Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


& Stripe
This riverfront boutique specialises in buttons.
21_21 Design Sight
Both design greats and newly emerging talents are on show here.
a.m.a store
A must-visit kitsch boutique for all things retro and Japanese.
Aoyama Book Centre
In need of a good read? Then head here for your copy in English.
A street devoted to selling all things kitchen related.
b Akasaka
Affordable and stylish, the b Akasaka is a real find amidst Tokyo's luxurious skyscrapers.
Everything you could ask for when looking for a holiday treat.
Bic Camera
With its music blarring and its gadgets whirring, this is the place to be if you're after the latest electronic goods.
Join the trend and purchase some funky tights.
Bonjour Records
An abundance of music options for the discerning music-lover.
Capsule Hotel Asakusa Riverside
A night at the Capsule Hotel will be a tight, but memorable, experience.
Center for Cosmic Wonder
We can't predict what you'll find at this concept-space but it's definitely worth checking out.
This tearoom is modern luxurious memorable.
Vintage clothing mecca with a wide range of stock.
This eclectic souvenir-filled café is worth searching out.
Comme Ca
Give your life a makeover with their cheap chic accessories and clothing.
Cow Books
Out-of-print art and design titles in a charming store.
Dragonfly Café
A creative and affordable option with a tasty menu, Dragonfly really spreads its wings at tea time.
Flash Ranch Discs
Bargain vinyls to be found here.
Frank & Easy
Unique jewellery designs and imaginative bespoke pieces.
Hashi Choh
Funky chopstick designs.
Hibiya Park
 A stone's throw from the Imperial Palace, this park is perfect for tennis lovers and those looking for a quiet stroll in stunning surroundings.
Ice Ouca
Traditional flavours of Japanese sweets in a rainbow-selection of ice cream.
A small bar in Shibuya-ku, JBS Bar has a collection of around 10,000 records on vinyl, which are played and displayed in this small, wood-panelled space.
Escape to the coast and spend the day exploring the charming Kamakura.
An old-school Western style drinking den.
Quirky children's clothes and kitsch toys for your little one.
With everything from books to newspapers, this is the perfect place to pick up a good read.
'Asa' hemp products for every occasion.
Kissa Ginza
Granny-chic, Tokyo style; in Kissa Ginza, the only things on the younger side of 40 are the late-night clientele.
Washi paper and incense sold here.
Le Chocolat de H
A chocolate lovers delight.
Perfect for presents from the practical to the kitsch.
The hoards of locals queueing outside know that the 'tonkatsu' is worth waiting for.
Thousands upon thousands of books - we guarantee you won't ever be bored.
Mingeikan Folk Crafts Museum
Go back to the origins of modern design at this museum dedicated to the Japanese folk craft movement.
Mori Art Museum
Housed in a shiny skyscraper, Mori Art Museum draws in all the big names.
Hassle-free shopping at this minimalist inspired creation.
Muji Yurakucho
Cycling is a great way to explore the city, and Tokyo, you cycle with style.

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