Have you ever hard of a place called “Shimokitazawa”? It is in Tokyo and you can reach 5~10minutes by train from Shibuya. This is a place that people in Japan are hanging out frequently.
The fashion of people walking around gets attention often. Also, it is famous for secondhand clothes stores, antique shops and variety shops. In Shimokitazawa grew up the subculture of Tokyo from 1970s. Maybe that’s why Shimokitazawa is popular among young people but also somehow makes people nostalgic.
NEW YORK JOE EXCHANGE
This is one of the secondhand clothes shop which made Shimokitazawa famous. It has high reputation of clothes quality. Also, it is famous that this building used to a public bath.
Address : 3 Chome-26-4 Kitazawa, Setagaya City, Tokyo 155-0031
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New York Joe. This vintage, secondhand store in Shimokitazawa is truly one of a kind. With unique pieces and equally unique interior, every outfit you try on will make you 100x cooler. ✨ Fun fact: the place used to be a bathhouse! . . . . . . . . #japanloverme #discovertokyo #tokyoforyou #explorejpn #genic_japan #tokyocreativetravel #tokyocameraclub #exploringjapan #passionpassport
Toyo Hyakkaten is a department store that sells vintage fashion, secondhand clothes, accessories and so on. It handles the goods which is only one in the world.
Address : 2 Chome-25-8 Kitazawa, Setagaya City, Tokyo 155-0031
La Cana is the restaurant in underground and it becomes live music club. The mood in the restaurant is relaxing. If you love live music, it will be a chance to experience Japanese live music club!
Address : 2 Chome-1-9 Kitazawa, Setagaya City, Tokyo 155-0031
Tokyo Retro A.M.A.Store
It is the shop which sells products that was produced or used in Showa(1926~1989). The design of every items is very typical of Showa and makes Japanese nostalgic. You may find your favorite retro item!
Address : 3 Chome-34-2 Kitazawa, Setagaya City, Tokyo 155-0031