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

Stephen Knoll Pop-Up Hair Smoothing Bar in Aoyama

Typhoon season hit with a vengeance this year, and earlier than usual. For many of us, that means frizz-tastic hair with far more volume than...

August 25, 2015 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Cruise Around Japan this Autumn

Has the shinkansen lots its allure for you? Or are you looking for an unusual way to see some of Japan's most famous sights? This...

August 13, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Sponsored: Cathay Pacific’s New Lounge at Haneda Airport

Last December, Cathay Pacific became the first non-Japanese carrier to open a lounge in the international terminal of Haneda Airport. With a sleek yet soothing...

July 13, 2015 | Uncategorized

Taste of Tokyo 2015

Mark your calendars for a food and drink event that is not to be missed. Taste of Tokyo aims to present the very finest foods,...

May 27, 2015 | Food & Drink, Lifestyle

EtonHouse Tokyo’s Fifth Anniversary Fundraising Event

As it celebrates its fifth year of operations, EtonHouse Tokyo is also getting ready for its annual fundraising event. Scheduled for Friday, June 5, the...

May 18, 2015 | Families, Lifestyle

Japanese Cheat Sheet: Gardening

With Golden Week beginning, the weather looking fantastic, and Greenery Day just around the corner, it's a great time to head down to your local...

April 29, 2015 | Lifestyle

Magnolia Bakery Pop-Up Shop in Shibuya

If you have a penchant for sugary baked goods in pastel colors and find yourself in the Shibuya area over the next couple of weeks,...

April 23, 2015 | Food & Drink

Zushi Beach Film Festival 2015

Spring is finally starting to feel like it's here to stay, and what better way to greet it than by watching movies on a beach...

April 22, 2015 | Lifestyle

Asian Home Furnishings Sale

After a five-year hiatus, one of the Tokyo American Club's most popular events, the Asian Home Furnishings Sale, is back. Don't miss out on a...

April 6, 2015 | Lifestyle

Event Planning in Tokyo, Simplified

If you have ever tried planning a bachelorette party or baby shower in Tokyo, you know it is not always an easy task. While these...

April 4, 2015 | Lifestyle

Isetan Opens at Tokyo Midtown

Minato-ku fashion lovers rejoice: you can now shop all the great brands you love from Isetan and Mitsukoshi, without having to trek to Shinjuku or...

April 3, 2015 | Fashion

ISSH Family Festival 2015

The time of year has yet again come for the annual International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH) family festival. Held each spring at the...

April 1, 2015 | Lifestyle

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2015: Part 3

Tokyo fashion week came to a close on Saturday, but some of the best shows were saved for the end. The last two days saw...

March 23, 2015 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2015: Part 2

Tokyo's fashion week continues, with days three and four bringing us chic, modern minimalism, urban cowboys, desert hipsters, and some very opulent textiles. There ...

March 20, 2015 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2015: Part 1

Tokyo fashion week is back, bringing with it a bevy of new trends that we can expect to see on the streets come autumn. The...

March 18, 2015 | Fashion

The 2015 Emerald Ball Tokyo

If you’re looking for a fun yet glamorous way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend in Tokyo, then get ready to kick back your heels...

March 5, 2015 | Lifestyle

Sponsored Video: Life Well Travelled

"Life Well Travelled" is a new refreshing video campaign released by Cathay Pacific, with the core message being that traveling well is an important part...

February 1, 2015 | Uncategorized

Spend a Night at Gatsby’s Mansion

Admit it. You were secretly (or, perhaps, not-so-secretly) jealous of Carey Mulligan and Leonardo DiCaprio when you saw them dancing, drinking, and partying the night...

January 19, 2015 | Lifestyle