What a Year!

It has been quite a year for Savvy, and we can hardly believe it’s almost over! Thanks to everyone for your support as we’re starting...

By savvyAdmin
December 19, 2013 | Newsletter post

Zusso Kids Makes Children’s Haircuts Fun

Taking toddlers for haircuts can be only slightly less traumatic than trips to the doctor or dentist, especially when, as with my little boy’s salon...

By Philomena Keet
December 19, 2013 | Families

Furoshiki Lessons Make Wrapping a Snap

The Japanese may not have invented the art of wrapping, but they have certainly perfected it. When you swaddle your gift in a furoshiki, the...

By Sandra Barron
December 18, 2013 | Art & Culture

Buying Natural and Organic Foods in Japan

More and more, our foods and personal products are becoming tainted with strange ingredients and preservatives, which are difficult to pronounce even in English. Throw...

By Luisa Heenan
December 17, 2013 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Does Single Equal Unhappy?

Are single people destined to be unhappy? It's less a question than a statement in a media landscape awash with the hyper-feminist or sexually free...

By For Empowering Women
December 17, 2013 | Lifestyle, Women's Issues

Hugo Boss’ New Omotesando Men’s Store

Tokyo's suave and stylish men now have a new shopping destination, right in the center of the action on Omotesando. At the end of November,...

By The Savvy Team
December 13, 2013 | Fashion

Christmas Dinner in Tokyo

All across Tokyo, the holiday season is in full swing, with illuminations, Christmas trees and inflatable snowmen at every turn. If you’ll be spending Christmas...

By The Savvy Team
December 13, 2013 | Food & Drink

Five Must-Try Japanese Beauty Products

Japanese women have long been admired for their beautiful, youthful skin, so it’s no surprise that Japan is home to some of the best skincare...

By Alisa Kerr
December 10, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Event Report: Savvy Tokyo Launch Party

After being a part of Tokyo's virtual landscape for a few months, Savvy had its official launch party on December 5 at Mercedes-Benz Connection. It...

By The Savvy Team
December 9, 2013 | Lifestyle

Chocolatier Erica, Shirokanedai

For a stretch of roughly 800 meters in Shirokanedai, Gaien-Nishi Dori is nicknamed Platinum Street, or Platina Dori, a charming avenue lined with gingko trees,...

By Dinasha Cellura
December 9, 2013 | Food & Drink

Savvy in December

Is it just us, or has this year has gone by in the blink of an eye? We can hardly believe it’s already December, but...

By savvyAdmin
December 6, 2013 | Newsletter post