Cross the street from Omote-Sandō Hills, look right, and you’ll see a five-storey glass building that looks as if it has a giant,...
Had enough of crowded Harajuku? Exit, stage right, for Cat Street, a windy road lined with a mish-mash of boutiques and more room to...
Louis Vuitton Building
For several years running, the Japanese have had something of a love affair with Louis Vuitton , which is why this flagship store is...
This smoky glass cube is a calm, dimly lit retreat from the busy streets. It’s perfect for holing up with a pot of tea or carafe of wine...
The lunchtime sakana teishoku (fish set meal) here has a loyal following; it’s fresh, filling and a steal – especially considering the...
Dior Building information
My favourite big building is the diaphanous Dior building on Omotesandō – each floor shimmers in a slightly different hue of fluorescent white. The walls are mostly glass but insides are blocked off with curved plastic ‘drapes’. Ingenious design.