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Autumn bedroom styling

Autumn has well and truly arrived in the northern hemisphere. Why not inject some cosy autumn feels into your bedroom with these easy styling tips:

Beautiful products to compliment your autumn bedroom bliss

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Some of my favourite links … October 2021

A great example of how to incorporate your travel finds in your home    

This cosmopolitan apartment in Rome reflects its owner’s lifelong travels

Which Tokyo hood made the list?

The 49 coolest neighbourhoods in the world

Bring. It. On.! 
I’m a big fan of colour blocking

Victoria Beckham is bringing back extreme color-blocking

If you didn’t know, now you know

A visual guide to all the different types of pumpkins

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This month I’m … October 2021

The arrival of some fab new earrings!

These (and other) pretties will get here soon – can’t wait to share them with you!

To those amazing autumn colours!

Autumn in Japan is simply stunning.

The Showroom

It’s been a while and I’m excited to open the Showroom up again. Did a bit of a re-style during my last day of quarantine – take a look at this quick video🙂

“Unwell Women: Misdiagnosis and Myth in a Man-Made World”
by Elinor Cleghorn

“A trailblazing, conversation-starting history of women’s health – from the earliest medical ideas about women’s illnesses to hormones and autoimmune diseases -brought together in a fascinating sweeping narrative”

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Autumn colours

Show of hands fellow autumn lovers!
Who’s looking forward to those oranges, deep reds and yellows?!

Japan does autumn exceptionally well and I can’t wait for the leaves to turn 🍁

Alex x

Discover autumn colours

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Hello Tokyo Offer – Spend ¥10,000 and receive a FREE GIFT

* As long as stock lasts. Offer closes at 10pm Tokyo time on Friday, 8th October 2021.

The Hello Tokyo Offer is now live!
Spend ¥10,000 and receive a FREE GIFT of your choice (as long as stock lasts).
See below for further details!

Alex x

P.S. Shipping of all orders will be on Monday, 11 October – my first day of freedom after quarantine 🙂

Which free gift will you pick?

How to claim your free gift:

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The Showroom re-opens in mid-October

I’m still in quarantine after getting back from Europe and can’t wait to re-open the Showroom as soon as I’m free again 🤩

The Showroom Open Days for October are as follows:
Tuesday, 12 October 2021 … 11am – 5pm
Wednesday, 20 October 2021 … 11am – 5pm
Thursday, 28 October 2021 … 11am – 5pm

Please get in touch if you would like to browse the Showroom outside the regular Open Days. Weekend and evening appointments available.⁠ Private appointments are possible from 11 October 2021 onwards.

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Hello Tokyo Offer coming soon!

Hello everyone,

Wow – my past 5 weeks in Germany have gone in a flash! I haven’t spent that much time in my home village since I left for university all those years ago and I loved it.

I’ll re-open the online shop on Tuesday, 5th October, 9am Tokyo time – keep your eyes peeled for a special ‘Hello Tokyo Offer’ which will be in included in my next newsletter (5th October).

Not on the list? Sign up here: Newsletter

Hope you are all well,
Alex x

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Tokyo Favs: Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

Adjacent to the Nature Reserve of the Institute for Nature Study is the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum. The gorgeous art deco building, once the residence of Prince Asaka and his wife Princess Nobuko (a daughter of the Emperor Meiji) was built in the 1930s by famous foreign and Japanese craftsmen, most notably René Lalique, one of France’s leading glassmakers.

The building is surrounded by landscaped grounds and a Japanese- as well as a Western-style garden.

I’m a big lover of museum shops and the one at Teien Art Museum does not disappoint. It’s small, but sells a well curated selection high quality items.

The beautifully appointed modern onsite restaurant (can be entered without a museum ticket) serves modern French inspired cuisine: Restaurant Du Parc

Official website: Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

For more Tokyo inspiration: Sunday Strolls

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Sunday Stroll: Institute for Nature Study – Nature Reserve, Tokyo Japan

The Nature Reserve of the Institute for Nature Study is a beautifully green and quiet haven in heart of Tokyo. The area covers around 20 hectares and contains ponds, forests, rivers and wetlands which are home to all sorts of plants, birds and insects.

I love popping in there for some peaceful nature walks and to get away from the city’s hustle & bustle. It never gets very busy as only a maximum of 300 people are permitted at any one time.

Official website: Institute for Nature Study

For more Tokyo inspiration: Sunday Strolls