A Bathing Ape, established in 1993, is still extremely popular among people as a pioneer of Japanese street fashion. Their symbolic designs with monkey face icons and camouflage print are popular for their originality not influenced by trends. There is apparel for men, women and kids, and even accessories, allowing you to enjoy a full outfit. The interior decoration produces a unique view of the world, so you might stay there for a long time without noticing.
An original candy store whose colorful and cute designs are popular. "Fun to see, fun to eat! This shop makes everyone smile." With this concept, candy is made in front of your eyes, almost like a show. Of course they also taste great and are perfect for souvenirs.
CANDY SHOW TIME
CANDY SHOW TIME キャットストリート店
A select shop selling old clothes, original clothes and accessories which has gained overwhelming support from fashion leaders. Many fashion magazines have featured their outfits which are a mix of old clothes selected by the staff and the shop's original line. If you want to dress in a different fashion from others, you must check out this shop!
Design Festa Gallery was made by renovating an apartment in Harajuku. There are over 20 exhibition spaces in the WEST hall and EAST hall, allowing you to enjoy a number of artistic works in one building. Anyone in Japan and abroad is free to exhibit and sell works such as paintings, performances, videos and photos, so it is gaining attention as a place where everyone can enjoy artistic works easily. The teppanyaki restaurant and cafe adjacent to the gallery serve as places for people to interact with each other.
Design Festa Gallery
Design Festa Gallery
A shop dealing with imported toys and miscellaneous goods from the United States. It has very rare vintage goods, antiques, limited items and one-of-a-kind items such as antique dolls, Barbie, Care Bear, My Little Pony, and Disney toys. It is well-known as a purveyor shop to collectors. Inside it is crammed with products, as if it were a toy museum. Everywhere in the shop, you have fun finding the item you were looking for.
With a plethora of visual and fashion creativity, a day trip to explore Ura Harajuku is bound to leave you intrigued and inspired.
*This information is from the time of this article's publication.