by Linda Haberberger

Tokyo's numerous vibrant and trend-setting shopping districts got even more attractive this year due to the following five freshly opened hot spots. Is your favourite go-to on our list? Or have we spied a hidden gem you just wouldn't want to miss on your next trip to Tokyo? Just have a look!

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WHITE ATELIER BY CONVERSE
Women/Men/Kids sneakers and streetwear.

Address:  B1F & 1F, 6-16-5 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0001.
Opening Date: July 2015.
Size: 111 m².
Store concept by: Converse Footwear CO., LTD.
Architect: Metrome Inc.

White Atelier by Converse
White Atelier by Converse

White Atelier by Converse
White Atelier by Converse


NEED SUPPLY CO.
Women's and men's premium streetwear, contemporary designer/brands with focus on denim.

Address: 1-26-21 Shoto, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0046.
Opening Date: October 2015.
Brand assortment: NSCO, Wood Wood, Reigning Champ, Neighborhood, Gitman, A.P.C. and Carhartt WIP.
Size: 66 m².
Store concept by: Mr. Takayuki Minami, Director Need Supply Japan.
Architect: Mr. Takayuki Minami, Director Need Supply Japan.
Photo credit: Keisuke Kobayashi.

Need Supply Co. exterior
Need Supply Co. exterior

Need Supply Co.
Need Supply Co.


FRED SEGAL
Men's and women's denim, casualwear, high fashion, beauty and vintage products.

Address: 13-1 Daikanyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo.
Opening Date: April 2015.
Brand assortment: Lanvin, Marni, Balmain, Maison Martin Margiela, Valentino, New Balance, Nike.
Size: 725 m².
Store concept by: Paul Blum, CEO Fred Segal.
Architect: Jesse James.

Fred Segal exterior
Fred Segal exterior

Fred Segal menswear area with a broad denim offering
Fred Segal menswear area with a broad denim offering


EN ROUTE
Men's and women's contemporary runningwear, urban casualwear and designer brands.

Address: Futako Tamagawa Rise S.C. terrace market, 1-14-1 Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, 158-0094.
Opening Date: April 2015.
Brand assortment: En Route, Yoshio Kubo, Comoli, Nike, Ponti, Descente, Kijima Takayuki, Aalot.
Size: 364 m².
Store concept by: Masachika Numata, Director En Route.
Architect: Jo Nagasaka, Schemata.

En Route storefront
En Route storefront

En Route
En Route


SON OF THE CHEESE

Address: 31-19-1, Higashi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0011.
Opening Date: August 2015.
Brand assortment: Son of the Cheese.
Size: Ground floor (restaurant) 37m²; 2nd floor 80m².
Store concept by: Kaito Yamamoto.
Architect: Tetsuro Suzuki, Duffle.

Son of the cheese
Son of the cheese

Son of the cheese
Son of the cheese