|Shimada Yosho in Minami-Aoyama
(Shimada Western Books)
Shimada Yosho is a foreign bookstore specializing mainly in coffee table books. They stock
a wide selection of reading material on topics ranging from fine arts, photography,
interior, housing, gardening, architecture, clothes and fashion, flower design, food and
drink, cinematography, automobiles, and the list goes on... If you' looking for that
special artsy book that you can't find at other bookstores, you'll find it here. They also
take special orders, so if you can't find what you want on their shelves let them know.
They may be able to get it for you.
Open daily 11am-8pm. T-Place, 5-5-25, Minami-Aoyama. 03-3407-3863. Nearest stn:
Omotesando stn, exit B5.
Sleepnic has custom-made pillows - perfect for people suffering from insomnia, stress,
shoulder pains. An extremely popular store among Marunouchi OLs, Sleepnic offers foot
pillows (JY5500) for sore feet or eye pillows (JY2000) for those dark circles under your
eyes. To get a customized cushion, first seek counseling (in Japanese) from one of their
fitters, who will help you choose one to suit your needs and measure the back of your head
to make sure that the height of the pillow will be perfect. Then, you can test your new
purchase on a specially made bed in a corner of their showroom.
Open daily 11am-8pm. Hibiya Chante B1F, 1-2-2 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku. 03-3508-8839.
Nearest stn: Hibiya stn, 1 min.