Isetan Opens at Tokyo Midtown

Minato-ku fashion lovers rejoice: you can now shop all the great brands you love from Isetan and Mitsukoshi, without having to trek to Shinjuku or...

By The Savvy Team
April 3, 2015 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2015: Part 3

Tokyo fashion week came to a close on Saturday, but some of the best shows were saved for the end. The last two days saw...

By The Savvy Team
March 23, 2015 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2015: Part 2

Tokyo's fashion week continues, with days three and four bringing us chic, modern minimalism, urban cowboys, desert hipsters, and some very opulent textiles. There ...

By The Savvy Team
March 20, 2015 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2015: Part 1

Tokyo fashion week is back, bringing with it a bevy of new trends that we can expect to see on the streets come autumn. The...

By The Savvy Team
March 18, 2015 | Fashion

Traditional Craftsmanship Meets Modern Luxury with Natsume Japon

Getting an appointment with Olivier Le Lann is quite a challenge. The French-born fashion brand owner lives in Tokyo, but is basically never here. He...

By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler
January 26, 2015 | Fashion

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