Shimokitazawa is a town 30 minutes away from Tokyo on the train.
It is famous for its thrift shops, unique stylish stores, and a very young and lively atmosphere.
If you like to walk around cities and do some widow shopping or just looking for some good quality clothes to buy with decent prices this is the place to go.
Shimokitazawa has that “shita-machi” kind of atmosphere which you may enjoy. The word “shita-machi” means downtown. You will see many traditional Japanese houses and stores that you do not really see around in Tokyo very often. Despite its traditional side, it also has these modern and fashionable stores as well which makes an interesting dynamic of the town.
The thing that attracts many tourists and local visitors here in Shimokitazawa is that it has all kinds of genres of clothes that you can try out. With the selection from street fashion, vintage, old school, punk, and many more. With the number of choices you have, you are bound to find some clothes of your liking.
We want to introduce some popular thrift shops to you.
This shop provides a wide range of modern and vintage clothing for men and ladies. The store is also selling everything for less than 10,000 yen and good quality as well. Perfect way to find yourself some nice clothing with decent pricing.
This is not your typical thrift shop it proves items that are not used very often but is very fashionable and stylish such as wool coats and MA-1’s. The price may be slightly higher than the usual thrift shops, but it has very comfortable good quality clothing that helps you get through the cold while looking good. From coats with many colors and simple yet smart designs you will surely find the type of clothes you will like.
This shop has a collection of casual clothes with some vintage elements to it. Outside of the store it has a quirky feeling to it but has a welcoming atmosphere. At first glance, you may think that this shop has got some funky interesting designs, but it has very soft and casual clothing for outdoors. If you like going outdoors this is the place to look for.