If you want the best in Japanese Eyewear then look no further than Tokyo’s six best eyewear stores. Around the world, eyewear is seen as a fashion statement as well as a practical piece of equipment to make you see better and keep your eye’s healthy. No other country in the world takes this to heart as much as Japan. In Japan fashion is very very big and Tokyo is right at the centre of that. So, here today we are going to look at the six best stores in Tokyo to get yourself something both practical and fashion forward.
First up in our list of eyewear stores in Tokyo is OBJ. OBJ (or “objet”) is a chain of stores that reach out to Osaka and Kyoto but this store in Tokyo is stylish and amazing. This spot has some of the best looking modern interiors treating the eyewear or glasses with the same respect as Apple often does with the layout of its stores and devices. You really get the modern stylish vibe. You can’t help but feel that you are buying something worth while as a piece of fashion that makes a statement not just a device to help your eye’s see better. Prices here vary rapidly but you will be spoilt for choice when picking out frames, lenses and accessories that suit your taste.
Name : OBJ east
Address : 1F Kobikikanginza Building, 2-8-9 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Working Hours : 11:00～20:00
Phone number : +81 3-3538-3456
Official Website : http://www.obj.co.jp/shop/index.html
Next up we have Kamuro. Kamuro is one of the coolest, hip and trendy stores for eyewear that there is in Tokyo and as such is a huge popular place for the younger generations to get their items from. This place varies its frames from the completely unique to the standard coloured frames. Kamuro has a philosophy that reads “Beauty/Look/Fun/Play” which means the whole process of chosing your pair should tick all the boxes from them being fun to looking good and importantly to being useful to help you see better. This place is so trendy it even has its own magazine and its website is one that is both stylish and modern. Other than this store they have dozens of other outlets for their designs and the company shows no sign of slowing down any time soon. And don’t forget to bring your children to take a look at their kids selection.
Name : Kamuro
Address : 1F Ryuokaku Building, 7-5-19 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours : Tuesday – Saturday 11:00～20:00 / Sunday 11:00～19:00
Phone number : +81 3-5537-5886
Official Website : http://www.kamuro-net.co.jp/
3.Lunettes du Jura
Next up is Lunettes du Jura. Lunettes du Jura is very popular indeed and has recognition world wide as being a cool hipster brand that celebrates the simplicity in Japanese eyewear. This place has a variety of different styles to chose from and other than simple men’s and women’s items they also have unisex pairs that seem to fit anyones needs. The great thing about this store is that it hosts a multitude of brands all in one store so variety of choice is definitly not a problem you need to worry about when visiting this place. They are also self proclaimed as one of the biggest eyeweat shops in the whole of Japan.
Name : Lunettes du Jura
Address : Miyakoya Building, 2-12-1 Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours : 10:30～20:00
Phone number : +81 3-3401-4446
Official Website: https://lunettes.jurajura.jp/
Next up we have 4.999.9 (or Four Nines). Four nines seems to be more of a concept as opposed to a store or brand. They have a whole midset with their designs and philosophy of what a good piece of eyewear should be. Their modern yet undertated designs cater for everyone from young students to older generations such as grand parents. There is a huge collection to chose from and new pieces are designed every season. They are particularly famed for their great selection of sun glasses that are about as popular as they can be. Their company which was founded in the year nineteen ninety five has gone from strength to strength ever since and shows no signs of slowing down. Their motivation to perfect the eyeglasses is second to none and you will be amazed at the level of detail that goes into making one single pair.
Name : 999.9
Address : 2F/3F Matsuzawa Building, 3-5-7 Ginza, Chuo-ku,Tokyo
Busines Hours : 11:00～20:00
Phone number : +81 3-3535-4949
Official Website: http://www.fournines.co.jp/
Second to last up in this list is blinc. blinc is a very popular place and makes waves in the fashion world of Tokyo and along with their stores they also have a big online presence allowing for even more people to purchase their eyewear. Their products range from old fashioned chic to modern simplictic elegance. The company not only sells their products but are willing to show you how they are made and give you a complete back story in their blog posts if you visit their official website below. For people that like something a little special, people that like their items to mean something to them, particularly the items used as often as eyeglasses, then this spot will more than likely tick all those boxes for you.
Name : Blinc
Address : 1F Uemura Building, 2-27-20 Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours : Tuesday – Friday 12:00～20:00 / Weekend & Holidays 11:00～20:00
Phone number : +81 3-5775-7525
Official Website: http://blinc.co.jp/
6.oh my glasses
And now, last but by no means least is the spot oh my glasses. oh my glasses is committed to replicating the style and innovation of the city of Tokyo itself using the best in Japanese craftmenship to create some of the best eyeglasses that it is possible to find. In Japan and maybe even the world. It thrives on the uniqueness of the city that no other city in the world can lay claim to. It is that mixed with the worlds most fashion forward designers that create a truly one of a kind experience in eyewear. The varying seasons in the eyeglasses fashion world allow you to tailor your eyewear from season to season depending on your clothing. For instance a simple elegant sun glasses will work perfectly in the summer for more casual clothing. And a more formal pair of frame may work well during the autumn and winter months.
Name : oh my glasses
Address : 1F Shibuya LOFT, 21-1 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Working Hours : 10:00～21:00
Phone number : +81 3-6416-3161
Official Website: https://www.ohmyglasses.jp/
Whether you are looking for something that is simply practical or looking for something more of a fashion statement then these six spots have you covered and no matter your buget you will find that perfect pair of glasses for you. Accross the spectrum of stores you will be able to find perfect Japanese eyewear for the whole family right down to little children and right up to great grand parents to take back home with you after your visit. And for all you fashion lovers out there who want to look like the latest models from Japan then you will find something perfect for you.
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