Weekend in Tokyo

Tokyo’s arcane system of non-addresses mean you might as well follow your nose.

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography: Tony Amos
Roppongi Taxis
Akasuka Geishas, Akasuka Sushi
Kappabashi Food
Sensoji Temple
Rice Crackers, Matsuya
Shopping Ladies, Ginza
Metro
Metro
River Cruise, Nezu Museum
Ginza
Under JR Line, Ginza
Shibuya, Outside 109
Shibuya
Aoyama
Omotesando
Harajuku Goth
Harajuku, Meiji Shrine
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Outside Shibuya 109, the ten-level fashion emporium near Tokyo’s busiest intersection, it’s late Friday afternoon and it seems as if all of Tokyo’s schoolgirls are descending on the store en masse. Somewhere between school and shop the girls have hitched up their uniforms and added a few racy accessories like garters, tiaras and fingerless gloves, making it impossible to tell whether they are real schoolgirls or young women fashioning themselves as schoolgirls as part of A Look.

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