Wednesday, August 31, 2016

# Shopping ♪ The Best Shopping and Sightseeing Spot in Yokohama - LUMINE Yokohama! One Stop For Fashion, Handbags, Beauty, Skincare!!


The Best Shopping and Sightseeing Spot in Yokohama
One Stop For Fashion, Handbags, Beauty, Skincare
LUMINE Yokohama

Many of you must be familiar with the name LUNIME!

LUNIME provides a one stop shopping experience for you, no matter you are looking for fashions for dates, for friends gathering, or even for work! You can also get accessories to go with you new outfit and beauty products too.

Today, we will take you to the LUMINE in Yokohama which is one of the most beautiful and romantic city in Japan! Just about 30 minutes from Tokyo, you can reach this nice city in Kanagawa Prefecture.

LUMINE Yokohama
Address: 2-16-1 Takashima, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
Tel.: 045-453-3511
Hours: 10:00 - 21:00 (Shopping), 11:00 - 23:00 (Restaurant)
(Please note that some stores may have different operation hours)
Homepage (Japanese): http://www.lumine.ne.jp/yokohama/

Interesting facts about Yokohama


Yokohama is located in Kanagawa Prefecture, and it is a major and important port in Japan since the end of Edo period. Because of this, Yokohama is greatly influenced by the foreign cultures and that's why you can feel a different atmosphere here.

Actually access to Yokohama is very simple!

01. Close to Haneda Airport

It only takes 24 minutes from the Yokohama City Air Teminal (YCAT) to Haneda Airport by the Airport Shuttle Bus. (580 yen for adults and 290 yen for children)
(Bus stop #3 is located on the 1st floor of the YCAT Sky Building which is beside the Yokohama Station east exit)

Haneda Airport Express: http://hnd-bus.com/index.html


02. Easy access to sightseeing spots

In Kanagawa Prefecture, there are a few sightseeing spots that you can't miss. First is the gorgeous night view of Yokohama; in just 3 minutes by train from Yokohama Station, you can get to the Minato-mirai Station where you can get a great night view of Yokohama.  You can also walk there, and it only takes about 15 to 20 minutes.

Other recommend route


A. Yokohama Station -> Kamakura -> Enoshima

From Yokohama Station, just take the JR Yokosuka Line, in just 25 minutes (340 yen) you can see the Great Buddha, Hase Temple, and the famous scene in the comics Slam Dunk!

After visiting Kamakura, just hop on the Enoden train and you will arrive in Enoshima in 25 minutes (260 yen). At Enoshima, you can try the famous "Shirasu Senbei" (cracker)and see the night view at SEA CANDLE Tower. It is a really beautiful place to visit!


B. Yokohama Station -> Hakone Hot Springs


Hakone is one of the most famous spot for hot springs in the Kanto area. Actually getting to Hakone from Yokohama Station is not that far! It only takes about 1 hour and 17 minutes if you take the JR Tokaido Line and transfer at the Odawara Station, then take the Hakone Tozan Railway to Hakone Yumoto Station.

Check out our previous blog on Hakone here:

# Travel ♪ Your Travel Story in Hakone! Make A Wonderful and Memorable Hot Springs Story in YUNESSUN!!



LUMINE Yokohama - Direct access from Yokohama Station

Access to LUMINE Yokohama from Yokohama Station
JR Line:
   Direct access from east exit
   1 minute walk from central north or central south exit

Tokyo Toyoko Line:
   Direct access from west exit

Keihin Express:
   Direct access from east and west free passage

Sagami Railway:
   1 minute walk from the 2F exit

Yokohama Municipal Subway:
   1 minute walk from exit

(B1 floor JR Line, Tokyu Toyoko Line, Minatomirai Line, Keikyu Line)


Okay, let's start our shopping time!

There are 5 shops that we would like to recommend to you today!

Trendy and Stylish Shops at LUMINE Yokohama


"UNITED ARROWS" is not only a famous brand in Japan, but also in overseas. Visitors love the style of the fashion and accessories that UA designs!!

Location: B1
Hours: 10:00 - 21:00
UNITED ARROWS @ LUMINE Yokohama (Japanese)
http://www.ekipara.com/html/Indication/shophtml/K1050R07_023.html
UNITED ARROWS Official Website
http://www.united-arrows.co.jp/en/shop/uyh.html


UNITED ARROWS Style

Top (UNITED ARROWS): 9,000 yen + tax
Pant 
(UNITED ARROWS): 17,000 yen + tax
Necklace (UNITED ARROWS): 13,000 yen + tax
Bag (J&M DAVIDSON): 120,000 yen + tax
Shoes 
(UNITED ARROWS): 21,000 yen + tax

Create a stylish look with the simple design of UNITED ARROWS!

From causal wear to the formal wear - Men's Corner


From hat, top, pant, belt, to shoes, you can find everything that you look for right here.


Other than brand products, you can also find original UNITED ARROWS products at the shop. Just take you time and shop!


Lots of accessories for you to choose here!


UNITED ARROWS Recommended Item 01

Scottish Cashmere Plaid Scarf by "Johnstons of Elgin"

Johnstons cashmere is famous by the cashmere garments that they produced. Just feel how soft the scarf is!

Scarf (Johnstons of Elgin): 62,000 yen + tax


UNITED ARROWS Recommended Item 02

Designer bags from FURLA and J&M DAVIDSON. They are easy to match with any outfit!

Left: Bag (FURLA): 48,000 yen + tax
Right: Bag (J&M DAVIDSON): 120,000 yen + tax



With the great services and hospitality, you can experience a good shopping time at UNITED ARROWS!

Original Japanese Designed Handbags


"Samantha Thavasa" is one of the most famous handbags brand in Japan. In the past few years, they started setting up oversea stores like in Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong etc. Not just for the younger generations, they have designs for ladies in all ages too! You can find bags crossover with other brands too.


From causal style to elegant style, all kinds of stylish bags can be found in "Samantha Thavasa".

By the way, the shop is located just right beside the information center of LUMINE Yokohama, so if you have any questions or want to get some leaflet, you can come here as well!

Location: B1
Hour: 10:00 - 21:00
Samantha Thavasa Official Homepage
http://www.samantha.co.jp


Samantha Thavasa Recommended Item 01

A cute pink handbag with a big ribbon in front!

Price: 38,000 yen + tax


Samantha Thavasa Recommended Item 02

Just as the name of this line "SOFTY", the leather used for this bag is really soft. It looks pretty nice right?

Price:
Small size: 28,000 yen + tax
Large size: 32,000 yen + tax



Samantha Thavasa Recommended Item 03

This is the most popular line at the moment! There are many colors and sizes for you to choose! No matter you are looking for a cute style or a more mature style, this line is the right collection for you!

Prices
Small size: 28,000 yen + tax
Large size: 32,000 yen + tax
(Special promotion for those who buy this line: You can get the golden alphabet charm at 3,000 yen + tax at the moment!)

Girlish and Stylish Fashion


Not only in Japan, but also in Asia, snidel is a very popular Japanese fashion brand among the younger groups. You can find styles that are stylish, cute, girlish all in this shop!

Location: 3F
Hour: 10:00 - 21:00
snidel @ LUMINE Yokohama (Japanese)
http://www.ekipara.com/html/Indication/shophtml/K1050R07_303.html
snidel Official Homepage
http://snidel.com/eng/


Their concept is to mix the street look and formal look together, and that's why you can find their products are cute and stylish at the same time.


From popular one piece to shoes, you will be able to find something that you like here. Actually many famous Japanese models also shop here!!

snidel recommended style

Top: 11,400 yen + tax
Pant: 13,200 yen + tax
Necklace: 4,600 yen + tax
Handbag: 12,200 yen + tax
Shoes: 12,200 yen + tax
Mix and match with simple designed black top and pant, pearl necklace and a pair of red shoes. Finish the whole look by adding a simple beige handbag. Just as easy as that, a stylish Japanese look is completed!


snidel recommended item 01

A simple beige color 2-way handbag. Very easy to match with your outfits!!

Price: 12,200 yen + tax




snidel recommended item 02

This summer, a longer top is one of the hottest item. You can also add a short pant to match with it. How do you like it?

Price: 14,200 yen + tax

Cosmetics and Make Up Store - I


"ISETAN MiRROR Make&Cosmetics" is created by ISETAN. At this shop, you can find a variety of oversea and local cosmetics and make up brands! Their concept is "Try and shop as you like!", so just feel free to talk to the staff to ask for their advice when you shop!


Location: 1F
Hours: 10:00 - 21:00
ISETAN MiRROR Make&Cosmetics @ LUMINE Yokohama
http://www.ekipara.com/html/Indication/shophtml/K1050R07_366.html
ISETAN MiRROR Make&Cosmetics Official Homepage
http://isetanmirror.com/


ISETAN MiRROR Make&Cosmetics recommended item 01

IBUKI

"SHISEIDO IBUKI" is one of the skincare line of SHISEIDO. With their unique production, moisture of your skin will be recovered!

Left: Quick Fix Mist: 2,500 yen + tax
Right: Softening Concentrate Lotion: 2,500 yen + tax

SHISEIDO IBUKI Official Homepage: https://www.shiseido.co.jp/gb/ibuki/


ISETAN MiRROR Make&Cosmetics recommended item 02

RMK

Speaking of RMK, you must think of their face powder. However, their make up base is a really good product too. Its concealing power is amazing, and it is also waterproof.  Many colors are available too.

The moist cleansing balm is another hot RMK item too. It also contains beauty oil that will not hurt your skin when you wash your face.

Left: RMK make up base (total 9 colors): 4,300 yen + tax
Right: RMK Moist Cleansing Balm: 3,200 yen + tax

RMK Official Homepage: http://www.rmkrmk.com


ISETAN MiRROR Make&Cosmetics recommended item 03

KOBAKO


This is the first time we come across with this brand. Actually KOBAKO is focus in making small tools for make up, like all kinds of brushes, nail polishing tools etc.

Left: Nail clipper: 1,300 yen + tax
Right: Foundation brush: 3,500 yen + tax

KOBAKO Official Homepage: http://www.kobako.com

Cosmetics and Make Up Store - II


The COSMETIC TERRACE TASHIRO

Here, you can find famous Japanese brands like SHISEIDO, Kanebo, KOSE, ALBION!

Location: 3F
Hours: 10:00 - 21:00
The COSMETIC TERRACE TASHIRO @ LUMINE Yokohama (Japanese)
http://www.ekipara.com/html/Indication/shophtml/K1050R07_020.html
The COSMETIC TERRACE TASHIRO Official Homepage
http://www.tashiro-co.com/


The COSMETIC TERRACE TASHIRO Recommended Items

01. Cle de Peau Beaute

One of the finest line of SHISEIDO

Official Homepage: http://www.cledepeau-beaute.com/jp/

02. TWANY

Kanebo produced this famous line of skincare and makeup base products

Official Homepage: http://www.kanebo-cosmetics.jp/twany/lineup/

03. ALBION

ALBION is definitely one of the hottest brand lately. You can see long line up at their counter in many stores.

Official Homepage: http://www.albion.co.jp/


Just getting in the shop, the newest and hottest items are welcoming you right in front of the shop! This time, Loretta hair products are displayed!

Loretta Official Homepage: http://www.loretta-jp.com/


How do you like the five shops that we introduced to you today? Actually there are many other great shops here at LUMINE Yokohama for you to explore and shop!

Oh by the way, do you know what does LUMINE mean? Actually it came from the French word "luminaire" which means light and the English word "illumination"!

If you have a chance to go to Yokohama, please don't forget to stop by LUNIME Yokohama and do some shopping here!!

5 recommended Shops are
1. UNITED ARROWS on B1
2. Samantha Thavasa on B1
3. snidel on 3F
4. ISETAN MiRROR Make&Cosmetics on 1F
5. The COSMETIC TERRACE TASHIRO on 3F

LUMINE Yokohama
Address: 2-16-1 Takashima, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
Tel.: 045-453-3511
Hours: 10:00 - 21:00 (Shopping), 11:00 - 23:00 (Restaurant)
(Please note that some stores may have different operation hours)
Homepage (Japanese): http://www.lumine.ne.jp/yokohama/
Google Map
*Tax-Free Counter is located on 1F. (Some shops do not participate in the Tax-Free program)
*WIFI is available on 6F, 7F and some other areas.

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