Four Websites to Make Your Life in Japan Easier

Along with the boy band Sexy Zone and dubious English phrases such as “children are the orgasm of life,” Japan’s slow adoption of online shopping...

By Elisabeth Lambert
August 21, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

JoliNails, Shirokane

Adjusting to life as a stay-at-home mum and trying to find the time to do what I previously did without a second thought has proven...

By Lisa Gravestock
August 20, 2013 | Families, Health & Beauty

Suji’s, Azabudai

When most people think of American food, they think of traditional, homemade dishes like apple pie, backyard-grilled hot dogs and tuna casserole. We all have...

By The Savvy Team
August 19, 2013 | Food & Drink

My Panda, Shibuya

When My Panda first opened at Shibuya Parco, the brand explained that its concept was that everything in the store—from cashmere cardigans and button-down shirts...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 16, 2013 | Fashion

Fiji with Kids

With two children under two, it seemed that holidays with couple time and lazy afternoons spent lying by the pool sipping cocktails were now luxuries...

By Elisabeth Lambert
August 15, 2013 | Families

Nua, Omotesando

I visited Nua exactly one week before Savvy's launch date, and my skin was definitely suffering from the stress I was feeling, as well as...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 13, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Karl Lagerfeld Watch Pop-Up Shop

Following a successful launch in February, the Karl Lagerfeld watch brand will again be opening a pop-up shop inside the Tokyo Plaza Omotesando Harajuku shopping...

By The Savvy Team
August 9, 2013 | Fashion

Kazu Kibuishi’s Harry Potter Covers

Japanese-American illustrator Kazu Kibuishi has been tapped by Scholastic to design a new series of covers for the American versions of the Harry Potter books....

By The Savvy Team
August 8, 2013 | Families

Toni & Guy, Ebisu

In my first year or two in Japan, I had a lot—and I mean a lot—of really bad haircuts. I have a ton of hair,...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 6, 2013 | Health & Beauty

The Coffee Shop, Daikanyama

On a small Daikanyama side street near the bridge crossing the Yamanote line and just up from Meiji-dori you will find a hidden caffeine haven...

By Lauren Shannon
August 5, 2013 | Food & Drink

Journey to the Summit of Mt. Fuji

Mount Fuji: the mere mention of this iconic name resonates awe and admiration in the hearts of tourists, locals and hardcore mountaineers alike. Topping out...

By The Savvy Team
August 2, 2013 | Adventures, Lifestyle