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Shopping in Karuizawa – The Resort Area Loved by the Japanese Imperial Family

This year in September, we spent three days/two nights in Karuizawa, a beautiful part of Japan nestled in the mountains north/west of Tokyo, not far from Nagano. If you’re planning to visit Tokyo but you’d like to escape this bustling metropolis for a few days then Karuizawa is well-worth a visit. If you’ve never been to Japan…

Tokyo Style

The latest look in Tokyo is borrowed from the British. Checked prints, tweed and herringbone wool jackets, duffle coats, hunting caps, traditional trench coats and brogues are everywhere. English heritage mixed with Tokyo street style is the trend for winter.  If you’re in the UK then check out Boden’s tweed blazers and the tweed skirts…