Chanyn Kirtman

Chanyn is a mama of two and a Tokyo resident for the past five years. She's a self proclaimed fashion enthusiast and strives to keep Savvy readers informed on all the new shops and fashion events taking place in Tokyo. She loves traveling, cooking and living room dance parties with her kids.

Articles By Chanyn

The Work of Issey Miyake at NACT, Roppongi

The National Art Center, Tokyo is now showing a comprehensive design exhibit on the works of Issey Miyake. Ten years in the making, the long-awaited...

April 22, 2016 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Get in the Tokyo Fashion Week Spirit

Tokyo fashion week starts Monday, meaning the city is gearing up for a week of creative affairs. While the runway shows and after parties are...

March 12, 2016 | Fashion

Brighten Up Your Cold-Weather Duds

Ah, the awkward part of the season, when it’s still too cold to sport springtime flair, but the thrill of impending warmth has us mentally...

March 4, 2016 | Fashion

Five Top Vintage Clothing Shops in Omotesando and Harajuku

People often associate Tokyo with the priciest shopping in the world, and depending on your taste, that can be a fair assessment. However, if you...

February 26, 2016 | Fashion

Takashi Murakami’s 500 Arhats at Mori Art Museum

The Mori Art Museum (MAM) is known to host works by some of the world’s most noteworthy artists, and the current exhibition is nothing less...

December 16, 2015 | Lifestyle

Dress to Shine this Holiday Season

Tis the season for bonenkais, holiday parties and decking yourself out in the most festive of fashion. Let us take the guessing game out of...

December 11, 2015 | Fashion

CPCM: Japan’s Craft and Culture Shop

A new hot spot has opened its doors in Jingumae. CPCM, or Crafts and Permaculture Country Mall, is a concept store filled with curated artisan...

December 4, 2015 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Machine Washable Cashmere at Kit and Ace Pop-Up Shop

Yep, you read that right. Machine. Washable. Cashmere. Not only is it easy to care for, but Kit and Ace's signature "technical cashmere" is lightweight,...

November 27, 2015 | Fashion

KSpace Parent and Child Classes

If you’ve spent time researching international preschools, it is likely that you have come across KSpace at some point. Located on a quiet street in...

November 2, 2015 | Families

Dressing for Fall 2015’s Biggest Trends

Fall fashion is pretty straightforward. A little bit of denim, knitwear, boots, some variation of an overcoat, and boom, you are a walking pumpkin spice...

October 30, 2015 | Fashion

Join in the Tokyo Fashion Week Fun

Fashion season is upon us! Starting October 12 and running through the 17th, over 40 designers will be presenting runway shows, exhibitions and installations for...

October 2, 2015 | Fashion

Refresh Your Wardrobe with Summer Accessories

Staying on trend in the fashion world doesn’t mean a new wardrobe every season. Smart accessorizing is a great way to remain “en vogue” without...

June 26, 2015 | Fashion

Summer Fashions to Help You Beat the Heat

Tokyo’s humid season is upon us (for many of us, our hair is the first indicator), and while most welcome the summer sun with open...

June 13, 2015 | Fashion

Sayoko Yamaguchi Exhibit at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Attention fashion followers and art buffs: a new and exciting exhibit is now on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, and it's a...

May 29, 2015 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Mo-House: Fashion for Breastfeeding Moms

If you’re a breastfeeding mother in Tokyo, it’s likely you’ve experienced the awkward train nursing session, or the scavenger hunt for privacy when a nursing...

May 22, 2015 | Families, Fashion

Fred Segal Comes to Daikanyama

Fred Segal, an LA based luxe boutique, has officially opened its doors in Tokyo. The 900-square-meter shopping center is located along Log Road in Daikanyama,...

April 17, 2015 | Fashion

Savvy’s Guide to Holiday Dressing

The city is illuminated and the season of festive fetes is in full swing. Our calendars are filling up with celebrations, and with all the...

December 12, 2014 | Fashion

Corto Moltedo Is Coming to Japan

Luxury accessories brand Corto Moltedo held a trunk show in Tokyo last month and Savvy was there to get the details on this fast growing...

December 5, 2014 | Fashion