Tokyo: A sartorial shopping guide – 2019 Update

June 17th 2019

    Having recently returned from my third visit to Tokyo, I felt it would be good to add the new stores I went to and can recommend to this list. It’s a great city for shopping, particularly in the little quiet streets b...

Tokyo: A sartorial shopping guide – 2019 Update

    Having recently returned from my third visit to Tokyo, I felt it would be good to add the new stores I went to and can recommend to this list.  It’s a great city for shopping, particularly in the lit...

June 17th 2019

Robb Report: The beauty of bags, and Japanese artisans

March 14th 2017

The most recent issue of Robb Report UK included a couple of my pieces: a column singing the praises of good leather accessories, and a feature highlighting the Japanese artisans we visited last year. I have reproduced the column below. The detail ...

Robb Report: The beauty of bags, and Japanese artisans

The most recent issue of Robb Report UK included a couple of my pieces: a column singing the praises of good leather accessories, and a feature highlighting the Japanese artisans we visited last year.  I have reproduc...

BagsMarch 14th 2017

Japanese shoemakers: Yohei Fukuda, Marquess, Yuki S...

November 28th 2016

There is a bewildering number of shoemakers in Japan, somewhere between 35 and 40 depending on how you count. Although many have people working for them, they are all essentially sole operators. One person founded the house, is in charge, and there ...

Japanese shoemakers: Yohei Fukuda, Marquess, Yuki S...

There is a bewildering number of shoemakers in Japan, somewhere between 35 and 40 depending on how you count. Although many have people working for them, they are all essentially sole operators. One person founded the h...

ShoesNovember 28th 2016