for something LeChic, LeSexy or LeHip? Head to Harajuku and visit
LeSportsacís new flagship store. The casual accessories chain has been
selling Americans its signature nylon parachute bags since 1974. Tokyoites
can now choose a tote of their own from three floors stocked with a full
range of handbags, luggage, messenger bags and more. Better yet, click on
www.lesportsac.co.jp for online shopping and let the goods come to you.
Jingumae, Shibuya-ku. Tel: 03-3407-4343. Open 11am-8pm. Nearest stn:
burgeoning American athletic footwear and apparel maker has also joined
the ranks of foreign brands breaking into the Japanese market. Its new
store in the heart of Harajuku sells everything from casual and sporty
footwear to workout gear and outdoor apparel. Well-known for its attention
to sizing and detail, New Balance has expanded its collection to include
walking shoes, hiking boots and street shoes. Youíll find them all at
this massive new store.
Jingumae, Shibuya-ku. Tel: 03-5785-3366. Open 11am-8pm. Nearest stn:
The Body Shop
little late for Thanksgiving dinner but just in time for New Yearís
festivities, The Body Shop introduces a range of limited-edition cranberry
bath and body products. Pick a body scrub (•3,800), shimmery body lotion
(•2,000), bath and shower gel (•1,600), or lip balm (•500), all infused
with the sweet scent of fresh cranberries. This special series will only
be available during the winter months, so stock up now.
at all Body Shop stores nationwide.