City Style: Tokyo

  • Capitol Hotel Tokyu
  • Reality Lab. Issey Miyake
  • Eigruob lamp
  • Photo by Masaya Yoshimura
    21_21 Design Sight Photo by Masaya Yoshimura
  • Maison Koichiro Kimura
  • Palace Hotel Tokyo
  • Jugetsudo Kabukiza
  • Old Imperial Bar
  • Dior Omotesando
  • Tod’s Omotesando
  • Miu Miu Aoyama
  • Prada Aoyama
  • Photo by Masaya Yoshimura
<< Back to Home & Style, July 2015

Asia’s capital of style is a portal to the future—and the past.

The world’s largest metropolis is a futuristic maze where bullet trains travel at dizzying speeds and neon lights seem to burst from every corner and back alley. But beneath Tokyo’s ultramodern facade is a delightfully steadfast adherence to tradition in which centuries-old trades and long-standing customs are applied to everything from floral arrangements to fashion. The result is a dynamic local scene that marries the greatest minds with the most skilled artisans—and sets the tone for the design world at large. 

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