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A New Favourite

August 24, 2015
Our Favourite Shop
It takes somewhere really rather special to be labelled ‘our favourite shop’, but one clever newbie in residential nabe Shirokanedai has found a novel way to steal that title.

Our Favourite Shop (yes, that is its official moniker) is the recently unveiled creative collaboration of local design doyennes Ryosuke Uehara, Yoshie Watanabe and Kenhisa Moriya. And the quirky concept space – complete with rotating exhibitions, a sleek bar and an eclectic cache of covetable duds and decor – certainly lives up to its name.

Step inside the stripped back, concrete-chic space and you’ll first spot a svelte edit of prettily patterned dresses and soft-worn cotton shirts by Cacuma – Watanabe’s own label. To pair with your picks: a simple display of geometric jewellery courtesy of Etsuko Sonobe – think cube bracelet cuffs and rings with drawn-on diamonds.

More about the nest featherings than the fashions? Slink in further for funky paper-inspired plates and other tablewares by artisan brand Kikofu, D-Bros fold-flat flower vases and a bite-sized selection of organic food products.

If you’re in need of a mid-retail refresh, ask one of the staff to sort you out with a coffee (or maybe even a cheeky cocktail) before you take a turn around the exhibition corner. Past displays have included photography by Mariko Ohya but subjects change monthly so who knows what new favourites you might find?

5-12-21 Shirokane / Minato-ku / +81 3 6677 0575 / 12:00 pm-9:00 pm Wed-Sun /