a Kimino artist who grow up in Kyoto and spend daily life in Kimono
Creator of a kimono lifestyle/enso Inc.CEO
Hitomi Ito is a kimono stylist, kimono model and creator of a kimono lifestyle.
She was born as the first child at Ryōsokuin where the temple is a sub-temple within Kenninji Temple, located in Gion in Kyōto. She was grown up in a peaceful and healing atmosphere.
At grandfather’s Buddhist memorial service day, she saw elegantly attired monks recited a sutra. That had a big impact and impressive on her and served as a starting point for her interest in a kimono dressing.
In 2008, she has obtained a teaching certificate at Nishijin Textile Industry Association and got a qualification for a bridal kimono dressing, Geisha and Maiko dressing.
She biased her activities as a kimono stylist and a designer of kimono articles and accessories in Gion in Kyoto.
In 2013, she has worked as the lecturer of a kimono dressing in the makeup and hair specialist course at Human Academy Co., Ltd.
In October 2015, she moved to Tokyo for new challenge.
In April 2016, she opened a private salon called “enso” in Shirogane, Tokyo.
She also works on a kimono styling on magazines and TV and joins kimono events, talk show and artworks in Japan and international. Her activates are familiar existence for a kimono lifestyle.
In 2023, – Washi paper -shiori-, an original product made of Japanese paper with the 1300 years of wisdom and the latest patented technology, will be released and she established enso Inc.