FASHION STORES Ginza Komatsu West, 6-9-5 Ginza Chuo-ku, Tokyo +81-3-6805-1805 Same concept as her select-store in London, Rei Kawakubo opened a Dover Street Market in Ginza. Amazing selection of brands
PEN STORE 2-7-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo +81 335618311 10:30am-8pm www.ito-ya.co.jp The art of writing: incredible choice for stationary, writing accessories, Japanese seals to be made with your name.
HANKYU MEN'S STORE
2-5-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo http://www.hankyu-dept.co.jp/mens-tokyo/ Store : Located in the Yurakucho district, a gateway to the Ginza, Hankyu men's carries a large collection of brand-name clothes and sundry goods. The brands are real good and up-coming ones, monocle cafe and store at Basement 1.
Beautiful stationary store that has existed since 1663. Particular tools developed for calligraphy and wrapping some favorite products.
8F Forum, 5-4-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo +81(0)332896811 11am-7pm / Closed on Wednesday www.hermes.co.jp Designed by Renzo Piano, the Hermès glass-block building is amazing. Apart from shopping, you can also enjoy the café designed by Rena Dumas and the art gallery on the 8th floor which is one of the best space for seeing top quality contemporary art.
THE LUMINE BUILDING
DEPARTMENT STORE LUMINE YURAKUCHO LUMINE2, 2-5-1 Yuraku-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 03-5220-4516 www.lumine.ne.jp/yurakucho/index.html New building with Tomorowland, United Arrows, James Perse.
TAILOR Ginza Velvia 4/5F, 2-4-6 Ginza, Chuo-ku, 104-0061 +81(0)335710021 Third-generation of the Ginza best tailor. Known by the wealthy and famous. Ichibankan is also doing a great business with the real top Yakuza for whom they are making beautiful suits with totally hidden pockets (for cash money, cigarettes and lighters).
ART GALLERY Koyanagi Bldg. 8F, 1-7-5 Ginza, Chuo-ku, 104-0061 +81(0)335611896 11am-7pm / closed on Sunday, Monday and national holidays www.gallerykoyanagi.com firstname.lastname@example.org Designed by Hiroshi Sugimoto (the photographer), it's one of the most renown Japanese art galleries. Mrs. Koyonagi is Sugimoto's wife and she has been handling his career since the beginning. Koyanagi also shows very good Japanese and non Japanese artists.
RESTAURANT AND TEA HOUSE
Pola Ginza bldg. 2F 1-7-7 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan www.higashiya.com This tea salon serves traditional Japanese confectionary in a new, innovative style. . The sweets are presented in beautiful wooden boxes, perfect gifts for Japanese friends or to take home.
FOOD STORE 2-2-6 Ginza Chuo-ku Tokyo, Japan 11:30am-9:30Pm, no holiday http://www.akomeya.jp/ There on 2 floors you will be able to enjoy simple but good Japanese cuisine and everything that revolves around it. You can stop and have a lunch at the restaurant as well.
SUSHI RESTAURANT Juno Ginza Seiwa bldg 9F, 8-7-7 Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo +81335735258 Lunch 11.30am-1.30pm, dinner 5-9.30pm / Closed Sun and nat. holidays Owned by one of the country's most famous chefs, Hachiro Mizutani. He only use the finest ingredients and made plates like a master craftsman.