All You Need to Know About Christmas Shopping in Tokyo

It’s started. Halloween has come and gone and Christmas decorations and signs went up almost overnight, like Santa Clause was coming to town early. My...

By Ai Faithy Perez
November 26, 2015 | Lifestyle

Alexander Wang Collaborates with The Weeknd on WangXO

Alexander Wang has joined forces with Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd on a new capsule collection of casual, street-inspired fashion items. Produced under the artist's brand...

By The Savvy Team
November 23, 2015 | Fashion

15 Festive Christmas Concerts in Tokyo This Season

With Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, it’s time to start planning ahead for some special events this year. After working hard...

By The Savvy Team
November 18, 2015 | Lifestyle

Japanese Superfoods: Sesame

Sesame seeds have a long history, with research tracing their use dating back to almost 3000BC. Although they are thought to have originated in India,...

By Luisa Heenan
November 17, 2015 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Vegetarian Night at Crayon House

Tucked away neatly amongst the side streets of ultra-hip Omotesando is a humble organic gem that is sure to satisfy those wanting to snuggle closer...

By Juliette Olah
November 13, 2015 | Food & Drink

Is a Japanese School Best for Your Child?

What is best for my child? It’s an age-old question, and one that is sometimes easy to answer but often very difficult. When the topic...

By Kirsty Kawano
November 12, 2015 | Families

Swedish Christmas Bazaar 2015

With the holiday season fast approaching, it's time to get in the festive spirit, and what better way to do it than with a traditional...

By The Savvy Team
November 11, 2015 | Lifestyle

TELL’s 20th Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction

This year marks the 20th anniversary of TELL's largest fundraising activity and one of Tokyo's premiere wine events. It is the perfect opportunity to stock...

By The Savvy Team
November 11, 2015 | Lifestyle

Maquillage Pop-Up Shop in Omotesando

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, popular Japanese makeup brand Maquillage will be opening a pop-up shop later this month in Omotesando. It has also...

By The Savvy Team
November 10, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Charcoal Grill and a View of Tokyo Tower at Steak House Xex

On the top floor of Atago Green Hills Mori Tower, over 180 meters skyward, the dining facilities at Xex make a fantastic destination for those...

By The Savvy Team
November 6, 2015 | Food & Drink

The Savvy Guide to Shibuya 109

The iconic Shibuya 109 shopping mall, nicknamed “marukyu,” lies at the heart of Shibuya’s fashion culture. It is situated alongside the famous scramble crossing and...

By Joanna Pearce
November 6, 2015 | Fashion

Five Essential Urban Escapes in Tokyo

Ahh Tokyo. We love you for your maze of wondrous food, shopping, entertainment, politeness and efficiency, but sometimes city dwellers just need a break. The...

By Juliette Olah
November 4, 2015 | Lifestyle

Five Top Japanese Beauty Products to Try in November

I love makeup just as much as the next girl, but any woman's beauty regime needs to start with the basics. So this month, I'm...

By Alisa Kerr
November 3, 2015 | Health & Beauty

KSpace Parent and Child Classes

If you’ve spent time researching international preschools, it is likely that you have come across KSpace at some point. Located on a quiet street in...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 2, 2015 | Families

Dressing for Fall 2015’s Biggest Trends

Fall fashion is pretty straightforward. A little bit of denim, knitwear, boots, some variation of an overcoat, and boom, you are a walking pumpkin spice...

By Chanyn Kirtman
October 30, 2015 | Fashion

A World Renowned Pottery Festival in Tochigi

One of Japan’s great festivals takes place this weekend, and it's a must-visit for lovers of crafts and ceramics. From Saturday, October 31 through Wednesday,...

By Cheryl White
October 29, 2015 | Art & Culture