Tokyo’s Top 5 Shopping Districts

Japan's capital is deservedly known as one of the world's shopping meccas, offering numerous vibrant and trendsetting districts in which you can find everything from...

By Linda Haberberger
January 1, 2016 | Fashion, Lifestyle

The Top Five Winter Shoe Trends of 2015

With the cold season starting a little later in Japan than other parts of the world, many of us may still be looking for the...

By Linda Haberberger
December 25, 2015 | Fashion

Easy Tips for Traveling in Style and Comfort

For many people, the end-of-year and new-year season signifies more than just sparkly lights, festive decorations, family functions, gift shopping, and insane amounts of food....

By Kelly Wetherille
December 18, 2015 | Fashion

Dress to Shine this Holiday Season

Tis the season for bonenkais, holiday parties and decking yourself out in the most festive of fashion. Let us take the guessing game out of...

By Chanyn Kirtman
December 11, 2015 | Fashion

CPCM: Japan’s Craft and Culture Shop

A new hot spot has opened its doors in Jingumae. CPCM, or Crafts and Permaculture Country Mall, is a concept store filled with curated artisan...

By Chanyn Kirtman
December 4, 2015 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Machine Washable Cashmere at Kit and Ace Pop-Up Shop

Yep, you read that right. Machine. Washable. Cashmere. Not only is it easy to care for, but Kit and Ace's signature "technical cashmere" is lightweight,...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 27, 2015 | Fashion

Alexander Wang Collaborates with The Weeknd on WangXO

Alexander Wang has joined forces with Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd on a new capsule collection of casual, street-inspired fashion items. Produced under the artist's brand...

By The Savvy Team
November 23, 2015 | Fashion

The Savvy Guide to Shibuya 109

The iconic Shibuya 109 shopping mall, nicknamed “marukyu,” lies at the heart of Shibuya’s fashion culture. It is situated alongside the famous scramble crossing and...

By Joanna Pearce
November 6, 2015 | Fashion

Dressing for Fall 2015’s Biggest Trends

Fall fashion is pretty straightforward. A little bit of denim, knitwear, boots, some variation of an overcoat, and boom, you are a walking pumpkin spice...

By Chanyn Kirtman
October 30, 2015 | Fashion

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...

By The Savvy Team
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...

By The Savvy Team
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...

By The Savvy Team
October 14, 2015 | Fashion

Join in the Tokyo Fashion Week Fun

Fashion season is upon us! Starting October 12 and running through the 17th, over 40 designers will be presenting runway shows, exhibitions and installations for...

By Chanyn Kirtman
October 2, 2015 | Fashion

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...

By The Savvy Team
September 4, 2015 | Fashion

Easy Tips for Wearing a Yukata

Japan's summer festival season has just started and it's time to pull out your yukata again! In Tokyo, fireworks festivals are happening almost every weekend...

By Jody Pang
July 22, 2015 | Fashion, Lifestyle

A Beginner’s Guide to Harajuku’s Lolita Fashion

The world of a Japanese Lolita girl is an alluring and yet mysterious one. For those of us with an interest in finding out more...

By Joanna Pearce
July 3, 2015 | Fashion

Refresh Your Wardrobe with Summer Accessories

Staying on trend in the fashion world doesn’t mean a new wardrobe every season. Smart accessorizing is a great way to remain “en vogue” without...

By Chanyn Kirtman
June 26, 2015 | Fashion

Summer Fashions to Help You Beat the Heat

Tokyo’s humid season is upon us (for many of us, our hair is the first indicator), and while most welcome the summer sun with open...

By Chanyn Kirtman
June 13, 2015 | Fashion