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

Carpet Doctor to the Rescue

Tsuyoshi Takano, manager and “master textile cleaner” at Carpet Doctor, provides his personal mobile phone number for customers to call for an evaluation. When I...

February 19, 2014 | Lifestyle

Redecorate for Spring with Francfranc

Now through the end of March, interior design store Francfranc is offering a series of deals and specials to help you get your home looking...

February 12, 2014 | Lifestyle

Shiseido The Ginza: A Beauty Destination

Since it opened in 2011, the Ginza flagship store of Japan's largest cosmetics company has been a must-hit shopping destination for women from across Japan...

January 7, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Shop for Art at The Container in Nakameguro

If you’re looking for something a little different this holiday season, I recommend stopping by The Container in Nakameguro. Literally a shipping container converted into...

December 25, 2013 | Art & Culture, Lifestyle

Alice and Olivia’s New Omotesando Flagship

When one considers the cutesy yet quirky personal style of Alice and Olivia's founder and designer Stacey Bendet, it's hard to believe the brand hasn't...

December 20, 2013 | Fashion

Hugo Boss’ New Omotesando Men’s Store

Tokyo's suave and stylish men now have a new shopping destination, right in the center of the action on Omotesando. At the end of November,...

December 13, 2013 | Fashion

Christmas Dinner in Tokyo

All across Tokyo, the holiday season is in full swing, with illuminations, Christmas trees and inflatable snowmen at every turn. If you’ll be spending Christmas...

December 13, 2013 | Food & Drink

Event Report: Savvy Tokyo Launch Party

After being a part of Tokyo's virtual landscape for a few months, Savvy had its official launch party on December 5 at Mercedes-Benz Connection. It...

December 9, 2013 | Lifestyle

The World’s First Fashion Film Festival Comes to Tokyo

Paris-based fashion critic and video journalist Diane Pernet is bringing her international film festival—the world's first to focus solely on fashion—to Tokyo this weekend. Since...

November 26, 2013 | Lifestyle

Gilt Pop-Up Shop, Omotesando

Today, Gilt Japan's first-ever physical pop-up shop will open at Montoak cafe in Omotesando, allowing customers a rare chance to see and feel the merchandise...

November 22, 2013 | Fashion

Swedish Christmas Bazaar 2013

SWEA is a worldwide non-profit organization for Swedish or Swedish-speaking women, and each year its Japan branch holds a Christmas bazaar where guests can enjoy...

November 20, 2013 | Lifestyle