Used Kimono Shopping in Tokyo and Yokohama

Like many people, I am totally smitten anytime I see a lovely girl dressed in a kimono. This feeling also extends to older ladies in...

By Cheryl White
June 11, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Designer Collaborations Highlight Summer’s Top Trends

Some of today’s trending brands have teamed up with top designers to bring you exclusive summer wardrobe basics that will stand out against the originals....

By Chanyn Kirtman
June 6, 2014 | Fashion

Tokyo’s Chicest Intersection Gets Some New Faces

Omotesando and Aoyama are two of the biggest shopping destinations in Tokyo, home to flagship stores of top fashion labels and unique building designs by...

By Chanyn Kirtman
May 30, 2014 | Fashion

Uniqlo’s New DIY T-Shirt Service

In a world of fast fashion and designer spinoffs, original pieces seem obsolete. Well what if we told you that one-of-a-kind fashion is right at...

By Chanyn Kirtman
May 19, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Channeling the 90s with Spring’s Top Trends

The trees are drenched in sakura and pastels are decorating the retail windows. It’s official, folks, spring has sprung! The winter wear can be stowed...

By Chanyn Kirtman
April 4, 2014 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2014: Part 3

Tokyo fashion week came to an end with intricate patchwork pieces, treated textiles, structured dresses and an abundance of plaid, tweed and earth tones. Check...

By Chanyn Kirtman
March 24, 2014 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2014: Part 2

Days three and four of this season's Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Tokyo provided a series of inspirational shows, including Japanese kimonos and American wrap dresses.

By Chanyn Kirtman
March 20, 2014 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2014: Part 1

Tokyo Fashion Week is well underway, and Savvy Tokyo is in attendance. Here is a report from Monday and Tuesday’s Runway Shows. Be sure to...

By Chanyn Kirtman
March 19, 2014 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week for the Masses

One of Tokyo’s biggest fashion festivals is about to descend upon us. To some it may seem that every day in Tokyo is a fashion...

By Chanyn Kirtman
March 14, 2014 | Fashion

Shoe Shopping in Japan: The Size Conundrum

OK ladies, so you're in Japan and already inspired by the myriad of amazing fashions you see every day, and now you need new shoes....

By Kelly Wetherille
January 24, 2014 | Fashion

Nigo Revamps Uniqlo’s UT Line

Japan’s very own mega-retailer, Uniqlo, has a fresh new tagline for its t-shirt line, UT. The newest collection, released for spring 2014, aims to reinvent...

By Chanyn Kirtman
January 17, 2014 | Fashion