Nothing beats a day of shopping when you're on holiday. Walking the streets, scanning the shop windows for that one perfect sneaker or that one piece of clothing that can complete your outfit. You then naturally wonder, where can I score the best sneakers? That's why we have compiled the best sneaker and streetwear shops in Tokyo for you.
1. A+S Architecture and Sneakers
A+S, also known as Architecture and Sneakers, was created by local streetwear brand SOPHNET. The look of this elegant shop is a textbook example of Japanese minimalism. The shop may look minimalist, but the arrangement of sneakers is far from it. From Nike favourites to high-end items by Mason Margiela, it can all be found at A+S.
Address: 2F, 3-34-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001
Opening Hours: A+S is open every day from 12:00 to 20:00
2. Worm Tokyo
A stone's throw away from A+S you will find WORM. Founded by Shirahama, WORM is one of the OGs in the local scene. As a sneakerhead, this shop can't be missed from your list of places to visit during your trip to Tokyo. The shop is mainly known for its inventory of vintage and rare sneaker grails. WORM is a small shop but its reputation is great. Definitely worth a visit just to feast your eyes on what's on display.
Address: Japan, 〒150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Jingumae, 2 Chome−26−5 2F
Opening Hours: Worm Tokyo is open Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 7pm, on Sundays they are open from 11am to 6pm. On Mondays, they are closed.
The skate boutique Kinetics is a shop not to be missed. Richly stocked with streetwear, including their own in-house clothing, Kinetics specialises in outerwear and skategear. But don't underestimate this boutique. There are plenty of sneakers you can score in the shop. From the latest Jordans to a new pair of New Balance, Kinetics is definitely a must for sneakerheads.
Address: Japan, 〒150-0042 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Udagawacho, 19−3 Gap渋谷ビル 2F
Opening Hours: Kinetics is open Monday to Saturday from 11:00 to 20:00 and on Sunday from 11:00 to 19:30.
4. atmos Tokyo
atmos is THE sneaker chain in Japan. With 39 outlets across the country and three outlets in Tokyo, atmos is Japan's largest sneaker retailer. In fact, there are more atmos shops than Nike shops in Japan. The newest atmos in Tokyo is in Sendagaya, and is part gallery and part sneaker boutique. For the best pairs and a unique experience in the gallery, atmos is well worth a visit.
Address: 3 Chome-16-9 Sendagaya, Shibuya City, Tokyo 151-0051, Japan
Opening Hours: atmos Sendagaya is open every day from 11am to 7pm.
This unique sneaker shop is completely full of shrink-wrapped pairs. Which means there are therefore a lot of grails to be found on Skit's shelves. Both new and old rare models can be found here. So drop by and feast your eyes on Skit's collection.
Address: 〒180-0003 Tokyo, Musashino, Kichijoji Minamicho, 1 Chome−18−1 D-ASSET吉祥寺 １F
Opening Hours: Skit is open every day of the week from 11am to 7pm.
In 2018, streetwear label UNDEFEATED opened its largest shop in Japan in Tokyo's Shibuya district. This two-storey shop is completely filled with sneakers, clothing and accessories. Included are some of UNDEFEATED's most sought-after collaborations and other rare Air items. Without a doubt worth a visit to the shop.
Address: Japan, 〒150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Jingumae, 5 Chome−29−8 神宮前Ｓビル
Opening Hours: UNDEFEATED Tokyo is open every day of the week from 12:00 to 20:00.
7. Fool's Judge
Did you miss out on that one sought-after release and have some Yen to spare? For all hyped releases, Fool's Judge is one of the stops you can't skip. The hangout looks old school and run-down but appearances can be deceiving. From Supreme, to Yeezys, to Off White x Nike, to sought-after Air Jordan 1 collaborations, it can all be found at Fool's Judge.
Address: Japan, 〒150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Jingumae, 4 Chome−31−31-1 キシダビル 1Ｆ
Opening Hours: Fool's Judge is open every day of the week from 1pm to 8pm.
8. Mita Sneakers
Located just outside central Tokyo, Mita sneakers is in the lively Amayoko market area. Fully stocked with shrink-wrapped pairs, this sneaker shop is full of rare collabs, in-house collaborations and awesome sneakers and clothing. Get your latest pair here and then take a stroll through the lively Amayoko market area.
Address: Japan, 〒110-0005 Tokyo, Taito City, Ueno, 4 Chome−7−8 アメ横センタービル ２F
Opening Hours: Mita Sneakers is open every day of the week from 11:00 to 19:30.
9. Styles Daikanyama
For a large range that consists of everything from fashionable to functional sneakers, you have come to the right place at Styles Daikanyama. From the rarest editions to the best sellers, Styles Daikanyama has it all.
Address: Japan, 〒150-0033 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Sarugakucho, 11−3 プラウド代官山 フロント 1F
Opening Hours: Styles is open every day of the week from 11am to 8pm.
10. Pistacchio Daikanyama
For a large range that consists of everything from fashionable to functional sneakers, you have come to the right place at Styles Daikanyama. From the rarest editions of sneakers to the best sellers, Styles Daikanyama has it all. Stop by the shop and enjoy the stylish interior and wide collection - maybe your latest pair of sneakers is right here in the shop!
Address: 19-11 Daikanyamacho, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0034, Japan
Opening Hours: Pistacchio is open Wednesday to Sunday from 10:30am to 7pm.
Over the years, KITH has managed to make a name for itself as one of the biggest retailers and streetwear brands today. From collaborations with Air Jordan to Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston, nothing is too big for Kith. Stop by the sneaker shop in Tokyo for a time and try to score something from their own collection or one of many pairs. This shop should not be missed from your list.
Address: 6 Chome-20-10 Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
Opening Hours: Kith is open every day of the week from 11am to 9pm.
12. Soma Shimokitzawa
For vintage lovers, this is a sneaker shop you must have been to. From Nike Cortez models from the 90s to a pair of adidas shoes older than your father. At Soma Shimokitzawa, you can shop for vintage sneakers until you drop. Even if you're not a fan of vintage, the shop itself is an experience not to be forgotten.
Address: Japan, 〒155-0031 Tokyo, Setagaya City, Kitazawa, 2 Chome−33−6 飯嶋ビル202
Opening Hours: Soma Shimokitzawa is open every day of the week from 15:00 to 20:00.
Opened in 2008, KicksLab is one of the most iconic spots in Harajuku's famous streetwear district. The sneaker shop is built on the concept of 'coming together and sharing a love of kicks'. This is also the chill vibe the shop has from the moment you walk into the warehouse-like space. Tall wooden shelves are filled with sneakers - From rare high-end pairs, Off-White collabs to classic Air-Max models, this sneaker shop has everything a sneakerhead's heart desires.
Address: Japan, 〒150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Jingumae, 4 Chome−28−18 ピノ原宿
Opening Hours: KicksLab is open every day of the week from 13:00 to 19:30. On Saturdays and Sundays, they are open from 12:30 to 19:30.
For lovers of skating and high-end fashion, this clothing/sneaker shop is perfect. With a unique look filled with rows of skateboards, modern design and endless clothing. Mortar is a skate shop but also sells a lot of sneakers, high-end clothing and streetwear. Stop by and enjoy everything Mortar has to offer.
Address: 1 Chome-3-4 Jinnan, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0041, Japan
Opening Hours: Mortar is open every day of the week from 11am to 8pm.
15. Onitsuka Tiger Omotesando
Founded in 1949 and still one of the best-known sneakers shops in Tokyo, Onitsuka Tiger has fully stood the test of time with several shops throughout the city. The largest shop is the store in Omotesando. For unique sneakers, this shop is the place to be. You'll find regular pairs on the 1st floor, and for the more exclusive pairs you can head to the 2nd floor. This gem should definitely be on your list of sneaker shops to visit in Tokyo.
Address: 4 Chome-24-14 Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
Opening Hours: Ontstak Tiger Omotesando is open every day of the week from 11am to 8pm.