full Brim Hat #5 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size, Cotton Hat)
Full Brim Hat #5
One Size, Cotton Hat

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Bell Shape Jacket #9 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (2-18), Cotton Jacket)
Bell Shape Jacket #9
One Size (2-18), Cotton Jacket

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High-Neck Jacket #5
One Size (4-12), Silk & Cotton Jacket

$ 850
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Back Vent Vest #4 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest)
Back Vent Vest #4
One Size (4-14), Cotton Vest

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A-Line Duster #6
Size 1 (2-14), Cotton Coat

$ 800
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Bell Shape Jacket #7 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (2-18), Cotton Jacket)
Bell Shape Jacket #7
One Size (2-18), Cotton Jacket

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Bell Shape Jacket #6
One Size (2-18), Cotton Jacket

$ 530
Flare Long Jacket #5
Size M (8-10), Cotton Jacket

$ 680
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Bell Shape Jacket #2 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (2-18), Cotton Jacket)
Bell Shape Jacket #2
One Size (2-18), Cotton Jacket

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High-Neck Jacket #4 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (4-12), Cotton Jacket)
High-Neck Jacket #4
One Size (4-12), Cotton Jacket

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A-Line Jacket #4
Size M/L (6-14), Cotton Jacket

$ 750
A-Line Jacket #11
Size S (2-4), Cotton Jacket

$ 750
A-Line Jacket #6
Size M/L (6-14), Cotton Jacket

$ 750
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A-Line Jacket #14 by Mieko Mintz  (Size M/L (6-14), Silk Jacket)
A-Line Jacket #14
Size M/L (6-14), Silk Jacket

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A-Line Long Coat #2
One Size (4-16), Silk Coat

$ 1,400
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A Line Jacket #16 by Mieko Mintz  (Size M/L (6-14), Silk Jacket)
A Line Jacket #16
Size M/L (6-14), Silk Jacket

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A-Line Jacket #1
Size M/L (6-14), Cotton Jacket

$ 1,075
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A-Line Jacket #9 by Mieko Mintz  (Size M/L (6-14), Cotton Jacket)
A-Line Jacket #9
Size M/L (6-14), Cotton Jacket

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A-Line Coat #4 by Mieko Mintz  (One Size (4-16), Silk & Cotton Coat)
A-Line Coat #4
One Size (4-16), Silk & Cotton Coat

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A-Line Jacket #15
Size M/L (6-14), Silk Jacket

$ 995
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A-Line Jacket #20 by Mieko Mintz  (Size XL (16-20), Silk Jacket)
A-Line Jacket #20
Size XL (16-20), Silk Jacket

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A-Line Jacket #19 by Mieko Mintz  (Size XL (16-20), Silk Jacket)
A-Line Jacket #19
Size XL (16-20), Silk Jacket

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A-Line Jacket #18
Size M/L (6-14), Silk Jacket

$ 995
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A-Line Jacket #17 by Mieko Mintz  (Size M/L (6-14), Silk Jacket)
A-Line Jacket #17
Size M/L (6-14), Silk Jacket

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Sapphire Kantha Necklace
Silk & Cotton Necklace

$ 132
Serpent Vest
Silk and Cotton Vest

$ 698
A-Line Silk Jacket
Silk Kantha Jacket

$ 898