Savvy’s Guide to Holiday Dressing

The city is illuminated and the season of festive fetes is in full swing. Our calendars are filling up with celebrations, and with all the...

By Chanyn Kirtman
December 12, 2014 | Fashion

Corto Moltedo Is Coming to Japan

Luxury accessories brand Corto Moltedo held a trunk show in Tokyo last month and Savvy was there to get the details on this fast growing...

By Chanyn Kirtman
December 5, 2014 | Fashion

Vassilisa: Statement-Making Luxury Scarves

In a country where the size XXXS exists and boutiques carry a standard “one size”, presumed to fit all shoppers, it not only becomes frustrating,...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 18, 2014 | Fashion

Unique and Bespoke Jewelry at Atelier Shinji, Ginza

Walking through Ginza is always a delight, especially near the Kabuki theatre in Higashi Ginza. The side streets here are full of quaint, interesting and...

By Cheryl White
November 7, 2014 | Fashion

Sneaker Fever: Footwear for Girls on the Go

While the quintessential fall boot is slowly starting to make an appearance and reclaim its closet real estate, there is another piece of footwear that...

By Chanyn Kirtman
October 31, 2014 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Spring 2015: Part 3

Fashion week has officially come to a close, but check out the designers who wrapped up Tokyo’s biggest fashion festival with a bang. Edgy sportswear,...

By Chanyn Kirtman
October 21, 2014 | Fashion

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