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

Charcoal Grill and a View of Tokyo Tower at Steak House Xex

On the top floor of Atago Green Hills Mori Tower, over 180 meters skyward, the dining facilities at Xex make a fantastic destination for those...

November 6, 2015 | Food & Drink

Unique Holiday Shopping at the TAC International Bazaar

November is just around the corner, which means the holidays will be here before we can say "bounenkai." Don't get stuck criss-crossing the city in...

October 28, 2015 | Lifestyle

Free Classes and Special Offers at Kspace

All Savvy Tokyo readers can enjoy one free parent and child class at KSpace, with no obligation to join any programs. Plus, the school is...

October 21, 2015 | Uncategorized

This Video Teaches You Japanese Girls’ Makeup Secrets

Shiseido recently released the video below on its YouTube channel, with the caption in Japanese saying, "the makeup secrets of high school girls." The video...

October 20, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Tokyo Fashion Week Spring 2016: Part 3

The spring 2016 edition of Tokyo's fashion week wrapped on Saturday, with the last two days featuring everything from edgy street-meets-athletic wear to kimonos styled...

October 19, 2015 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Spring 2016: Part 2

Tokyo's spring 2016 fashion week continues, with the middle two days bringing dark romanticism, Victorian influences, gorgeous draping, monotone simplicity, edgy menswear, and retro safari-inspired...

October 16, 2015 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Spring 2016: Part 1

After opening with a show by New York-based menswear designer Todd Snyder, the spring season of Tokyo fashion week was off. From elegant lace dresses...

October 14, 2015 | Fashion

Event Report: Savvy Wine Seminar and Party

Together with Le Cordon Bleu Japan and MHD Moët Hennessy Diageo, Savvy hosted a wonderful wine event on Friday, September 18. Master of Wine Annette...

September 28, 2015 | Lifestyle

Daikanyama Photo Fair 2015

One of Tokyo's biggest photography events of the year is back this week, with 20 galleries showing works at venues all across Daikanyama. In addition...

September 23, 2015 | Art & Culture

Jill Stuart Brings a Beauty Party to New Harajuku Store

Later this week, Jill Stuart Beauty will open a new store in the Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku shopping center, but it won't be just another...

September 15, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Fashion’s Night Out Tokyo 2015

It's that time of year again, Tokyo fashionistas! Fashion's Night Out is just around the corner, and as always, it promises to be one of...

September 4, 2015 | Fashion