JAPANALIA was founded in Tokyo in 1976 and bought to Hartford, Connecticut in 1981 by designers Eiko Sakai and Dan Blow. Originally, Eiko and Dan worked only with kimono silk. Today, Eiko and Dan use an array of beautiful, quality fabrics to design clothes for men and women that combine Japanese influence with a contemporary sense of Style. More >



SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, September 13, 2014

Music @ Japanalia GALA FINALE: Wadsworth Atheneum Theater

THE GIRL SINGERS SHOW 10 stars of the acclaimed 5 year series with a band!

Details to follow soon…

We’re hosting Pot Luck Sunday, July 27 at the11 Whitney St. store 4:30~7:00pm

bring a favorite appetizer or cold dish, wine or favorite beverage.

We’ll have basic beverages & paper goods/cutlery.

 Many Thanks to all our loyal friends who have stuck by us these 33 years!

It is a bittersweet ending for our retail store, but on a happier note,

we will continue designing and creating limited edition clothing from

Eiko’s Glastonbury home & studio!

So be part of the next phase of Japanalia Eiko by writing to eikosakai@aol.com

Put in the subject: “keep me on your list”

 Thanks again and hope to see you soon!


OPEN until July 26th

Tues~Sat 10am-5pm


Cash or check preferred

Thanks for the memories…Story to be continued…

Japanalia Eiko
11 Whitney St.

Tues-Fri 10-5pm
Sat 10-5pm


Email Us @ Japanalia    |    Japanalia Eiko 860-232-4677