This week’s Shop Japan roundup is all about fashion. From silk face masks to leather wallets, these Japan-made items will bring a bit of flair to any wardrobe. Whether you like timeless…

In our TW Local Style Profile series, we get to know Tokyo-based designers and trendsetters – find out what inspires their style and where they love to shop in the city. In…

You don’t need a special occasion to treat your friends or loved ones to a thoughtful gift. For this week’s Shop Japan roundup we introduce 10 products that would make splendid gifts on any…

The rising temperatures in Tokyo call for a seaside getaway, and no beach day is complete without the appropriate gear. The TW team has put together our ideal beach bag that covers…

Traveling and moving disrupts your life in both good and bad ways. A common gripe among expats is how your hair throws a tantrum when you wash it with unfamiliar water and…

Tokyo has long been known as one of the fashion capitals of the world. From classic, minimalist pieces to high street threads, its reputation for diverse aesthetics has garnered the interest of many…

  A fresh start is something everyone can use in 2021 after a year of remote work and oodles of hours spent staying at home. To contribute their support, Japanese fashion brands…

Any beauty lover can attest to the fact that nothing beats a trip to your neighborhood beauty store. Smelling Chanel no. 5, sampling the season’s trending lipstick shades or browsing the aisles to…

I remember reading interviews with stylist & costume designer Patricia Field post the release of the movie ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’ made me curious about this ultra-chic city that was the talk…

When we stumble out of bed each morning and grab the nearest item of clothing, hardly any of us are thinking of its story; where it came from, who made it and…

The stress we all have been carrying since March 2020 continues into 2021, as we near the one-year anniversary of the pandemic. Now more than ever, it’s important to give ourselves the time…

Japanese culture has always been admired for its cuisine, scenic spots, and traditional arts. At the same time, the country is ranked as one of the top contributors in design, whether it…