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The Four Eyed

Fashion Scoops

Tokyo’s Coolest Boutique Is Hidden Behind a Love Hotel

The Four Eyed, located in red light district Kabukicho, has become a community center for Tokyo’s fashion boppers.

clock May 16, 2018Misty White Sidell

Maria Cornejo Tokyo

Ready To Wear

Maria Cornejo Hits Tokyo to Celebrate 20 Years of Zero

The designer signed copies of her new book and talked sustainability and the future of her brand.

clock April 23, 2018Kelly Wetherille

A Uniqlo store in Ginza, Tokyo

Retail

March Sales Grow Among Retailers in Japan

Warm weather throughout the month and continued growth of tax-free sales contributed to the rise.

clock April 3, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Rag & Bone Coffee

Retail

Rag & Bone Re-strategizes Japan Business

The brand has a new local partner and will focus on raising customer awareness.

clock April 2, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Yoshiaki Arai, Hiroyuki Kondo, and Susumu Sasaki speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Retail

Panel of Retail Executives on Nurturing Talent and a Lifestyle Approach

The panel was made up of Lumine’s chairman Yoshiaki Arai; Hiroyuki Kondo, president and ceo of Mash Holdings, and Susumu Sasaki, president and ceo of Jun Co.

clock March 27, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Albin Johansson speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Designer and Luxury

Axel Arigato Focuses on Customer Experience, Online and Off

The Swedish streetwear brand believes retail is alive and well — provided brands create energy for consumers.

clock March 27, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Jo Horgan speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Beauty Features

Jo Horgan on Turning Mecca Into Australia’s Largest Beauty Retailer

The company’s founder discussed what she called her five “Mecca maxims” for connecting with customers and growing a successful retailer.

clock March 27, 2018Kelly Wetherille

John Elliott speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Designer and Luxury

John Elliott on Building Brand Via Social Media

The designer discussed using Instagram and chat forums to link directly with his customers.

clock March 27, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Ulric Jerome speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Retail

Ulric Jerome on How Matchesfashion Aims to ‘Inspire’ Customers

The ceo described the company’s approach to physical-digital and digital-physical to create a retailer with a global reach.

clock March 27, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Tommy Hilfiger at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Retail

Tommy Hilfiger on How Gigi, New Show Format Kept Brand From Aging Out

Speaking at WWD’s Tokyo summit, the designer and businessman outlined how he has rejuvenated his brand.

clock March 27, 2018Tiffany Ap

The Mame Kurogouchi RTW Fall 2018 show at the new Amazon Fashion studio in Tokyo

Fashion Scoops

Amazon Fashion Unveils New Photo Studio in Tokyo With Mame Kurogouchi Show

The designer Maiko Kurogouchi showed a more complete collection than what she presented in Paris, with about twice as many looks.

clock March 19, 2018Kelly Wetherille

A look from the Tokyo Style app.

Retail

Tokyo Style’s Mini-Mall App Now Available

The app is available for the iPhone.

clock February 27, 2018Vicki M. Young

Chanel's Ginza Namiki boutique.

Retail

Chanel Opens Slender New Flagship in Tokyo’s Ginza District

The building, designed by Peter Marino, is a narrow structure nine stories tall with only a single room per floor.

clock February 5, 2018Joelle Diderich

The third floor terrace of the Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo.

Lifestyle

Compass: Hyatt Centric Opens First Hotel in Asia

The Ginza property aims to bring in the luxury fashion of the surrounding area, while encouraging guests to go out.

clock February 1, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Shiseido The Store

Beauty Features

Shiseido Re-opens Flagship Store in Ginza

Shiseido The Store will focus on introducing the company’s prestige brands to both local and international customers.

clock January 18, 2018Kelly Wetherille

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