The Work of Issey Miyake at NACT, Roppongi

The National Art Center, Tokyo is now showing a comprehensive design exhibit on the works of Issey Miyake. Ten years in the making, the long-awaited...

By Chanyn Kirtman
April 22, 2016 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2016: Part 3

Tokyo fashion week has now come to a close for the season, but the last two days brought some of the more interesting and directional...

By Linda Haberberger
March 25, 2016 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2016: Part 2

Tokyo's biannual fashion week moves ahead, with days three and four bringing everything from beautiful kimonos in modern prints to androgynous, oversized outerwear, and even...

By The Savvy Team
March 18, 2016 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2016: Part 1

Tokyo fashion week is now in full swing, and the first two days brought a wide range of styles, from postmodern influences to wearable, everyday...

By The Savvy Team
March 16, 2016 | Fashion

Get in the Tokyo Fashion Week Spirit

Tokyo fashion week starts Monday, meaning the city is gearing up for a week of creative affairs. While the runway shows and after parties are...

By Chanyn Kirtman
March 12, 2016 | Fashion

Spring Clean Your Wardrobe

There must be some people out there who like their wardrobes. You know, people who wake up and leisurely select several nicely folded items that...

By Juliette Olah
March 10, 2016 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Brighten Up Your Cold-Weather Duds

Ah, the awkward part of the season, when it’s still too cold to sport springtime flair, but the thrill of impending warmth has us mentally...

By Chanyn Kirtman
March 4, 2016 | Fashion

Five Top Vintage Clothing Shops in Omotesando and Harajuku

People often associate Tokyo with the priciest shopping in the world, and depending on your taste, that can be a fair assessment. However, if you...

By Chanyn Kirtman
February 26, 2016 | Fashion

Winter Warmers: Stay Snug in the Cold

Brace yourself. The cold is coming, and here in Japan it’s approaching at warp speed. Being from a place where the sun shines pretty much...

By Juliette Olah
February 5, 2016 | Fashion

Go Back to Work in Style

Right, time to put the champagne flutes down and dust off your laptop bag. It may be time to hit the desk again, but hey,...

By Juliette Olah
January 22, 2016 | Fashion

Discover the Natural Indigo Blues of Okura, Daikanyama

If, when shopping in Tokyo, you find yourself bored by numerous look-alike mainstream stores, all selling the same kind of clothes, you should check out...

By Linda Haberberger
January 8, 2016 | Fashion

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