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

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

Journey to the Summit of Mt. Fuji

Mount Fuji: the mere mention of this iconic name resonates awe and admiration in the hearts of tourists, locals and hardcore mountaineers alike. Topping out...

August 2, 2013 | Adventures, Lifestyle

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

Bills, Omotesando

Personally, as much as I adore the delicate craft and high quality of Japanese food, when I roll out of bed in the morning all...

July 22, 2013 | Food & Drink

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

Alexander Wang to Open First Tokyo Flagship

With 50 sales points across the country, Alexander Wang is hardly new to Japan. But this October, the American designer will open his brand's first...

July 12, 2013 | Fashion