LENI by Leni Ito » tokyo

Tsukiji Fish Market Diary

Even though I grew up in Tokyo, I never had the opportunity to visit Tsukiji Market until now. In recent years, it became such a popular tourists spot, and I’ve wanted to check it out before they move into a new property in Toyosu. (There are severals problems Tokyo is currently facing with this issue …

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Autumn in Tokyo

Last autumn in Tokyo. Just can’t get over this view from Ritz Carlton Tokyo! This view is pretty unique even for me, someone who is from this city. You can stare at it for forever. When you stare at a grand view like this, it makes you think about the distance between the rest of …

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Tokyo: Best buys

Some of what I’ve purchased during this Japan trip.  Whenever I go to Japan, I restock my beauty products but also try new things that were mentioned by some of my favorites beauty bloggers.  There are also impulsive buys I couldn’t resist such as Doraemon or Madhatter facial masks too. LOL Anyways here are my …

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To the East

I’m writing this post while my body is soaring and aching from my morning pilates class. I’ve finally been getting out the jet lag funk, only to realize that my blog has been getting only monthly updates! I’m terribly sorry for not posting more frequently. I’ve been super busy since the end of April. I …

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Japan Diary

Hello~!  Sorry, I’ve been very busy! But lately I’m seeing a lot of fashionistas and it bloggers who enjoyed Coachella weekend heading to Japan. I know it’s mid April and I’m trying to write things from Fall but here are a quick digest of when I visited Japan….(Let’s just say fashion is two seasons ahead …

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New obsessions & must haves

I recently read somewhere online about how incredible this blue can of NIVEA cream is. So I tried. Oh my god…it is….AMAZING!!! Apparently some of it’s ingredients are very similar to La Mer women’s cream! And it costs about $4~$5! I’ve only used it for a few times but my skin is definitely brighter and …

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Post cards from Tokyo

I ate so GOOD.  I usually do eat well whenever I’m Japan. Pretty much anything you eat in Japan is all decent and good but STEAK HOUSE Hama was pretty extraordinary. From simple asparagus to the sauce…oh and that steak! Mouth watering, juicy steak that melts in your mouth. It was for sure one of …

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The Grand Sumo Tournament

Such a treat to be invited to the New Year Grand Sumo tournament in Ryogkoku.  I used to watch Sumo with my grand parents on TV but never been to a live Sumo before. For this tournament, not only Yokozuna Hakuho secured sole ownership of the all-time record with his 33rd win, he finished with perfect …

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Shimokita Nostalgia

I grew up a few stations away from Shimokitazawa aka Shimokita.シモキタ。下北。 This town has changed a lot since. Yet some things are still the same. My parents used to take my sister and I to Antique shops, Flea markets and garage sales. I used to hate it as a kid.  “You will grow to love …

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Winter light in Tokyo

Soaking up the warmth of winter light in Tokyo. While exploring up and coming Tokyo fashion scenes in Harajuku, “Harsh, cold, winter light creates the most beautiful photos” said my friend, the photographer.  This ALLSAINTS coat fits me perfectly as if it were immaculately tailored just for me.  Also my Oliver Goldsmith Manhattan sunglasses’  subtle leopard frame matches …

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