Tokyo Fashion Week Spring 2015: Part 2

Our city's semi-annual fashion week rages on, with highlights of the last two days including a collection of moody floral print styles, some gorgeous modern...

By Chanyn Kirtman
October 17, 2014 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Spring 2015: Part 1

The spring 2015 edition of Tokyo fashion week kicked off on Monday, with none other than the lovely Tilda Swinton sitting first row. From butterfly-print...

By Chanyn Kirtman
October 15, 2014 | Fashion

Colorful Gifts and Clothes at Sou Sou, Aoyama

If you are looking for unusual Japanese gifts with a modern twist then you will love the Sou Sou boutique. Sou Sou (which means “yes,...

By Joanna Pearce
October 9, 2014 | Families, Fashion, Lifestyle

Tokyo Fashion Week for All

As the European fashion weeks are coming to a close, Tokyo is gearing up to follow suit with its biannual fashion fete. Taking place primarily...

By Chanyn Kirtman
October 3, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Shanghai Tang Autumn-Winter Fashion Show and Lunch

Come September, the Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo will host an exclusive, one-time-only lunch and fashion show presenting Shanghai Tang's latest autumn-winter collection. With delicious food from...

By The Savvy Team
August 15, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Lingerie Francaise Exhibition

Whether you are looking to escape the extreme weather conditions or for an excuse for a fun ladies' night, mark your calendars for one of...

By Chanyn Kirtman
July 18, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Summer Wedding Dressing Simplified

Wedding season has officially begun, and while the invitations are coming in, it is likely you’re having internal dialogue, pondering on what to wear to...

By Chanyn Kirtman
June 13, 2014 | Fashion

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, Lifestyle

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