Harajuku & Aoyama shopping

Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Harajuku & Aoyama

House @Mikiri Hassin

Hidden deep in Ura-Hara (Harajuku's backstreet area), House stocks an ever-changing selection of experimental Japanese fashion brands. Contrary to what the cool merch might suggest, the sales clerks are polite and f…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Harajuku & Aoyama

Arts & Science

Strung along the 1st floor of a mid-century apartment (across from the Nezu Museum) is a collection of small boutiques from celebrity stylist Sonya Park. Park's signature style is a vintage-inspired minimalism in lu…
Arts & Crafts in Harajuku & Aoyama

Musubi

Furoshiki are versatile squares of cloth that can be folded and knotted to make shopping bags and gift wrap. This shop sells pretty ones in both traditional and contemporary patterns – sometimes in collaboration wit…
Fashion & Accessories in Harajuku & Aoyama

Comme des Garçons

Designer Kawakubo Rei threw a wrench in the fashion machine in the early ’80s with her dark, asymmetrical designs. That her work doesn’t appear as shocking today as it once did speaks volumes about her far-reaching …
Vintage in Harajuku & Aoyama

Pass the Baton

There are all sorts of treasures to be found at this consignment shop, from 1970s designer duds to delicate teacups, personal castaways to dead stock from long-defunct retailers. It’s in the basement of Omotesandō H…
Department Store in Harajuku & Aoyama

Laforet

Laforet has been a beacon of Harajuku fashion for decades, where young brands cut their teeth and established ones hold court. Check out the avant-garde looks at ground floor boutiques Wall and Hoyajuku; more mainst…
Fashion & Accessories in Harajuku & Aoyama

Sou-Sou

Kyoto brand Sou-Sou is best known for producing the steel-toed, rubber-soled tabi shoes worn by Japanese construction workers in fun, playful designs – but they also have clothing and accessories that riff on tradit…
Fashion & Accessories in Harajuku & Aoyama

6% Doki Doki

Tucked away on an Ura-Hara backstreet, this bubblegum-pink store sells acid-bright accessories that are part raver, part schoolgirl and, according to the shop's name, 'six percent exciting'. We wonder what more exci…
Vintage in Harajuku & Aoyama

Gallery Kawano

Gallery Kawano's selection of vintage kimonos are in good shape and priced reasonably (from ¥10,000). If you're serious about buying, the staff will help you pick out a matching obi and show you how to tie it. Craft…
Toys in Harajuku & Aoyama

KiddyLand

This multistorey toy emporium is packed to the rafters with character goods, including all your Studio Ghibli, Sanrio and Disney faves. It’s not just for kids either; you’ll spot plenty of adults on a nostalgia trip…