The Savvy Team

Savvy is Tokyo's foremost platform for women looking for the latest scoop on what's new in fashion, food and fun in this great city. We seek out the best hidden shops, the coolest bars and the most cutting-edge salons in order to bring inspiration and knowledge to our savvy readers. Our content is fresh and our opinions are honest—just like you wouldn't lie to your best friend, you can trust us not to lie to you.

Articles By The Savvy Team

Kspace, Shirokane

The goal of Kspace is to support families with children at many stages of development, from babies to tweens. The staff pride themselves on offering...

October 1, 2013 | Families

Saint Maur International School, Yokohama

Established in 1872 as an innovator of international education in Japan, Saint Maur International School continues to meet the needs of children from the multi-cultural,...

October 1, 2013 | Families

Gymboree, Moto Azabu

Whether your child enjoys playing on equipment, moving to various musical styles, or using paint and modeling clay, there is a class for everyone at...

October 1, 2013 | Families

Roti, Roppongi

In the Tokyo food maze, sometimes you need a taste of the familiar. A Tokyo classic since 2001, Roti has managed to stay fresh and...

September 20, 2013 | Food & Drink

Icon, Omotesando

Tokyo certainly has no shortage of cool clothing boutiques, and now shoppers can add a new destination to their lists: Icon, located in a residential-style...

September 7, 2013 | Fashion

Clinton St. Baking Company, Aoyama

We love a long, lazy brunch on a weekend morning. Who doesn't? But sometimes we wish we could have the same comforting breakfast foods on...

September 6, 2013 | Food & Drink

Monki, Harajuku

Swedish fast-fashion company H&M may be better known for its namesake brand, but now one of its other labels has entered the Tokyo shopping scene....

September 6, 2013 | Fashion

Fashion’s Night Out Tokyo 2013

It's that time of year again, when fashion takes over Aoyama, Omotesando and Harajuku even more than on a usual day. This Saturday, head out...

September 4, 2013 | Fashion

BoConcept, Nihonbashi

Even while we were mourning the loss of the gorgeous BoConcept store at Roppongi Hills earlier this summer, the Danish furniture company was opening an...

September 4, 2013 | Lifestyle

Louis Vuitton Exhibit at the Tokyo Station Hotel

Louis Vuitton's exhibition at the Tokyo Station Hotel, called Timeless Muses, opens to the public on August 31 and will remain open through Monday, September...

August 30, 2013 | Lifestyle

Josie Pop-Up Shop, Shinjuku

New York-based lingerie brand Natori is bringing its second line, Josie, into Japan for the first time with two pop-up stores, one in Tokyo and...

August 23, 2013 | Fashion

Karl Lagerfeld Watch Pop-Up Shop

Following a successful launch in February, the Karl Lagerfeld watch brand will again be opening a pop-up shop inside the Tokyo Plaza Omotesando Harajuku shopping...

August 9, 2013 | Fashion

Kazu Kibuishi’s Harry Potter Covers

Japanese-American illustrator Kazu Kibuishi has been tapped by Scholastic to design a new series of covers for the American versions of the Harry Potter books....

August 8, 2013 | Families

Salon Boutique, Harajuku

Shoe designer Nobuko Sakai has renovated and expanded her store in Jingumae, not far from Harajuku Station. In doing so, she decided to create a...

August 2, 2013 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Summer Cocktails from Tokyo’s Top Hotels

Summer is in full swing, and what better way to cool down and savor the sunshine than with a refreshing, fruity cocktail from one of...

July 30, 2013 | Food & Drink

Julien David Sets Up Shop in Jingumae

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July 26, 2013 | Fashion

Elle Café, Roppongi Hills

This tiny French café at Roppongi Hills seats only about eight customers, but its authentic French pastries and sandwiches make for a tasty—and chic—lunch on...

July 18, 2013 | Food & Drink

Gelateria Marghera, Azabu Juban

One of Milan's most popular gelaterias, which serves up to 3,000 people a day, has opened its second branch right here in Tokyo. Head over...

July 15, 2013 | Food & Drink