M’Amour, Meguro

As of June 1, Interior Street (a four-kilometer-long street about 15 minutes from Meguro Station, lined with all manner of furniture and interior decorating stores)...

By Kelly Wetherille
July 24, 2013 | Lifestyle

Kora Organics Hits Japan

I've always liked Miranda Kerr. Not only is she a drop-dead gorgeous super model—and in the naturally beautiful kind of way, not the plastic surgery...

By Kelly Wetherille
July 23, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Bills, Omotesando

Personally, as much as I adore the delicate craft and high quality of Japanese food, when I roll out of bed in the morning all...

By Yulia Mizushima
July 22, 2013 | Food & Drink

Tatami Collaborates with Japanese Brands

Tatami, the luxury line from 240-year-old German shoe brand Birkenstock, has teamed up with five popular Japanese brands to produce a line of limited-edition men's...

By Fashion Headline
July 19, 2013 | Fashion

Yakushima: Get Back to Nature in an Island Paradise

A tiny island located just under three hours from Tokyo, Yakushima is well known for its pristine natural beauty. But what many people don’t know...

By Kelly Wetherille
July 18, 2013 | Uncategorized

Elle Café, Roppongi Hills

This tiny French café at Roppongi Hills seats only about eight customers, but its authentic French pastries and sandwiches make for a tasty—and chic—lunch on...

By The Savvy Team
July 18, 2013 | Food & Drink

Matsuri Madness: Summer 2013

Summer in Japan brings with it many good things to distract you from the heat—pineapple flavored chu-hi, kakigori (snow cones), and fireworks, just to name...

By Elisabeth Lambert
July 17, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

Underground Trekking in Saitama

Summer has hit Tokyo unbelievably hard this year, so what better way to get out of the heat and away from the sun's harmful rays...

By Yulia Mizushima
July 16, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Gelateria Marghera, Azabu Juban

One of Milan's most popular gelaterias, which serves up to 3,000 people a day, has opened its second branch right here in Tokyo. Head over...

By The Savvy Team
July 15, 2013 | Food & Drink

Alexander Wang to Open First Tokyo Flagship

With 50 sales points across the country, Alexander Wang is hardly new to Japan. But this October, the American designer will open his brand's first...

By The Savvy Team
July 12, 2013 | Fashion

Six Kid-Friendly Places to Escape the Elements

Whether it's the sweltering humidity of the Japanese summer, the dark, cold days of winter, or the downpours of the rainy season, there are times...

By Elisabeth Lambert
July 11, 2013 | Families

Hollywood Burger, Daikanyama

The small shopping and café district of Daikanyama (between Ebisu and Nakameguro) had its first heyday in the IPO bubble of the early 2000s. Now,...

By Lauren Shannon
July 8, 2013 | Food & Drink

Rensa, Nihonbashi-Kodenmacho

Management consulting firm Shuhaly co., ltd. is opening a cafe-restaurant “Rensa” in Nihonbashi-Kodenmacho, Tokyo on June 24th. Address: 13-1 Kodenmacho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo. Renovating what used...

By Fashion Headline
July 8, 2013 | Food & Drink

Summer Music Festival Style

Big Beach Festival has come and gone, but Fuji Rock, Summer Sonic and a host of other outdoor music festivals are just around the corner....

By Kelly Wetherille
July 5, 2013 | Fashion

Singapore with Kids

As any parent will understand, traveling with kids can be daunting, especially when getting to the destination requires a long flight. It is for this...

By Mia Moranza
July 4, 2013 | Families

Three Great Tokyo Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

If you’re tired of fighting the summer crowds at all the usual parks, then try heading to a spot that’s slightly off the locals' and...

By Elisabeth Lambert
July 3, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

L’Occitane Opens Aoyama Flagship

L’Occitane en Provence, the French company known for its divinely-scented skincare, haircare and body products, opened a new Tokyo flagship in Aoyama on June 28.

By Fashion Headline
July 2, 2013 | Health & Beauty

The Santo Domingo, Ginza

Tokyo's only Dominican restaurant mixes Caribbean flavors with French cooking techniques, all in a laid-back, soothing atmosphere.

By Kelly Wetherille
July 1, 2013 | Food & Drink