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Designer Maiko Kurogouchi On UNIQLO X Mame Kurogouchi Collab

We interviewed designer Maiko Kurogouchi about her latest collaboration with UNIQLO. Read and know more about the Autumn/Winter 2021 collection.

Top 5 Hairstyles From Japanese Singer LiSA We Just Can’t Get Enough Of

J-pop fans know Japanese singer LiSA (real name, Risa Oribe) from her countless contributions to the anime music scene. But beyond her music career, LiSA is also known for her constant hair transformations. Our favourite hairstyles from her here.

Look Forward To Visiting These Exciting New Hotels in Japan

As we wait (im)patiently to visit Japan once again, here are four new hotels to put on your travel wish list to take note of in 2021 and 2022.

Japanese Collagen: Benefits, Is It Better Than Other Collagen, & Products To Buy

Japanese collagen is a beauty supplement that’s been around for a long time. But what exactly sets it apart from other beauty supplements and what are its best benefits? We dissect the magic of Japanese collagen below.

Nolo Bars In Tokyo To Check Out

Here are a few creative nolo (no to low alcohol) bars to check out the next time you’re in Tokyo.

Japanese Music Acts To Listen To In 2021

Ready for more music to add to your playlist? Scroll on for a selection of artists making waves in the Japanese music industry this year.

A Fine Art: The ORI-EN Collection By Artisan

Form and function come together in one beautiful medley in Artisan metalware.

Parfait In A Can Craze In Japan — Sweet Dreams Are Made Of These

This Shibuya restaurant created parfait in a can craze in Japan that sold out after it blew up on social media. We sent a writer there for a taste test.

Mountain Magic with Koukin Fuji

Koukin Fuji is a range of homeware products inspired by Japan’s most famous mountain, Mt. Fuji.

Japanese Hair Trends In 2021 To Inspire Your Next ‘Do

Want a new ‘do for the holidays? Take your pick from these Japanese hair trends that are currently gracing magazines in 2021.

Best Japanese Shoe Brands You Should Have On Your Radar

Ready to do some shoe shopping? Here are five Japanese shoe brands that you should have on your radar.

One&Co: Your New Favourite Working Space

Looking for a nifty space to elevate your working experience? One&Co has everything you need. Here what you need to know about this working space.

Jomon Prehistoric Sites: Japan's Newest UNESCO World Heritage Site

Here are some highlights of the Jomon Prehistoric Sites worth checking out on your next trip to northern Japan.

Tatcha Founder Vicky Tsai On Being Inspired By Japanese Beauty Rituals

Tatcha founder Vicky Tsai shares how Japanese beauty rituals and skincare ingredients inspired her to create a brand that stands the test of time.

3 Thought-Provoking Japanese Movies That Will Change The Way You Look At Love

Here are three thought-provoking Japanese movies that are nowhere near a fairytale romance you can stream on Netflix.

What To Do In Saku, Nagano: Stay Overnight At A Sake Brewery And 3 Other Unique Activities

The city of Saku in east-central Nagano offers visitors memorable encounters and is well worth a visit.

Fill Your Tummies With Japan’s Best Convenience Store Onigiri

Onigiri, or Japanese rice balls, have become even more popular after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Let’s take a look at some of the popular onigiri flavours right now.

J-Beauty Picks For A Spa-Like Night Routine

If you’re ready for your spa night, here are some J-beauty picks that’ll surely elevate your night routine. Get all of them via Buyee's proxy shopping service.