Enduring Beauty: Japan’s Sustainable Cosmetics
From the biggest names in beauty products to smaller, more niche labels, Japanese cosmetic brands are tackling sustainability goals in a variety of innovative ways.
Mask Shortage Amid Fears of Coronavirus
Stores in Japan cannot keep face masks in stock as people around the country stock up to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Canal City: Exploring Fukuoka's Luxury Mall
Check out Canal City Hakata for all of your entertainment needs! Whether you’re in search of an extraordinary date night, cafe time with friends, or fun with the kids, it has you covered!
Uniqlo Launching Line of Recycled Jackets
In an effort to boost sustainability, major Japanese clothing retailer UNIQLO will be selling recycled down jackets.
Surviving Japan’s Winter – Must Have Items!
Thrive in Japan's bone-chilling winter with these 7 must-have (cheap) items!
Ghibli Now Delivering Kiki's Dress
Official dresses approved by the Studio Ghibli team bring anime heroine vibes to your wardrobe.
Antique Life Jin May Just Be Thrift Heaven
Scavenge for whimsical trinkets, vintage decor, and adorable animal motif goods at Antique Life Jin in Shimokitzawa.
Haruki Murakami & Uniqlo's Very Unique Collabo
One of Japan's most prolific authors has something new for fans: a collaboration with Uniqlo!
Closures Over COVID Continue in Japan
An increasing number of businesses across Japan permanently close their doors amid the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
Uniqlo Opening Cutting-Edge Store in Harajuku
Apparel giant Fast Retailing is opening a high-tech Uniqlo outlet in Tokyo’s trendy Harajuku area on Friday, June 5. Customers can choose clothing using a special app installed on these tablets on the wall.
Why Be Just a Snack When You Can Be Dessert?
Some days you want the soothing scent of incense to dispel the musty air of your home. Other days maybe you'd prefer to smell like an éclair instead of freshly picked flowers. Thankfully, Japanese cosmetics company Kobe Bijinnuuka has got you covered.
Vintage Diving at Toyo Department Store
If you're a true Tokyo hipster, you'd know that Shimokitazawa is the place to be for thrift shopping and fashion. And part of that reason is Toyo Department Store.
A Fresh Fashion Twist on Vintage Kimono
A young Japan-based Australian designer is reconstructing vintage kimono into bespoke garments.
Find Wonderland at Alice on Wednesday
Alice on Wednesday is a themed shop dedicated to—obviously—Alice in Wonderland. With enchanting decor, gorgeous accessories, clever themed snacks, it will make you feel like you've been immersed in the true Wonderland.
The 'Doctor Fish' Will See You Now
After a long day walking around and exploring all the tourist attractions, why not rest and revive your feet with a fish foot bath?
Shop for Your Dream Life at the Loft in Ginza
Ginza's Loft store is attempting to spark a little more joy and awe with items to inspire you every day.
Mizuno & Pokémon Team Up to Make Pokégear IRL
Pokémon worked with Mizuno to bring a line of snappy sportswear and accessories to be sold exclusively at their Pokémon Center outlets and select Mizuno branches.
Stay Comfy, Look Professional with WFH Pajamas
Business up top, casual down below, these pajamas will look to your colleagues like you're office ready.
The World's First Disposable Paper Razor
One company is doing its part in reducing its use of single-use plastics with a completely disposable paper razor.
Yamato Is Making Yukatas for All
Yamato, a kimono maker with over 100 years of history, decided to apply to their garments the concept of universal design, making them accessible for everyone.