Swedish Christmas Bazaar 2014

The Japan contingent of SWEA, the worldwide non-profit organization for Swedish and Swedish-speaking women, is again gearing up to hold its annual Christmas bazaar. At...

By The Savvy Team
November 5, 2014 | Lifestyle

Jet Set Blow-Dry Bar, Hiroo

New York based fashion entrepreneur and socialite Lauren Santo Domingo once famously told online beauty bible Into the Gloss, “I’ve probably blown dry my own...

By Alisa Kerr
November 3, 2014 | Health & Beauty

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

Light and Modern Italian Fare at Fiorentina, Roppongi Hills

After a 7 a.m. start in Tokyo, my partner and I settled on the idea of something easy, romantic, and Italian for dinner. Luckily, we...

By Leilani R. Gobaleza
October 31, 2014 | Food & Drink

Modern Japanese Art at Wa Space, Akasaka

Wa Space is an exciting new gallery in Tokyo. Conceived and designed by the effervescent Dominic Carter, it is located just off the beaten path...

By Cheryl White
October 31, 2014 | Art & Culture

Tokyo Sewing Lessons with the Sewing Circle

When she first started the Sewing Circle, Melanie Uematsu held classes in her own kitchen. But at a certain point her husband intervened: the kitchen...

By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler
October 29, 2014 | Lifestyle

Brooklyn Parlor, Shinjuku

This atmospheric cafe in Shinjuku is so well loved that every time I've visited there's been a wait to get in. But if you have...

By Amanda Taylor
October 24, 2014 | Food & Drink

Autumn at the Noboribetsu Spa, Hokkaido

It’s autumn in Japan and all over the country the colors of fall are beginning to show. One of the more beautiful displays can be...

By Cheryl White
October 23, 2014 | Lifestyle

Rent-a-Dog at Dog Heart, Yoyogi Hachiman

If you've always wanted a dog, but living restraints wouldn't allow it, head to Dog Heart in Yoyogi where you can experience all the delights...

By Amanda Taylor
October 22, 2014 | Lifestyle

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

Omotesando Koffee House

Going for a coffee at Omotesando Koffee House is like experiencing a Japanese tea ceremony, only with coffee instead. But like at Japanese tea ceremonies...

By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler
October 20, 2014 | Food & Drink