Posts tagged Japan
Posts tagged Japan
Yes, I still love taking pictures from the window of my room at the Park Hyatt Tokyo :) I always have the same room and I never tire of the incredible view.
Spectacular art installation in Tokyo by Choi Jeong-Hwa, a brilliant artist from South Korea. Like a psychedelic dream!
Where to get the best Italian food in the world? Antica Osteria Del Ponte in Tokyo :)
How do I begin to describe the United Arrows stores in Japan? They are a chain but that’s like saying Hermes shops are a chain. United Arrows carries the most extraordinary mix of high end men’s and women’s clothing. Their buyers travel the world in search of the absolute best of the best. You have to love a store that has the most fastidious, in-house shoe shine man in the world!
I know…it’s early but even Tokyo is getting ready for the holidays. So beautiful!
Okay, despite what some may think, my trips to Japan are not simply about eating although that is always a highlight! Here I am with the amazing team from Kose making packaging decisions for the new line of Stephen Knoll New York styling products. I know I look asleep in the last shot but, trust me, I’m not :) I love these meetings. One always learns so much. The products can be spectacular but if the packaging isn’t perfect, it just doesn’t work!
Back in Japan and it’s been a while since I posted some good Japanese Food porn :) These images are from the incredible meal we had at Zen Zero Terrace in Akashima.
Japanese gum drops; each one a work of art!
Goju-no-to Five Story Pagoda is the world’s oldest wooden pagoda. In addition to being known for its 1001 statues of Buddha, it is believed the pagoda contains some of his ashes.
Patrick, Akiko and I had the incredible honor of visiting the Sorinji Temple for a private tour conducted by the only Buddhist monk living there. The Temple is located in a 100 family village near Kyoto.