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SENDAGI walk 2:C.A.G.


C.A.G. is a hat shop where your friend Gris (a nickname) both designs and hand-manufactures hats. Her hats are sold at fine retailers such as Shinjuku ISETAN MEN’S and even Barneys New York GINZA.


Since she originally worked for an advertising agency, she is sensitive to the latest trends and movements around the world.


She is very stylish, and it is fun to go chat with her in her shop.


SENDAGI walk 1:Antiques Negla


The YANAKA,NEZU,SENDAGI area of Tokyo’s entertainment district is called YANESEN.
It’s an interesting area with a mix of good, old Japanese atmosphere and and the youthful energy of newly opening shops.


Though Antiques Negla in SENDAGI deals in Antique Furniture and zakka from around 1910 through 1970, from time to time young artists will get together to hold events.


On this day, there was a sale for felt ball tree ornaments, accessories, sweets and jam.


Then they treated everyone to hot apple cider in an outdoor shelter, and in the evening there was a poetry reading; it was just like a BUNKASAI(school festival).

Negla blog




Isetan department store collaborate with Finnish designer Klaus Haapaniemi again!
The shop decorated with his dreamy artworks everywhere.
We can make free postcard with stamps of cute characters.




I got a owl pin and mini shopper.


Selection of relevant news

“bonbon♥chocolat SEE BY CHLOÉ” is open at Laforet HARAJUKU.

bonbon♥chocolat SEE BY CHLOÉ

The world’s first SEE BY CHLOÉ sweet shop is opening at Laforet HARAJUKU.
One can buy original sweets made by SEE BY CHLOE’s collaboration with “Compartes Chocolatier” and “Candy Artisans”.
This is a limited time offer till 25th December.

bonbon♥chocolat SEE BY CHLOÉ
Jill Stuart cafe limited Christmas sale of sweet treats and goods

bonbon♥chocolat SEE BY CHLOÉ

Jill Stuart cafe limited Christmas sale of sweet treats and goods

Jill Stuart cafe of Futakotamagawa and Shinsaibashi is offering original Christmas cakes and a limited-time menu for sale.
Also included in the sale are goods such as original mugs, tumblers, and tote bags by illustrator Naho Ogawa, who designed 8tokyo’s logo. Lasts until 12/25.

Jill Stuart
The Suica Penguin Room has arrived at Hotel metropolitan. Limited to
one room, one night’s stay only.

The Suica Penguin Room has arrived at Hotel metropolitan

On December 1, the “suica penguin room” will be making an appearance at Hotel metropolitan to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the JR West character the suica penguin.

The room is decorated with specially made original bedsheets, specially made cushions, wall paintings and objet d’art of the character, and it comes with plush dolls, toothbrush sets, cardholders, notebooks, ballpoint pens and more. We offer a room service suica penguin pancake breakfast.

We began taking reservations for the 152 rooms available from December 1 through April 30, but sold out in only five days. At this time, we are taking reservations for May through June. In the future we will be taking reservations for July through the end of the campaign on October 30, but the start date has not yet been decided.

Hotel metropolitan
Suica Penguin Room

cookie boy exhibition BLACK CHRISTMAS

cookie boy exhibition BLACK CHRISTMAS

ROCKET, the gallery in Harajuku that ties together food and art, is now hosting an exhibition by sugar icing cookie artist “cookie boy”.
On December 26, New Year’s cookies are to be offered for sale.
The exhibition period continues until December 27.

cookie boy

Vivienne Westwood’s Towels


I got 3 kinds of colorful mushroom towels from Vivienne Westwood at Ikebukuro Seibu department store.




One of my favorite motifs, mushrooms are expressed very funny and colorful that I love them a lot. It was very difficult to choose the another colors of the patterns for me… I wish I could have the full range of the colors.

Vivienne Westwood
Seibu Ikebukuro




Today I introduce a very lovely ladies’ clothing brand.
It is a German brand called “miamiri”.
Their items are now available in Tokyo at ISETAN and Desperado.
Both of those stores carry some very edgy and unique clothing, I am a huge fan!
Apparently you can purchase from their online store as well.
*sigh* I want one of those coats so much!


Marc by Marc Jacobs “Pretty Nylon” Tote


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I got another quartz grey “Pretty Nylon” Tote from Marc by Marc Jacobs.
I’m in love with this oversized letters in tonal stitching define a roomy tote.
I love the snap closure rather than a zipper.

Marc Jacobs

Bracelet from Land of Tomorrow

land of tomorrow 1

I got a baby owl bracelet from Land of Tomorrow in Marunouchi, Tokyo.

land of tomorrow 2

I don’t usually wear a bracelet, but accidentally I bought it because the baby owl is so adorable!
Also, I like the sensitive design too. However, I hope that I will get the mom for the baby owl that is going to be a necklace.

Land of Tomorrow


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