Pop over to Tokyo – The most electrifying city in the world where every sidewalk becomes a catwalk! Edgy, innovative, eccentric – Tokyo is fashion on steroids!
Travel like a VIP in Tokyo – The largest city in the world where every street corner is a photo op! How to navigate? Be a VIP & travel in style.
Special Fashion Events
Fashion Night Out – Sept. 12 shopping event of the year! Mingle w/celebs, models & designers – worldwide event sponsored by Vogue’s Anna Wintour. Head to Omotesasndo & Aoyama districts & shop at over 450 stores! What’s more exciting shopping or celeb sightings?
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week – October 12-17
Just like it’s New York sister, but with a plethora of Japenese designers.
Fashion World Tokyo – Sept. 30 – Oct 2 the leading trade show for the fashion industry in Japan. Open to trade only but watching the parade of people attending is a show in itself!
Ponytails, the 70’s, oversized scarves, architectural dresses, fur. Platform shoes, edgy, vintage and skinny pants
Birthplace of young fashion trends. A cacophony of lights & sounds. Iconic crosswalk – so crowded you can’t cross! Shop the 109 building!
Harajuku – Hip (pedestrian street only) crammed on both sides w/an explosion of outlandish boutiques for the young & trendy!
Ginza – Wander this premier upscale shopping district representing Japanese & international fashion brands. Department store heaven – Matsuya, Printemps, Mitsukoshi! Bonus – tax-free!
Omotesando – Nicknamed the “Champs-Élysées of Tokyo” there might actually be more designer shops than shoppers on this street.
Shinjuku – tallest skyscrapers & busiest railway station merges w/ Japans largest red light district, subterranean malls, electronic shops and department stores (Takashemya, one of the best)
Roppongi – Designer malls Roppongi Hills & Midtown
Day to Night
New Otani Tokyo – in the center of Tokyo but worlds away. Their 400-year-old 10-acre garden will bring out the much-needed zen in you!
Claska – Stay w/the in crowd. This 20 -room boutique offers exclusivity. Check out the gallery, home to runway shows or sip a drink at the bar.
Park Hyatt – This 5-star classic in Sinjuku (Lost in Translation) is breathtaking. Recharge on the 52nd floor at their famous NY Bar.
Grand Hyatt– Located in Roppongi Hills, the heart of fashion. A killer spa (you’ll need it after all the walking) with guests as great as the view.
Beige – Alain Ducasse Tokyo – After wandering around the Ginza Chanel Building, pop upstairs to Beige modeled after Chanel’s simplicity
Dazzle – Step off the elevator straight into the kitchen. Prepare to feel dazzled! In the heart of Ginza it offers decadent French fusion
Feria – Want to learn models’ secrets? This five-story club located in Roppongi is the favorite hang out for models & men alike.
Shabu Zen – A favorite of Anna Sui & Lady Gaga this understated restaurant serves the best Shabu Shabu (grilled meat) in the city.
The Height of Fashion
VIP Travel Experience tapped Sandy Mandel & Barbara Winchell of Wear2Where for the latest in traveling in style.