Shopping & Style

Your comprehensive guide to the best Tokyo shops, style and fashion

Best online stores to buy things from Tokyo and Japan
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Best online stores to buy things from Tokyo and Japan

Enjoy a bit of retail therapy from home with these online Japanese stores for fashion, skincare and cosmetics, souvenirs, food and more

Best Japanese products you need in your life
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Best Japanese products you need in your life

These cool Japanese inventions will make your life better – from erasable pens to bento box rice cookers

These are the cutest and weirdest Japanese pet products
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These are the cutest and weirdest Japanese pet products

Funny and bizarre Japanese pet products you never knew your pet needed, including toys, clothes and snacks

Where to shop for bespoke fashion and souvenir in Tokyo
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Where to shop for bespoke fashion and souvenir in Tokyo

You can customise and even design your own pair of sneakers, jeans, journals, fragrances and souvenirs

Best souvenir shops in Tokyo
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Best souvenir shops in Tokyo

From fashion and beauty products to toys, traditional crafts and kitchen ware, find your perfect Japanese souvenirs here

Shopping events and fashion updates

New shopping complex With Harajuku to feature Japan's first city-centre Ikea – opening April 2020
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New shopping complex With Harajuku to feature Japan's first city-centre Ikea – opening April 2020

Fans of Swedish design will be relieved to know that trips to Ikea are about to become a lot more convenient with a new store that’s actually in central Tokyo...

Studio Ghibli's 2020 calendars recreate scenes from Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro and Kiki’s Delivery Service
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Studio Ghibli's 2020 calendars recreate scenes from Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro and Kiki’s Delivery Service

A new year means a new calendar, and what could be more suitable for Ghibli fanatics than one of these adorable perennial calendars?

First Doraemon souvenir shop to open in Tokyo by the end of the year
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First Doraemon souvenir shop to open in Tokyo by the end of the year

2019 marks the famous robotic cat’s 40th anniversary since its TV debut, and next year it will celebrate its 50th birthday. To commemorate this milestone event, Doraemon will finally get its official souvenir shop...

Cult streetwear label Fragment Design releases limited edition Starbucks cups
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Cult streetwear label Fragment Design releases limited edition Starbucks cups

This collaboration is very affordable, costing just ¥1,300 for a set of five cups and it includes a set of caramel or mocha flavoured Starbucks Via instant coffee...

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Best malls and shops for discount shopping in Tokyo
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Best malls and shops for discount shopping in Tokyo

The outlet malls and shops in and around Tokyo don’t just offer discounted designer fashion – there are gourmet treats, home décor and tableware, too

Best sneaker shops in Tokyo
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Best sneaker shops in Tokyo

Sneakers are a modern fashion staple. Here's where to find the most stylish and comfortable kicks in Tokyo

The best antique and secondhand kimono shops in Tokyo
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The best antique and secondhand kimono shops in Tokyo

A guide into the world of this traditional garment

Best stationery stores in Tokyo
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Best stationery stores in Tokyo

From letterpress cards and washi tapes to notebooks and signature seals, these top shops offer the city's best stationery supplies

Best hidden shops in Harajuku
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Best hidden shops in Harajuku

Beyond the cute and the kitschy, Harajuku also has a host of shops and businesses that are cool, stylish and more grown-up

Best sustainable fashion shops and brands in Tokyo
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Best sustainable fashion shops and brands in Tokyo

Waste no more: Tokyo is reimagining the sustainable fashion trend with creative upcycling, and these brands are leading the charge

Shopping for gifts in Tokyo

Tokyo souvenirs
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Tokyo souvenirs

From fashion and beauty products to toys, traditional crafts and kitchen ware, find your perfect Japanese souvenirs here

Depachika food halls
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Depachika food halls

The food halls at the city’s many department stores carry everything from ready-to-eat food to beautifully packaged gifts

Where to shop for regional Japanese souvenirs and crafts in Tokyo
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Where to shop for regional Japanese souvenirs and crafts in Tokyo

Shop for gifts, artisanal goods and confectionery from other parts of Japan right here in the city

Kimono souvenirs
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Kimono souvenirs

Love kimono but don't want the whole outfit? Here are some unique Japanese souvenirs made from kimono fabric and accessories

Beauty and skincare shops
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Beauty and skincare shops

With a wide range of health and beauty products and cosmetics, these specialist Tokyo stores will help you look your best

Artisanal Japanese tableware
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Artisanal Japanese tableware

These cool tableware at these ceramic dealers will add some understated luxury to your everyday life

The best shops by area

Shibuya
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Shibuya

From massive department stores to independent shops and boutiques, these are the places you need to hit up next time you're in Shibuya

Shinjuku
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Shinjuku

Satisfy your inner shopaholic amongst the hustle and bustle of Shinjuku

Harajuku and Omotesando
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Harajuku and Omotesando

From crazy kawaii to vintage digs, Harajuku and Omotesando can keep any shopper happily occupied for hours on end

Nakameguro and Daikanyama
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Nakameguro and Daikanyama

Get lost exploring the trendy cafés and hip shops lining the streets of Nakameguro and Daikanyama

Asakusa
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Asakusa

Shop through an exciting mix of old and new around the Asakusa area

Ginza
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Ginza

There's a great range of affordably priced shops amongst the high-end brands and glam of Ginza