Pola Research Institute of Beauty & Culture’s 40th Anniversary Exhibit “Attire and Makeup for Celebrations” is currently open at the Pola Museum Annex in Ginza, Tokyo. Open until Feb 21.
The home interior floor (7F) of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store is off to a great start. “Japan Edition”, lining up a variety of products such as arts, interior items and ceramics representing Japanese beauty, is particularly popular among customers.
On Oct 14, news headlines emphasized Ginza Mitsukoshi department store’s target of reaching 100 billion yen of annual business growth, as the store revealed its renewed floors to the public.
Ginza Mitsukoshi department store’s second large-scale renewal involving the men’s fashion/accessories (6F) and home interior (7F) floors was completed on Oct 14.
Denham, Blackbarrett by Neil Barrett and Margaret Howell opened stores on Oct 14, on the renewed men’s fashion area (6F) of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store. Also, Comme des Garcons Homme Deux moved its store space
“Creativo”, located on the sixth floor of Ginza Mitsukoshi, revealed its remodeled space on Oct 14. The space emerged in 2010 and offers casual Ginza styles selected by Mitsukoshi.
The fifth floor men’s clothing area of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store opened its remodeled floors on Oct 7. Fashion Headline interviewed the manager on the floor about the new concept of proposing business styles for Ginza gentlemen.
The fifth floor men’s clothing area of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store opened its remodeled floors on Oct 7.
On Sept 30, the select shop “Mixury” opened on the M5 floor of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store.
The Lanvin Collection selects a number of dresses that follow the essence of the brand’s Paris collections.
Fashionable stoles decorated with motifs of Kabuki theatre have made their debut at Ginza Mitsukoshi department store. The stoles were designed in partnership with Marumasu and Shochiku.
Stella McCartney lines up its signature Falabella bag (101,000 yen) in the form of a clutch and decorated with gold chains and Balenciaga a limited color mouton bag (247,000 yen) from its popular series Arena.
The updated women’s fashion floor of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store (4F) includes a mix of high fashion brands such as Comme des Garcons, Maison Margiela, Alexander McQueen, Sacai and Burberry.
On Sept 16, Ginza Mitsukoshi department store revealed the remodeled third floor, which specializes in women’s fashion. With the revamping of the floor, the department store aims to capture the interests of its changing clientele.
Five years ago, when the cosmetics floor of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store underwent a large-scale renovation, the floor targeted to sell 5 billion yen a year, and last year the floor sold 8.9 billion in one year.
As part of the renewal of the jewelry and accessories floor of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store opened on Aug 12, the hair accessories lineup has been updated.
Kiss the Heart, the charitable event formed in 2012 in support of the Tohoku area through art, is currently being held at Isetan Shinjuku, Nihombashi Mitsukoshi and Ginza Mitsukoshi stores.
Japanese brand mintdesigns holds an exhibit showcasing its collaboration collection with masking tape brand “mt.” Open until Sept 11 at Creation Gallery G8 in Ginza, Tokyo (address: 1F Recruit Ginza 8 Bldg. 8-4-17 Ginza, Chuo-ku).
J.W. Anderson is one of the hottest designers leading the fashion industry today. In order to express the concept of his innovative clothes, Mr. Anderson uses the word “Share.”
We met 1205’s designer Paula Gerbase, who visited Japan in line with the opening of the brand’s pop-up at Dover Street Market Ginza.
Dover Street Market Ginza lines up special edition sunglasses designed by eyewear brand “Sun Buddies” of Swedish select shop Tres Bien.
MCM, founded in Munich, Germany in 1976 and marking its name during the 80s, has opened its first directly operated flagship in Japan.
On Apr 2, J. Front Retailing, MORI Building, L Real Estate and Sumitomo Corporation announced their plans to open the largest commercial facility in the Ginza area in Mar 2016.
German fashion brand “BLESS” currently exhibits an installation at Dover Street Market Ginza. Until Mar 13.
Dover Street Market Ginza lines up a variety of shoes from the brand “AUTHENTIC SHOE & Co.” led by designer Toshinosuke Takegahara.
Dior is currently exhibiting and selling its high-end jewelry collection from Paris in Japan. Until Mar 4 at Dior Ginza and the fourth floor of Isetan Shinjuku.
The history of the stories “Guri and Gura,” which celebrated the 50th anniversary last year, will be revealed as part of an exhibit to be held at Matsuya Ginza. On the 8th floor from Feb 27 to Mar 10.
On Mar 1, Printemps Ginza will introduce 17 renewed shops including 5 located on the foods floor and 8 on the sports floor. With regards to the Ginza area, these shops will only be available here. The target is working women in their twenties to thirties.
The Hermes Foundation will organize the “Condensation” exhibit to introduce its project “Artists' Residencies.” From Mar 20 at Maison Hermes Forum of Ginza, Tokyo.
An exhibit of artworks by Christian Bonnefoi is currently available at Maison Hermes in Ginza, Tokyo. His works dated from 1974 to 2013, some on display for the first time are showcased as a series of drawings and collages.
The adidas Consortium Collection presents 4 types of Stan Smith sneakers at Dover Street Market Ginza.
Dover Street Market Ginza currently holds a pop-up event for “tmh.” Open until Feb 3. This is the first time for the store to feature a Japanese jewelry brand.
The Tokyo Omotesando Espace Louis Vuitton is holding its 9th exhibition, a group exhibit, under the title of “Traces of Disappearance”. From Jan 18.
Koichi Suzuno and Shinya Kamuro of Torafu Architects will hold a solo exhibit titled “Please Staple Here.” From Jan 17 at the Creation Gallery G8 in Ginza, Tokyo. A talk event inviting graphic designer Hideyuki Yamano is also planned on Jan 31.
kate spade new york will open its first flagship store outside of the US around March or April of this year. The new store will be located in Japan at the address: 5-5-19 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
ORIX Real Estate Corporation will open a new commercial facility dubbed “KIRARITO GINZA” in 3-2, Ginza 1-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo next fall.
The photo exhibit titled “7 Hair and Makeup Artists and Tokyo Fashion” is open at the Shiseido Ginza Building (3F). Until Dec 25. The exhibit is a part of the Christmas event dubbed “Merry Merry Makeup!”
Dior Homme began “Demi Mesure,” a made to order service for suits and shirts. In Asia, the service is only available at Dior Homme Ginza store (address: B1F Ginza 5-chome Chuo Building, 5-6-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo).
A rooftop skate rink dubbed “Sora (Sky) × Niwa (Garden) × Ice Park” will open at Matsuya Ginza from Dec 13. Until Mar 2, 2014.
On Dec 2, Roger Vivier welcomed the grand opening of its first store in Tokyo within Matsuya Ginza department store.
Contemporary artist Aki Kuroda, who has been living in Paris for 44 years, is joining forces with designer Hiroko Koshino to hold an exhibit in Japan for the first time in many years.
Ginza Illumination Hikarimichi opens again this year from Dec 3 to Jan 19, 2014.
The Chanel Ginza boutique opened in 2004 in 3-chome along Ginza Chuo-dori. The architecture and interior design was handled by world renowned Peter Marino.
The photo exhibit titled “7 Hair and Makeup Artists and Tokyo Fashion” will open at the Shiseido Ginza Building (3F). From Dec 21 to 25.
Chanel Nexus Hall (Ginza, Tokyo) will kick off the New Year 2014 with Paris based artist Sabine Pigalle. From Jan 17 to Feb 9, the photographic series titled “TIMESQUAKE” will be displayed in Japan for the first time.
From Nov 8, Shiseido began the lit up of Christmas illumination at its new head office, Shiseido Ginza Building. Christmas decorations had been temporarily stopped for 2 years since 2010 due to building renovation.
Christian Bonnefoi, one of the artists representing France, opens his first solo exhibit in Japan. From Dec 13 at Ginza Maison Hermes FORUM.
Fashion brand HaaT from Issey Miyake hosts an event with interior stylist Fumiko Sakuhara. At Elttob Tep Issey Miyake/Ginza (address: 4-4-5 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) until Nov 13.
From Nov 16 to Dec 25, “Mikimoto Jumbo Christmas Tree” will be lit up at the Mikimoto main store (address: 4-5-5 Ginza Chuo-ku, Tokyo).
From Oct 25 to Nov 21 on the ground floor of DOVER STREET MARKET GINZA, the works of jewelry brand HEAVEN is on special display. For the event, the Indonesia-born designer Heaven Tanudiredja visited Japan
At Mikimoto Hall (6F) of Mikimoto main store, Fumiko Yamashita Kihachijo Exhibit －Some no Waza Ori no Hana－will be held from Oct 24 to 29.
“Ginza Fashion Week Re-Design Exhibit with Kabuki Costumes” presents a line-up of one of a kind dress and accessories made of textiles ordinarily used only for Kabuki costumes. Available at the Terrace/Terrace Court on the 9th floor of Ginza Mitsukoshi.
Commemorating 100 years of the brand's history, the Prada Ginza store has moved its location and opened anew with a refurbished interior.
It has been 80 years since the 3-legged and round “Stool 60” from Artek made of natural birch and designed by architect Alvar Aalto was born.
From the 60s to 70s, avant-garde expressionists in the world of theater, music and the arts, aka the “Underground,” were the leaders of Japanese culture.
To commemorate the opening of the Shiseido Ginza Building (address: 7-5-5 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) on Oct 4, a hair and makeup exhibit in collaboration with the manga “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure” by Hirohiko Araki is on display. Until Oct 9.
An installation titled “Best of 10 years of FLorian jewelry” is open at DOVER STREET MARKET GINZA (DSMG) until Oct 10.
Ginza Fashion Week will be held from Oct 16 to 22 to overlap with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO 2014 Spring Summer. Along with Matsuya Ginza and Ginza Mitsukoshi, Printemps Ginza will participate for the first time this year.
Rikako Nagashima, graphic designer whose designs are simple, yet full of ideas to pass along her messages, will hold an exhibit “Between human and nature” at Ginza Graphic Gallery in Tokyo.
In line with the grand opening of Shiseido Ginza Building, a collaborated exhibit with the manga “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure” will open.
Tokyu Land Corporation will begin construction of its “Ginza 5-chome Project (tentative name)” from Sept 20.
Bvlgari Ginza Tower (address: 2-7-12 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) opened its renewed 1st floor on Sept 14. The floor lines-up jewelry and watches.
On Sept 13, Louis Vuitton revealed its revamped store located at Matsuya Ginza. For the renewal, the store space was expanded into the 3rd floor, making it the largest in Japan for the brand.
French luxury shoes brand “Roger Vivier” opened its first store in Tokyo within Matsuya Ginza on Sept 14.
88-year old Matsuya Ginza, the oldest department store in Ginza, opened its revamped floors on Sept 14. It has been 12 years since the last large scale renewal was held, and the current renewal took 4 years to complete.
Creative Lab “PARTY” holds its first exhibit titled ““PARTY Not There.” Until Sept 28 at Ginza Graphic Gallery (ggg). Free admission.
A joint exhibit titled “The Wardrobe and The Mattress” of Chilean architect Smiljan Radic and sculptress Marcela Correa is being held at Maison Hermès in Ginza, Tokyo. Until Nov 30.
“KH Gallery,” the space which exhibits artworks of fashion designer Hiroko Koshino, celebrated its first anniversary on Sept 6. Address: B1F Wako Namiki-Dori Building 4-3-13 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
Italian brand “Max Mara” opens its renewed Ginza 3-chome store on Sept 6. The store located on the 1st and 2nd floors of Zoe Ginza building (address: 3-1,Ginza 3-Chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) first opened 10 years ago.
On Aug 31, Onward Kashiyama Co., Ltd. opened the first store to mark the return of the brand “United Bamboo” to Japan. The store is located at Marronnier Gate in Ginza, Tokyo.
A joint exhibition of Chilean architect Smiljan Radic and sculptress Marcela Correa will be held at the Maison Hermès in Ginza, Tokyo, on its 8th floor forum. From September 4th to November 30th.
The magazine IMA hosts the photo exhibit “TOKYO 1970 by Japanese Photographers 9” from Oct 5 at Armani Ginza Tower.
With the highest quality of dishes and service, Dominique Bouchet has never failed to enchant even the gourmands of gourmands who have visited his restaurant in Paris.
The “Ellie Omiya Exhibit” is currently being held until Aug 28 at Ginza Graphic Gallery (ggg). Free admission.
New York brand “Milly” opens 3 new stores in Japan this September. The store at Matsuya Ginza will open on Sept 3, the one at Ginza Mitsukoshi on Sept 4, and the one at Kyoto Takashimaya on Sept 6.
A large scale exhibit of the works of illustrator Yuko Sugimoto, who passed away in 2011, will be held in Ginza from Oct 4. The exhibit is titled “yuko sugimoto |Selfish” and will open at the Pola Museum Annex in Ginza, Tokyo.
Lumine Yurakucho undergoes its first renewal since the opening in Oct 2011. All 21 stores will be renewed to re-open on Sept 10.
On July 30, Uniqlo provided details on its upcoming autumn/winter collection. The season will line-up a number of silk and cashmere items at low prices. Design/art director Naoki Takizawa,
On Oct. 2, Shiseido will open its new office building in Ginza, Tokyo. The new building named “Shiseido Ginza Building” will be built on the site of the current headquarters, which was constructed in 1966.
Berlin-based Singaporean artist, Ming-Wong is holding a solo exhibit titled “Me in Me” at Shiseido Gallery in Ginza, Tokyo. Until September 22nd.
Matsuzakaya Ginza Store (located at 6-10-1 Ginza Chuo-ku, Tokyo) closed on June 30th after 88 years of operation. Ginza’s landmark store will reopen in four years.
At the rooftop of Matsuya Ginza named “Sora to Niwa Ginza,” the beer garden “Beer & BBQ & Bar terrace@888” targeting women will open on June 15th.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Swiss watchmaker TAG HEUER’s “Carrera Collection,” the exterior of Matsuya Ginza Store is adorned with TAG HEUER watches and collection related items until the 30th.
Established along the Meguro riverside, little confectionery shop “HIGASHIYA” welcomes its tenth anniversary this year. To commemorate this, “Bite sized sweets”
The flagship store “Yukiko Hanai Ginza Store” (address: 1F Ginza 4-chome Tower Building 4-9-13 Ginza Chuo-ku, Tokyo) opens on June 4th and a preview of the store was made public to the media on May 29th.
LANVIN relocated its flagship store for Asia from Ginza 7-chome (opened in 2004) to Ginza 4-chome. The new flagship store, which opened on May 18th, is named the “NEW LANVIN Boutique Ginza Store”
CEORY INC., a company which manages dining facilities specializing in Japanese sake newly opens “HAKOBUNE PLATINUM” in Ginza, Tokyo on May 11th.
The world of popular parfait “liegeois” served at Belgian chocolatier café Joel Durand Ginza main store is fused into an illustration event from May 2nd, featuring young Japanese artist kitajiko.
On the 8th floor Le Forum of Maison Hermès in Ginza, Tokyo, the solo exhibition of Israeli artist Sigalit Landau titled “The Ram in the Thicket” will be held from May 17th to August 18th.
On Apr. 24th, Kabukiza Gallery (address: 4-12-15 Ginza Chuo-ku, Tokyo) opened on the 5th floor of newly opened Kabukiza Tower (opened on Apr. 2nd).
Designer Yasumichi Morita holds his first solo exhibit titled “WHAT’S! GOLD!?” at Pola Museum Annex in Ginza, Tokyo.
The “Dior” 2013SS Collection produced by Raf Simons inspired four photographers Risaku Suzuki, Hanayo, Sakiko Nomura and Kenji Hirasawa to present artwork images in the photographic journal “IMA”.
KUMIKO artist Masanobu Shiozawa’s exhibition “The Beauty of KUMIKO Created by Wood and Handiwork” is to be held at MIKIMOTO HALL, on the 6th floor of MIKIMOTO main store from May 10th.
Italian restaurant “La Terrazza Lounge” collaborates with Dom Pérignon to renew and open “La Terrazza Dom Pérignon Lounge” on the top floor of BVLGARI Ginza Tower on the 19th. This is its second lounge after Milan and its first in Asia.
Series no. 2 of the mastermind JAPAN x BE@RBRICK collaboration named “MEDICOM TOY featuring mastermind JAPAN 2nd” will be available at “The Style
Toshiyuki Inoko led technologist group, "teamLab" is holding an art installation titled "TASAKI 'balance' EXPERIENCE art by teamLab" at TASAKI Ginza Main Store from April 13 to May 19.
Luxury lifestyle brand “CH Carolina Herrera” from New York opened its first flagship store on Apr. 10th in Ginza, Tokyo.
New York launched denim brand “BLK DNM” arriving in Japan for the first time this season will open its first pop-up store from May 1st to 14th on the 1st floor event space of OPAQUE GINZA.
TSUBAKI KAI TEN Exhibit 2013-Shoshin (Original Intention) is being held at SHISEIDO GALLERY Ginza, Tokyo until Jun 23rd.
On Apr. 11th, Matsuya Co., Ltd. announced the details of its ongoing renovation. It has been 12 years since its last large scale renovation and a part of its stores have already been renovated and reopened,