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Need a shopping service agent from Japan?

Hello Kawaii Travelers! Kaila here.

We would just like to share this shopping service that one of our sister websites (Japan Lover Me) is currently offering. Basically, if your trip in Tokyo / Japan seems not enough and you haven’t shopped that much.. we can help you with that.

Please do read on if you are interested in this service!

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What is JLM Shopping Service?

This community-made and initiative called “The Japan Lover Me Store” is conceptualized to address and serve the needs of the like-minded Japan Lovers all-over the world. JLM Shopping Service aims to bring Japan closer to the community members by providing a one-stop channel to order and buy items that are available only in Japan. It is open to those who would like to purchase from Japanese stores and sellers online directly by having the Japan Lover Team to transact on your behalf and process your orders and ship them directly to your doorstep for a substantial fee to cover for the service.

Since the Japan Lover Me project was initiated, there have been a lot of requests addressed to us to have somebody help them satisfy the members’ shopping and buying needs here in Japan while having the community spirit alive. The members of the team have carefully thought of offering this service to achieve our goal of helping Japan become closer to its fans and admirers all over the world. Secondly, it is envisioned that in order to expand our creative content creation activities in sharing this “Japan-love” with everyone, we thought of providing the service as a means for the members and followers and friends to support the community’s goals and missions to spread and share the Japan love all over the world.

Up until now, there have been many other fantastic services available out there which everybody would surely know, but here we are – we would like to offer something new – a new kind of shopping experience topped with community love and passion in sharing that “tang” we share about loving Japan. We can not describe it here as we would like our new customers and clients to experience it first-hand from us. Although we would still remain analog in our service’s beta-version, we still believe that we can provide a better alternative or option vis-a-vis any other existing service out there starting from our client-oriented approach to hearing your needs.

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5 Must-visit Vintage Stores in Harajuku

We’ve been getting tons of questions on where to shop in Tokyo especially with regards to thrift shopping and kawaii /cute hunting so we hope you like this list of our top 5 must-visit vintage stores in Harajuku. They all have their own unique branding but what we like about them is that they’re a community, they help each other to grow.

1. FUNKTIQUE TOKYO – for good quality deadstock clothing and designer items selected and imported mainly from NYC curated by Misato (hint: she’s fluent in English) and her husband

2. KINSELLA TOKYO – for edgy pieces like their household staff and Nylon blogger Marippe

3. PIN NAP Vintage & New Clothing – for the trendsetters, wearing items from PIN NAP will surely stun everyone’s eye

4. PUNK CAKE HARAJUKU – for one-of-a-kind neo girly pieces styled by Mikki and owner Kinjy

5. BUBBLES TOKYO – for trendy girls who wants to know what’s in fashion at the moment

FUNKTIQUE

FUNKTIQUE TOKYO (facebook)

[ADDRESS]東京都渋谷区神宮前3-21-22 フィールドビル3F
[TEL&FAX]03-6434-0987
[OPEN]12:00-20:00(水曜定休日)

[MAP]
http://goo.gl/maps/xQIsF

[原宿駅からの行き方]
http://funktiquetyo.jugem.jp/?eid=02

[BLOG]
http://funktiquetyo.jugem.jp/

[Twitter]
http://twitter.com/funktiquetokyo

[Instagram]
https://instagram.com/funktiquetokyo

 

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Kawaii Shopping Spots

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Where to shop for kawaii items?

  • Disney Store Shibuya
  • Hands Be by Tokyu Hands in Tokyu Plaza, Omohara
  • Junie Moon Daikanyama
  • Kiddy Land Harajuku
  • Nile Perch
  • Paris Kids Takeshita Street
  • Q~pot Store located in front of Q~pot café
  • Sanrio Puroland
  • Shibuya 109
  • Spinns
  • Toy Sapiens
  • Village Vanguard
  • Wego
  • Unexpected places like convenience store, 100 yen shop, drugstores, book off, train stations, pop-up stands in malls (just because, this is Japan)
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